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Creating a Romance Cover – Without Painting

Posted on 2015/04/01 @ 3:50pm by daarken2 Comments
Creating a Romance Cover – Without Painting

In this tutorial Daarken shows you how to create a sweet romance novel cover that will make your legs quiver and your loins tingle. Plus you don’t even have to do any actual painting! Topics covered How to create an exciting cover What women and men want to see How to add special effects! Using…

Creating Muzzle Flashes – Two Techniques

Posted on 2014/10/25 @ 1:57pm by daarken2 Comments
Creating Muzzle Flashes – Two Techniques

In this tutorial Daarken shows you two different techniques for creating muzzle flashes. The first is achieved by painting the flashes by hand and combining a linear dodge (add) layer. The second is using live-action frames in combination with layer effects. For more information about the live-action clips mentioned in the video, please visit Video…

Huion GT-220 – Review & Testing

Posted on 2014/08/23 @ 9:48pm by daarken4 Comments
Huion GT-220 – Review & Testing

The Huion GT-220 is a 21.5″ tablet monitor with an IPS display. It has a resolution of 1920×1080 and 2048 levels of pressure. At half the price of a Wacom 22HD, this is going to be a real contender once they fix some minor issues. Update 8/27/14 – Huion told me the stylus trigger bug…

Wacom Companion – Review & Testing

Posted on 2013/11/10 @ 11:16am by daarken26 Comments
Wacom Companion – Review & Testing

This is my review of the new Wacom Companion. The version I have is the 256 GB Companion. In short, this computer is awesome. I highly recommend it and I will be using it for all of my professional work. Sorry for the dark video, I live in a cave. Update – Wacom just released…