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abhainn : (18 March 2018 - 10:22 AM) yay!!!
prongsbeak : (18 March 2018 - 10:15 AM) finally I finished the sig! :P
prongsbeak : (17 March 2018 - 09:28 PM) I'm staring at the sig I'm working on and I don't know what to do anymore! O_O
oz. : (17 March 2018 - 07:04 PM) the urge to throw this entire painting out is just massive rn bc i have Hatred
oz. : (17 March 2018 - 07:04 PM) painting is genuinely just.. hating everything u do until u get past base colours
cheriechapstick : (17 March 2018 - 05:18 PM) I'll have to play with then next graphic I do! Six hours later I finished that blend, I'm good to never do one ever again.
oz. : (17 March 2018 - 04:34 PM) just use them All The Time eventually you'll figure it out lmao
cheriechapstick : (17 March 2018 - 04:20 PM) theyve always been in that grey area of i know they'll be helpful but i'm not 100% sure how to use them yet so i dont touch them lol
starbuck. : (17 March 2018 - 04:18 PM) groups and clipping masks are lifesavers!
cheriechapstick : (17 March 2018 - 04:16 PM) I am! and that literally is a life saver because i had no idea i could do that :| i'm still learning photoshop lol
miss atomic... : (17 March 2018 - 04:06 PM) assuming you're using photoshop :|
prongsbeak : (17 March 2018 - 04:06 PM) I don't like text... if all the graphics could be textless...
miss atomic... : (17 March 2018 - 04:06 PM) put them in a group and clip a color fill onto the whole group! or you can select all of them and change the color at once
cheriechapstick : (17 March 2018 - 04:01 PM) trade me, i just did 12 layers of text and now i have to go back in and recolor all the text :|
oz. : (17 March 2018 - 03:57 PM) reinforcements for all !! even me bc im painting again help

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