Tut 01 : The Rule of Thirds, what's behind ?So here we are, my first little article about "photography" ! Sorry in advance for my bad English, hope you will be able to get throughTut 01 : The Rule of Thirds, what's behind ?22 hours ago in Photography More Like This
To begin this adventure, I wanted to start up-front with a concept I am sure many of you have heard of : drum-roll... "The Rule of Thirds" !
It is certainly the most controversial and well known composition rule. Half of the world says :
Follow this rule ! it is the key to lovely pictures
The other half screams :
This is nonsense, there is no rule, be free and walk your own path !
So where is the truth ? who's right or wrong ? What should I do ?
I do not say that I have the answer, but at least I can share with you what I feel about that. And what I feel is that this rule is actually less of a rule and more of a particular case. Yep, you heard me right, this rule may actually be seen as a simple example of much larger concepts.
If you're not familiar with this rule, here is a little reminde
MMD TutorialOkay so a friend of mine keeps asking how I get the MMD Models. So here is a little tutorial on how to get them:MMD Tutorial15 hours ago in Other More Like This
1.) Click this link -----> http://www.geocities.jp/higuchuu4/index_e.htm
2.) Bookmark the page in case you need to come back to it later.
3.) Click the link where it says "MikuMikuDance(1MB)"
4.) Download that.
5.) Do the same to the link below that says "MikuMikuDance (Multi Model Edition) (5MB)"
6.) Repeat it with the next link: "MikuMikuDance (DirectX9 Ver.) (5MB)"
7.) Go to your downloads on your computer/laptop.
8.) Make a folder and name it something along the lines of "MMD"(This is where all your downloads are going
Teaching yourself to draw - the burn/dodge tools[Back to Part 1: Stylizing]Teaching yourself to draw - the burn/dodge tools16 hours ago in Other More Like This
Let's start with a brief overview of how other tutorials say you should use the burn and dodge tools:
How to Use the Burn/Dodge Tool:
And for the most part, they're right. Listen up, newbies: don't use the burn/dodge tool to shade your flats. It almost never looks good, and you're going to look back in a year or two and fervently wish Younger You hadn't been so dumb.
Not pictured: the first five months of my drawing career, thankfully lost to a flaky harddrive. Only this remains, testament to the fact that, yes, I too Did the Thing.
Section 1: a little bit of history
So... why do they exist at all? Did some errant sadistic programmer think to himself, "Aha, the perfect way to sabotage beginning artists for the rest of time!!!"? Are they relics of the era during the 90s when all websites had hideous backgrounds with flashing GIFs and digital paintings had to have a lurid gleam to catch the attention of