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Avatar retouch

Published by Vlasta on April 23rd 2013
How to modify a photo of a person to look like a member of the Na'vi from the Avatar movie. Read more.

Copying objects from photos

Published by Vlasta on April 8th 2013
Learn how to copy animals or people from one photo to another one. Read more.

Draw animated smiley

Published by Vlasta on October 25th 2011
Learn how to draw a simple animation of a smiley falling asleep. Read more.

Introduction to picture brush

Published by Vlasta on October 15th 2011
Learn how to use the picture brush and how to design your own picture brushes. Read more.

Inside RWPaint splash

Published by Vlasta on October 13th 2011
Learn how the layer styles were used while making the new RealWorld Paint splash. Read more.

Drawing a metallic ring with glass bubble icon

Published by JDDellGuy on January 17th 2011
Learn, how to use the Ellipse tool and the Linear and Radial gradient fill styles to draw an icon with metallic rings and a glass bubble in it. Read more.

Making a lifebuoy icon

Published by Vlasta on January 14th 2011
Learn to use textures when creating 3D models for icons. Read more.

Exclamation mark 3D model

Published by Vlasta on September 18th 2010
Learn how to make a 3D model for an exclamation mark icon from Surfaces of revolution. Read more.

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user icon Anonymous on December 24th 2014

how do i move the cursor when im making a new one? just this transparent grey layer moves and i dont know what to do!

user icon Angel registered user on January 5th

NO encounter the option to create animated cursors help :-(

user icon Vlasta site administrator on January 5th

You don't need an option. Just add a frame or more to your cursor.

user icon Anonymous on January 9th

How do I make the cursor icon as my cursor?

user icon Anonymous on January 16th

why I can't download the cursors?

user icon Anonymous on January 16th

how do i install the cursor that i made here?
:-(

user icon garin6 registered user on January 22nd

Hi vlasta. I have a few questions. my first question is what has happened to my animation? i was working on my animation today and the lines were very neat and strait and i always save my work using the save as option but i do not not save it on dithering.today just now I opened my animation and when I opened it was ruined the drawing and animation were the same as how i created it but the lines have become stat-icky. my animation is ruined all that i worked for is ruined. is there anyway to restore it so the lines are normal? my second question is why does this occur frequently? I work on an animation and its normal then it becomes ruined somehow this has happened to me more than once

user icon Vlasta site administrator on January 22nd

Could you send me the problematic file to info@rw-designer.com ? I have hard time imagining what exactly happened.

user icon Anonymous on January 22nd

how do i use a it i says pdi file not found plz relpy ;-) ;-) ;-) :-D :-) :-( :-( :-o 8-) |-)

user icon Anonymous on January 23rd

how do i go back to m original cursor

user icon Anonymous
What about ICL files?
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