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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 April 13th

why can,t i print a picture?

user icon Spaceman registered user on April 13th

What picture are you trying to print?

user icon Spaceman registered user on April 13th

When I edit a picture on RW Cursor Editor and/or RW Paint, it sets the image to have blueish hue to the whole thing.

user icon Spaceman registered user on April 19th

Sometimes when I upload cursors, it said that the cursor is an invalid or missing cursor file, but the cursor works!

user icon Anonymous on April 25th

i already downloaded my favorite cursor on this site how can i enable it???

user icon Anonymous on May 6th

how do i remove search history on this

user icon Spaceman registered user on May 6th

How is there 30 days to use portable version of RW Icon Editor?

user icon LivSilver registered user on May 14th

I was drawing a picture, saved and closed it. Now i was trying to open it again, but it's all grey and it says 0x0 pixels. Help please :-( :-(

user icon WeHa registered user on May 16th

Hi. I'm new here. How do I remove backgrounds? Thanks :-)

user icon Spaceman registered user on May 24th

@WeHa who wrote:
Hi. I'm new here. How do I remove backgrounds? Thanks :-)

Scroll down to the very bottom, find the Select background tab, go to the dropdown menu, select None, and click Set.

user icon Anonymous
Select background
I wish there were...