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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 2nd 2018

HOW DO I GET A DOG IMAGE CURSOR

user icon #rotate registered user on December 2nd 2018

How do I change my cursor?

user icon Anonymous on December 11th 2018

How do I even equip my cursor?

user icon The Muffin Man contributing user on December 12th 2018

@Juan(Spanish Person) que escribió:

Donde pongo mis cursores? :(

Para mejores resultados, ponlos en C:\Windows\Cursors\; si su administrador bloquea esa función, póngalos en C:\Users\<tu nombre de usuario>\Documents\ y crea una carpeta del conjunto de cursores específico que tengas.

¡Espero que ayude!
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@Anonymous who wrote:

Does this application work with windows 10?

Yes. It works just fine on Windows 8 or 10 just like Windows 7 or 8.


@Anonymous who wrote:

HOW DO I GET A DOG IMAGE CURSOR

Try going here.


@Anonymous who wrote:

how do u up load yar mous 8-) 8-) e

8-)

:-D

@#rotate who wrote:

How do I change my cursor?

@Anonymous who wrote:

How do I even equip my cursor?

Do this

  • Go to Control Panel.
  • Search up "mouse" and pull up the mouse options, or Search up "mouse" in the start menu.
  • Go to the Pointers tab.
  • Double-click on the cursor role (e.g. Normal Select, Help Select, etc.) you want to change, or click on the cursor role and click ''Browse...'.
  • Find the filepath of where your cursor is and select it. (When you download your cursor(s), they are usually somewhere in C:\Users\<your username>\Downloads.)
  • Repeat the cursor role steps until you got all cursor roles prepared.
  • Click Apply to test out your cursors.
  • If you are satisfied, click OK; otherwise, try doing another set to apply.
  • All this depends on if you want to change or equip cursors.

Hope that helps!
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user icon Anonymous on December 19th 2018

WINDOWS 10 1809 UPDATE ISSUE

Hi. Anyone here having issues too after updating to Windows 10 1809? All of my custom cursor's animations became glitchy and is always freezing.

user icon Total Legitness registered user on January 4th

no mine worked

wierd

user icon Hammyzun registered user on January 5th

Hi, how do i upload cursors?

user icon The Muffin Man contributing user on January 7th

@Anonymous who wrote:

WINDOWS 10 1809 UPDATE ISSUE

Hi. Anyone here having issues too after updating to Windows 10 1809? All of my custom cursor's animations became glitchy and is always freezing.

@Total Legitness who wrote:

no mine worked

wierd

Maybe it's the glitch in the update?


@Hammyzun who wrote:

Hi, how do i upload cursors?

Do this:

  • Go to the Gallery section.
  • Click on Upload at the cursor section below the recent list of sets.
  • Click Upload, find your cursor and follow the form and publish it. You will have it shown on the bottom of the page when you have it published.
  • Repeat with all of the cursors.
  • Click on the link to create a cursor set and follow the on-screen instructions and choose the cursors you want on your set.
  • Then click Create Set.

Hope that helps!
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user icon robertj sullivan registered user on January 18th

How do I change my cursor?

user icon microwave registered user on January 19th

how do i make and upload icons???

user icon Anonymous
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