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Squirls
12-15-2009, 05:44 PM
OK I know the first ones may not be perfect but I thought we could share em here and see what we make of this terrific program! This is my first attempt at water colors

hanzz
12-15-2009, 06:09 PM
Maybe a hint for future paintings, if you first lay down a coat of colorless (white)watercolor paint, you can make colors flow into each other. It might need some tweaking with the settings though. (try and error).

Nice start. Be sure to try the other tools too !

Squirls
12-15-2009, 06:38 PM
So that's why they wouldn't flow right. I knew they could from Fraser's wonderfull landscape. I admit I'm struggling with figuring out some of the setting and effects. But it is fun anyway! It will get better! Thanks for the tip!

Sabra
12-16-2009, 02:39 AM
Nice first work! I just upgraded today and tried the Watercolor brush too. I love it :)

Greeneyes
12-16-2009, 03:21 AM
Wow!!what a beautiful flower is all I can say

Danny the Fool
12-16-2009, 03:28 AM
You can also use white oil paint as it also is a "wet" type of paint as far as ArtRage is concerned. Or you can enable "Paper Wet" in the watercolour tool settings. All of these give different results so try them all. :D

I like this flower as it is though. :)

DarkLotus
12-16-2009, 05:49 AM
I doodle a cartoon-version of myself everytime I get a new software. AR3 demo was not an exception ;)
Behold my allmighty naiveness!

Docsmith626
12-16-2009, 06:49 AM
Gurl, you are definitely going to be a fun addition to this forum. :D

bebraw
12-16-2009, 07:57 AM
Here's my first effort with AR 3.

Squirls
12-16-2009, 12:52 PM
Thanks for the compliments. I know it still wasn't quite real water colors but I'm working on it!

DarkLotus (love the name AND the Lotus) really sweet pic & great start for AR 3 huh?! and Bebraw awesome oil, you can almost smell the rose! ( I can never get the paint to let the canvas show through like that.)

Squirls
12-16-2009, 04:11 PM
This one is much better. Still practicing the blending. There are so many ways I can't settle on a favorite. I used all the ones I could figure out on this.

lightdamage
12-16-2009, 10:37 PM
Here's my first AR3 watercolor.

Sabra
12-16-2009, 10:52 PM
Here's my first attempt at watercolor and inkpen:

Squirls
12-17-2009, 04:33 PM
Wow! If these are your first attempts I can't wait to see what you guys do when you master the tools!

screenpainter
12-17-2009, 09:11 PM
all great stuff here. beautiful works.

FreeAlchemist
12-18-2009, 10:48 AM
Great works everyone! And Artrage 3 is awesome:)
Though I have only the demo at the moment.

screenpainter
12-18-2009, 12:19 PM
loving the smooth textures looking like ink washes... great stuff freealchemist.

Ponella
12-19-2009, 05:33 AM
Here's my first AR3 efforts. The first one is chibi seasonal fairies I designed ages ago but I forgot about them until I was sifting though my stack of old drawings for things to revamp on AR3 demo. The second one was just for fun (it's me wearing a christmas hat thingy) :D I LOVE AR3 but my mum wont let me get it for christmas... My favourite fairy is the autumn one. merry christmas artragers! :)

Squirls
12-19-2009, 01:30 PM
FreeAlcemist, nice work. The monotone really makes a statement.

LOL I love the pineapple!, Ponella! that is really cute!

FreeAlchemist
12-23-2009, 04:46 AM
Thanks!!! And I love that new Inking Pen tool:)

FreeAlchemist
12-31-2009, 08:38 AM
Used Ink Pen for signing New Year's presents for friends, then printed it and sticked onto the gifts:)
On this painting just gathered everyone together.

Happy New Year everyone!!!:)

Taff-l
12-31-2009, 12:05 PM
Hi all, Here's my first attempt at anything in Artrage. Happy New Year Too all. Must add that the wealth of information within this Forum is outstanding. I have spent many hours browsing. Thanks to all for the many tutorials.

Squirls
01-01-2010, 03:40 PM
Another fruit lover huh? :) Looks good for a first try! This forum has some of the best artists! and to be able to learn from thier examples just kinda blows me away.

FreeAlchemist
01-02-2010, 10:42 AM
Just an ordinary Metal Druid with a "Holy Guitar Pick" :)

Squirls
01-02-2010, 03:31 PM
LOL I like it!

sandyg
01-03-2010, 08:44 AM
Great creations everyone, I can see you are all having fun.
Sandyg.

FreeAlchemist
01-03-2010, 08:56 AM
Yeah, there's a tons of fun:)