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Thread: Create a good (color) blender

  1. #1
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    Create a good (color) blender

    Heya,

    My name is Bart and I'm quite new at ArtRage so first thing I needed to do is to setup some basic tools for me to work with.

    The standard color blenders didn't quite do the job so I've been playing around to get a good color blender that doesn't mess too much with the details, but does blend the colors. Here is how to set it up. (Sorry, the menu's are in dutch)

    Regards
    Bart
    Last edited by B'art; 02-13-2011 at 10:56 PM.

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    Step 1. Select the Knive tool
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    Step 2. Open the Tool Settings and select the most right Type: Wet

    Pressure 50%, Falloff 100%
    Drip Size 50%, Drip Spike 0%
    Drip Spread 50%, Colordrag 100%
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    Step 3. Click New Preset in the Presets window
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    Step 4. Give the new preset a name and Click ok
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    Now start using it like in the example and enjoy. If you don;t like it you can always chuck it away can ya!

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    Best Regards and lots of ArtRage fun

    Bart

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    Smile Thank you !

    Wonderful information in any language. Great blender, Thank You.

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    Thankyou...works well for me !!!
    Try to see as many angles of vision as possible...no single one of us has a "handle" on the whole picture.

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    thats very soft blender. I added it. I used a larger brush size than 7 though.

    you might also try the preset called in English hard wet blender.
    I like it very much and use that one often.
    I think you will like that one as well.

    you can see here the settings are close to what you use.

    thanks for the settings.
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    hi all, this may seem a silly question or i have miissed something but are you using studio pro, ive just got studio at the moment

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    Quote Originally Posted by swansong View Post
    hi all, this may seem a silly question or i have miissed something but are you using studio pro, ive just got studio at the moment
    The "Wet" and "Blur" palette knife types, are a Pro only feature, I'm afraid. You won't be able to use them on the normal studio version.
    Nothing is easy to the unwilling.

  8. #8
    okidoki, ty for your help, il upgrade, thanks again : )

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    Made both these blenders last night and used them to smooth out areas after using the water color brushes. These work sweet. Thanks to both of you for the presets!

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