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    Hello, everyone.
    I just registered to this site to try a different venue to promote my artwork. But as I look around it seems like most artists are doing game design, motion graphics, animation, painting, illustration, etc., which is a bit different from the medium I work with. I'm a photomanipulator (which I'm sure you know what means) so I do digital photo art, creating an artwork from many different photographic elements and techniques in Photoshop.

    Below I've posted two examples from my gallery.

    (If you wish you can see more in my gallery.)


    So are there just no photomanipulators on the site or am I just not quite in the right place?





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    you must have missed most of the people claiming to be matte painters and concept artists here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dpaint View Post
    you must have missed most of the people claiming to be matte painters and concept artists here.
    Claiming to be? ; )

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    It was a joke, many people here use photo manipulation for their work. Not in precisely the same way you do but sort of the same process of collage and manipulation if you look around you will see it, even though it is geared towards environments. THe mattes I did awhile back fall into that category where I was given a photoplate and asked to alter it or extend the image to fit a different format.

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    Yes, I do know that is common in matte 'paintings'. However, I seem a little out of place since I am not into game art or character designs and things like that at all. But I guess I'll look around a bit more and check out people's work. Perhaps I'll find some minority artists like myself.

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    There are many type of artists here even if the place was originally geared towards concept art - it's much more than that.


    I didn't think it was possible to be called an artist when you have nothing to say. It's like being a writer who publishes individual words as books and expects to be praised for it.
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    Your stuff looks really good, and while a lot of the stuff on CA is geared toward production work it's still a lot of basic painting and illustration stuff which can only help your photo manipulation stuff get better, so I would say yes, you are in the right place, or at least a good place

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sig.NAL View Post
    Your stuff looks really good, and while a lot of the stuff on CA is geared toward production work it's still a lot of basic painting and illustration stuff which can only help your photo manipulation stuff get better, so I would say yes, you are in the right place, or at least a good place
    Aww, thanks! Well, it looks to be a great site, judging by the different forums and topics so I'll explore it as I go along.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Black Spot View Post
    There are many type of artists here even if the place was originally geared towards concept art - it's much more than that.
    Good to hear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IreneL View Post


    So are there just no photomanipulators on the site or am I just not quite in the right place?
    http://conceptart.org/?artist=Bomba

    ...my humble and uneducated opinion.

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    "Do you belong here?"



    ....no, go away, shooh-shooh, scat, getaway!





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    i will say the least most offensive thing.....jumbo shrimp!

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    Quote Originally Posted by IreneL View Post
    Hello, everyone.
    I just registered to this site to try a different venue to promote my artwork. But as I look around it seems like most artists are doing game design, motion graphics, animation, painting, illustration, etc., which is a bit different from the medium I work with. I'm a photomanipulator (which I'm sure you know what means) so I do digital photo art, creating an artwork from many different photographic elements and techniques in Photoshop.

    Below I've posted two examples from my gallery.

    (If you wish you can see more in my gallery.)


    So are there just no photomanipulators on the site or am I just not quite in the right place?



    You will do just fine here on CA . All artists are welcome, no matter what.

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    Welcome

    Your stuff are really cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by h-edition View Post
    Welcome

    Your stuff are really cool.
    Thanks so much!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pilgrim1099 View Post
    You will do just fine here on CA . All artists are welcome, no matter what.
    That is good. Thanks heaps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j.s. sabastian View Post
    i will say the least most offensive thing.....jumbo shrimp!
    No idea what that means. Sorry. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by OmenSpirits View Post
    "Do you belong here?"


    ....no, go away, shooh-shooh, scat, getaway!


    Don't make me whip your arse from here to sunday.

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    well, there's Bomba:

    http://conceptart.org/?artist=Bomba

    He's doing photo art, too. Check him out.

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    well, there's Bomba:

    http://conceptart.org/?artist=Bomba

    He's doing photo art, too. Check him out.
    Oh, thanks a lot. His work looks awesome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IreneL View Post
    Don't make me whip your arse from here to sunday.
    Only if you're blond.




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    Quote Originally Posted by OmenSpirits View Post
    Only if you're blond.


    I am. Originally. But you know black dye chicks have SO much more fun. >;]

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    what kind of fun?

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    Quote Originally Posted by R a n d i s View Post
    what kind of fun?
    If you have to ask, you're too young for the reply.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IreneL View Post
    I am. Originally. But you know black dye chicks have SO much more fun. >;]
    Oooh what you said!



    Oh my.

    "Everything must serve the idea. The means used to convey the idea should be the simplest and clear. Just what is required. No extra images. To me this is a universal principle of art. Saying as much as possible with a minimum of means."
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