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Scanning cover art – better source images for better covers x52

Are you struggling to fix scans you found on the net? Why bother touching up source images of questionable quality when you could easily create better ones? As a music or movie enthusiast you probably...
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Add album to the database x44

Description:\r\nSometimes when browsing through the Music Section of cuthorntrouble.com, you will notice that the site is missing an album you want to upload your great looking album covers for. Adding albums ...
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Adjusting Color Levels x38

*note* This tutorial is almost useless if you haven’t calibrated your monitor properly.\r\n\r\nDescription:\r\nA Practical guide to adjusting color levels in Gimp or Photoshop for beginners.\r\n...
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Why Your Artwork May Be Denied x22

Description: \r\nThis is more a reference page than a tutorial for explaining the most common reasons we deny artwork on the site. The image examples should help you identify the problem you may be ha...
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Creating a cdArt in Photoshop x16

Description:\r\nThis tutorials goes over how to use a template to create cdART in Photoshop.\r\n\r\nResources:\r\nPhotoShop cdART Template (2016)\r\n\r\nStep 1: Open the CD template and select one of ...
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Identify a Font x14

Description: \r\nThis tutorial will cover a few ways to identify and track down a font. This is essential if you want to create logos from scratch. Especially when there is no high quality source ava...
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Creando un CdArt en Photoshop (Spanish) x10

Descripción:\r\nEste tutorial es sobre cómo utilizar una plantilla para crear CDART en Photoshop\r\n\r\nRecursos:\r\nPhotoShop cdART Template (2016)\r\n\r\nPaso 1: Abre la plantilla de CD, y selecc...
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Poster Creation Basics (Gimp & Photoshop) x8

*Note* This tutorial was done in gimp, but the basic techniques and procedures should translate easily to Photoshop. If you need more precise help doing this in Photoshop, just ask for help in the Ph...
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Templates for Images x7

Description: Here are the templates to create images for the site. They have several layers with different colored backgrounds (the same we use to inspect images in the pending queues) They also have ...
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Checking Image Edges x6

Description: Quick tutorial on how to check image edges before submitting to the site. Checking the edges of your images is both quick and easy and should be done on every single submission. The trick...
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