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Free Art Software and Sites To Use

Free Software Graphics Editor: Color poses, resize, edit, cropping etc. Also known as the replacement for Adobe Photoshop
http://www.gimp.org

Free Online Editor: Color poses, resize, edit, cropping, etc
http://pixlr.com/editor/ and http://pixlr.com/express/

Easy to Use Image Editor Like SAI/PhotoShop Together
http://firealpaca.com/

Artist Digital Painting Software w/ natural art tools
http://www.pixarra.com/

Make digital art & more right in your web browser
http://www.cloud-canvas.com/

Free Image & Editing Software
http://www.getpaint.net/

Browser based online image editor & drawing application
http://www.sumopaint.com/home/

A free program that allows users to create frame by frame drawn animations
http://www.pencil-animation.org/

MyPaint is a fast and easy open-source graphics application for digital painters.
http://mypaint.intilinux.com/

Sketching & Painting Program
https://krita.org/

Easy place that lets you edit your images.
http://www.ezimba.com/index-ln.html

20 Online Photoshop Alternatives
http://www.geekersmagazine.com/free-photos-editor-fotos-editar.html

Down For Everyone or Just Me?
http://www.downforeveryoneorjustme.com/

Anti Virus Help
Top 10 Free Full Version Antivirus
http://www.geekersmagazine.com/free-full-version-antivirus-download/

Color Scheme Help

Color Scheme Designer
http://colorschemedesigner.com/

Color Schemer
http://www.colorschemer.com/online.html

Color Combinations
http://www.colorcombos.com/

Kuler Schemer
http://kuler.adobe.com/

Tricolor Tester
http://a1k4.chatlands.com/tools/tricolor/



Tutorial's & Misc

Gimp Tutorial's

Coloring Poses
Qen http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=43734
Penguin http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=16119
Asuka http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=25577
KoMut http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=5491
Blaubeermund http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=15765
RainbowTears http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=11133
Mickey http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=103525
PandoraBanshee http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=101524

Coloring Animations
Renegade http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=96325

Shading/Greyscaling
PATCHii http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?t=10355
Bug http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=29346
Luce http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=71714

How To Put Images on Poses
Pixel http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=81142

Pixel Removal
EnvyTheHomonculus http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=99563
Renegade http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=109669

Easy Plaid
Misaki http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q09vIZUZcoc

Color Removal w/PS Files
Masen http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=58120

Blending
Rosalina http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=16500

Eyes
Tripp http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=26953

Glow Effect
Tripp http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=50064

Rainbow
Tripp http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=26952

Moon Tutorial
Aehrybeth http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=35208

Docking
Catastrophe http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=26762

How to Install Brushes Gimp2.6
Pulse http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=51533

How to Make a Gimp Brush
Sycerr http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=60552
Sim http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=60552

PhotoShop Tutorial's

Photoshop Tutorial V.3 by etuix
http://etuix.deviantart.com/art/Photoshop-Tutorial-V-2-34650344

Photoshop CS4 Furring
Revenant http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=59426

Photoshop CS Cel-Shading
Kesame http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=77646

Highlighting Black in PhotoShop Elements
FireKeeper http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=80866

Crisp Line Brush
Kesame http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=78055

Complete, Comprehensive Grayscale Tutorial
Mohegan http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=60820

Outlining
Penguin http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=17864
Kesame http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=3345

Shading/Greyscaling
Dr.Stick http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=43442
Penguin http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=15555
Ruffian http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=29838

Coloring Poses with No Lines
CheshireSmile http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=29721
Cobweb http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=29827

Coloring Tricolor Poses
Suspria http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=10117

Highlighting
Suspria http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=36070
Kesame http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=7855
BlueFlameWolf http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=48483

Sketch to Pose Tutorial
Cobre http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=24655
Lemon http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=14409
Janaita http://janaita.deviantart.com/art/Jan-s-Photoshop-Tutorial-47445170

Resizing
Shivra http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=28008
Korra http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=83098

Image File Size
Korra http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=75737

Cropping
Shivra http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=2108

Transparent BG
Elemental http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=8453

SAI Tutorials
Bloodlinev http://bloodlinev.deviantart.com/art/Paint-Tool-SAI-Basics-tutorial-233392229
Eluned http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=57499&start=0
Radium http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=103272
Germ http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=69033

MS Paint Tutorials
Darkwolf http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=30951
Kasa http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=3804
Mimo http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=75572

Paint.net Tutorials
Eroe http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=29739
Blaubeermund http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=15758

Pixlr Tutorials
Orez http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=18735
Murdoc http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=87069

Drawing a Wolf

Dybbuk http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=34588
chili19 http://chili19.deviantart.com/art/Wolf-tut-mspaint-70640357
winglessgriffon http://winglessgriffon.deviantart.com/art/Wolf-Tutorial-25156073
Junryou-na-Kokoro http://junryou-na-kokoro.deviantart.com/art/Anatomy-of-a-Wolf-A-Tutorial-110298195
blayrd http://blayrd.deviantart.com/art/Wolf-Tutorial-19244057
tak-talius http://tak-talius.deviantart.com/art/Wolf-head-and-fur-tutorial-47653455
novablue http://novablue.deviantart.com/art/Wolf-tutorial-43863420
Swift-Wolfen http://swift-wolfen.deviantart.com/art/Wolf-Tutorial-18321603
TripletNr2 http://tripletnr2.deviantart.com/art/Wolf-Tutorial-New-version-99760625
youkou http://youkou.deviantart.com/art/Youkou-s-How-To-51677767
Luce http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=78268
Chenneoue http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=67922

Drawing a Anthro Wolf

KMoongangSR http://kmoongangsr.deviantart.com/art/Anthro-Werewolf-Tutorial-70119849
Bayne http://bayne.deviantart.com/art/Wolf-Tutorial-Part-a-6708798
Grlwolves http://grlwolves.deviantart.com/art/anthro-wolf-tutorial-58804400
NightsVayne http://nightsvayne.deviantart.com/art/ANTHRO-TUTORIAL-61210082
DragonessDeanna http://dragonessdeanna.deviantart.com/art/Quick-Anthro-Leg-Tutorial-93930041

Fur Tutorials

BulletGutz http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=37320
Rapture http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=37089
etuix http://etuix.deviantart.com/art/Maggie-s-Fur-Tutorial-23539079
Yellow-eyes http://yellow-eyes.deviantart.com/art/Wolf-fur-tutorial-2-38826575
ballistic-kitten http://ballistic-kitten.deviantart.com/art/Fur-Tutorial-22997085
DeborahS http://deborahs.deviantart.com/art/How-to-draw-fur-52994162
ESDA06 http://esda06.deviantart.com/art/Fur-and-Eye-Tutorial-22781252
CrimsonSacrifice http://crimsonsacrifice.deviantart.com/art/Digital-Fur-Tutorial-60600480
Venator-Somniorum http://venator-somniorum.deviantart.com/art/Fur-Tutorial-36338777

Transparent Image

reapersun http://reapersun.deviantart.com/art/Transparent-BG-Tutorial-55071660

Misc

WolfHomeDefault Sets
(Image Heavy) http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=32848
Jackals by Cobweb http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=64&t=33934

Tricolor Tutorial by ilobmirt
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=117005

Change Your Name Tutorial by Kristoff
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=47021

How To Get an Avatar by Grim
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=46097

How To Upload Pics To Your Sniff by Misaki
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=74662

Pose Uploading by Vesseta-Sama
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=78531

How To Avoid Stray Pixels by Rocket
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=77541

Cleaner Lineart by Fawn
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=73712

Hair Tutorial by Colossith
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=97314

Glossy Eye Tutorial by Dawn
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=78013

Simple Cel-Shading by Ray
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=74948

Headshot Tutorial by Cuivre
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=73905

Tips by Penguin
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=32541

How Bug Makes Pixels
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=94078

How Phantasma Shades Poses
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=112236

How Rapture Makes Poses
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=43673

How Kesame Makes Poses
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=11573
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=30646
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=77577

How Chenn Makes Poses
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=11758

How Yote Makes Poses
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=8592

How Ruffian Makes Poses
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=76478

How AkaiKaze Makes Poses & More
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=72820

Lineless Poses Tutorial
Artsywolven http://artsywolven.deviantart.com/art/Lineless-Tutorial-102520003

Fabric Help
randychen http://randychen.deviantart.com/art/Tight-pants-reference-98940178
kitten-chan http://kitten-chan.deviantart.com/art/Tutorial-Clothes-and-Folds-40875508

Paws
Dr. Stick http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=36162
Bunny http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=32200
Fall http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=27327
Suspria http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=24557
FoxGrin http://foxgrin.deviantart.com/art/PAWS-paws-paws-paws-paws-paws-108547510
whitewolf12321 http://whitewolf12321.deviantart.com/art/paw-tutorial-for-tigeroo24-143278470
Spider http://www.iaza.com/work/110920C/iaza14102278744700.png
Jägermeister http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=107164

Hand Tutorial's
Toshi http://a.imageshack.us/img822/3811/ahelpinghand.png
Mangadrawerika http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs18/f/2007/144/4/0/How_to_Draw_Hands_by_mangadrawerika91.jpg
Harlequin http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=69234

Anatomy Resource
Arcticanine http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=35775
majnouna http://majnouna.deviantart.com/art/Basic-Animal-Anatomy-16337411

Muzzles & Paws
Bug http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=98411

Humans
Crisis http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=68859

Sky & Cloud Tutorial by Radium
http://forum.wolfhome.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=67703
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Very nice post ive learn 2 or 3 things from here thank you ^.^
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Wow, you dunno how much theese helped me! :o
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Happy to hear this is working out :)
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I love these but can't seem to find anything about ears? That seems to be my big problem at the moment. Other than that, these help a lot. :)
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There are ALOT more and I mean tons of Tutorials on Deviantart.

Log onto http://www.deviantart.com/
Type in Ear Tutorial in the Search Art at the top
And BAM http://browse.deviantart.com/?qh=&section=&q=Ear+Tutorial and http://browse.deviantart.com/?qh=&section=&q=Wolf+Ear+Tutorial
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Brand spankin new Tutorial for SAI by Eluned added! And it has the works let me tell ya <333
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Thank you very much for posting these "how tos" :) greatly appreciate it<3
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Thank you for posting this! It helped me out a lot :)
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Neat Site!!! Adding now <3
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glad i could help! it's all i use :D <3
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New Pixlr Tutorial Added!
Just wanted to say thank you to everyone that has sent in links and helpful ideas for this <3
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Thank you so much! Someone deserves a lol kitten for this...
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thanks for putting these up i lost the old one xD
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