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Re: Downloads/Tutorials/Advice/FAQ's: NOW WITH VIDEO!!

Postby Snakes Gould » Wed Jul 16, 2008 5:18 pm

you're certainly expecting far too much right off the bat. while i think you have a lot of the basics down, you're not going to be able to rush through and have a sig as good as the one leber (who is one of the best that comes around here) has made for you.

you have to blend it in more. use the fill and opacity levels as well as putting another layer on top of george himself and then lowered those levels on top.

there should be an option to erase into transparent and not white.

i suggest watching a few tutorials that are in here as well as any others you can.
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Re: Downloads/Tutorials/Advice/FAQ's: NOW WITH VIDEO!!

Postby curious_george_43545 » Thu Jul 17, 2008 12:11 am

Snakes Gould wrote:you're certainly expecting far too much right off the bat. while i think you have a lot of the basics down, you're not going to be able to rush through and have a sig as good as the one leber (who is one of the best that comes around here) has made for you.

you have to blend it in more. use the fill and opacity levels as well as putting another layer on top of george himself and then lowered those levels on top.

there should be an option to erase into transparent and not white.

i suggest watching a few tutorials that are in here as well as any others you can.


O I know, but I'm pretty impatient so. :-D When you say put another layer on top what do you mean, just like a transparent level?
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Re: Downloads/Tutorials/Advice/FAQ's: NOW WITH VIDEO!!

Postby Snakes Gould » Fri Jul 18, 2008 12:50 am

curious_george_43545 wrote:
Snakes Gould wrote:you're certainly expecting far too much right off the bat. while i think you have a lot of the basics down, you're not going to be able to rush through and have a sig as good as the one leber (who is one of the best that comes around here) has made for you.

you have to blend it in more. use the fill and opacity levels as well as putting another layer on top of george himself and then lowered those levels on top.

there should be an option to erase into transparent and not white.

i suggest watching a few tutorials that are in here as well as any others you can.


O I know, but I'm pretty impatient so. :-D When you say put another layer on top what do you mean, just like a transparent level?


when making sigs, the more advanced the sig, generally more layers it has. example.

layer 1 original pic
layer 2 some added lighting/blending of player
layer 3 team logo background
layer 4 another bg pic of player
layer 5 gradient
layer 6 text
etc...

for your first few sigs, you may only have 3-4 layers. ive made very nice looking sigs with 2 or 3 or 4 layers, but i also have sigs with 15-20+. the more you go, the more things you'll learn how to do. again, i highly suggest you watch a few tutorials, and i know in no time given your artistic abilities, you'll be an expert.
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Re: Downloads/Tutorials/Advice/FAQ's: NOW WITH VIDEO!!

Postby Neato Torpedo » Tue Sep 16, 2008 2:24 pm

Check my sig...my first one, what do you guys think? I have some experience with Photoshop (CD covers and stuff like that), but I've never made anything in this style.
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Re: Downloads/Tutorials/Advice/FAQ's: NOW WITH VIDEO!!

Postby Snakes Gould » Wed Sep 17, 2008 2:12 am

Neato Torpedo wrote:Check my sig...my first one, what do you guys think? I have some experience with Photoshop (CD covers and stuff like that), but I've never made anything in this style.


make a new thread for discussion. ;-) thats the tradition here. this is pretty much for tuts and overall advice, not specific for sigs.

i will give you my opinion though...good format, good sizing. the only thing i would adjust is the text. its hard to read and it doesnt stand out much.
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Re: Downloads/Tutorials/Advice/FAQ's: NOW WITH VIDEO!!

Postby Neato Torpedo » Thu Sep 18, 2008 11:57 pm

lol thanks for the heads-up then. Usually on other sites stuff like that doesn't warrant a new thread. Good to know though.
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