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Postby richwyld » Tue Apr 24, 2007 12:19 am

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Postby Idahofan1 » Tue Apr 24, 2007 9:16 pm

im guessing you are using the gimp. tough program, try photoshop if you can get it.

tips for improvement:

stretching your backgrounds does not look good. Try simple stock photos for texture, and incorporate new techniques as you get better.

Texting is hard, keep it simple and just write the players name, and not a whole lot more.

make sure you use good renders, go to sdsportsfanatic.com, psdcentral.net, or surrealdesignz.com for already cut renders.

and just keep practicing
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Postby richwyld » Tue Apr 24, 2007 9:24 pm

That for the help...Just playing around with different things...I like the more simple back rounds do like all the blurry things that i see in some..trying to come up with my on style...But it is a work in progress that is for sure...And thank for any help you can give...
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Postby RedWoodTree824 » Tue Apr 24, 2007 9:29 pm

Idahofan1 wrote:im guessing you are using the gimp. tough program, try photoshop if you can get it.

tips for improvement:

stretching your backgrounds does not look good. Try simple stock photos for texture, and incorporate new techniques as you get better.

Texting is hard, keep it simple and just write the players name, and not a whole lot more.

make sure you use good renders, go to sdsportsfanatic.com, psdcentral.net, or surrealdesignz.com for already cut renders.

and just keep practicing


Idaho - I like your sig and I love your work... One thing though... Why in the world would you want a Scott Hatteberg sig?
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Postby Idahofan1 » Tue Apr 24, 2007 10:12 pm

unfortunatley, i have this disease where my best sigs come from when im just fooling around with a crappy players photo. i like the design way more than the player.



richy- try some tutorials, i know there are a couple in this section here[/code]
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Postby richwyld » Tue Apr 24, 2007 11:44 pm

I'm looking into alot of different things to try to find a style that I like...I'm just not into making stuff have the same feel that everyone is doing...I like to try and push the envolpe...I use to do sigs years ago..But don't want to go back to the same feel as before...
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Postby Idahofan1 » Wed Apr 25, 2007 12:13 am

i guarentee if you follow a tutorial it will look a lot different than the actual result. tutorials are just meant to introduce concepts.
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Postby Snakes Gould » Wed Apr 25, 2007 2:46 pm

i understand you're trying to be different, which is always a plus, but the stretched out bg's really dont look too good. also, try using some player effects/lighting on your players. it'll make the players the focus rather than the backgrounds.
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Postby richwyld » Wed Apr 25, 2007 4:57 pm

Thank 2 both of you guys ..trying somenew thing that i found on some of the tutorial...I love the work both of you do...I just love the look of a player or the team logo as the back round...and i can do some of the effect to the back round that is the one reason i remade the arod sig as a back round just to see if i could still do it. ...
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Postby richwyld » Wed Apr 25, 2007 4:58 pm

I forgot i did not post that one here it is...

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boehlerking01 one did the back round sig...I saw it on the forum when i was looking through some of the older sigs...and tried to remake it as close to his work as i could...I think he did a better job at it...Could not get a few of the little things the same...What do you guys think of using thing like that as a back round...
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