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Re: My very first sig.

Postby abrage22 » Sat Mar 22, 2008 2:55 pm

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theres another one i quickly put together.
I learned how to make the flames from a tutorial.
i would put something else in the backround, in the flames, but i don't know how to make stuff blend, or be transparent
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Re: My very first sig.

Postby smoovethug » Sat Mar 22, 2008 3:06 pm

abrage22 wrote:Image

i would put something else in the backround, in the flames, but i don't know how to make stuff blend, or be transparent


Change the blending modes. Soft light, overlay, color/linear dodge, etc. Mess around with the different blending modes. Lower the opacity to make things more or less transparent.
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Re: My very first sig.

Postby abrage22 » Sat Mar 22, 2008 4:33 pm

smoovethug wrote:
abrage22 wrote:Image

i would put something else in the backround, in the flames, but i don't know how to make stuff blend, or be transparent


Change the blending modes. Soft light, overlay, color/linear dodge, etc. Mess around with the different blending modes. Lower the opacity to make things more or less transparent.

ok i'll look around for where all that stuff is ;-D ... :-{ :-{
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Re: My very first sig.

Postby smoovethug » Sat Mar 22, 2008 4:59 pm

http://www.gimptalk.com/forum/

That's where I learned when I first got started with the GIMP. Some nice stuff in the tutorials section.
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Re: My very first sig.

Postby abrage22 » Sat Mar 22, 2008 5:03 pm

smoovethug wrote:http://www.gimptalk.com/forum/

That's where I learned when I first got started with the GIMP. Some nice stuff in the tutorials section.

sweetness. ok i'll stop buggin all u now, i'll learn myself
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Re: My very first sig.

Postby abrage22 » Sun Mar 23, 2008 1:13 am

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i feel this is 10 times better than those other ones. although still some cutting issues, and prince for some reason doesn't look all that good? i should have made him bigger, but i wanted more of him to show ...idk. thoughts?

smoovethug ur awesome i learned many things with ur one post 8-o ;-D
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Re: My very first sig.

Postby abrage22 » Sun Mar 23, 2008 1:05 pm

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How could of improved that ^?
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Re: My very first sig(s)

Postby abrage22 » Sun Mar 23, 2008 1:14 pm

does this one look better:

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Re: My very first sig(s)

Postby Snakes Gould » Sun Mar 23, 2008 3:03 pm

abrage22 wrote:does this one look better:

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yes that one is better. your text is too complicated. there are a few techniques in which you can make your text look better, but again, i stress to go as simple as possible. you still need to work on your opacity/fill (transparent levels) and then start working on lighting and blending. i do see improvements though. did you cut that wright yourself?
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Re: My very first sig(s)

Postby abrage22 » Sun Mar 23, 2008 3:07 pm

Snakes Gould wrote:
abrage22 wrote:does this one look better:

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yes that one is better. your text is too complicated. there are a few techniques in which you can make your text look better, but again, i stress to go as simple as possible. you still need to work on your opacity/fill (transparent levels) and then start working on lighting and blending. i do see improvements though. did you cut that wright yourself?

yes i cut him myself, same as the statue of libert which was a pain in the butt!
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