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Postby Lazy Dyke » Mon Mar 06, 2006 4:50 pm

If you mean vector art, you actually use the pen tool to draw. <!--emo&:P-->Image<!--endemo-->
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Postby elko » Mon Mar 06, 2006 5:32 pm

<!--QuoteBegin-_Stranger_+Mar 6 2006, 04:50 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (_Stranger_ @ Mar 6 2006, 04:50 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin-->If you mean vector art, you actually use the pen tool to draw.  <!--emo&:P-->Image<!--endemo--><!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->
Must take bloody ages! And require some amount of artistic ability! Doesn't sound like my sort of thing....
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Postby Lazy Dyke » Mon Mar 06, 2006 6:06 pm

You can trace, it's not too hard. I have no artistic ability at all and I'm on a graphic design course. <!--emo&:blink:-->Image<!--endemo-->
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Postby JaneSays » Mon Mar 06, 2006 7:25 pm

<!--QuoteBegin-_Stranger_+--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (_Stranger_)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin-->www.misstresskitzydeviantart.com has a lot of my old good photo manipulations on.<!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->

That link doesnt work <!--emo&:unsure:-->Image<!--endemo-->

<!--QuoteBegin-Elko+--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Elko)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin-->I can't even begin to understand how you do that...

Is it as complex as it looks, or is it just one effect that you apply?

As I've said before, if anyone wants to make a new banner for this site, it'd be very kind, and much appreciated. <!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->

As stranger said, its just import a pic>new layer>pen tool. The pen tool is easy to get the hang of after a while. Just need some experience. Mine didnt take too long but i imagine the guy's above mine did...
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Postby Lazy Dyke » Mon Mar 06, 2006 10:09 pm

Try this: <a href='http://misstressskitzy.deviantart.com/' target='_blank'>http://misstressskitzy.deviantart.com/</a>

Sorry missed an s there.
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Postby elko » Mon Mar 06, 2006 10:17 pm

<!--QuoteBegin-JaneSays+Mar 6 2006, 07:25 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (JaneSays @ Mar 6 2006, 07:25 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--><!--QuoteBegin-_Stranger_+--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (_Stranger_)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin-->www.misstresskitzydeviantart.com has a lot of my old good photo manipulations on.<!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->

That link doesnt work <!--emo&:unsure:-->Image<!--endemo-->

<!--QuoteBegin-Elko+--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Elko)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin-->I can't even begin to understand how you do that...

Is it as complex as it looks, or is it just one effect that you apply?

As I've said before, if anyone wants to make a new banner for this site, it'd be very kind, and much appreciated. <!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->

As stranger said, its just import a pic>new layer>pen tool. The pen tool is easy to get the hang of after a while. Just need some experience. Mine didnt take too long but i imagine the guy's above mine did...<!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->
I might have a go at that. Be on the lookout for horrific attempts, shortly.

Stranger- that forum design, is it actually a workable skin, or just a graphic? 'City Scape' is very cool- nice work <!--emo&:)-->Image<!--endemo-->
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Postby Lazy Dyke » Mon Mar 06, 2006 11:05 pm

<!--QuoteBegin-elko+Mar 6 2006, 10:17 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (elko @ Mar 6 2006, 10:17 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--> <!--QuoteBegin-JaneSays+Mar 6 2006, 07:25 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (JaneSays @ Mar 6 2006, 07:25 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--><!--QuoteBegin-_Stranger_+--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (_Stranger_)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin-->www.misstresskitzydeviantart.com has a lot of my old good photo manipulations on.<!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->

That link doesnt work <!--emo&:unsure:-->Image<!--endemo-->

<!--QuoteBegin-Elko+--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Elko)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin-->I can't even begin to understand how you do that...

Is it as complex as it looks, or is it just one effect that you apply?

As I've said before, if anyone wants to make a new banner for this site, it'd be very kind, and much appreciated. <!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->

As stranger said, its just import a pic>new layer>pen tool. The pen tool is easy to get the hang of after a while. Just need some experience. Mine didnt take too long but i imagine the guy's above mine did...<!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->
I might have a go at that. Be on the lookout for horrific attempts, shortly.

Stranger- that forum design, is it actually a workable skin, or just a graphic? 'City Scape' is very cool- nice work <!--emo&:)-->Image<!--endemo--> <!--QuoteEnd--> </td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'> <!--QuoteEEnd-->
Just a graphic at the moment, never made it to work unfortunately. <!--emo&:(-->Image<!--endemo-->
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Postby rEEdy^^ » Mon Mar 06, 2006 11:54 pm

48 hours to make that

i have a lot more experiance with photoshop and im more than happy to make a new banner but i need ideas first guys, some sketches or a plan, just to get me thinking!
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Postby JaneSays » Tue Mar 07, 2006 3:40 am

<!--QuoteBegin-_Stranger_+Mar 6 2006, 10:09 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (_Stranger_ @ Mar 6 2006, 10:09 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--> Try this: <a href='http://misstressskitzy.deviantart.com/' target='_blank'>http://misstressskitzy.deviantart.com/</a>

Sorry missed an s there. <!--QuoteEnd--> </td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'> <!--QuoteEEnd-->
Your graphics are absolutely amazing! <!--emo&:B-->Image<!--endemo-->

How long you been using photoshop?
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Postby Lazy Dyke » Tue Mar 07, 2006 4:09 pm

<!--QuoteBegin-JaneSays+Mar 7 2006, 03:40 AM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (JaneSays @ Mar 7 2006, 03:40 AM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--> <!--QuoteBegin-_Stranger_+Mar 6 2006, 10:09 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (_Stranger_ @ Mar 6 2006, 10:09 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--> Try this: <a href='http://misstressskitzy.deviantart.com/' target='_blank'>http://misstressskitzy.deviantart.com/</a>

Sorry missed an s there. <!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->
Your graphics are absolutely amazing! <!--emo&:B-->Image<!--endemo-->

How long you been using photoshop? <!--QuoteEnd--> </td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'> <!--QuoteEEnd-->
Hmmm nearly two years, although I havn't been using it properly for about eight months now. Doing college work seems to have made me lose my passion for leisurely graphics making. <!--emo&:(-->Image<!--endemo-->

Thanks for the comment. <!--emo&:)-->Image<!--endemo-->
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Postby Truman Capote » Tue Mar 07, 2006 8:21 pm

_Stranger_, I am really impressed by your art. I loved 'LipstickLover'.

You should make a Truman Capote wallpaper! <!--emo&:B-->Image<!--endemo-->
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Postby JaneSays » Tue Mar 07, 2006 10:47 pm

<!--QuoteBegin-_Stranger_+Mar 7 2006, 04:09 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (_Stranger_ @ Mar 7 2006, 04:09 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--> <!--QuoteBegin-JaneSays+Mar 7 2006, 03:40 AM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (JaneSays @ Mar 7 2006, 03:40 AM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--> <!--QuoteBegin-_Stranger_+Mar 6 2006, 10:09 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (_Stranger_ @ Mar 6 2006, 10:09 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--> Try this: <a href='http://misstressskitzy.deviantart.com/' target='_blank'>http://misstressskitzy.deviantart.com/</a>

Sorry missed an s there. <!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->
Your graphics are absolutely amazing! <!--emo&:B-->Image<!--endemo-->

How long you been using photoshop? <!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->
Hmmm nearly two years, although I havn't been using it properly for about eight months now. Doing college work seems to have made me lose my passion for leisurely graphics making. <!--emo&:(-->Image<!--endemo-->

Thanks for the comment. <!--emo&:)-->Image<!--endemo--> <!--QuoteEnd--> </td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'> <!--QuoteEEnd-->
How have you got so good! Do you know a good site for tutorials or you had a good teacher?? Your greatness frustrates me lol <!--emo&:ph34r:-->Image<!--endemo-->
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Postby Lazy Dyke » Fri Mar 10, 2006 7:30 am

<!--QuoteBegin-JaneSays+Mar 7 2006, 10:47 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (JaneSays @ Mar 7 2006, 10:47 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--> <!--QuoteBegin-_Stranger_+Mar 7 2006, 04:09 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (_Stranger_ @ Mar 7 2006, 04:09 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--> <!--QuoteBegin-JaneSays+Mar 7 2006, 03:40 AM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (JaneSays @ Mar 7 2006, 03:40 AM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--> <!--QuoteBegin-_Stranger_+Mar 6 2006, 10:09 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (_Stranger_ @ Mar 6 2006, 10:09 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--> Try this: <a href='http://misstressskitzy.deviantart.com/' target='_blank'>http://misstressskitzy.deviantart.com/</a>

Sorry missed an s there. <!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->
Your graphics are absolutely amazing! <!--emo&:B-->Image<!--endemo-->

How long you been using photoshop? <!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->
Hmmm nearly two years, although I havn't been using it properly for about eight months now. Doing college work seems to have made me lose my passion for leisurely graphics making. <!--emo&:(-->Image<!--endemo-->

Thanks for the comment. <!--emo&:)-->Image<!--endemo--> <!--QuoteEnd--></td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'><!--QuoteEEnd-->
How have you got so good! Do you know a good site for tutorials or you had a good teacher?? Your greatness frustrates me lol <!--emo&:ph34r:-->Image<!--endemo--> <!--QuoteEnd--> </td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'> <!--QuoteEEnd-->
Not really, to be honest I mostly learnt by trial and error and such like. The only tutorial site I know is http://www.good-tutorials.com

And I might make a Capote wallpaper sometime <!--emo&:D-->Image<!--endemo--> Bout time I did something! <!--emo&:ph34r:-->Image<!--endemo-->
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Postby JaneSays » Sat Mar 11, 2006 1:22 am

Well i kind of guessed experience for most, but heres some frustating exceptions

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How the hell did you get the texture look in the background? Like the gory look with the scratches inside...

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Ok that image at the top of this is NOT trial and error. Its fantastic. I want to know how to do it...

and how did you make the cuts, and get them to look realistic in <a href='http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/9969106/' target='_blank'>this</a>

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Postby Lazy Dyke » Sat Mar 11, 2006 11:54 am

The textures on the wallpaper and the effects in the header of the website can be achieved through brushing, stock photo use and generally playing around with effects combined with that. Check out deviantart for brush sets, you can also make your own from your own photos etc. theres plenty of tutorials around for that.

The cuts were created again using a brush, and then using various blending/air brushing techniques to try and get them to look realistic.

Hope this helps, somewhat. <!--emo&;)-->Image<!--endemo-->
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