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 How to make siggies [UPDATED]

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PostSubject: How to make siggies [UPDATED]   Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:47 pm

hey guys, im gonna teach you some basic on photoshop..and as you get better ill be making some more complex tuts :P
[UPDATE]if you still dont understand what the hell im talking about im my tut here after you read it watch the vid and follow what i do..
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-OH YEAH Cean..heres the sig i made in the demo/tutorial video i wouldnt want my work go to waste :D

lets get started shall we?..
-first of open your CS4/CS4 adobe photoshop heres the DL link : [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
-new file ..i recommend height 350 lenght 150 (pixels) for signatures...
-backgroundcontents sshould be "transparent"
-click "OK"
-after that..get your desired pic to place it in the canvas..
-the pic should be cutted out of its back
-just use magic wand tool click at the pic the workline should be around the desired character or person..
-use magic eraser tool
-click it on the background and voila its cut ( use a pic with a plain white background it should be more easier to crop/cut..
-after that
-go to file/place...
-stretch the pic to your desired size...
-after that..right click then click place..

-if you want more chars/persons in your siggie just do the same routine..
-finally your done..lets get started with the backround renders..
-just do the same routine file/ heres where your creativity gets chalanged...😪

-set the render to your desired angel for the effects..

-select linear dodge (you can experiment with more light renders to get more better results...

-i added more background renders to make it look better.. this is what i got..

- now that your contented with your sig picture lets teach you some effects to let your char/person stand out...
-right click the layer picture of your char/person right click then blending options
-if you want some shadows tick outer shadow / drop shadow and adjust to your desired settings...
-after your contented with your effects ill teach some basics on the texts:P
-create new layer
-then add text put your desired slogan or name dont forget the color,font,and size of the text.
-you can add some drop shadow and outer glow effects on this too
- make it look 3D looking go to blending options again the one where you can adjust inner/outer glow and shadows...
-tick contour,texture the other one will also tick as soon as you tick contour
-click on contour and adjust
-after your done with your desired texture your almost done!
-lets make your siggie more glossy...
-get the rectangular selection tool
-select a section on the bottom / top part
-get your gradient tool and set gradient to

-after that File-Save for Web & Devices
-Set the Image File type to .JPEG
-Click "Save"

-To see the glossy effect that im talking about just check the first sig of mine..
-now your done all you have to do it make an account on any website that enables you to upload and get the image code of pics..go to your USer CP/Edit Signature and post [IMG][You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] code..


Credits to: GenesisX23/Genesis23

For more Tutorials visit:
Visit my website. PM me If you wanna know.

By the way guys if you have done something I would like to see them^_^

Post them here..^^ I hope it turned out well..

Here's some of my renders to help you get started. ^^

That would be all.. For now^^
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PostSubject: Re: How to make siggies [UPDATED]   Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:31 pm

Topic is already on another thread


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