Beginner Signature Tutorial

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  1. Arzoroc

    Arzoroc Moderator Staff Member

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    Here we go. I hope I didn't miss something.

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    Originally posted at:
    <a class="postlink" href="http://arzoroc.deviantart.com/art/Beginner-Signature-Tut-Gimp-183675947" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">http://arzoroc.deviantart.com/art/Begin ... -183675947</a>
  2. David Wood

    David Wood Active Member

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    Looking Good! The only part I would change is instead of erasing the layers with the brush create a layer mask so you can go back and make changes. :)
  3. Arzoroc

    Arzoroc Moderator Staff Member

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    I thought about that aswell, but I wanted to keep it a beginner tutorial, and I remember that I didn't get the whole process of layer masking when first reading about them.
    And because I didn't want to explain too much, I just reommended the eraser ;D The layer mask tut will come in the Magazine ;D
  4. Scrapie

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    Really nice tutorial ! Enjoyed the technic with the vine brushes :D Knew it with other things like plasma or the sparks brush, but never tried it with the vine brush :D good to know !

    And maybe upload the c4ds you used and post them inhere :D This would be very beginner friendly :p
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    virtualTune Active Member

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    sorry didnt read it yet, but shouldn't this go into the tutorial section? :question:
  6. Arzoroc

    Arzoroc Moderator Staff Member

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    It is :D

    And @Scrapie: They're linked on my deviantart page, where this image has been taken from :)
  7. Scrapie

    Scrapie Member

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    Write down the link to your deviantart page ! :D

    Edit by Baum: Done, look at the first post ;D
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    lol here's what I attempted to make.
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    Is it... bad? XD

    I made it for another forum.
  9. Arzoroc

    Arzoroc Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm glad you checked out my tutorial :)

    +/o/-

    +Flow
    +Colors
    +C4D choice

    o Render and text size. It's not wrong but IMO the render needs to be bigger and the text needs to be smaller.

    - Placement of render and text
    - The render has some of the distorted things over it's main focal point (e.g. face, eyes etc)

    This reminds me on my own Little Big Planet sig I made some months ago:
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    morris6267 New Member

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    Oh thanks.

    I'm gonna try to make a new one... maybe orange this time! But I like the huge text... well I'll try smaller text and see how it looks.

    And you play LBP? Go play my levels!!! :p
  11. VaiTo

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    B&W always looks so sexy <3
    I like this tut :D
    Gonna try something along the lines of it and see what happens :3
  12. MzLegendary-pirate

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    I remember reading through this tutorial. I'm wondering if you posted it on GT as well? That's probably where I saw it. Good tutorial
    I made a sig for somebody else on a different forum using that tut:
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  13. Arzoroc

    Arzoroc Moderator Staff Member

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    Nope, only here and on dA, if it's posted anywhere besides there, it's ripped.
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    First attempt at GIMP in awhile.
    Its decent.
    Should have used a render with more flow :/
    [​IMG]

    -EDIT-
    Never mind.
    Its not decent.
    My attempt sucked >.>
  15. Arzoroc

    Arzoroc Moderator Staff Member

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    It's not bad, it just need some more things (and propably a better render, you're right ;D). Add more C4Ds to get a better flow and fix a bit at the border I guess. That should make it less empty and therefor better ;D
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    I like the tutorial a lot but I like the colored version better. I am a fan of black and white but rock is blue and I have come to accept that and it just looks better.
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    I understand flow better because of this... Never new it was so simple :-[
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    Maffe811 The forum pet Staff Member

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    Thats good!

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