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Gimp tut. and resources

Postby Clexzor » Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:52 pm

enjoy guys a small written tut. also some resources!
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Today i'm going to teach you how to make a basic signature using GIMP.
1. Downloading GIMP, You can download gimp at
http://www.gimp.org/
2. Now you want to make it look nice so download some fonts here.
http://www.dafont.com/
3. For a better effect with your signature download some brushes here.
http://www.deviantart.com/
Then search GIMP brush.
4. Download this http://www.gimptalk.com/forum/2-fractal-...33347.html

Step 1.
Open GIMP start a new project make it 420 x 200.
Once you have done that go to http://planetrenders.net/
And find a render.
Here's an example http://planetrenders.net/renders/display...at=0&pos=1
Copy the image and then go back to GIMP
File > Open Location,
Paste the link.
Now copy the render and make a new layer on your project and paste the render. Use the move tool and put it in the middle of the image.
Now go to filter > distorts > shift.
Adjust it to around 147 then click ok.
Add a new layer and paste the render back in.
Now go to Filter > Noise > Pick.
Tone all of the settings up to 100, Then check randomize.
Now make a new layer and use the same render.
Now move it to your liking.
Now use a fractal once you downloaded it.
You can use any one you'd like.
Open as layers > "Your Fractal" .
Now press ctrl + L
Now Change the mode of the layer to additon.
Now move it around to your liking.
Once you have done that you should have something like this.
[Image: 30t1jtj.png]
I change a few things while playing around with it.
But it should look something like that.
Now.
The best part adding the text.
Now when people add text the usally fail :P
but here's what to do.
Find a nice text.
And add a text layer now go to
Filter > Render > Lava.
Now go to
Select > None.
Play around with the text to your liking.
Now adding a boarder.
Alot of GFX pro's use boarders now.. How to do it!
Filter > Decor > Add boarder.
Make the color black and choose your size.
If you mess up use ctrl + Z to go back.
Once you have done that your done.
Here's the final image
[Image: 14e3wur.png]
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Re: Gimp tut. and resources

Postby David Wood » Wed Nov 10, 2010 4:16 pm

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Re: Gimp tut. and resources

Postby Clexzor » Wed Nov 10, 2010 4:18 pm

ya image is broken sorry but the tut. isnt to bad
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Re: Gimp tut. and resources

Postby Maffe811 » Wed Nov 10, 2010 5:57 pm

reupload images to imgshackz ?
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Re: Gimp tut. and resources

Postby David Wood » Wed Nov 10, 2010 6:01 pm

I finally made a tag after 2 months of lethargy. :)

Here is my result.

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Re: Gimp tut. and resources

Postby Rod » Wed Nov 10, 2010 6:10 pm

Added the result to my sig. :)
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Re: Gimp tut. and resources

Postby Rod » Wed Nov 10, 2010 6:15 pm

Don't know what happened to the windshield. =P
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Re: Gimp tut. and resources

Postby Clexzor » Wed Nov 10, 2010 6:42 pm

i like this david you should post it in the sig section but i will critique it here lol
like the atmosphere here colors are well blended lighting is strong but works i also think i a nice change would be lower the width of the tag and bring the c4d more in behind spidey all in all i like 7/10! ;D
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Re: Gimp tut. and resources

Postby David Wood » Wed Nov 10, 2010 6:54 pm

Width of height? I'll probably add another c4d behind him because I don't think the c4d can be moved or else it gets cut off. I also applied a whirl to the noise>pick layer because plain noise doesn't look so good. :)
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Re: Gimp tut. and resources

Postby Clexzor » Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:03 pm

ya width but def. add another c4d and you've got an ace
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Re: Gimp tut. and resources

Postby Maffe811 » Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:07 pm

I like the ten of spades better :P
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Re: Gimp tut. and resources

Postby David Wood » Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:19 pm

I moved the c4d and cropped the width a little as well as the height. It's in the sig section.
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