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Postby Maffe811 » Sat Nov 26, 2011 12:08 pm

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I saw the image above on a web page and i decided to try to re-create it as a printable image that pepole/me could use.

Its kinda a WIP, since i haven't (not sure if i will) added the bullet holes and i think im gonna make the colors more washed out like the image.

Since this is kinda made for printing i shoulda made it 300 dpi ? Correct ?
Crap... I made it standard 72, or what it is...
Yeye, it looks good anyways :)

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Re: Gamer at work

Postby Arzoroc » Sat Nov 26, 2011 7:55 pm

Yeah, I'd say add a grunge texture on overlay and you're pretty much done :)
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Re: Gamer at work

Postby Maffe811 » Sun Nov 27, 2011 12:32 am

Yes, i was thinking some grunge/dirt here and there and maybe a paper texture some place ?
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Re: Gamer at work

Postby David Wood » Sun Nov 27, 2011 12:42 am

Make the text under Gamer at Work larger and less yellow, throw a grunge texture on it, change the dpi to 300 and I'd say it's ready to print. :)
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Re: Gamer at work

Postby Maffe811 » Sun Nov 27, 2011 1:29 am

Q: Changing the dpi is all i need to do ? :P
Like i was thinking i had to change then redo everything ?
Also, i used the original as a reference, but suddenly the top text was a bit big, but i thought this turns out good anyways.

Q2: When you say larger text, what should i make smaller ?

Q3: A specific yellow tone you would suggest?

Q4: Any specific grunge texture you want to suggest?

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Re: Gamer at work

Postby David Wood » Sun Nov 27, 2011 2:51 am

A: Yes just change the DPI, Image, Scale Image.

A2: Don't make any of it smaller, just redo it and make the "Killing Enemies" through "Blowing stuff up" text bigger.

A3: Something like #ffff59

A4: It's got to be really big because changing the DPI to 300 will effect the images you import. Try some of the packs on .
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Re: Gamer at work

Postby Maffe811 » Sun Nov 27, 2011 1:20 pm

David Wood wrote:A2: Don't make any of it smaller, just redo it and make the "Killing Enemies" through "Blowing stuff up" text bigger.

So you mean decrease the ammount of space between lines ?
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Re: Gamer at work

Postby Maffe811 » Sun Nov 27, 2011 1:46 pm

David Wood wrote:A4: It's got to be really big because changing the DPI to 300 will effect the images you import. Try some of the packs on .

I didn't find any so i googled "HD grunge texture" and i found a few.

New version!
Whats better, whats worse?
Should i redo everythin ?

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Re: Gamer at work

Postby David Wood » Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:45 pm

I meant make all the yellows paler. That texture isn't working, it just looks like concrete. Try one of these: http://graphicsfuel.com/2011/09/intense ... -textures/

Or you could just get the original poster.

http://www.amazon.com/Humour-Posters-Ke ... m_sbs_hg_7

http://www.amazon.com/Keep-Poster-Gamer ... B003C1J0AK
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Re: Gamer at work

Postby Maffe811 » Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:45 am

So you're saying i should stop gimping and buy stuff? :O
Im outraged!
And i don't buy stuff i can make :D
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Re: Gamer at work

Postby David Wood » Mon Nov 28, 2011 6:04 pm

No, I'm just saying if you don't want to have problems with dpi and stuff. :)
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Re: Gamer at work

Postby gimpeRaven » Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:26 am

Like what David said, the image looks concrete because of the texture. It looks good for me. Some texture may be better if you want it to look something else. The strength of yellow will not be that much once it is on paper (may depend on the ink) so I think the first is just fine. Lighter makes it less solid for a caution. The sizes are also okay for me except to the texts near the center because they are left out by the big ones. :wilber:
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Re: Gamer at work

Postby Lil'Hero » Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:21 pm

I got that poster :) from my parents gotta love 'm
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Re: Gamer at work

Postby Maffe811 » Wed Nov 30, 2011 10:13 pm

Im gonna fix this once i get the time...
I got tests tomorrow and on friday and then some family gatherin stuff in the weekend, then i think next week is clear and then a baptism (i think thats what its called, and thats how you spell it).
Im gonna be... i have no idea what you call it, but its like my job to see to that the kid is raised properly and all that stuff... Idk what its called...

David Wood wrote:No, I'm just saying if you don't want to have problems with dpi and stuff. :)

Well maybe i like problems with dpi and stuff!
I think its so funny, that im going to electrics class and learning about Amps, Volts and Ohms and i still know more about graphics then my friends that goes to grapichs class...
They didn't even know what dpi was... after i explained it -.-

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I got a, "Incase of emergency, run like hell"-poster from mine... ahh... parents :D
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