I have PS7 if that helps.
I have PS7 if that helps.
how do you use templates? and where are some good communities and/or sites to find cool templates?
Do you make a brush and then set the opacity low, or is there a specific method?
my question: how do you use multiple pictures in templates that have more than one spot for pictures? is there a special trick or something?
ok so I know this has been posted a lot and I have looked in the memories and found it but it must be for a different software. I have Adobe Photoshop 7.0 and I want to know how to outline text! Like this
I have been trying for so long to figure out how and I can't. My sn is dawLLfin if anyone can help me...also what is the font Ariel is written in. Thanks
As an icon-maker, though, I feel like I've hit a wall when it comes to arranging and using text. I'm very well read on what's possible in Paint Shop Pro, which I prefer to Photoshop simply because I've been using it for so long. I feel that I can manipulate color and brushes fairly nicely in an icon. The problem comes with text. It's absolutely horrible; I feel like I ruin my icons because I can't place it in a beautiful way or blend it nicely.
I'm familiar with how to, of course, add borders to text, how to put text on curves, how to kern text smaller or larger depending on spacing... but I'm still not satisfied at all with my text!
In what I've seen available in tutorials, there really isn't one comprehensive guide to how to do advanced things with text, specifically in PSP. I have been able to mimic some techniques in PSP8 tutorials with some success as well as ones from Photoshop... but I'm still not happy. I guess I'm a terrible perfectionist.
Behind the cut are a few of my icons so you can get an idea of why I'm unhappy. I'm really sorry to post so many examples, but it's the only way I feel that I can accurately show my problem. Hopefully mercy will be granted because they're all behind a cut. (Please? *blush*)
I'd like to know some of the ways you icon gods and goddesses spruce up your text and some of your favorite techniques. Do you simply blend layers multiple times at different opacities to achieve a look, or is there more involved?
Any responses would be *really* appreciated! Thank you!
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borders, lines and more.
Several recent posts, comments, and discussions have led me to think that maybe a lot of people could benefit from a kind of one-on-one teacher system. I know that a lot of time I get contacted outside of the community anyway, and so the idea of an actual system (essentially a permission and qualifications list) occurred to me. I was wondering if everyone would fill out this poll so I have an idea on the general sentiment. [Disclaimer: I'm not necessarily acting in my official mod capacity here, I'm just looking for the best way to find out if something is a good idea that I should raise to the other mods and we should pursue, or to see if I'm so off-base that I should drop it.] Thanks! :)
For those who consider themselves advanced: Would you be willing to have your AIM or YM name on a contact list, connected with a subject or subjects, for community members to reach out for direct help?
For those who consider themselves novices: would a list of people willing to tutor you in specific subjects be a valuable resource for you?
For all members: Would you like to see such a system or list as a feature of this community, or as a new community?
And feel free to elaborate, suggest new ideas, and discuss the concept in the comments. Just please bear in mind that this is a fledgeling idea, inspired mainly because I'm supposed to be working on term papers instead.
[Also, please remember that everything suggested in the comments, by me or by others, is not yet an actual plan, but a suggestion or an idea.]