September 5th, 2004

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Using Masks

I have had difficulty finding material about using masks and I did find this tutorial by eomir but once I try to use the brush with the mask it turns red and it's not appearing as it should. IE. It's just brushing red overtop the image I am trying to blend. If anyone knows of a better tutorial or knows what I'm doing wrong, I would be very grateful.
Art-tastic! // By Me

Soft Light etc..

This is kinda a dumb question but people are always talking about changing their pictures to "Soft Light" etc. How do you do this?

(I Use PS7)
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HELP WITH PAINT! *very desperate*

aight i read the FAQ and maybe i missed something/mis-read something,but i am going to ask either way:

i have the program "PAINT" (it sucks) and if i take a large picture and i want to make it icon size,it doesnt work for me. it'll get blurry and you cant make out the image at all. i dont know what i am doing wrong. if anybody has advice,tell me please.

ALSO......what are good programs to make icons off of? i've heard stuff about paint pro shop,but when i go to download it,it takes a jillion hours pratically. anyways,if anyone knows of a program that A.) doesnt take forver to download and B.) will do the job of icon making,then let me know puuuuhlease. i just want to make my OWN icon for once. ok,ciao!
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.gif files in PS

I'm having trouble working with .gif files in PS. I've never experienced this before, but when I open the file, it says 'Index' in the Layers Palette where it usually says 'Background' for normal files. When I try to resize the image, it gets all blurry, and if you try to add text, it turns the image all pinkish. It's very odd.

Does anybody know what's wrong?

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Download font sites.

I've just joined this community and so far, all the tutorials that you guys have posted have been great. But I have a question, and I've searched in memories and I can't find an answear. Or maybe I skipped it, I dunno.

Anyways, does anyone know where I can download the fonts

Take Five or PixelSix10? Pixel fonts yeah, but I really need some new ones other than Silkscreen.

Thanks in advance. :)

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Hi there i'm new here!
I've downloaded the try-out version of Photoshop (version 6.0 cos v7.0 doesn't work on windows 98)
This may seem like a silly question, but on the try-out version, am i able to save my work? It's not letting me currently.
road at night - icon_goddess

GIF File Size Issue In AS 3

Hi ~

I've seen this issue addressed in regards to IR, but I couldn't find a 'fix' in the memories as it relates to Animation Shop - sorry if I've missed it.

Behind the cut are two versions (of the many) I've attempted with this - so I thought - easy animation. Two simple bases, saved as optimized jpgs, linked with a fade transition. I reduced the number of frames within the transition, but the file sizes - even optimized - are still majorly large.

Any hints on how to make this file smaller in AS3 without it looking horrible?

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