February 5th, 2005

coloring help for a friend.

i wouldn't be posting here if i didn't absolutely need help but im at a bit of a coloring crisis. my friend asked me the other day how to do coloring like this:

made by toastandtea

and i really want to help her (she would post but she's kinda shy and hates asking for help...so im doing it for her), not to mention figure it out for myself.

we thought maybe color burn but i dont know.... we tried it and it didn't look right.

again, please help.
Crazy ~ ©  simplykay

Size...

I think this might have been asked.. but I only skimmed the memories..

I like to make icons, even though they don't always turn out great. However, when I finally get one that I like the file size is too large. Here are three that I've made.



It keeps saying they are all over 40KB.. how do I make them smaller?

Thanks to anyone who can help

Gradients?!?!

Hey, I'm really confused on how you use the gradients. Most of the times that I try to use them, it totally covers up the picture. The best I've ever been able to do is the blue and purple one that I used on my current icon, but that's still heavier than I want. And most of the time when I try to use one it totally covers the pic to where all you see is just the gradient. So I'm wondering if anyone can teach me how to use them, cause I really don't think it's supposed to go like this.

Oh, I guess it would help to tell what program I use. I use Paint Shop Pro 8. Thanks in advance!!!
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    Last Edited 06 May 2007
    by me

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    I know this is probably in the memories somewhere and i looked but I tried everything to add the fonts and use them but it's not working.
    Could someone please explain to me how to put fonts into PSP8?
    Its very much appriciated!
    thanks!!