April 1st, 2006


FreeType - GIMP

K, before I say anything else, this tutorial concerns FreeType, a GIMP-specific tool. PS and PSP users won't get anything out of this, so there's not much point in reading it.

Okay, so the other day ionracas over at gimp_users mentioned that most new users aren't aware of FreeType, the awesome text filter in GIMP. She was right. Matter of fact, some of the older users aren't aware of it, either. So I wrote up a quick guide to it. I know there aren't a lot of GIMP users on this community, but I'm hoping at least a couple people will get some use out of it.

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Does anyone know why sometimes I turn on my computer and go to my Photoshop 7 and all my brushes that I loaded are gone? I hate having to load them all over again! Is there a way to stop this?

Second Tutorial

Here is my second tutorial, I have changed the way I do tutorials this time so it's easier.

The tutorial is made in Photoshop CS2 but I'm sure it will work in PSP and other versions of Photoshop.

We are going to be making this: Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

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I know this has probably been asked 298743 times, and I looked in the memories, but I couldn't find anything.

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It's too bright, and I want to darken it slightly. There's also a shadow across my face, and I kind of want to neutralize that. I also want to make the picture less grainy, but I know that'll be tough to do. I'm on PSP 8, if that helps any. Thanks!!


I read through the memories and am quite new at this...I can't seem to figure out how to use text brushes. I use PSP8 and any help would be appreciated.
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Improving low res images

Looked for this in the memories and couldn't find it, although it is entirely possible that I'm a moron and missed it.

Is there a way to make a low resolution picture look...well, less low res? I don't necessarily mean more clear (although that would be nice), but I'd settle for using different effects to hide the general crappiness of the picture. Thanks in advance!

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i checked in the mems.
and i did find one about transparency.
but i dont get it.
i want to make an icon/banner
with round corners..
but the background to be transparent.

i use psp9 btw.
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TEXT help

I use PSP7 and lately, whenever I try to add text to my graphics, the preview shows up in color when i'm doing it, but after I click okay it goes away. the selection outline is there, but the text is clear and when i click the selection tool or try to c&p it, it says there is nothing int he selection area.
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