May 4th, 2008

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hey peoplez. :]
does anyone know how to achieve this look using selective colouring on photoshop CS3?:
THANKYOU - in advance. :)

example image:
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Icon Tutorial #2

Go from THIS to this:

I use Photoshop CS3, and although there's no Selective Coloring in this tutorial, I'm not sure what is and isn't translatable, so you'll have to be the judge of that! Really, this is more of a texture tutorial, so hopefully you like or want to learn to use textures! Oh, and I'm very wordy, and there's lots of steps. I'm not an SG:A fan, but I hope I do Rodney and John justice. ;)

Follow this link to a tutorial of epic proportions!

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This might be a dumb question, but how do you get an icon sized image out of a non-icon sized one. I've tried using polygonal lasso, but I can't get it to cut straight, or the right size. Again, this is probably a dumb question, but I'm new to the art of icon making, and I need all the help I can get. Thanks in advance!
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Mod Post: Posting Guidelines and Reminders

Hi all,

Summer is finally just around the corner and it looks like some of us are pretty close to having more time on our hands to make icons and create tutorials. I'm really excited to see the increased activity in the community. However, I'm finding that people are not paying attention to the posting guidelines of this community, and I am having to delete three times as many posts as I had to previously. I would like to make sure that everybody pays attention to this. If you do not abide by the posting guidelines, your post will be deleted.

  1. Only post icon tutorials or questions/suggestions/tips related to the making of icons. I am seeing people pimping their icon communities/brushes they have made etc. This is not the place for those things. There are other icon communities on LiveJournal that cater to icon pimpage and the like. All of these posts will be deleted immediately. All chronic offenders will be banned at moderator discretion.
  2. If you want help, you have to give us as much information as possible and show us that you have put in some effort. If you need help, we need to know what you want to achieve, what your problem is, what graphic programme you are using and what you have already tried to do to fix the problem. If you give us a one line post like "i need help with selective coloring." or "give me suggestions of what to do with this image", it shows that you have not done your work. If you have not done your work or otherwise shown that you have not put in any thought and effort into it, then most of us can't be bothered to help you. If we don't have enough information about the problems you are having, we can't help you either. The more you tell us, the more we can help you.
  3. All images posted above an LJ cut must be less than 300x300 pixels in size. Some of our readers are still on dial up connections. Please be considerate of them. All posts that violate this condition will be deleted immediately.
  4. Read previous posts in the community before posting your questions, in case it has already been answered. I am seeing more and more posts where people are asking the exact same questions that have been answered in recent posts. In a lot of cases, people had already answered the questions in older posts. Please go back a few pages to see if your question has already been asked and answered, and save us from seeing the exact same questions about selective colouring/curves/brushes on our friends lists three posts in a row.
Thanks guys. It's been great to see how helpful people are in getting questions answered and helping each other out. I look forward to seeing more awesome tutorials and icon-making hints in the future.