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tiddlywinks
03-12-2007, 03:03 PM
any questions you may have, i'll do my best to help.

want to know how to do a certain effect?
want help with an aspect of photoshop?
want ideas?
resources?

anything at all, i'll help. oh and sticky plz, if this kicks off.

Deathwish
03-12-2007, 03:05 PM
By resources do you mean art requests for websites and such?
Or brushes and renders and shit?

tiddlywinks
03-12-2007, 03:21 PM
resources: tuts, psds, renders, stocks, anything.

Exile
03-12-2007, 03:25 PM
How do clipping masks work?

I know how to make a clipping mask, but it either does something opposite of what I wanted or doesn't do anything at all. I'm assuming it has something to do with only showing certain parts of a layer, and those parts are highlighted in the layer you apply the mask to.. still, I can't do anything with it.

Also, do you know of any sites other than Planet Renders for renders?

LN3uq
03-12-2007, 03:32 PM
I can answer that.

To do a clipping mask, you make two new layers, then apply image on the top one. If you draw something on the bottom layer (it doesn't matter what) then press control+alt+g on the top layer it makes a clipping mask. Now if you move the top layer around it shows a different part of the sig.

I'll make an example in a bit if you want.

tiddlywinks
03-12-2007, 03:47 PM
renders:
www.gamerenders.com
www.planetrenders.net
http://s4.photobucket.com/albums/y132/UG_renders/?start=all
http://iphotoshop.org/renders/ - MASSIVE database, seriously immense.

clipping masks work like this:
make a new layer. brush two or three small dots on it. then make a new layer above that, go to image->apply image with default settings. then right click the apply image layer and select create clipping mask. then hit ctrl+t and move it around. you'll see how it works. works best with splatter brushes.

Exile
03-12-2007, 03:47 PM
I'll mess with it and see if I can get it to work. Otherwise I could use an example.

Edit: Yeah I got it. Thanks!

Bubba Jones
03-12-2007, 03:47 PM
Theres lost of sites for renders.

http://entertainment.webshots.com/album/556234532KBhjdA


Those are hundreds of game wallpapers, which you can always turn into renders, though you should expirement with stocks.


With the clipping mask, when you do Apply Image, make sure you have the part that you will want in the clipping mask showing, so you might want to make some layers invisible.

Exile
03-12-2007, 03:58 PM
Another question. How would you go around making line effects like these...

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m36/TD_GenoCid3/thefinalhourdrss-bg.png

tiddlywinks
03-12-2007, 04:00 PM
you mean the soft tiny lines all over? thats a pattern, i can upload a pack if you want.

other wise, it just looks like brushes, c4d and colorize.

Exile
03-12-2007, 04:09 PM
Yeah could you upload a pack? I'd appreciate it.

I love that effect.

LN3uq
03-12-2007, 04:11 PM
And if anyone else wanted a tut on clipping maks, I just made one.
http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u137/Leenug/Clippingtut.png

tiddlywinks
03-12-2007, 04:22 PM
http://www.badongo.com/file/2449525

a pattern pack i have since the beginning of my gfx career. it has a lot of other patterns as well.

and gj ln3uq

LN3uq
03-12-2007, 04:24 PM
Also, stickied. I'll dl the pack too, my patterns mostly suck.

Exile
03-13-2007, 04:07 PM
Where do you open patterns anyway?

I can't find it anywhere.

Edit: I mean, I have the actual file in the patterns folder. How do I open them in PS?

LN3uq
03-13-2007, 04:13 PM
You have to go to the patterns thing and click the little arrow on the side, then press load patterns and find em.

clow
03-24-2007, 09:10 AM
I suck over all at photoshop and was wondering if anyone could mentor me?

if u can add me on msn : xclowsx@hotmail.com

F-Zero
04-03-2007, 09:28 PM
Ah, well I have been in a little confusion, I have been trying to color my drawings, and some tutorials mention "Paintbrushes" and "Air Brushes" What is the difference exactly and what are they? Also, what is a hard-edge brush? Thanks

LN3uq
04-03-2007, 10:47 PM
Well, I guess they just mean some of the different types of default brushes that photoshop comes with.
For example, in this image that I found on google, the highlighted brush is a hard brush because of it's crisp edges. Below it are some soft brushes, with gradient edges.
http://www.13dots.com/forum/uploads/post-8938-1137323716.jpg
Airbrushes aren't on there, but this is what one would look like. Note the settings on the left side of the list. Well, according to one site at least. I don't know much about airbrushing, but this is all I could find.
http://www.myjanee.com/tuts/brush7/air/images/shadebr.gif

Hope it helped.

Fridge.
04-05-2007, 04:10 PM
1.Can you explain how exactly you open patterns?

2.Is there a program like Fluid Mask but for free?

Maggot
04-05-2007, 04:16 PM
2.Is there a program like Fluid Mask but for free?

piracy. thats all i can say.

blackout
04-13-2007, 10:56 PM
hey...brand new to whole art/PS idea stuff...just thinkin about gettin into it....

k my question...i am a child...i do not have an immense and obscene amount of money stored somewhere...the most that I may have is 100 dollars....I wish to purchase PS, but i realized that the new one is like 600/700 dollars. I need a version of PS that will be under 100 dollars and that I will be able to edit and/or create pix or sigs on....doesnt have to be brand new...doesnt need all the features...I just need to know what will get the job done and where to buy it.

Your help and experience would be greatly appreciated.

LN3uq
04-13-2007, 11:35 PM
piracy. thats all i can say.

See above statement.

blackout
04-14-2007, 10:35 AM
...I know what piracy is, but if I knew how to pirate PS do you think that I would be here? I'm looking to buy a version of PS that will have enough features to create sigs or pictures of whatever i want, under $100. if that is not possible then just say so. And I'm not sure that I would want to pirate PS anyway, seeing as how piracy is a crime and all, and, wellit wouldnt be cool if I got caught. :P

hey, so i found and DL Gimp....uh does anyone know if rensers work on that too?

Bubba Jones
05-03-2007, 04:22 PM
You wouldent get caught inless your parents catch you, or you download stuff 24/7 .

Exile
05-03-2007, 06:32 PM
hey, so i found and DL Gimp....uh does anyone know if rensers work on that too?

You're asking if.. you can paste/open images into Gimp. A feature Paint supports.

Yes, yes you can use renders with Gimp.

final
06-01-2007, 07:41 AM
hey i know this isnt much of a question but i jst started wanting to make stick animations and i used a free trial of flash MX 2004 but in the last flash tutorial guide i read here it told me how to create effects like glow etc. but when i try it i cant even find option, is there a more current version of flash?

revolver
07-04-2007, 12:24 PM
ya there is go here http://www.mindistortion.net/iwantyoursoul/?i_am=-revolver-

Gavel
07-04-2007, 12:30 PM
ya there is go here http://www.mindistortion.net/iwantyoursoul/?i_am=-revolver-

You're not funny. And I can already tell that is that stupid minddistortion crap without even clicking. If you're gonna pull that shit, at least hide your lnk.

Exile
08-03-2007, 10:13 AM
I need a site with a decent sprite collection, if anyone has one

Thanks

general_zim
08-03-2007, 11:15 PM
Tids, could you direct me to a site that may have Metalocalypse/Dethklok/Toki renders? I've tried the links for renders in the thread and google and turned up no results.



If you can't, that's ok.

Oblivion EX
08-04-2007, 12:29 AM
sorry to be off topic buuuut....

did you say Dethklok? omg i <3 Metalocolypse. (one of their songs is on Guitar Hero 2... lol.

Exile
08-04-2007, 12:37 AM
General Zim, if you find a decent image, I can render it for you.

bloodypwnage
08-04-2007, 04:47 AM
do you know how to make a electricity effect because i've been trying but i don't know how to make it.

general_zim
08-04-2007, 04:14 PM
Thanks exilement, could you do this one for me? :


http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/f/ff/Toki_Wartooth.JPG/180px-Toki_Wartooth.JPG

Exile
08-04-2007, 05:25 PM
http://img292.imageshack.us/img292/4193/dethklokfw2.png

general_zim
08-06-2007, 11:59 PM
Thank you so much!

exbullet3
08-07-2007, 09:52 AM
i need help on submitting with it saying the thumbnail being 75 by 75....can someone help me please??

exbullet3
08-07-2007, 10:17 AM
deathwish could you help me?

Zn
08-07-2007, 10:42 AM
ok, i've got a question. is photoshop and gimp2 very diferent? cos i've got gimp2
and i dont know if i should get photoshop... maybe is a bit off-topic... :-/

general_zim
08-19-2007, 12:33 AM
Can somebody render this image of a dragunov?


I'm making a model of it and I'm using it for my UV map...

http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m71/pacificace/DragunovRender.jpg

http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m71/pacificace/DragunovRender.jpg

tiddlywinks
08-20-2007, 05:21 PM
lol, i completely forgot this thread. and sure thing, general zim.

hellboy-imposter
09-07-2007, 06:16 PM
can some post up a few decent tutorials because i only just got photoshop of my dad so i dont know how to do anything or know any the words your using. :/

Gavel
09-07-2007, 06:19 PM
can some post up a few decent tutorials because i only just got photoshop of my dad so i dont know how to do anything or know any the words your using. :/

Or you could use a wonderful device known as "Google". You might've heard of it before.

pokit5
09-14-2007, 08:36 PM
Hey how do you upload a flash movie to Photosmart?

Gavel
09-15-2007, 08:56 AM
"Photosmart"? You mean "Photoshop" or is this another software I haven't heard about?

pokit5
09-15-2007, 09:24 AM
Yea, theres a program called Photosmart. its the same as Photoshop, but its just editing a picture instead of creating an effect. All i need to know is how to load a flash pic into Photoshop or Photosmart.

Gavel
09-15-2007, 09:40 AM
Well you export your image from Flash by hitting Export Image, which is under the File menu, and eport it as whatever type of image you want.

Then you open it up in Photosmart, by slecting the option that says Importwhich is right next to an option that says Scan. I think that's how it works. I haven't used Photosmart in a while.

pokit5
09-15-2007, 09:43 AM
ok ill try. thanks

Tyranius
12-15-2007, 02:35 PM
Has anyone played exmortis? I would like to know how to design those creepy scenarios in photoshop plz

NaTuRaL
01-05-2008, 06:50 PM
After searching awhile on google, I still have yet to find a decent fractal tutorial. Heres some fractals for people who don't know them http://www.sgeier.net/fractals/ . Anyone got any links or tuts themselves? We should seriously have a photoshop tut section...

Bubba Jones
01-05-2008, 06:55 PM
Googles no good reeally for looking for photoshop sig tutorials.

NaTuRaL
01-05-2008, 06:56 PM
Anyone help?...

NaTuRaL
01-07-2008, 03:55 PM
NVM pm me if you wanna learn.
http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/9799/fractalme2.png (http://imageshack.us)

Teh_One
02-19-2008, 10:24 PM
how do you get a line tool on cs3? much aprecated.

Vex
08-15-2008, 10:45 PM
how do u make those energy beams/ balls look so good any help do use a fliter mabye.

sasuke21
05-16-2009, 07:55 AM
im idea dry, got any good epic ideas?

opoll602
06-05-2009, 03:29 AM
Yes, thanks for your help.

I want to know how we convert all PDF file to corel draw or any photoshop software. I am confuse about this issue.

Thanks,

Wtf
11-06-2009, 12:55 PM
Hey, if anyone needs help in photoshop I can also tip some things, since tiddly isn't as active as he used to be around here.

LN3uq
11-06-2009, 01:36 PM
lol yeah, tids hasn't been on in a loooong time (a year and a half or so?)

I'd be glad to give some pointers as well

andresito1230
01-27-2012, 02:38 PM
Hey,

andresito1230
01-27-2012, 02:39 PM
Hey, how do u do really nice graffiti?

Javelin
01-28-2012, 07:17 PM
Dude, look at the fucking dates.

FTS.Vendetta
04-20-2012, 08:49 AM
Hi
i want to make a cool picture so i can make a picture of my RHG character for example like Zetabrand's picture.

Ashlander
04-22-2012, 05:41 PM
Dude, look at the fucking dates.
I think its justified. Why start a new thread when theres already one just for PS questions?


Hi
i want to make a cool picture so i can make a picture of my RHG character for example like Zetabrand's picture.
Get Photoshop and Flash and experiment.

Javelin
07-15-2012, 06:20 PM
Is there anyone whose still interested in photoshop here?

Lian Avenant
10-02-2012, 04:04 PM
Are there any other Picture programs other then Paint?

Peter Satera
10-21-2012, 03:23 PM
These are the ones I use:

Photoshop (bitmap), http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop.html
Corel Painter (bitmap), http://www.corel.com/corel/product/index.jsp?pid=prod4030123&cid=catalog20038&segid=78&storeKey=us&languageCode=en
GIMP (free, bitmap), http://www.gimp.org/
Flash Proffessional (vector), http://www.adobe.com/products/flash.html
Illustrator (vector) , http://www.adobe.com/products/illustrator.html
Manga Studio, http://manga.smithmicro.com/
Paint Shop Pro (bitmap), http://www.corel.com/corel/product/index.jsp?pid=prod4900069&cid=catalog20038&segid=8100006&storeKey=us&languageCode=en
SumoPaint (free online, buyable, bitmap) http://www.sumopaint.com/start/

Javelin
11-19-2012, 10:08 PM
These are the ones I use:

Photoshop (bitmap), http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop.html
Corel Painter (bitmap), http://www.corel.com/corel/product/index.jsp?pid=prod4030123&cid=catalog20038&segid=78&storeKey=us&languageCode=en
GIMP (free, bitmap), http://www.gimp.org/
Flash Proffessional (vector), http://www.adobe.com/products/flash.html
Illustrator (vector) , http://www.adobe.com/products/illustrator.html
Manga Studio, http://manga.smithmicro.com/
Paint Shop Pro (bitmap), http://www.corel.com/corel/product/index.jsp?pid=prod4900069&cid=catalog20038&segid=8100006&storeKey=us&languageCode=en
SumoPaint (free online, buyable, bitmap) http://www.sumopaint.com/start/

Bro "The Photoshop Help Thread"....nuff said...