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Old 09-18-2007, 03:21 PM    (permalink
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Lightbulb ***Sig Making School***

Sigs are a huge part of NFLDC and have really become an artform. Posters from jkpigskin, wiscbadgerfootball, mockalicous, Fenikz, bantx, Dchess, The_Dynasty, diehardvikingsfan and more have really established themselves as great sigmakers. Well schools in session, for those of you like me who want to learn to make sigs (or better sigs) this is the place. Established sig makers will go over certain methods and tools that they use. Sigmakers feel free to share your knowledge of Adobe Photoshop. Ill try and get one of these guys to give an introduction lesson tonight.
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Old 09-18-2007, 03:24 PM    (permalink
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Yeah i want to learn, dont have Adobe Photoshop, someone want to help me get a copy. But I do have Paint.net,

I want to make a moving Sig.
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Old 09-18-2007, 03:27 PM    (permalink
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if you dont wanna pay for adobe, download gimp. pm me for more info.
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Old 09-18-2007, 03:29 PM    (permalink
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I think i tried to get that once didnt work out too well for my laptop. I'll try again.
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Old 09-18-2007, 04:06 PM    (permalink
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if you dont wanna pay for adobe, download gimp. pm me for more info.
All he'll say is to download a torrent to get it. Don't expect some special insight.
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Old 09-18-2007, 04:07 PM    (permalink
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If you wanna get better, PM me.
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Old 09-18-2007, 04:09 PM    (permalink
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All he'll say is to download a torrent to get it. Don't expect some special insight.
i said special info on gimp, not ps
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Old 09-18-2007, 04:31 PM    (permalink
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can someone post a link to download photoshop
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Old 09-18-2007, 04:32 PM    (permalink
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can someone post a link to download photoshop
its illegal to do that, plus you need a program to do it
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Old 09-18-2007, 04:36 PM    (permalink
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its illegal to do that, plus you need a program to do it
damnnnn that sucks... i really don't want to pay
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Old 09-18-2007, 04:41 PM    (permalink
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damnnnn that sucks... i really don't want to pay
he never said he cant, its just he cant post it here, i got in trouble for postin T.I.'s new cd, maybe a PM?
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Old 09-18-2007, 04:47 PM    (permalink
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I think I'd like to learn how to make sigs. What's the difference between Gimp and Photoshop?
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Old 09-18-2007, 04:49 PM    (permalink
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Sadness. My name was left out. I wish I had something like this when I just started. You can talk to me if you want some help.
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Old 09-18-2007, 04:51 PM    (permalink
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GIMP is not as popular and doesn't have as many features, but you can make good stuff with it, PM me for more info.
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Old 09-18-2007, 04:57 PM    (permalink
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AIM works great for passing along information on Illegal downloads. Not that I condone illegal downloads at all.
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Old 09-18-2007, 05:12 PM    (permalink
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AIM works great for passing along information on Illegal downloads. Not that I condone illegal downloads at all.
how about passing along illegal prostitues?
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Old 09-18-2007, 05:22 PM    (permalink
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Old 09-18-2007, 05:27 PM    (permalink
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You could ask me, but then i'd have to kill you because i'm far too knowledgable.
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Ill stick with paint.
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can someone post a link to download photoshop
here is a link for a 30 day trial, all you would really need to do is get a serial key to make it the full version

http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop/index.html


my advice is to look at some tutorials and just play around with PS for awhile, you will probably suck for the 1st month or so but you will eventually get the hang of it, most of the sigs I make people are a process i've got memorized so it takes me like 5 minutes to make em
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I'd just like to know some of the basic steps for making a sig. I think I'm going to acquire Gimp pretty soon.
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Old 09-18-2007, 06:13 PM    (permalink
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stocks, blending, and ur eraser :]

stocks = random pictures of stuff, texture, buildings, streets, its pretty much anything.
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Yea I know pretty basic stuff...I never got a chance to improve because Photoshop decided to stop working on my computer. I'll try getting GIMP.
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stocks, blending, and ur eraser :]

stocks = random pictures of stuff, texture, buildings, streets, its pretty much anything.
How do stocks work? Is that how you got the concrete look to the Chargers symbol in your sig?
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How do stocks work? Is that how you got the concrete look to the Chargers symbol in your sig?
Yes, any texture you see is probably a stock. Like in your sig. Most people use them as the background.

I can help people make sigs too.

And whoever downloads the Adobe Photoshop CS2, not CS3, 30 day trial, PM me
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