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Photoshop request thread

Discussion in 'Photography' started by sockmonkey, Oct 29, 2008.

  1. Jun 27, 2013 at 2:36 PM
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    skidooman

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    Nevermind. I figured it out. I didnt know I had to highlight the picture before inserting the link. Im a dummy.
     
  2. Jun 27, 2013 at 2:36 PM
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    CanisLupus Previously "MGMTacoFF"

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    I've had that happen to me before on my sigs. Try and click the globe icon again and re-insert your build link. Sometimes it takes two times of pasting the link in the hyperlink tool for some reason.

    Matt
     
  3. Jun 27, 2013 at 5:53 PM
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    Boring

    Boring This space intentionally left blank.

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    Yes.
    [​IMG]
    There is no detail on the badge. So, it's jibberish up close. JPEG compression artifacts on top of being too small.
     
  4. Jun 27, 2013 at 6:49 PM
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    That's ok, it was just a iPhone pic anyway, thank you so much, very nice work.
    I like it, I'll have to ask her what she thinks.
     
  5. Jun 27, 2013 at 7:59 PM
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    theTupper

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    This sig pic took about 10-15 minutes. I assume you're familiar with PS as I've seen you contribute quite a while here so I won't bother with a step by step on how to do each step, but I'll give you an overview of the steps I took.

    I create all my sigs in a large format and resize when completed; this gives me room to work and details easier to see. I also create all my work as .PNGs to enable transparency. This allows the shadows and dithering to "play nice" with whatever color background the forum places it in. (see how it maintains transparency on the main post and in the quoted reference?)

    Ok, so here we go.

    New image at 3x resolution.

    Import source image.

    Isolate truck, move to new layer. (then hide)

    Clone out truck in imported layer.

    Rectangular selection around desired area of image and delete the rest.

    Duplicate background. Free transform vertical flip. Motion blur. Add gradient mask and adjust opacity.

    Add shadow between background layer and background reflection layer. Motion blur horizontal for fading.

    Show truck layer. Defringe by 1 or 2 pixels (depending on size of source image). Select wheels and move to new layer. Transform vertical flip and add gradient mask after moving into proper location.

    Add shadows between truck and wheel reflection layer...oval selection filled with black and motion blurred...adjust opacity. Do the same thing with the body/frame shadow. I usually reference the source image for this so it's "realistic."

    Burn tool set to "shadow" to darken the blacks in desired area.

    Merge all but the white background layer.

    Delete the white background layer.

    Resize to desired size. Save as .PNG.

    Is that good enough for you? If you need any other explanation or I didn't cover what you wanted to know, ask away.

    I was "head graphics guru" at the Mustang Forum I was active on when I owned the stallion...at that point I actually had a series of YouTube screencasts on how to do some of this stuff. If this is something people here might be interested in, I could look into doing it again.

    :)
     
  6. Jun 27, 2013 at 8:00 PM
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    theTupper

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    Glad you got it sorted! :)
     
  7. Jun 27, 2013 at 8:35 PM
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    Ice Horse

    Ice Horse Fire Pony/Stalking Horse

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    I'd like to see some videos. I'm all self taught in photoshop so I'm sure I don't know half the stuff that's on there but I get by lol I still said "wut" to most of that LOL

    Cause those sigs are super awesome! Want...
     
  8. Jun 27, 2013 at 8:35 PM
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    theTupper

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    Done and done!

    [​IMG]
     
  9. Jun 27, 2013 at 8:39 PM
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    RMAN808

    RMAN808 S)(AKALO)(AWAII

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    That looks awesome! I've been wanting a new sig pic sort of like that where the truck is cut out from a pic :D I'll have to request one soon after I get lifted
     
  10. Jun 27, 2013 at 8:43 PM
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    Hmm, think you could make me a sig with these? :D
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  11. Jun 27, 2013 at 8:50 PM
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    theTupper

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    I'm self-taught, too. Actually, a friend of mine just authored a book he's getting a lot of press for about learning to do things on your own (which I'm a big proponent of). You should check it out! I'm not sure I'm allowed to post direct links, so check out "The First 20 Hours" on Amazon if it sounds like something you'd be into.

    I'll see about recording a few screencasts and posting them up. Are there any topics you'd like to see covered?

    :)
     
  12. Jun 27, 2013 at 9:20 PM
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    :)

    [​IMG]
     
  13. Jun 28, 2013 at 1:16 AM
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    Sweet ill check it out. A video of how to do those sig pics would be cool. I might have to give you the full version of my photo for you to edit haha. Do you have an album of your work? I can't think of anything I'd like to learn offhand but if I scan a gallery I may find something.
     
  14. Jun 28, 2013 at 3:19 AM
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    Thank you sir, looks great jus like the last one you did for me!
     
  15. Jun 28, 2013 at 5:03 AM
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    I don't have most of my stuff uploaded as it's literally hundreds of files and I don't like to host that much at once. You can see a couple galleries at my photobucket account though...

    http://s176.photobucket.com/user/thetupper/library/Chops

    http://s176.photobucket.com/user/thetupper/library/Sigs
     
  16. Jun 28, 2013 at 10:26 AM
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    Wow, thanks!

    Okay I feel like an idiot, how to I get the pic to come up bigger in my signature? It's so small right now...
     
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  17. Jun 28, 2013 at 10:50 AM
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    lol...

    Read back a few posts...skidooman just went through the same issues and we got him sorted. :)
     
  18. Jun 28, 2013 at 11:10 AM
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    Thanks!
     
  19. Jul 1, 2013 at 5:46 AM
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    Can somebody put these to wheel options on my truck. Thanks!
    Option 1
    [​IMG]

    Option 2
    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1372682733.014210.jpg

    Use which ever picture works best. Best i have, we have had bad weather all week. Thanks again!

    [​IMG]

    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1372682770.704548.jpg
     
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  20. Jul 3, 2013 at 6:51 AM
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