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Windows 7: Custom Made Sig and Avatar [8]

09 Mar 2012   #1161
Athene

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by koolkat77 View Post
another one for Dusty
Well done Yussi !! Highly creative thinking there .... I am sure that such a shape is not made previously .

And , I made this one ... for Athene To increase the count !!

Preview :


Actual size :


Hope my friend will like it
Yays!!! Thanks a bunch, Archie! Great sig! I'm starting to lose count...*counts* 10 so far...I think. I still have to transfer the latest docs and pics from my other computer to this one ;-) But you know, it's the quality, not the quantity which is important :-)

Yusra, your sigs are lovely - I especially love the shape of the one you made for Gary! :-)


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09 Mar 2012   #1162
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Athene View Post
Yays!!! Thanks a bunch, Archie! Great sig! I'm starting to lose count...*counts* 10 so far...I think. I still have to transfer the latest docs and pics from my other computer to this one ;-) But you know, it's the quality, not the quantity which is important :-)
You are welcome Athene I expected that you will like it . So four more to go ?

Well, I will try my best to not to compromise with quality in the next four. I always try to do it, but sometimes I fail.
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09 Mar 2012   #1163
koolkat77

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by speedgamer01 View Post
Nices signatures everybody
If you are using PS, pay attention to the resizing. If you resize the psd project itself, the layer styles (i mean shadows, etc.) will not be resized, and will look larger on the resized image. You can avoid this by re-opening the saved 'preview' png file and resize that image.
point noted SG01


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Athene View Post
Yusra, your sigs are lovely - I especially love the shape of the one you made for Gary! :-)

thanks Athene
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09 Mar 2012   #1164
Athene

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Athene View Post
Yays!!! Thanks a bunch, Archie! Great sig! I'm starting to lose count...*counts* 10 so far...I think. I still have to transfer the latest docs and pics from my other computer to this one ;-) But you know, it's the quality, not the quantity which is important :-)
You are welcome Athene I expected that you will like it . So four more to go ?

Well, I will try my best to not to compromise with quality in the next four. I always try to do it, but sometimes I fail.
Yes, four more :-D Lol! You know very well that the quality of all your sigs is always perfect :-D You manage to combine quantity with quality ;-)) But just don't overdo it, otherwise you'll have to be carried away from your computer! ;-)
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09 Mar 2012   #1165
Arc

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Used some old layers ... combined those with each other, and got it. It is not a creation, but a combination.

Preview :


Actual size:


Will Turner why ? I dont know ! Just put that image.
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09 Mar 2012   #1166
koolkat77

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Used some old layers ... combined those with each other, and got it. It is not a creation, but a combination.

Preview :


Actual size:


Will Turner why ? I dont know ! Just put that image.
wow nice shape!
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09 Mar 2012   #1167
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by koolkat77 View Post
wow nice shape!
Actually it was made in CorelDraw .

Athene,
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otherwise you'll have to be carried away from your computer!
How ?
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09 Mar 2012   #1168
koolkat77

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Actually it was made in CorelDraw .
I know. I will try to make in PS
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09 Mar 2012   #1169
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by koolkat77 View Post
I know. I will try to make in PS
Nice project. It must be possible , and you will be able to do it. You have this ability.
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09 Mar 2012   #1170
Athene

 

Yes, it can be done in Photoshop CS and in Elements, too :-) This is how I do it, Yusra - I made a small tutorial for you :-))
Note: Photoshop Elements actually has a preloaded quarter circle shape - it would seem, however, that CS5 does not ;-))

Open Photoshop CS, create a new workspace/document.
For visual/size purposes: create a grey rectangle of the size 1300 x 300 (choose “fixed size” under “style”) with the Rectangular Marquee Tool. This will help you to stick to what I call the sig boundaries, that way you won't have any size problems. In other words, you will work within this rectangle, but not outside its borders.

Create another layer, and draw a circle (press the "Shift" key on your keyboard while you use the Elliptical Marquee Tool; this will constrain the circle’s proportions and make it perfectly round) and fill it with black.

Go to “View” and enable “Rulers”. Now, with the “Move Tool”, drag horizontal and vertical guides (indicated in light blue in the image below) to the circle so that they meet in the exact centre (this is indicated by the Move Tool’s transform controls, so make sure that “Show Transform Controls” is activated.



Now you need only one quarter of this circle. With the Rectangular Marquee Tool (change the style to “Normal”), draw a rectangle over the circle so that the bottom edge meets the guide.



Then press the “Delete” key on your keyboard. This will remove the upper half of the circle. Next place a new rectangle over the right half of the remaining half of the circle and press “Delete” again. Now you’ve got just one quarter of the circle. Go to “View” and select “Clear guides”.
Move the quarter circle to the left side of the layer (you can resize it a bit so that it fits within the sig size boundaries).



Now hold the ALT key and tap the right arrow key at the same time. When you let go, the shape will look like this, and your layer palette will be full of layer copies.
Go to the layer palette, make sure the topmost layer is highlighted, scroll down to the very first layer of the quarter circle, press the “Shift” key on your keyboard, right click and merge and the layeres.


Duplicate the resulting shape layer. Make sure the duplicate layer is selected. Go to “Edit”, “Transform” and choose “Rotate 180”. This will flip the duplicate layer; now, still making sure that this layer is highlighted in the Layer Palette, press the “Shift” and the right arrow keys at the same time. This will move the layer quickly to the right.






Make sure your layers are properly aligned and merge them. You’re done :-)


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