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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 5:33 pm    Post subject: Sigs

I just got gimp about 2 weeks ago and I've been making sigs for random people, please give your honest option...I know I need a LOT of improvement lmao.




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PostPosted: Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:03 am    Post subject: Re: Sigs

Not sure if this is the right forum for that, but nevertheless!

as a recovering sig maker (see? ive barely got a sig now! must.. fight... urges!!) i dig what you've done there. and for 2 weeks with the gimp, i'd say you've got your bases covered, well done.

I generally prefer smaller sigs, rarely bigger than 500x120 at max, usually 400x110, just for a more tasteful appearance, depending of course on what I'm after.

The font on your personal sig seems a bit hard to read as purple against black. Also, whenever I use figures (be they random stock images or a screen capture from whatever mmo im making the sig for) i usually use my Wacom and shade and highlight the figure to give them a heightened sense of realism, especially with game characters.


EDIT: some of my samples, mostly (all) from FFXI










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PostPosted: Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:59 am    Post subject: Re: Sigs

Very nice, makes my sigs look like crap lmao

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 25, 2009 12:11 pm    Post subject: Re: Sigs

no way, you have much more color than mine. I've been a photographer for a few years now, so i tend to look at tones and gradients too much when i'm working in photoshop (or gimp)

and the new text colour in your sig is perfect, both matches the background and stands out from it.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 25, 2009 3:32 pm    Post subject: Re: Sigs

Well thank you but yours has much better effects. I still suck at blending the characters in.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:40 pm    Post subject: Re: Sigs

that's just the shading/highlighting i was referring to.

actually, i know a brilliant tutorial on doing it with a mouse if you dont have a wacom, lemme dig it up...

killingifrit.com/forum...pic=159086
there we go. please excuse the FFXIness

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2009 12:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Sigs

I didn't quite get the shadow thing (guess it'd just not my style) but I made a new one & I think the demon guy cleaned up pretty well...but it still needs work Sad


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 28, 2009 1:24 pm    Post subject: Re: Sigs

Here's my newest one for another forum:


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 01, 2009 9:00 pm    Post subject: Re: Sigs

This one I thought turned out kind of smexy...


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 12, 2009 9:16 am    Post subject: Re: Sigs

Here's an updated version of the last one, kind of got the flames figured out.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 7:38 pm    Post subject: Re: Sigs

Few more I made using Photoshop (yes, I finally got photoshop :P)




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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:10 am    Post subject: Re: Sigs

My first attempt at making an eye >.<




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PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2009 9:51 am    Post subject: Re: Sigs

Newest ones:







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PostPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 11:55 am    Post subject: Re: Sigs

And more:



This one is the first time I've ever used WoW model viewer lmao


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 2:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Sigs






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