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 Post subject: so i finaly decided on a signiture image
PostPosted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 3:09 am  (#1) 
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i created this in InkScape but i thought it looked cool. =)

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 Post subject: Re: so i finaly decided on a signiture image
PostPosted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 10:16 am  (#2) 
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That sure is cool. The cracks in that wall look soooooooo real. The white marks add a lot reality to it. well done.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 10:28 am  (#3) 
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Very cool. I'd really be interested in knowing how you made those cracks.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:15 pm  (#4) 
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You should use that as splash screen. :D

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 10:32 pm  (#5) 
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you MADE the rocks? THey look a lot like a photo.


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 Post subject: Re: so i finaly decided on a signiture image
PostPosted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 5:49 am  (#6) 
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It is a texture photo i downloaded from a free texture source, i did the paint job though! ;)
(masking in Inkscape). Thats a great idea to use it as a spash screen, ill do it!

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Id be willing to bet i could recreate the cracks in the texture though...ill give it a try after my guitar project.
I am working on a guitar in InkScape right now, when its done ill upload it for you all to see.
here is a preview of the work in progress...

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decided to add some raindrops to my sig =)
sort of thinking its dreary until 2.8 comes out.
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 Post subject: Re: so i finaly decided on a signiture image
PostPosted: Mon Jun 28, 2010 5:41 pm  (#7) 
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Awesome :D, How did you do it 0_o ?

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 Post subject: Re: so i finaly decided on a signiture image
PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 8:57 pm  (#8) 
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Awesome :D, How did you do it 0_o ?

here is a link to the tutorial for the rain..
http://www.tutorialized.com/view/tutori ... face/27290
the guitar is vector, and i had to use a jpg image of an actual guitar photo, then cut out each shape and then created the gradients for each shape...tedious but fun, very fun.i love working in InkScape almost as much as GIMP. =)
after the guitar im gonna try a motorcycle (Harley Davidson probably)


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 Post subject: Re: so i finaly decided on a signiture image
PostPosted: Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:19 am  (#9) 
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the guitar is vector, and i had to use a jpg image of an actual guitar photo, then cut out each shape and then created the gradients for each shape...
after the guitar im gonna try a motorcycle (Harley Davidson probably)


i did not understand anything, but anyways Thanks :D

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 Post subject: Re: so i finaly decided on a signiture image
PostPosted: Thu Jul 01, 2010 1:58 am  (#10) 
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Sorry if i confused you....
Vector images are scalable to any resolution and still look very sharp.Even if you scale them up in size.
SVG (scalable vector image).This is the native format InkScape creates its edit files.
Sorta like how Gimp creates XCF extension editables.
InkScape is one huge awesome path and vector image creator which is also free like Gimp.
The guitar when it is finished will be scaled down to icon size and will be my Rocketdock shortcut icon for all my saved guitar tabs.
Of course it will also go into my library of saved vector images for later editing if need be. =).

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