Full sig tut
Posted 19 September 2005 - 08:24 PM
File>new>Set the image size.
2.I like to start out with a certin brush called ab#4 from http://www.deviantar...iation/20251391 =No name brush set.
Brush all around
3.I use a filter right here called polar coords
Circle depth in precent:0
Offset angle:play with it tell you like it
3b.For a more swirly look make a new image 800x600 and follow the above steps.
4.Add a new layer
Layer>new layer>Keep the default settings
5.Brush over it with so me brushes.I'll uselly use a whole set of them*Don't just use the same brush over and over again*
You can keep doing this step to get different results
6.Next you need to color it.
Theres two ways i color mine Colorize and color balnce
Tools>Color tools>Color Balnce.
Play wiht the setings untill you like.
Play witht he setings untill you like.
7.Renders play a big part of the sig.I'll use one I got from http://www.gamerenders.com
Make a new folder called renders>Save any render you like to there>Open it up>Scale it to a size that goes with your bg>Copy and paste to your sig.
8.Next we need to add text.You can get fonts at http://www.dafont.com .I'll use Sell Your soul.
Scroll through the list untill you find oen you like
I just made mine simple white.
You can add more detail to it.
9.After all this you need to add a border
Border x size:1-2*I usally use 1*
Border y size:1-2
Defalt value:I use 25, but you can do what ever you like
10.Now you need to save it. You can save it as anything you want.I use mostly all of them
11.Now you must upload it.You can use http://photobucket.com/
Posted 20 September 2005 - 01:34 AM
the less sharp the mid tones the shallower the texture. sharp contrast in the midtones give the image a deeper feel.
compair your #2 image with the one after ...
Posted 20 September 2005 - 08:27 PM
Edit: Been...a while, but my current sig used this tutorial for the background =P (I'm slow lol)