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Tutorial: Stardust effect

As the Winter/Holiday season is the only time I get away with my love for tacky over the top stardust effects, I've made some very sparkly things lately.
And as people actually asked (*gasp*) how I made them, I couldn't resist the opportunity to spread the stardust love... heee, let it glow!


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Have fun and spread the tacky stardust love! ;D
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A Vintage Icon Walkthrough

Because I keep getting asked about this vintage effect on the Doctor Who Hello? icon, I decided to write a very quick walkthrough, because I'm too lazy to answer it again and again *g*
it's actually fairly easy, and it doesn't require a lot of work, just some basics and a little imagination ;)
This is not a tutorial, but a walkthrough. You quite definitely need to adjust steps and settings to make them work for your own choice of screencap.



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as always have fun! :)
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tutorial: tricks and tips for making light textures V

as my dear PSP users always complain when I'm using the Lens Flare filter when making light texture tuts, I wrote a quick one without this filter (yay for caffeine that makes me hyper). Hope you're happy now ;P
I have no clue about PSP though, so don't blame me when I'm using other things that are PS only *g* (but I think this one is safe...)

also on a completely random note: yay! I think I've just repaired my washing machine and it spin-dries again, but booo! now I have no excuse for not wearing that ridiculous Hippie outfit to that FlowerPowerParty tonight....

tricks&tips for making light textures V
- Light textures with the gradient tool -



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as always: Have Fun! :)

uhm and also, what's with the sudden increasement of watchers of my little comm? I start feeling paranoid... which could also be the caffeine, but still... *looks around suspiciously*
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Fun with Filters III

I'm still uncharacteristically quiet, I know... it's the season I guess. Fall and I don't match...
also I should start making muffins for a friend's birthday tomorrow and I'm procrastinating. therefore a new tutorial.

it's a kind of how to avoid using brushes everyone is using and come up with something that's a little more versatile. oh, and I'm talking about borders, I should have mentioned that before, huh?

torn/rippled/rounded/etc. border effects


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off to make the muffins, and why the hell is the damn VM torrent so slow. and YSI kicked me out. again. *sigh* see, fall and I? are no friends...
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Fun with Filters I

remember when I wanted to continue my Pop-Art style guide? yeah, me neither...
so I thought I'm going to start a new series. heee. *has the attention span of a three year old*

filters are the most underused feature of PS when it comes to fanart and icons. seriously. it's like people are afraid of using them or something like that. so I'm going to try to take that fear away ;P

repeat with me:
filters. are. fun. and. easy.

we're starting with something very easy. we're going to make this:
bigger
and it's going to take approximately five minutes. tops. if you're doing it for the first time...

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you can use these kind of things as backgrounds for fanart/wallpaper/banners/headers/etc.
or you can crop it and make Light textures out of it.

see...



heee. easy, ain't it? playing with filters is fun. *nods*
now go and and fiddle with the settings. because it's fun. *pushes you towards your PS*

coming soon: more Fun with Filters ;)
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Tutorial: the making of 'LMPTM Movie Poster'

another one of the Movie Posters explained :)

also I'd like to pimp my offer to give you any icon psd-file I've ever created (as long as I still have it) in exchange of a 10$ donation to a charity organization of your choice :)
that's your chance to see the effects you always wondered about and I was too lazy to explain ;)




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as always feedback is more than welcome :)
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tutorial: tricks and tips for making light textures III

on request of mylildementor (I'm sorry it took so long, you can email me about the other thing we've talked about if you still need them after this *g*)
(and I'm afraid I have to admit... also because it peeves me that people assume that things that took quite some time to make are 'just cropped from stock images')

how to make defocused round lights for textures
aka know your brush tool


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