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I know these threads don't last long, but just downloaded the GIMP (Windows version) last night and I am really psyched about it. Here are some quick little things I came up with: Those are all logos for my brother's website. Some of them don't exactly work as logos (like the weird colorful one), but I was having fun messing around with this awesome program. Created with GIMP: [edited by - Erunama on July 30, 2002 8:34:27 PM]

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I like the black-on-stucco one (the first critical nonsense logo). Could be used very tastefully in a well-designed site. Please don''t use Flash.

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The first one is going to be the background of the site (just kidding of course... I don''t want the visitors to have seizures).

The "stucco" one was just a carpet texture that I bump mapped. Personally, I like the second film logo (it is a movie site). The first one would be hard to make a site around, without creating a border around the image and without having a background image.

Though I am not really happy with any of them. I''m sure better things will come with practice.

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I am really loving creating patterns with GIMP. It is so easy, and they look pretty cool! Here's three more:





EDIT: Took out large (cool looking) center picture.

[edited by - Erunama on July 18, 2002 12:22:14 AM]

[edited by - Erunama on July 30, 2002 8:36:49 PM]

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Come on guys, this is no fun just putting my work up here.

I've been playing around with the saturation filter a bit.

Pat Wilson (drummer for Weezer). I like the way this turned out, since it was my first one:


Elizabeth Perfoll (model). I am not at all happy with this one. I think it would have been better to desaturize the entire room and leave her as is. I am too tired to try that right now. Also, I think her skin is a bit too light in this picture.



[edited by - Erunama on July 30, 2002 8:37:09 PM]

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d''oh me ! I could have posted here
Well, I couldnt be bothered reposting, so if you wanna see my new stuff and comment (I always like a bit of criticism from my peers), please give a look to the thread I started.




Sancte Isidore ora pro nobis !

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http://www.freewebs.com/jointjunkie/Digidege/pacman.jpg

http://www.freewebs.com/jointjunkie/head.jpg

[edited by - pipo declown on July 21, 2002 10:08:47 AM]

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Hrm... why are my pictures not showing up? I am no where near my monthly bandwith limit.

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Why don''t see your images?
because many webhost don''t allow extern hotlink (in special geoshities and angelfire). My webhost don''t allow hotlink when the file is more big that 32kb U_U



My Chii skeetch (from the cover of Chobits manga ^__^)



Chii is some "female robots" that made all to their "master" said! ^___^. Where i can buy someone?.. and came with usb port?



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The images worked for a few days, though. After that, they just stopped showing up. I guess they don''t disallow external linking automatically, but they saw a fair amount of bandwith coming GameDev.Net and put a stop to it.

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Erunama, are you planning on fixing the problem. Probably, the only reason it ever worked for you is because your browser was loading the images from your cache.

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No, it wasn''t the cache playing tricks on me (which is why the first two people to respond were able to comment on the images). I will look into the problem.

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filters??? wtf?

i mean... no offense inteded (and i appreciate your enthusiasm), but how about learning to paint/draw instead? (assuming you haven´t already)

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I already know how to draw and paint, and if the pictures were visible, you would see that I used filters to achieve effects that would be extremely hard to duplicate through drawing (I mean, how do you expect me to draw something with a bump map and get a reasonable quality scan for a logo).

And, I only mentioned using filters for saturation. It is technically not even a filter (I used a saturation layer to get the effect I wanted).

So go away you troll

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to post from sites that don't allow hotlinking put http://invis.free.anonymizer.com/ before the URL, so for Erunama it would be ie. ahttp://invis.free.anonymizer.com/http://opengl.0catch.com/pattern1.jpg and should show up:

Works fine for 0catch, geocities etc.



my own stuff


I just made the coloring in PS, the original b/w sketch was made by someone else.
http://www.strangefate.com/fantasy/beast.jpg


[edited by - StrangeFate on July 30, 2002 2:19:54 AM]

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one more thing that comes to mind (i think the other stuff was already mentioned on usf): the blood on the cleaver looks sort of dried up already, so you might wanna try removing the drop (besides, blood doesn´t drip as gooey as that).

btw: how about a tutorial on how to texture like that?

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Thats pretty darn cool! Please, make a tutorial on how to do that type of texturing. It would help spare the world from more ''programmer art''.

Moe''s site

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Strangefate, those textures look great! I also went to your site, very impressive.

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ClownKeep

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StrangeFate: Thanks for the tip! Pictures now work (but I bet my monthly bandwith might be reached fairly quickly).

Awesome texturing, by the way!

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Wow ... how incredible, I salute you

StrangeFate:

how long does it take you to do each texture?

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