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winna

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« Reply #80 on: 08-31-2008 21:44 »

I got Bear's avy and dr.bender nye's avy doneded....  Not sure how I feel about how they turned out....  I was kind of playing with new programs... so give me a headsup and I'll redo them if need be:



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« Reply #81 on: 09-01-2008 10:48 »

Oh, cool, thanks
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« Reply #82 on: 09-02-2008 09:59 »

The first one's lines are too dark
and the middle one is too transparent
but the last one is just right!

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« Reply #83 on: 09-02-2008 16:11 »

Thanks winna  smile big grin

Now how do I make it my avytar??? confused ???
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« Reply #84 on: 09-02-2008 18:25 »

No problemo... save the image, go into your profile and click on Forum Profile Information... then upload it and bam... you've got a custom avatar.

I'm not sure which one's you're talking about hobbitboy...  you can already pick a custom one. 

If you avatars start to annoy me (dr.bender nye and Bear) and I happen to make a better version, would either of you mind reuploading?  I might look into it later... I'm kind of tired right now.
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« Reply #85 on: 09-02-2008 19:46 »

Oooooh, I see. Thank you winna. smile.
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« Reply #86 on: 09-03-2008 21:54 »
« Last Edit on: 09-03-2008 21:59 »

Winna, can you make this smaller and upload it. In case you don't know it is no.9 man also if possible can you just keep him on the picture i dont really need the backround characters. i cant put the picture url up but its on this website
http://futurama.wikia.com/wiki/Image:Number9.JPG
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« Reply #87 on: 09-03-2008 21:58 »

I can't see your image Try this:

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[img]http://www.urloftheimage.com[/img]
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« Reply #88 on: 09-04-2008 14:31 »

How do you feel about this no.9 man?

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« Reply #89 on: 09-04-2008 17:43 »

thats great winna.
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« Reply #90 on: 09-04-2008 19:23 »

I think this is the only one I have that is bigger, but it ain't the right size so I am not sure what you can do with it. Let me know what else I should do and I will work on it...
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« Reply #91 on: 09-05-2008 19:58 »

With that... I might be able to do this:



Let me know how you like it. smile
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« Reply #92 on: 09-05-2008 20:08 »

hehe, it makes me laugh which is exactly what I wanted~ you kick ass, Winna!
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« Reply #93 on: 09-05-2008 20:18 »

Sorry... forgot to add you to custom avatar group... so umm, there you go.
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« Reply #94 on: 09-15-2008 01:22 »

 Hey, is this a good avatar? 

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« Reply #95 on: 09-15-2008 13:28 »

yeah, thats pretty good, I think u did a good job with the transparency, but u might wanna clean it up a bit if u wanted it to look mega proffessional wink
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« Reply #96 on: 09-15-2008 14:16 »

You live in Australia?
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« Reply #97 on: 09-16-2008 13:58 »
« Last Edit on: 09-16-2008 14:01 »

whothewhatnow? youre stalking me now, or have I brought up the fact that I live in Australia so many times everyones just sick of me posting..


btw that was a ritorical question
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« Reply #98 on: 09-16-2008 20:56 »

You probably meant rhetorical.

Also... We can't use .pngs, although I might talk to mArc about that... 
I prefer slightly thicker lines Smarty...  The really really super thin ones don't mesh well with the background.

So I tried outlining your avatar... and I'm kind of iffy with how it turned out... but I've been pretty tired today.



Let me know how you feel about that one... You don't have to use that one, but hopefully we can work out something in the middle if you're not happy with it, and I can hook you up with setting it as your custom. smile
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« Reply #99 on: 09-16-2008 23:06 »

Winna, I like it. It really shows Zoidberg better, and the outline is great. I love it! big grin
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« Reply #100 on: 09-16-2008 23:26 »

Consider yourself able to use custom avatars.  Save the image, and then go into your profile and upload it. smile
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« Reply #101 on: 09-17-2008 00:24 »

Ok, thanks!
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« Reply #102 on: 09-17-2008 07:07 »

I think transparent png are fine.
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« Reply #103 on: 09-17-2008 08:06 »

Thanks marc. smile
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« Reply #104 on: 09-18-2008 12:12 »

How do transparent png's work?

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« Reply #105 on: 09-18-2008 22:50 »
« Last Edit on: 09-18-2008 22:51 »

They work exactly like a transparent .gif, except you can have more colors, and alpha transparencies.... Ie, this whole line thing probably wouldn't even be close to an issue with .pngs.

Edit... btw, your signature could use some clean up.... I actually have a bigger version of your avatar if you'd like it to use it.
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« Reply #106 on: 09-19-2008 13:47 »

I tried doing one but i have no idea how, can someone help me with this one?
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« Reply #107 on: 09-19-2008 16:16 »

Well how did you get to that stage?

Essentially, you'll need to crop that down to 64x64 (right now it's 100x88) and make the background color transparent.  I'm finding now that it's best if you make the background color pretty similar to background grey of your post (my post is background white) before you save its transparency.... I can help out a little more if I know what you're used to and what programs you use.... but I'm probably going to end up suggesting irfanview again.  I use that program for all my cropping, resizing, and saving.
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« Reply #108 on: 09-21-2008 09:46 »


could someone please make me an avatar of Fry fighting the Worm King please?
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« Reply #109 on: 09-21-2008 12:25 »

Well how did you get to that stage?

Essentially, you'll need to crop that down to 64x64 (right now it's 100x88) and make the background color transparent.  I'm finding now that it's best if you make the background color pretty similar to background grey of your post (my post is background white) before you save its transparency.... I can help out a little more if I know what you're used to and what programs you use.... but I'm probably going to end up suggesting irfanview again.  I use that program for all my cropping, resizing, and saving.

I used something called photostudio 5.5 and I dont know why its not transparent already, there's a box you check when you save it to supposedly make it transparent. The only problem is that I think photostudio came with another thing we got and I cant remember what it was.
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« Reply #110 on: 09-21-2008 15:34 »

Winna for Avatar king.
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« Reply #111 on: 09-22-2008 11:48 »

Isn't the "9" facing the wrong way on your avatar?

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« Reply #112 on: 09-22-2008 16:00 »

No... it's facing this way: 9.... You can just barely make out the tip of the tail, but it's cut off right about there.
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« Reply #113 on: 09-22-2008 23:21 »
« Last Edit on: 09-23-2008 21:23 »

Here is an ok one.

It is hard because you are trying to fit alot of stuff into a small graphic.




Looks too much like pixel art.

but here is it just resized--see what you can do i guess.

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« Reply #114 on: 09-23-2008 07:59 »
« Last Edit on: 09-23-2008 08:03 »



I hope that works for anyone who wants to use this one I did. I think i'll have to redo the lines around it though.
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« Reply #115 on: 09-23-2008 20:12 »
« Last Edit on: 09-24-2008 07:11 »

yeah, maybe a tad bit... also, it's still not the right size.  Needs to be 64x64, right now it's 85x71... unfortunately, something is probably goint to have to be cut off...

Edit: It's also not transparent. smile

Edit: Alternatively, you could place it into a square canvas... say 85x85 and then resize down to 64x64.  This would make a lot of negative empty space in the top and/or bottom.... not sure how that would turn out, but it could be worth a try.

Also... because that attempt looks like it's supposed to replicate pixel art, and because the crop job is pretty decent, I'd probably allow it assuming the user wanted it.  I'd probably prefer that over a cropped image with the background still in tact.... allowing pixel art like avatars is kind of a grey area, and I'd probably be subjective about it, so be forewarned on similar attempts in the future.

Basically my aesthetic criteria are:
Does it look good?
Does it fit in with the general theme of PEEL?

I actually think a lot of my attempts come up short short on the first criteria, if anyone wants to agree with me on that, please by all means pm me. smile

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« Reply #116 on: 09-24-2008 05:27 »

My new siggy?

a) Needs some work
b) Needs a lot of work
c) It's fine
d) Try a whole different siggy

Of course I think it's good, but that's just because I drew it with my own left hand  big grin

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« Reply #117 on: 09-24-2008 06:57 »

It's definitely neat.... you've got some jaggieness though.... Ummm... Did you work on it ms paint?  Because if that's the case, that's probably where the blurry edge is coming from....  I assume the cartoons and the signature itself are from a scanned image.... try importing it into another image program and adding the lines and text from there... then saving as a jpeg. 

It works the way it is right now... so I'm somewhere between a & c.... also, it's not like you're planning on posting your signature 50 times per page, right?  Just every once in awhile, which infers that it's cool as long as it isn't eye-cancer or page stretchingly huge.

Lastly, this is totally an avatar thread!  For avatars!  I suppose the best location for it would actually be the test thread, but meh. tongue

I do kind of like the drawings a lot... and the message is neat though. smile
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« Reply #118 on: 09-24-2008 12:50 »

Avatars, siggys, same same...
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« Reply #119 on: 09-25-2008 20:09 »

Actually, they're not.
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