creating sigs with photoshop help

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  1. Dylan
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    Dylan 100 MILES AND RUNNIN'

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    i would like to know how to get cool fonts/resize images and just and tips/things i need to know to create sigs.
     
  2. Kenney

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    So let me get this straight, you paid $999 for a piece of software and now you're asking us to help you with it? Smells fishy.

    Anyways you can get some cool pixel fonts here, they are great for userbars and signatures in general:
    Dafont.com

    About image resize, hit F1 and read through then; then ask again (it's a really basic tool).
     
  3. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

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    resize your background to 100x140 (i think) go to dafont.com for cool fonts, be creative
     
  4. strata8

    strata8 Look! A pointless distraction!

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    I really prefer Fireworks over Photoshop. The way it treats each layer as an object makes it so much easier to create things. The shape tools also have more features, so it makes it easier to make the thing you want.
     
  5. Dylan
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    Dylan 100 MILES AND RUNNIN'

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    cheers guys. i have a mac so not sure if i can get fireworks
     
  6. Translucentbill

    Translucentbill GBAtemp Fan

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    Who actually PAYS for photoshop now a days? ;]
     
  7. Prime

    Prime GBAtemp Psycho!

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    lmao! no one buys photoshop anymore.
     
  8. DarkRey

    DarkRey still transfoooorming.... with sum lags!

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    go to deviantart.com and search for photoshop brushes (there are lots cool stuff).
    go to http://www.tutorialized.com/ where u can find lots of photoshop (not only photoshop) tutorials.

    off-topic:everyone pirate it (not me [​IMG])
    is f***ing expensive

    p.s
    thanx for the fonts site
     
  9. strata8

    strata8 Look! A pointless distraction!

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    myphotoshopbrushes.com also has some really great, free brushes.
     
  10. DarkRey

    DarkRey still transfoooorming.... with sum lags!

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    here i come baby
     
  11. Seven

    Seven oh hell no

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    Not only that, but CS3 is only in the $600 USD range.

    ONLY.

    That's right. Makes you want to buy it, right? Right?
     
  12. Kyoji

    Kyoji ウッーウッーウマ

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    Thats cheap for professionals, who incidentally are the target audience. Its really not that expensive when your entire livelihood depends on it.

    Dafont is a great website for free mediocre fonts, or niche fonts like various dingbats and stuff like that. If you want good fonts (Helvetica, Univers, Frutiger, Georgia, Garamond, Din, etc) and dont want to pay, you'll have to hit up a torrent site.

    Image re-sizing is simple, make a new document the size you want your signature to be (seems 140x100 is the target) then just drag the jpg you want from firefox/a folder on your pc into the open document in Photoshop. From there, choose the rectangular marquee tool (hit 'M') right click on the image, go to Free Transform, hold shift, then click on one of the corners and drag till you have the desired size. Holding shift locks the aspect ratio so you dont squish (or squash) the image while you resize it.