My first made wallpaper

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  1. Wabsta
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    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

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    I got the idea when I was making a banner for my website: http://www.wabsta.com
    And I thought, "let's make a wallpaper!".
    Any comments? It's 1280x800 btw (15.4" laptop).
    Here it is:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  2. BiscuitBee

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    Perhaps a glow or a burst of something from behind the 1UP to make it stand out more. It's not that it doesn't catch my eye, it's just the outline of the mushroom blends in with the background

    EDIT:
    For a simple effect, take your mushroom and duplicate the layer. Expand the image perhaps 25%. Gaussian Blur the heck out of it and change the layer opacity to, oh, 25%. Oh yeah, put that layer under your original mushroom.

    Now you can do whatever to the blurred mushroom like change it's outline colour

    Layers:
    Mushroom

    Blurred Mushroom
    Background
     
  3. Wabsta
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    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

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    That's actually a good idea, I'm going to try something like that right away.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Should probably end up with something like this. Just a guideline, 'my way' isn't the 'right way'.

    Also, your results will be MUCH better since I just took yours and chopped it up quickly [​IMG]

    EDIT:
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    Avatar size since it looks kinda neat [​IMG]
     
  5. Wabsta
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    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

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    [​IMG]
    I have it like this now, is it nice? Or not exactly what you meant? I don't think so, looking at the one you made [​IMG] Yea, as a avatar it's really cool, but i can't just give up my radioactive demonic powers... [​IMG]
     
  6. BiscuitBee

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    I like it! Of course it isn't exactly what I meant... it would be a boring internets if everything was my way T.T

    Also, just add a big starburst and some sparkles and it'll be a typical Web 2.0 wallpaper [​IMG]
     
  7. Wabsta
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    Okay, cool [​IMG]

    I think I like it this way now, just mario, no other stuff like stars and sparkles (however, I COULD use transparant mariostars [​IMG]).
     
  8. BiscuitBee

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    Example of Typical web 2.0... sparkles and starburst haha
    Warning: Spoilers inside!