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Serec 07-09-2008 04:37 PM

Okay, I want to make a signature, but the thing is, I'm totally new to photoshop and I have no clue how to make a signature. What I'm asking for is hints and tips or possibly even guides on how to create one. All of your help will be appreciated. :D

Zeke 07-09-2008 05:01 PM

Here's a vid that I used as a guide when I started to make some signatures: http://youtube.com/watch?v=QtXkXOLfvSQ

Post anything you don't understand here and I'll answer them

Btw, this is just one style of making a signature. There are many other ways to make one, but I thought this one was the easiest for a decent looking sig

iNodTillDeath 07-09-2008 05:09 PM

You build ur signature on layers,Ur main layer is the render layer,just keep making new layers and brush them as many times you want.to add some spice go to adjustements,exposure.

Serec 07-09-2008 05:27 PM

What's a render layer?

iNodTillDeath 07-09-2008 05:31 PM

First do this go to " new" choose ur sizes and put okay
then ull get a empty box
then go choose open, get a render,
Now u have 2 boxes
choose the render box , ctrl+a to choose the pick, then ctr+c and then ctr+p to the "new" box. and there u go , ur 1st layer

Zeke 07-09-2008 05:32 PM

Ulrik if you're talking about in the video, render refers to the picture you're using

Icegoten 07-09-2008 05:46 PM

I usually go find step by step tutorials on making a sig with a certain look. Google Photoshop sig tutorials and find one with an outcome you like and try to follow the tut to make your own sig. Other than that your just going to have to play around with everything.

Serec 07-09-2008 05:53 PM

Zeke, in the video tutorial you showed me, how do I grab the render picture and pull it over to the little box?

Zeke 07-09-2008 05:53 PM

If you're trying to put the render into your signature just use the move tool, click and drag the picture over to your signature box. Just like he shows you in the beginning

Serec 07-09-2008 05:58 PM

Ok, I'm trying to move the render to my signature, but it says that the layer is locked, how do I fixed that? :o

EDIT: Oh wait, nevermind. I duplicated the layer and deleted the old one. :3

Zeke 07-09-2008 05:58 PM

Right click on the layer on the layers tab thingy, click convert to smart object->Rasterize

Serec 07-09-2008 06:03 PM

Another nooby question..How do I apply the transformation?

Zeke 07-09-2008 06:08 PM

You click on another tool and it will ask you if you want to apply it or not. Thats how I do it xD

Serec 07-09-2008 07:29 PM

I'm giving up for now. My photoshop is hard to use, maybe it's because I have CS3.

Zeke 07-09-2008 07:31 PM

lol Ulrik, I started with CS3 xP

Serec 07-09-2008 07:33 PM

Well, I'm not good with these kinds of things. D: I need like, a "Photoshop for Dummies" book or something. xD

Charmander 07-09-2008 08:41 PM

Honestly, the best way I learned was through tutorials. :>

300TH POST!! :>
Cookies, cupcakes, cakes, ice creams, hugs, kisses please! :>

Zeke 07-09-2008 08:43 PM

Just keep trying Ulrik xD

Serec 07-09-2008 09:00 PM

I'll try some other time.. ._. I might just request some due to laziness, haha. Congratulations Charmander for having your 300th post in my thread! *Hugs and kisses*

Zeke 07-09-2008 09:17 PM

Lol, I might be willing to make you one sometime....MIGHT be willing


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