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Poster Creation Basics (Gimp & Photoshop)
*Note* This tutorial was done in gimp, but the basic techniques and procedures should translate easily to Photoshop. If you need more precise help doing this in Photoshop, just ask for help in the Ph...
Templates for Images
Description: Here are the templates to create images for the site. They have several layers with different colored backgrounds (the same we use to inspect images in the pending queues) They also have ...
Create a cdArt with GIMP
Description: How to create discART using a Gimp Template. Step 1 Open up the cdART template in GIMP Step 2 Make sure that the correct layer is selected, to do this click on the layer wit...
Checking Image Edges
Description: Quick tutorial on how to check image edges before submitting to the site. Checking the edges of your images is both quick and easy and should be done on every single submission. The trick...
Image Cleaning and Prep
Description: Image cleaning is a subject that covers many tools and techniques. This page will show some possibilities of what can be achieved, and the tools used to get there. All images here were pu...
How Fanart.tv Works
The Ins and Outs of the Fanart.tv Database This has been a point of confusion for a long time and I hope to clear this up a bit. There are a couple of key points to remember that will make this easier...
Fanart.tv Browser Enhancements
Imagus – Enlarge thumbnails, and show images/videos from links with a mouse hover. ImagusMOD – A custom modification to Imagus that allows for Cycling through background colors. Stylish ...
How to Calibrate your Monitor
Description: If you plan on contributing to the site, it is imperative that your monitor is calibrated so you will be able to distinguish between subtle differences in colors and levels. This will no...
Photoshop Hair Rendering Tutorials
Description: This is a series of videos by our resident Photoshop expert on how to select and isolate very detailed hair. He shows 3 different examples covering some different techniques. There is no ...
The Animal Logo Tutorial
Description: This tutorial shows how to create an HDLogo from scratch using the pen tool in Photoshop. All videos will be available in HD, so make sure you select HD for playback on youtube. (click th...
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