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Templates for Images x12

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 ...
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Poster Creation Basics (Gimp & Photoshop) x10

*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...
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Create a cdArt with GIMP (Outdated – 1000 point bounty for updated tutorial) x8

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 with the red squa...
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How Fanart.tv Works x8

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...
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Checking Image Edges x7

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...
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Image Cleaning and Prep x6

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...
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How to Calibrate your Monitor x6

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...
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Gimp from Scratch – Part 3 (Begin Producing Art) x5

Part 1: Exploring and Setting up Gimp Part 2: Intro to Filters and Plugins Part 3: Begin Producing Art Part 4: Intro to Paths and Create HDClearLogo Part 5: Render Image and Create HDClearART     De...
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Gimp from Scratch – Part 5 (Render Image and Create HDClearART) x5

Part 1: Exploring and Setting up Gimp Part 2: Intro to Filters and Plugins Part 3: Begin Producing Ar Part 4: Intro to Paths and Create HDClearLogo Part 5: Render Image and Create HDClearART Descri...
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Photoshop Hair Rendering Tutorials x5

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 ...
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