Pol's Gimpshop Tutorials!

Discussion in 'Transformers Funnies' started by Polenicus, Dec 24, 2007.

  1. Polenicus

    Polenicus Warring At Play

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2002
    Posts:
    3,333
    Trophy Points:
    186
    Likes:
    +0
    Ebay:
    I decided to start a new thread for this, so as to not hijack my own comic.

    now, by no means is this the only way to do things, or even the best. I fully hope someone can take what I post and improve upon it. I only ask that if my techniques help, use them, improve them, and share your improvements with the rest of us.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  2. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2006
    Posts:
    14,999
    News Credits:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    262
    Location:
    Long Island
    Likes:
    +34
    ok WOW! That is awesome, though it's way over my head :lol 
     
  3. Grimwing

    Grimwing Scientist Supreme

    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2007
    Posts:
    4,962
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Likes:
    +3
    Skids is pure pathos. Alternators Rulez!
     
  4. Lastwhitelf

    Lastwhitelf Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2007
    Posts:
    56
    Trophy Points:
    46
    Likes:
    +0
    very usefull and funny too! :D 

    Merry Christmas!
     
  5. Icespark

    Icespark A Spark in the Darkness

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2007
    Posts:
    1,906
    News Credits:
    67
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Likes:
    +67
    Your tutorial was not only very educational and enlightening, but also highly entertaining and enjoyable to read. Your jokes, character speech patterns, and conversations with and responses to the characters were all very well done! You turned a fascinating, but potentially difficult to understand subject into not only a great comic, but an excellent tutorial! :D 
     
  6. Sycia

    Sycia Draconian Faction

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2007
    Posts:
    1,226
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Likes:
    +0
    ¦D I love how you made this tutorial into a little comic of its own. So much fun with one panel!
     
  7. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2004
    Posts:
    24,583
    News Credits:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    296
    Likes:
    +12
    Ebay:
    Neat
     
  8. Berkut37

    Berkut37 Stealth Inhumanoid

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2007
    Posts:
    38
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Likes:
    +0
    lol a humorous tutorial nice job!
     
  9. DilaZirK

    DilaZirK Is bullheaded.

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2006
    Posts:
    7,124
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    211
    Likes:
    +1
    :lol  :lol  :lol  That was the most entertaining GIMP/Photoshop tutorial I've ever read!

    And now I know! Thanks for sharing this with us, Pol. I may very well opt for this style of explosion instead of the one I recently used, that one takes FAR too much effort to get it right. >_<

    On another note, people weren't kidding when they said GIMPshop's interface is very similar to Photoshop's.
     
  10. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2007
    Posts:
    15,291
    News Credits:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    302
    Likes:
    +890
    Ah....now I know...thanks heaps!
     
  11. Ripclaw

    Ripclaw DementedDino1

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2007
    Posts:
    4,035
    Trophy Points:
    167
    Likes:
    +6
    i have a question

    how can i make the eyes of my transformers glow???

    and the lasers too
     
  12. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2006
    Posts:
    82,021
    News Credits:
    16
    Trophy Points:
    407
    Likes:
    +446
    Congrats!

    Your are the second person in the whole funnies to habe Alternators Camshaft hey shoukd of been shot it could of been a homage.

    :lol 
     
  13. Coolhand

    Coolhand Spiff's Stunt Double

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2008
    Posts:
    3,954
    Trophy Points:
    151
    Likes:
    +4
    Hey Pol.

    I know this is terribly belated, but I just want to say thanks for posting such an in-depth tutorial. Not only did it show me how to get some nice ka-boom effects for my own comic, but it taught me a hell of a lot about the basic workings of GIMP layers, which I'd been strugging with up until I read this.

    So thanks for taking the time to share your GIMP knowledge with us all. :thumb 
     
  14. Fez Findie

    Fez Findie Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2006
    Posts:
    14,858
    Trophy Points:
    257
    Likes:
    +159
    Seconded.

    As well as, if I didn't already say it, you sure have done quite a favor here, Pol. :) 
     
  15. Coolhand

    Coolhand Spiff's Stunt Double

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2008
    Posts:
    3,954
    Trophy Points:
    151
    Likes:
    +4
    Well, I don't know how Pol does his awesome eyeglow, but in GIMP I create a new transparent layer, draw around the eye, fill it with white, then feather that selected area by about 20-ish depending on how big you want the glow to be, create a new layer to go UNDER your white eye, then fill that selection with whatever colour you want the glow to be. The more you fill it, the brighter the glow gets. You can do lasers the same way.

    Apologies to Pol if I hijacked his thread...
     
  16. Ripclaw

    Ripclaw DementedDino1

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2007
    Posts:
    4,035
    Trophy Points:
    167
    Likes:
    +6
    i figured it out lol

    what i do is select the eye, or the lazer path

    feather by however much is needed

    then fill it with the color that the eye/lazer is by using the paint brush

    then click edit and cut

    it leaves some of the color there

    and the middle is white
     
  17. Deviant Anomaly

    Deviant Anomaly Obsotted Fangirl

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2007
    Posts:
    1,695
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Likes:
    +0
    Cool. A tutorial as a comic...or is it a comic as a tutorial? :D 

    "It burns like commitment." :lol 
     

Share This Page