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Washunka
In this tut we will learn how to do this type of metal effect
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Step 1)file>new and use these settings
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step 2)next press press "d"(this makes your foreground black and your bg white) after that select your pencil tool user posted image

step 3)next use the scroll wheel on the mouse and zoom in all the way. Next take your pencil and make a line going from corner to corner like this you will have to do every dot individually
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step 4) go to edit>define pattern and click ok.

step 5) file>new and use the dimensions that you want to use for your image i will be using 420x120 but make sure you have the background contents set as white not transparent

step 6)select the paint bucket tool user posted imageand have your settings like this and make sure you select from the patterns the one that you just made
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step 7) all you do is click on the canvas now it should look like this
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step 8) filter>sketch>plaster and use these settings
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it should look like this and now your done
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side note if you add grunge brushing it will be very cool like in my sig
The Demon
Theres nothing special about "Lined Metal"...
Washunka
QUOTE(The Demon @ May 28 2005, 03:37 AM)
Theres nothing special about "Lined Metal"...
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i know but it is easy to do an i am helping out all the people who don't know anything about graphics
The_Owlcat
Nice tut, but ad that you can make it good with some grunge brushing
FX
when you got that sig rated you said you didnt brush at all wink.gif

nice tut
Kuwong
Yeah nice tutorial, glad to see people trying to help others.
Washunka
QUOTE(Gnarkill @ May 28 2005, 06:40 PM)
when you got that sig rated you said you didnt brush at all wink.gif

nice tut
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wrong on the original one i didn't brush at all on the updated ones i did though
sdkjgsdjgh
Whats with all the tuts of late?

if your lookin to help newbies, give them the link to Good-Tutorials

id say 95% of the tuts so far, are already on there..
The_Owlcat
We are hoping to get a tut sub forum
R3ACTION
that would be great
CowPig
Nice tutorial, but about having to do the line pixel by pixel, you don't have to. Make one in the top corner, hold shift, and click on the bottom corner.


And a sub-forum for tutorials would be awesome.
Washunka
QUOTE(CowPig @ May 29 2005, 02:41 AM)
Nice tutorial, but about having to do the line pixel by pixel, you don't have to. Make one in the top corner, hold shift, and click on the bottom corner.


And a sub-forum for tutorials would be awesome.
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wallbash_red.gif i can't believe i forgot about that shortcut good find

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