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It was a 15 minute job, just refreshing myself on some photoshop action.

All i used were gradient/color overlay and the smudge tool rolleyes.gif

I tried finding something for the background, but couldn't find anything redface.gif

Rate it, or something.
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post #2 of 17
I like it biggrin.gif
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post #3 of 17
You could try using a starry looking background and drop the opacity something like the background on this picture I made a while back..
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Or you could try something like..
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I could teach you how to make the second one if you don't know how thumb.gif
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post #4 of 17
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Hmm.. I'll try out the star thingy, i did a planet themed background a while back with some stars in it, i can post if you like.

The second seems to have a simple texture as a background, maybe with parts brushed out with a very soft brush as well as some gradient/color overlay
And the text has bewel/emboss, a very soft outer glow, pattern + gradient overlay with the typical reflection method used before stretching it out like that.


If you didn't notice, i like dissecting graphical designs in my mind rolleyes.gif
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post #5 of 17
Close on the second background. It was a rendered cloud layer with edges masked out, a brushed metal texture set to overlay, and a sandstone texture set to divide. thumb.gif
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post #6 of 17
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Oooh, nice, a little more complicated than i thought tongue.gif

Here's a new version, not exactly stars but i got this idea while going for the stars, see if you can spot the easter egg!
Warning: Bubbly! (Click to show)
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This is an older one i did back in.. december i think. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Dat OCN flame
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I'm pretty happy with that.. We'll see when inspiration strikes again rolleyes.gif
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Oooh, nice, a little more complicated than i thought tongue.gif
Here's a new version, not exactly stars but i got this idea while going for the stars, see if you can spot the easter egg! Warning: Bubbly! (Click to show)
rjXMm.png
This is an older one i did back in.. december i think. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
o6737.png

Could you do the OCN one without the text in the center and just the dots, and flame below?
 
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Ah.. alright.
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Going to sleep in a sec here, but if you have a request, I'll do my best to complete it at some point tomorrow smile.gif
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