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Please help the person above me before me, I posted the banner here otherwise I would forget. I have a very bad memory :|

Ok, I have been trying a couple of things out, but I still feel that this picture is not right :? although it does look better on a black background...

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the glow behind the text is too strong

also you could add some stars etc

Is this better?

The stars made an big improvement.

Now the text needs anti-aliasing. The glow wasn't 100% totally bad, you just needed less glow, in my option.

How would I go about anti-aliasing? The plugin "basic anti-aliasing" doesn't do anything to it.

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How's that?

I selected the border and ran Hue/Saturation. Then I went to Borders n' shapes and made a 1px black border with 0 :AntiAliasingOn:. Experiment :D

Also, its pretty nice just as it is. I like the transparent border. Keep up the good work.

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I made this as a title page for a brochure for a school project. All PDN except for the picture at the top which I edited a fair bit and the flag which I used the very helpful Google Image Search plugin. Any comments on how to improve it? I don't really trust myself to think it done...

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I love the colours and the overall design, but I think font isn't great at all. It looks fine in the logo but I think the paragraph should have a simple sans-serif typeface, like Myriad or Tahoma. Also, the blue effects in the background are going from top-right to bottom-left, whereas text is read from left to right, so you may want to flip that.

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I agree that the font has problems.

The text looks crowded and the tops/bottoms of some

letters are too thin. It has an old-fashioned look, I wasn't

sure whether that was deliberate, as a nod to Nova Scotia's

long history.

If you switch to a less problematic font, try a moderate

drop-shadow under the text and flag. See how it looks.

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Help! First of all, it just looks really bad. The glow around the planet itself looks awful. Also, help on planet textures would be a God-send, mine have no depth. Oh, and any idea how to, like, add stars behind the planet. I tried using noise, but it made the stars look too uniform. I need some bigger / brighter and some darker. Plus the issue of getting them behind the planet. I'm relatively new here and to PDN - talk to me like a n00b. :wink:

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FatAdZ,

If you use Shape3D to form the planet,

be sure to put a checkmark next to Anti-Alias

and raise the strength to 4 or 5.

This will reduce the jaggy edges.

Any use of the MagicWand or other selection

tools on any layer is likely to add jaggies back

to the outline of the planet.

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Basic starfield:

Fill a layer with black.

Add noise @

100

0

2

Position it as the bottom layer in the Layers

window and it will be behind the planet.

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