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Image Umbrella: Signatures, Avatars, Logos & Text

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@xxRUSTYNAILxx:

I think the background is pretty cool, I like the light source, although I think it gets too dark on the edges, it'd be great if it kind of flowed as if it was going out past the borders (Know what I mean?). The sonic seems a little pixelated. It's also very old-fashioned looking. It doesn't look like the sonic you see now that looks more three-dimensional. If it's something you drew or something, that's great! Use it! If you smooth out the lines a little and make a few adjustments I think it'd look great! I also like the text placement, it's nice and simple and doesn't distract from the overall image. Keep up the good work!

I know you're supposed to allow a couple comments before you post another one, but I think people can judge more than one at a time, and there hasn't been a whole ton of signatures recently posted, so if you don't mind, what do y'all think of my signature and avatar? I used pyrochild's Splatter plugin, KrisVDM's Drop Shadow plugin, and the Gradient Blur plugin (Not sure of the author). This is my third attempt at a sig, but my first was just plain text and my second was an animated .GIF.

Signature:

bluesig.png

Avatar:

blueavatar.png

Edited by Schnicka

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@Schnicka

Ok, the signiture I think, is a really nice use of the gradient blur. Epecially since the part that is unblured is the centre of attention. One of the problems i have though is that the text looks like its been blured aswell. Tell me if it hadn't. And if it has, i would've put the text on a new layer, and blured only the background. That way the text would stand out a bit more, because the rest is just a bit plain. And maybe a font that suits the splatter a bit more. Really good for a 3rd attempt though.

The avatar, i think, suffers the same problem. Maybe you should have done a whole new gradient blur on the avatar. And the font shouldn't have been blurred. But, thats just my opinion, and really, im not the best person to get opinion from. :)

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@Balnce

Well I used Drop Shadow to outline my text, so I guess I just used a tiny bit too much blur. It probably won't be too hard to fix (I hope), and I'll work on that right away, thanks :D. By the way, I really like your signature :)

Edit: Is there a way to unblur the background for the Avatar, or will I just have to make a whole new splatter thing for it? I'd rather keep it the same splatters as it is just with different blur, but I guess I could just redo it

Edit: I made the text outline less blurry so it stands out more, how's this?

Signature:

bluesigz.png

Edited by Schnicka

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Nevermind, I made a new sig and avatar anyway :D. What do y'all think about these? It was originally a wallpaper I made but I scaled it down to make a sig out of it

Signature:

wallpapersig.png

Avatar:

wallpaperavatar.png

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thanks :)

Did you make the whole thing or did you use a stock image?

Oh, and i wanna add a sig.

Electricitybalance.jpg

just a quick little project. :)

Edited by Balnce

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I made the whole thing using, oh let's see, Tree Generator, Splatter, Gradient Bars, Twist, and maybe some other stuff. If enough people ask I may even make a tut for it.

@Balance:

Some of the letters are kinda hard to read, I think I like your current sig better, it looks more professional.

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New ones:

sigII.png

sigII_vII.png

sigII_vIII.png

sigII_vIV.png

male stock by vishstudio.deviantart.com

red water lily from sxc.hu

water droplets sxc.hu

c4d from deviantart.com

the fourth is my favourite. :)

Edited by Kemaru

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Wow, am i the only one that never uses stock images? Maybe i should start using them...

@Kemaru I really like the black and white one. I just prefer it and think it looks more sleek. :)

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@Balance

I rarely use stock images. Only for really subtle things like things for the background that I make nearly transparent.

If noone is going to post one, I guess I will. I used a stock image of an American Flag, but everything else is PDN (Granted, I used fonts and a "Wingding" font or whatever you call it for the star)

Signature:

captainamericasigs.png

Avatar:

captainamericaavatar.png

Edited by Schnicka

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It's okay. I like the rough texture, but I think the 'I' in 'CAPTAIN' is hard to see, I thought you had made a typo at first.

namesig2.png

Edited by Kemaru

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Hey Schnicka, I think your current sig is great. Simple, and not to flashy.

markssig.jpg What do you think of my latest tag? I've always liked the water ripple effect.

Edited by NinjaManDan21

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@NMD21 you can use the edit button. ripples are good and so is the raindrops(?). gradient bars gives it a mountain kind of look. overall good.

Rate please:

Ilostv2.png

hand made text. no fonts or anything

Edited by N00Bz

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Okay, since it's handmade font, definite 10 for skill and effort. And despite just being some writing, suprisingly visually pleasing too. Great job man. :D

And rate my fave sigs?

15x1egh.jpgwre43m.jpg

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@ N00Bz

Thanks, and yes, those are raindrops:) As for your avatar, very impressive for being hand-made! It's also good for a laugh.

@ TheHowler

I love your Ezio sig espeacially the faded cloud/dusty background. For the other one maybe try clarifying the lines on the one side, the light on his chest makes it harder to see. None-the-less good job.

What do you think of this?sringsig.jpg

Edited by NinjaManDan21

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@ N00Bz

Thanks, and yes, those are raindrops:) As for your avatar, very impressive for being hand-made! It's also good for a laugh.

@ TheHowler

I love your Ezio sig espeacially the faded cloud/dusty background. For the other one maybe try clarifying the lines on the one side, the light on his chest makes it harder to see. None-the-less good job.

What do you think of this?sringsig.jpg

Believe it or not,the light is made by the lines :P

It happend when I set it to screen.

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Believe it or not,the light is made by the lines :P

It happend when I set it to screen.

Oh!! ok that makes sense. I've had that before but yours looked like the light came from the stock image.

@N00Bz

Are you like reeeaaally into anime or something? (I saw your gallery which was very good btw)

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