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Jan-Feb Icons

After a rousing round of CAPSLOCK!SQUEE with sean_montgomery, I decided to post my 2009 icon progress. I've been able to learn a lot this month using textures, animation and now brushes. I want to share!

These are roughly in order of creation (all made with GIMP), up to today:

1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20

These are freely gankable, with credit, if you would actually want one! (Oops, #16 was slightly too big, so I fixed it, but it's a little pixelated. Oh well...)



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Feb. 9th, 2009 02:11 am (UTC)
You did a lovely job :)
Feb. 9th, 2009 02:26 am (UTC)
Thanks! I can definitely see improvement from the first to the last especially. :)
Feb. 9th, 2009 02:17 am (UTC)
I want the MJ and Batgirl icons, forsrsly. But I just reverted back to a plus account and have no room! BAH! :'(

But yeah, very nice texture use! :D
Feb. 9th, 2009 02:27 am (UTC)
:((( Paid accounts are love. I hope you can get yours back. *hugs*

I hope to keep improving!
Feb. 9th, 2009 02:32 am (UTC)
Ooh, pretty icons! I especially love #18 and 20! :D
Feb. 9th, 2009 02:36 am (UTC)
Thanks! I've been an icon-making machine this month! :D
Feb. 9th, 2009 02:33 am (UTC)
You did a great work!

Specially like number 2, 7 and 9.
Feb. 9th, 2009 02:35 am (UTC)
Oo, thanks! I love your work, so this is a big compliment! :D
Feb. 9th, 2009 03:13 am (UTC)
Love them! :)
Feb. 9th, 2009 04:10 am (UTC)
Thanks! It's been sooo fun!
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Feb. 9th, 2009 04:12 am (UTC)
Awesome, yay! I'm glad someone wants one! :D The experimenting is the best part! :D
Feb. 9th, 2009 03:20 am (UTC)
What tutorial did you use #5, #11 & #12? I'm really interested in making icons like that. :D

Snagging #17. Cause that's just awesome.
Feb. 9th, 2009 04:16 am (UTC)
Yay! I made #17 for someeone at the sheldon_penny comm, and it's awesome someone else wants it!

I didn't use a tutorial on that. What I did was carefully erase all the background except for the person's body, then added a texture overtop. Then I changed the opacity to where I could see the person underneath it and carefully erased all the texture over the person.

If that didn't make sense, I can try to make a tutorial myself! That might be fun. :)
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Feb. 9th, 2009 03:25 am (UTC)
Oh, nice job!! #18 is too much fun!:D
Feb. 9th, 2009 04:17 am (UTC)
I love that one. The episode was so WTF, it needed an icon. :D
Feb. 9th, 2009 03:36 am (UTC)
These are awesome, well done. Making icons is addictive. :D
Feb. 9th, 2009 04:17 am (UTC)
It is! I SO need to stop letting it interfere with my life, though. :D
Feb. 9th, 2009 09:45 am (UTC)
I love em :D
welcome to the world of icon making, you'll never get your life back once you've started :P

<3 #18
Feb. 9th, 2009 10:54 am (UTC)
Thank you! I think you're right -- I'm totally sucked in now... And #18 just BEGGED to be iconned. :)
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Feb. 9th, 2009 12:10 pm (UTC)
Thank you! I'm excited about the sharpness of that one - my icons have mostly been too blurry before. :)
Feb. 9th, 2009 01:45 pm (UTC)
Very nice! You are getting very good at this.
Feb. 9th, 2009 01:47 pm (UTC)
Thank you! I'm having a lot of fun, anyway. :)
Feb. 9th, 2009 03:04 pm (UTC)
I really like #19 and 18 makes me LOL!!! (at least Lana has left the show)
Feb. 9th, 2009 08:00 pm (UTC)
Thank you! #18 just begged to be made. :D
Feb. 9th, 2009 05:38 pm (UTC)
Oooh, snagging #19! I tried SO HARD to icon that panel, you have no idea and it was all a failure. :(
Feb. 9th, 2009 08:02 pm (UTC)
Yay! All of these were made to fill a need I had, as well as to experiment, so it tickles me that someone else can use them, too. :)
Feb. 9th, 2009 08:46 pm (UTC)
Excellent work, Mom!

But you know it's only a matter of time before Lois starts bugging you about potential icons you could make for her... ;)
Feb. 9th, 2009 08:49 pm (UTC)
Well I don't do manips, so... I'm pretty limited in what she can ask! :D

But hey, I've made some of those on request, so I probably wouldn't mind. :)

Anyhoo, my offer of newbie help is totally open whenever. GIMP is no Photoshop, but it's freeeeeeeeeeeeee.
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