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|napthyme ||06 Dec 2008 8:54 p.m. PST|
maybe someone smarter then me can answer how I do this. I want to make a custom graphic for my website. I have the basic graphic and I have duplicated it, and each time changed the color via filter to get a slightly different one.
Now the hard part. I want to take these and layer them one on top of the other so that it gives a blured image effect, like it moved really fast and there is more then one actually there (thus the different colors). like stacking card in your hand while playing poker
I tried using the layers feature in my paint program, but it did not show all the objects once I had them merged.
|Space Monkey ||07 Dec 2008 12:18 a.m. PST|
What paint program are you using?
I know that can be done in Photoshop
|napthyme ||07 Dec 2008 2:01 a.m. PST|
I was using photostudio 5 that came with my scanner
|Twisted Metal ||07 Dec 2008 2:21 a.m. PST|
You might be better using something like (don't laugh) GIMP – it's a free image editing package and should be able to give you the right effect. gimp.org
It sounds like you'll need to give your image a transparent background too, to be able to see all the layers once they're merged.
| Wyatt the Odd ||07 Dec 2008 9:35 a.m. PST|
Give it over here, and I'll beat it into submission. I've got Photoshop and I'm not afraid to use it.
wiattheodd (at) aol (dot) com
|napthyme ||07 Dec 2008 12:16 p.m. PST|
Dooh! your right the backgrounds are not transparent. I don't do enough of this stuff to remember how to do it properly
Thanks Wyatt I'll pass them on to you