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Ashen
October 24th, 2012, 01:32 AM
Hey.. I want to do something for the new site for the logo and I can't seem to figure out how to do it on photoscape. I want to take this picture and put a theta delta behind it without messing up the original picture.. I'm sure it's easy to do but I can't figure it out. :confused:

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p318/ashenspirit/pawsblue2.jpg

Savage
October 24th, 2012, 06:08 AM
Post a theta-delta graphic that can be used and I'll do the cut-out and layering when I have time.

Sephiroth-ac
October 24th, 2012, 01:21 PM
It's lovely to see that the logo image I originally created for PAWS sanctuary is being used for the community, genuinely. If you want the original 3 paws picture in a Paint shop pro format I still have the original with me. The colours are different but I can send it in a PM or post it here if you'd like (don't know if psp images can be posted online though).

*EDIT* Ah, Ashen... Just found the jpg files on an old thread (http://www.werelist.net/forums/showthread.php?t=30262) [/URL][U] (http://www.werelist.net/forums/www.werelist.net/forums/showthread.php?t=30262)too if that helps.
*EDIT* Link now working

cheetah
October 24th, 2012, 05:36 PM
Link isn't working.

Ashen
October 24th, 2012, 08:21 PM
It's lovely to see that the logo image I originally created for PAWS sanctuary is being used for the community, genuinely. If you want the original 3 paws picture in a Paint shop pro format I still have the original with me. The colours are different but I can send it in a PM or post it here if you'd like (don't know if psp images can be posted online though).

*EDIT* Ah, Ashen... Just found the jpg files on an old thread (http://www.werelist.net/forums/www.werelist.net/forums/showthread.php?t=30262) too if that helps.


I hope one day the PAWS sanctuary and Forest Horizon (as a therian community/campground name) one day become one in the same.. :D thank you, one of the other colors might be better.. if posting it doesn't work you can pm or email it to forestwolfie@gmail.com

Savage I'll see if I can find a image or get one from an artist that doesn't mind the site using it.

BlueSloth
October 24th, 2012, 08:46 PM
Savage I'll see if I can find a image or get one from an artist that doesn't mind the site using it.
I made one in vector format. You can have it as is, or I can convert it to raster (png with a transparent background maybe?) at whatever resolution you (or Savage) want.

What color do you want?

Ashen
October 25th, 2012, 12:29 AM
black would probably be best. best one I could find that artist doesn't mind others using right away of DA was this, if bluesloth's doesn't work for some reason.. (I don't know what vector format means ^_^) I'd like to have it behind the paws but still able to see it enough that you can tell what it is, and see the paws.

Sethiroth - maybe the paws in a darker forest green than the blue.. I think we had them in that color at one point.. or maybe it was red and purple.. will find the other thread

Edit - got the original paws picture, will tweek colors then post logo image again.

Savage
October 25th, 2012, 01:08 AM
I have no opinions as to color, etc. If you can upload or email me files, ideally layered but I can work with flat images to make them layered, and give me desired end sizes and colors, I'll just do the grunt work. I am not an artist at all so I can not draw anything, but I can manipulate existing graphic elements and do layout work.

BlueSloth
October 25th, 2012, 04:06 AM
(I don't know what vector format means ^_^)
In practical terms, it means if you want a different color, or different outline width or color, or something like that, it's easy to change. And it can be whatever size you want.

Here it is on deviantart (http://bluesloth.deviantart.com/art/Theta-Delta-334210991). Savage, you can download the original svg file from there if you can use that. If not, I can make a png with a transparent background if somebody gives me a size in pixels.

Ashen
October 26th, 2012, 02:21 AM
here's other pictures of the paws..

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p318/ashenspirit/Website/PAWS2.jpg

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p318/ashenspirit/Website/PAWS4.jpg

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p318/ashenspirit/Website/PAWS5.jpg

I'll make the combined paws/Forest Horizon name part tomorrow that way you'll just have to layer the theta delta and the logo.. too tired to do tonight.

And thanks everyone, would also like to see if a artist is willing to donate banners for the different forums (like for playing in the dirt (gardening section) it could be an image of a fox digging and a cheetah rolling around in the dirt, etc, etc. No need to rush it, but thought that'd be cute and awesome, along with others. I can e-mail ideas to people if they are interested. Of course all copyrights/credit will be given to artist.

Ashen
October 26th, 2012, 04:49 AM
okay got a second wind, this is the image I'd like to use, just with a theta delta somewhere behind the paws, probably in a grey or black.... but not just white.

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p318/ashenspirit/Website/pawsgold2.png

Sephiroth-ac
October 26th, 2012, 10:35 AM
Is this the sort of thing you're looking for Ashen?

http://i1143.photobucket.com/albums/n631/s-raizer/PAWS/PAWSFHidea.jpg

Hope you don't mind me manipulating the logo you uploaded Blue.

BlueSloth
October 26th, 2012, 08:18 PM
Hope you don't mind me manipulating the logo you uploaded Blue.
That's what it's for :3

You made it all rough and jagged though.

Sephiroth-ac
October 26th, 2012, 08:45 PM
That's what it's for :3

You made it all rough and jagged though.
*Is relieved*

Yeah, I don't know why it came out jagged, it happened during copying between images while I was fiddling.
I figured, since it was a quick draft just to see if the concept's right, it'd be best to tidy it up after Ashen's had a look.

BlueSloth
October 26th, 2012, 09:06 PM
I figured, since it was a quick draft just to see if the concept's right, it'd be best to tidy it up after Ashen's had a look.
Ahh, yeah.

I like to keep vector graphics as vectors for as long as possible. And when I work with raster images, I do everything at 2 or 3 times the resolution of the finished image, and the very last step is resampling down to the finished size using a good resampling algorithm.

Ashen
October 26th, 2012, 09:25 PM
Looks good, but was thinking on the other side, think there's a little more room over there... maybe that would interfere with the raccoon paw too much.. also I hate to be a pain, but I wonder if it would look better in black?.. I know I said grey.. I'm sorry. The grey looks good but I'm wondering if the black would contrast the gold of the paws better.. hope it's not too much work to try it the other ways just to kinda see if it would be better...I see it in my mind working really well but it might not.. *shrugs* sorry. lol

Savage
October 26th, 2012, 09:30 PM
SVG is fine. Busy as all get-out this weekend, but can put it in my Monday inbox.

Sephiroth-ac
October 26th, 2012, 10:10 PM
Looks good, but was thinking on the other side, think there's a little more room over there... maybe that would interfere with the raccoon paw too much.. also I hate to be a pain, but I wonder if it would look better in black?.. I know I said grey.. I'm sorry. The grey looks good but I'm wondering if the black would contrast the gold of the paws better.. hope it's not too much work to try it the other ways just to kinda see if it would be better...I see it in my mind working really well but it might not.. *shrugs* sorry. lol
Like.... This:

http://i1143.photobucket.com/albums/n631/s-raizer/PAWS/PAWSFH1.jpg

For some reason the edge turned a bit grey, maybe it's caused by my switching between 32x and 64x graphics, my old program only works on 32x. :confused:

Savage
October 26th, 2012, 10:20 PM
If y'all end up fixing it the way you like before I can work on it, it's not going to hurt my feelings any. I can fit it in to my schedule if it's needed to help, but please don't feel obliged to save the work for me on my account!

Sephiroth-ac
October 26th, 2012, 10:28 PM
We'll probably need your help later Savage, my program doesn't want to read SVG files so I can only do so much. If it needs to be bigger I won't be able to increase the size without resolution problems.

Ashen
October 26th, 2012, 10:29 PM
I think we're good Savage, the one above is great. Thanks Sethiroth! Don't worry bout the edges, it works as an outline for it. :) Again, thanks.

Sephiroth-ac
October 26th, 2012, 10:37 PM
No worries, I'm happy to put some old skills (however few) to work on something. Might spur me to do some more arty stuff again. :)

Savage
October 27th, 2012, 12:22 AM
We'll probably need your help later Savage, my program doesn't want to read SVG files so I can only do so much. If it needs to be bigger I won't be able to increase the size without resolution problems.

I can email you the svg file in whatever format and size you want, just say which.

BlueSloth
October 27th, 2012, 02:57 AM
By the way, this is what I made the theta delta with: http://inkscape.org/

It's free as in freedom, and free as in zero cost.

Also, I had a go at the logo.

Umm.. Werelist seems to have recompressed it down to about 10kb and mangled the text. Can I put it on deviantart? Or just email it directly to somebody?

EDIT: Actually it doesn't matter, you can see the theta delta well enough. If you actually want to use it, then I can worry about getting you the unmangled one.

Ashen
October 28th, 2012, 12:10 AM
Yea.. that's really good BlueSloth! you can e-mail me at forestwolfie@gmail.com, Thank you. It's subtle while still standing out.

Sephiroth-ac
October 28th, 2012, 09:32 AM
Ooh, nice Blue. I wish I could do that sort of thing, still got a ways to go before I catch the lot of you up. ;)