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How do you make graphics?

Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 11:18 PM

Hey guys I've been seeing all these amazing graphics and I can't even work out how to post pictures on this website..... Anyway now that we've established my lack of technological ability how do you make the graphics? I'd love to know because they're all so incredible :)
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    Re: How do you make graphics?

    Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 1:14 AM

    Well, it's quite easy to do using Pixlr! If you want you can take private lessons from one of the teachers at my graphic school here. :)





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    RE: How do you make graphics?

    Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 2:29 AM

    Pixlr.com is an AMAZING site and I defiantly reccommened that! Also PiZap, Picmonkey, Luna Pic and Blingee.com are also good for starters



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    Re: How do you make graphics?

    Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 2:30 AM

    I use Pixlr.com and photoshop when I do make them - but mainly pixlr.com!

    ^ made by tanyaxoh & me :3

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    Re: How do you make graphics?

    Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 3:49 AM

    Thanks soo much for the help the site's awesome!!!

    One other question for some reason it won't let me upload images to TC and I put in the URL but it won't work... any ideas?


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    Re: How do you make graphics?

    Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 4:12 AM




    Worked it out THANKS GUYS!!!!
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    Re: How do you make graphics?

    Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 4:15 AM

    ^^Your coding is off,

    if you remove all spaces from this, your picture will show up

    [ IMG ] LINK TO PICTURE [ / IMG ]


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    Re: How do you make graphics?

    Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 4:15 AM

    Arrrrgghhhh no I'm still doing something wrong...
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    Re: How do you make graphics?

    Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 4:17 AM

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    Re: How do you make graphics?

    Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 4:22 AM

    YAYYYYYY!!!! Thanks soooooooo much guys I know it's really bad for my first one but it's so exciting!!!! Thanks again for all the help website is great!
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    Re: How do you make graphics?

    Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 4:54 AM

    I use Gimp 2.6 for my graphics but for starters, Pixir.com is right one for starters..


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    Re: How do you make graphics?

    Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 8:12 PM

    Go to pixlr.com/editor
    it's pretty easy to use, but does take a bit of practice. I'm pretty new at graphics :)
    Then to post the picture, go to tinypic.com
    Upload your photo, then copy and paste the code in the box "IMG Code for Forums & Message Boards"
    Like this:


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