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Friday133
09-26-2006, 04:34 PM
i would like to attempt my own art work, sigs, banners etc. but have no idea how to get started? my understanding is most people use adobe photoshop, but isn't that program pretty expensive? what do all you artists use?

Blitzburgh55
09-26-2006, 04:35 PM
get photoshop off limewire

House of Steel
09-26-2006, 04:35 PM
PSP 7

AZ_Steeler
09-26-2006, 04:45 PM
MsPaint does the trick! :hilarious:

GoTo your "Start" option, then select "Run" then type in mspaint and you'll be off and running in not time!!! It's free and already on your computer too! :bigthumb:

Prosdo
09-26-2006, 04:47 PM
Get yourself a version of photoshop. Check out tutorials on Photoshop like www.pixel2life.com. Join some Gfx boards.

BlitzburghRockCity
09-26-2006, 04:48 PM
paint shop pro 7, photo explosion, adobe photoshop, etc. can all be had off ebay for relatively cheap if watch for them to come up. Once you get a program you'll be glad you did, plus you can not only use it for sigs and banners but also for letterheads, business cards, greeting cards, printing and creating lables, webpages, etc.

House of Steel
09-26-2006, 04:49 PM
My wife and I got ours free Paint Shop Pro 7 from a links group we are in. It sure is nice to know some peeps that love to share their software :greengrin:

Friday, if you want a Sig, let me know what you want and I will try and do one for ya.

BlitzburghRockCity
09-26-2006, 04:51 PM
Prosdo made a great point. Graphix message boards are a great resource for learning tips and finding how to's on using software.

Prosdo
09-26-2006, 04:56 PM
Best part is there are tons of them. You can get ideas and a lot of them do tutorials as well.

House of Steel
09-26-2006, 04:57 PM
Thanks for the advice, Prosdo, I will check it out also.

Prosdo
09-26-2006, 05:01 PM
No problem. I have some links if anyone is interested. Not as many as I use to darn computer need reformatted.

Friday133
09-26-2006, 05:13 PM
thanks for all the advice guys! i was kinda hoping not to spend a boat load of money on a program, i guess i'll be looking on ebay then.

BlitzburghRockCity
09-26-2006, 06:16 PM
Just watch the programs on ebay, make sure it's a legit copy with a serial or key.