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    Need your help

    I must say that you guys (and gals) are really talented

    Some of the best graphics Ive seen anywhere.

    I need your help.

    I do web pages, but never learned to use Photoshop (very well)

    and I need a webpage header kinda fast.

    I have a young friend (Louis 22 yrs old) who is on his 2nd tour of Middle East

    Army National Guard ... 1st time IRAQ ... now in Afghanistan

    He recieved a 'head wound' this week OCT 27 and is on his way to Germany

    * was shot in face / jaw - didnt hurt his brain,eyes,ears,spine ... he should be OK

    I am making a website for his Mom, to keep people updated and donate for him

    I need a really nice looking 'header' that is like the banners you guys make

    900 x 150 jpg format ( I can use several different ones )

    Maybe blended pictures of miltary, Army / National Guard logos, Bush, Liberty, Flag ... Mid East map ...

    Stuff like that

    Go here to see website so far

    (under construction)

    Thanks again for any help you can provide

    You can PM me here or Contact Us thru the website
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    I would be honored to take a shot at it, but I think BR7 would produce a better finished product. His skills are much better than mine.

    I would like to see what he can come up with but I'll give it a shot if he doesn't have the time.



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    Hi there, Names What GFX's manager on another site, and a member here at SA. I too have would like to help as well, and offer up a banner for your friend Louis.

    I myself have a family member serving over in Afghanistan in the Marines.
    Last edited by What; 10-30-2007 at 01:19 PM.
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    We welcome any help you can offer.

    The website is coming along and just need it to look a little more 'patriotic'

    Thanks for your concern. (Still need a few headers) * get rid of the grass picture LOL


    900 x 150 ... jpg



    Link to website
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    Rookie Free Agent What's Avatar
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    Well I just got Photoshop, I'm sure BR7's, or BB2W well come out a little better them mine.

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    That looks great!

    I have discovered a quirk here in trying to use it.

    When I look at my headers they are 900 x 150

    but my template has a narrow or wide setting for screen size
    (I set it to narrow so that all users see the same thing)

    but at narrow screen setting, the header is not 900 x 150

    it seems to be about 767 x 150 ???

    I also noticed that if there is a border on the header it is harder to adjust
    and still make it look centered

    Any way, could you slightly re-size this to the smaller size

    seems to adjust better if the header is geared toward the BOTTOM of the image

    in other words, tends to CLIP the TOP so move focus toward BOTTOM of image

    Thanks again !!! Link
    Last edited by Froggy; 10-30-2007 at 02:33 PM.
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    767x150:





    I'm glad you like it, but before you use this though you should wait and see what the other designers come up with.

    Just in case they come up with something you like better. Just a thought.
    Last edited by What; 10-31-2007 at 09:02 AM.
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    I can use as many as 6 headers

    so anyone who has one ... please feel free to offer it

    the more the merrier

    could you make the same header without the words ?
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    According to the CSS, looks like the normal layout is 700px wide. the 'wide' layout says 900px wide. (for the div class that holds the banner and the top banner above the links).

    I could be wrong.. so maybe ask AZ nicely and he can go through it with a fine tooth comb

    I might be able to get you something tonight.

    Also, just browsing though the site rather quickly.. the pic on the update page needs a little fixing or re-'cutting' as well as the national guard logo. If you want to post that pic of him, I can re-cut that for you. and get a smoother finish for the national guard logo.

    edit... doing a screenshot which isn't real accurate because of different peoples different resolutions.. I got an image size of 730 x 128.

    You might want to look at the size of the default image that the template had orginally. then give us those dimensions. for both the wide and normal layout.
    Last edited by BR7; 10-30-2007 at 06:28 PM.
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    The size of the 'blank' one is the perfect size

    Thanks again - and could use a few more

    I sure could use a little help cleaning up the pictures too
    the programs I use dont really clean the edges up very good

    Link

    We've gotten hundreds of HITS in the 3 days its been up

    * Louis has just arrived at Walter Reed today - will have an update once I hear from his mom
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    Heres my original for the Army Reserve Logo




    and here's the original for 'Louis'



    Heres another one


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    also noticed that



    the area above the white line is needed for total image size (150)

    but is somewhat 'transparent' and is obscured by the top menu buttons

    so the actual useable space is the area beneath the white line
    Last edited by Froggy; 10-31-2007 at 10:36 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
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