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Originally posted by Rising Against
Nice Step by Step guide.
Really Informative and easy to understand so im sure it'll help alot of new members.
One issue though i thought the size of avatars was supposed to be 160 x 320 not 160 x 400
edit: flagged as well
[edit on 18-1-2010 by Rising Against]
Originally posted by endisnighe
I don't know if you went over it, when using a gif file, your avatar can get to be too big.
What I have done is to make the Background the main component of my Avatar. And then made the Avatar the gif component.
It works pretty sweet. I still have to make more people getting sucked up into the tornado, and maybe eliminate the words.
OP, thanks for the breakdown. Am still trying a couple different other layouts for my Avatar. Heck, I change it about every month or so.
This one I may leave up for awhile though.
[edit on 1/18/2010 by endisnighe]
Originally posted by NTSFR3
reply to post by mikeg2222
I did a search on the free GIMP program, and I am tempted to download it. The thing I'm concerned with, is that most of these "free" programs can download other things to your computer - harmful things, like tracking programs, adware, spyware, etc. How do I know if this program is completely safe. It appears to be a good program from what I can tell.
I would be very interested to have some advice/feedback from anyone who is familiar with this program before I download it.
Thanks in advance
[edit on 18-1-2010 by NTSFR3]
Originally posted by tk2dsky
I've done all that and when you click on my profile the avatar shows up, but it won't when on my replys...any ideas?
[edit on 18-1-2010 by tk2dsky]
Originally posted by Dark Ghost
For those of you who find programs like Gimp to be cluttered and hard to use - or if you are just lazy - I highly recommend the following Open Source application. It has a simple interface and it is very easy to use.
It's not as powerful as Gimp or the Google Sketch program, but it is a massive improvement over the standard "Paint" program.