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17 July 2007 @ 06:33 pm
This community is now closed, I have moved all future graphical works to versiform. It is time for me to move on and start afresh, and also because of boredom. XD I will not be deleting this journal though, I wish to keep it for rememberance purposes.

I would like to extend to all the people who downloaded anything I made, or had friended this journal, a huge thank you for all your support. If you wish, please friend versiform now instead for updates. Hoping that you will continue to support any graphics that I will make in the future.

Thanks again for everything, and wishing you all best for the future.

~ Xia fuyou.
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Current Mood: melancholymelancholy
 
 
14 June 2007 @ 01:49 am
I've been trying a few new things lately, and maybe going overboard with textures and stuff, what can I say - I'm just so addicted! XD

[09] X/1999
[04] Alichino
[04] Fairy Cube
[04] Shinshi Doumei +
[03] E's Otherwise
[03] Haibane Renmei
[02] Angel Sanctuary
[02] Card Captor Sakura
[02] Fruits Basket
[02] Kanon
[02] Sailormoon
[02] Ludwig Kakumei
[01] Phantasy Star IV
[01] Revolutionary Girl Utena

= 41 icons!

Remember: please comment, and credit my icons if you plan to use them (either fuyou or sashikomu). Thank you~

.teasers.


you're frozen, when your heart's not open...Collapse )
 
 
Current Mood: coldcold
Current Music: Relient K - My Girlfriend
 
 
10 May 2007 @ 01:29 pm
Since I had a nice response to my last icon post (thanks guys!), which used this particular method to make the icons, I have relented and decided to share how I did this. It's a simplistic tutorial, using only gradients primarily, but it can possibly bring out some great results.

Learn how to go from this to

Using PS 7.0, with EASY level of difficulty (just textures and colour layers), definitely transferable to other programs.

i've been treated so wrong, i've been treated so long, as if I'm becoming untouchableCollapse )

That's it! Now you can add text, borders, whatever to the icon, or just leave it as it is. I am aware that this won't necessarily work for all images though, mainly with light to mid coloured manga images, however this comes out really nicely. Just play around with the settings a bit to your liking. ^^

Comments and examples of icons you made with this tut are love.~
 
 
Current Mood: lazylazy
Current Music: Natalie Merchant - My Skin
 
 
04 May 2007 @ 09:45 pm
It's been a while since I've done a proper, non-challenge update, I thought it was due.

Nothing really special to say about this latest batch of icons - apart from there's a lot of them, and they're made using the same method. So if you like them and want to know how they're created, drop me a message. I may do a tutorial in the future.

[16] X/1999
[10] Gekka Kajin Lumen Lunae
[09] Card Captor Sakura
[06] Ludwig Kakumei
[05] Angel Sanctuary
[03] DNAngel
[01] Bloodhound
[01] Fafner
[01] RG Veda
[01] Sailormoon
=53 icons

Remember: please comment, and credit my icons if you plan to use them (either fuyou or sashikomu). Thank you~

.teasers.


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Current Mood: chipperchipper
Current Music: Within Temptation - What Have You Done (Single Mix)
 
 
14 April 2007 @ 12:08 am
I haven't done a tutorial post for quite a while, and here I am presenting two! Wow. And I've decided to show how the effects I gain look on other pictures, something that I should do from now on.

Okay, let's begin.

Learn how to go from this to

Using PS 7.0, EASY level of difficulty (just textures and colour layers), and should be transferrable to most programs.

i absolutely love her when she smilesCollapse )

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How to go from this to

Using PS 7.0, EASY level of difficulty (just textures and colour layers), and should be transferrable to most programs.

can you feel it?Collapse )

I hope that people like these tutorials. If you have any questions, please ask. I would also love to see what you can make with them!
 
 
Current Mood: optimisticoptimistic
Current Music: BoA - Nanairo no Ashita ~brand new beat~
 
 
 


Artist: fuyou/sashikomu
Series: Takanaga Hinako works
Character: General
Theme Set: Alpha
Themes: Kiss, Are You There?, A Misunderstanding, Hug, So Far Away, Sweet Dreams, Candy, Heaven, AC 01-03
# of icons in post: 11
# of icons completed total: 11/100
[CREDITS]

Rules of Use
+ COMMENT if you take
+ Credit either fuyou and/or sashikomu
+ Textless icons are NOT bases.
+ No hotlinking, please upload to your own server (like Photobucket)

Warning: Some icons may contain yaoi aka guyxguy scenes, so if you are squicked by such things, don't look. Thank you.

the icon tableCollapse )
 
 
08 February 2007 @ 04:58 pm
Incredibly easy tutorial today, yet delivers a really nice result. I was actually asked how to make this on my personal journal a while ago, but have only thought to copy it here today, whoops. ^_^;

Could somebody let me know who to credit the light texture and brush to please? Thank you.

We are going to go from this to this: .

Uses PS7.0, Very easy level of difficulty, transferable.

smiles are freeCollapse )
 
 
Current Mood: sleepysleepy
Current Music: J - Uh Jae Chulum
 
 
02 February 2007 @ 05:43 pm
thoughtful loved thirsty
good dorky accomplished
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I'd been wanting to make another mood theme for quite a while, but I had no idea what to make. Then I finally got the entire Count Cain series (in scanlations, and most recently, RAW chinese versions), bit the bullet and decided to make one revolving around one of my most favourite manga of all time. Kaori Yuki is a goddess!

It's my second mood theme, but my first full one. Meaning all 132 moods have been allocated a unique picture! It was hell though trying to find pics for some of the moods. I mean, CC doesn't really have "bouncy" or "high" type of moods in it. or at least obvious ones. I had to think rather creatively about some of them...

Instructions on how to install a mood theme onto your journal (free and paid ways) can be found in HERE @ crackified.

Rules of Use
+ COMMENT if you take
+ Credit either fuyou and/or sashikomu
+ No hotlinking, please upload to your own server (like Photobucket)

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Current Mood: happyhappy
Current Music: Simpsons theme song
 
 
[09] X/1999
[08] Yami no Matsuei
[04] Sukisyo
[03] Kobato
[02] Paradise Kiss
[02] Revolutionary Girl Utena
[01] Byakuya Zaushi
[01] Card Captor Sakura
[01] Final Fantasy 08
[01] Fruits Basket
[01] Hamasaki Ayumi
[01] Okane ga Nai

= 34 icons!

Remember: please comment, and credit my icons if you plan to use them (either fuyou or sashikomu). Thank you~

.teasers.


in your head, in your head, they are dyingCollapse )
 
 
Current Mood: pleasedpleased
Current Music: Palmy - Zombie
 
 
19 January 2007 @ 02:22 pm
My fourth tutorial, featuring the lovely Hamasaki Ayumi. My first non-anime tutorial as well. Enjoy.

We are going to go from this to this:

Using PS 7.0, medium (?) level of difficulty (uses Selective Color), may not be transferrable.

12 steps to prettiness behind this cutCollapse )
 
 
Current Mood: hungryhungry