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Jan. 23rd, 2010 07:24 pm (UTC)
Hello dipte!!

I know i'm bothering you but after seeing all your beautiful works and your amazing icons i was wondering if you have any link about how to make a nice icons like yours, any commuity or YOUR tips !!!

I have some difficulties with quality of the images especially when i use a screen captures!

Sorry again, feel free to tell me to stop bothering you :P

Thanks again ;)
Jan. 23rd, 2010 10:40 pm (UTC)

Thank you for your thoughts about my graphics, you are always kind :)

I don't know how to give tips on how to make good icons because I have never been asked before :P But I'll try my best! First of all, I need to say that I don't think my graphics are good enough (seeing other makers whose graphics are beyond gorgeous) but I know I have improved :P Here are the things that helped me:

Photoshop CS3 (obviously :D) (though I have CS4 now)

Finding tutorials (but you shouldn't do the same things they do, you should add things and play with images)

coloringtuts or iconmakeit have some useful tutorials (of course you need to eliminate the bad ones, there are plenty :P)

And of course, there's the quality of images. You should work with hq's. The bigger the better :P I rarely use the caps I took because they look really bad. Also you should be careful when you sharpen an image, it sometimes makes the image even worse. There are communities like toxic_caps or site galleries like youknowyouloveme which provide high quality screencaps :)

Finally you can look at my resources. Hope these help! <3
Jan. 24th, 2010 05:34 pm (UTC)
Thank you sooooooooooooooooooooo much sweety!!

I didn't use any link or advice but i'll work with them soon!!

Thank's again!I knew that i can count on you !!

Thank you again!!!
If you need anything i'm here ;)
Jan. 26th, 2010 02:26 pm (UTC)
You're welcome! Hope these will help you :)
And thanks, it means a lot!