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The Request Thread Showcase

  • Member
    March 14, 2015

    Hello all. As you know a lot of the activity in the Art Group is due to the Request Thread where you as members can ask for help with making perk and equipment spreads, but what some of you may not know is that this is not all that can be requested from those that help out in the thread.

    So those of us over in the Art Group have decided to put together this discussion where we will be "Showcasing" what can be requested as well as some of the great work that has been done by members as a part of the Request Thread. Just to make it clear THIS IS NOT A REQUEST THREAD, but a place for us to show off examples of what you can ask for and what to expect when you make a request.

    If you are looking to make a Request please do it over in the Art Group Services Request Thread

    All of the spreads and images shown here were made to fill various requests from the Request Thread, we also decided that for each category a member can only have one piece of work, so as to prevent it from becoming a Showcase of any one person's work.

    Perk Spreads

    As one of two main draws for the thread there were quite a few of these to decide from, but Alice and I managed to narrow it down to four spreads that we feel deserve a spot here as examples of the great work that is done by the members of the blog. 

    For all those who are interested in requesting a spread when making your request all you need to provide us with are the perks (duh) and an image to be used as the background for the spread. If you really can't find an image yourself please provide a brief description of what you would like (while we may be good at what we do we can't read your minds).

    -Curse Never Dying

    -Vazgen

    -Golden Fool

    -Alice

    Equipment Spreads

    Equipment Spreads the other reason people seem to come and visit those of us here in the group.

    When making a request for one of these you will need to list any and all items that you need for the spread as well as an image to be used as the background. Again if you really can't find an image yourself than please give us a short description of what you would like used.

    -Curse Never Dying

    -Harry

    -Alice

    -Golden Fool

    Photo Editing

    When it comes to editing an image some of us have no idea what we're doing and others can do things that don't seem possible. Be it a recouloring, brightening, removal of something, cropping (cause they're different) or even having something added, there will be someone here that can help you with all your editing needs.

    When making your request be descriptive, the more you tell us the better the editing can be done.

    -Vazgen

    -Borommakot

    -Alice

    -Golden Fool

    Text/Other

    Unlike the other categories this one is exempt from the rule of "A single piece per member" as it encompasses more than one type of request. Requests for Banners, Drawings and Text are by far the minority in the Request Thread, as they tend to be used by those who are not creating a Character Build.

    Should you make a request for one of these we ask that you be as descriptive as you possibly can, especially if you are requesting that someone does a drawing for you. Unlike a spread or photo editing some of these can take quite a while to be completed; I'm talking about drawings, so please be considerate and make your request long before you need it.

    -Oneness

    -Alice

    -Alice

    -Golden Fool

    While I have listed the names of those that made the pieces here, some of these member's may not be active anymore or they may have stopped taking requests for one reason or another, so please keep this in consideration when making your request. We also ask that you refrain from making a request of a single member within the Request Thread.

    And once more THIS IS NOT A REQUEST THREAD, if you want to make a request please do it in the Art Group Services Request Thread

  • Member
    March 14, 2015

    Great job with this Golden, nicely put to together. :)

  • March 14, 2015

    Could I request a banner please.

  • March 14, 2015

    You guys have done some great work. I've been dabbling with photoshop a lot more lately if you'd like me to post some of my more recent perkspreads here. 

  • March 14, 2015

    Gotta love Alice's Equipment Spread up there don't you.

    All of this stuff is really great and the way you compiled it is a great idea...

  • Member
    March 14, 2015

    Thanks Curse. The main purpose for this is to give examples of what people can ask for, as well as showing off some of the stuff that has been created for the Request Thread. Anything posted in the comments has the potential of drawing attention away from the examples above, so I'd be a little wary of doing so.

  • March 15, 2015

    So Golden Fool, I'm guessing the 'glow' effect you have on some of the Equipment Spreads is something done with fancy Photoshop skills, if not correct me so I can use it because that stuff is great. Wait a minute...I know that Equipment Spread, isn't that mine...Aww now it makes it seem like ya'll make your best content for me. I say it a lot but I thank you and Alice for your hard work.

  • Member
    March 15, 2015

    That glow is done with word, although I don't think I included it in the guide. But anyway if you select the image and then go into the tab at the top for it there should be an option that says picture effects or image effects something like that. One of the options in that menu is glow

  • March 15, 2015

    Interesting...I always did think that made yours stand out...I'll give it a go today..

  • Member
    March 15, 2015

    I mainly do it, or at least make it stronger when the equipment is hard to see on top of the image. I've also used it to make one piece stand out from the rest like when someone is going to be stacking Amulets of Talos, or to hint at the effect of an item like the various types of exploding bolts.