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Awesome Gradients

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I will show you how to make gradients like the ones on my forums. I also got permission from DRADIS for extending his Instructable so please do thank him too.

P.S. Please rate and vote for the book contest. Thanks a million!
 
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Step 1: Size

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Make the size 100 (Width) by 500 (Height) Pixels.

Step 2: Colors!!!! w00t w00t

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1. Fill it up with the color of your choice. Right click on a second color
2. Use the free-form select tool to scribble all over.
3. Right click and hit cut. This background will be different then the picture you will soon see because I accidently saved the wrong picture so I had to redo it.
4. Select the polygon tool and make sure the plain color box is highlighted, make a bunch of lines and click on where you started.

Step 3: Alllmost done!!!

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1. Hit Ctrl + W. Make width 1.
2. Hit Ctrl + W. Make Width 500. Repeat 3 more times...
and the result??? Click the next step...

Step 4: Finished!!!

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The result: Thanks for checking this out and C'ya later!!!
This is a really effective technique, thank you for sharing it.
lolcat3603 years ago
Here's mine. I have no idea how I did it like this though...

foofadoodlegradients.bmp
iSmack5 years ago
5/5 :D
Flumpkins (author)  iSmack5 years ago
Thanks! And is you icon the gradient?
Why yes it is :D Sorry I didn't reply earlier. I wasn't on the computer for awhile. :P
Flumpkins (author)  iSmack5 years ago
Don't feel bad. Once I replied to a comment.... about 3 months late
Lol. Well see ya around. Oh, and, great instructable! :D
Flumpkins (author)  iSmack5 years ago
Gracias, Adios!
DRADIS5 years ago
This is way cooler than mine!
Flumpkins (author)  DRADIS5 years ago
Thank you. Do you think I made "easy-to-follow" Insructions?
It's pretty easy to follow. The main value is the idea itself, there's obviously a lot of variation in how it can be implemented. I know I'll try doing this, but it'll probably be using my own method. Thanks for the idea.
Flumpkins (author)  shooby5 years ago
Wait a minute... your name is shooby.. what is your real first name??
Justin, why
Flumpkins (author)  shooby5 years ago
Because my name is justin and my PS3 name is Jshooby...
First name that came to mind. My cousin calls dogs "de shoobies", no idea why. Caught on I guess.
Flumpkins (author)  shooby5 years ago
I know that this was a month ago but I CAN'T TAKE IT!!!!! This is sooooo weird. I'm nearly choking right now! :D Jk
Hah fair enough. The cousin is Dutch by the way, hence the 'de'.
Flumpkins (author)  shooby5 years ago
Cool! I forget, is Dutch German?
Nope! Dutch is Dutch, spoken in Holland (netherlands) German is German, spoken in Germany. They look really similar on paper, but grammatically are very different.
Flumpkins (author)  shooby5 years ago
Oooohhh.... I see. Cool. Have YOU been to Holland?
Yep, a couple of times. I'm half Dutch.
im dutch
Me too
not really=[
ja of nee kerel, zeg het maar
Flumpkins (author)  shooby5 years ago
Oh. Okay.

Cool

Flumpkins (author)  shooby5 years ago
and why do you go by the name "shooby"?
Yeah, I even did it without reading all the instructions. I just followed the pictures!
Sunny1246135 years ago
very nice This is one of my favorites and I give it 5 stars!!
awesome. also 5 stars
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Flumpkins (author)  Sunny1246135 years ago
Thanks!
yeah I really needed to put this as my desktop background
Flumpkins (author)  Sunny1246135 years ago
Arey you gonna use the example or are you gonna make one?
I am going to save it but I think I am going to try and make one if, I cant is is OK if I use it as a background it is OK if not
Flumpkins (author)  Sunny1246135 years ago
Please repeat that... and try to use better grammar PLEASE
oh sorry, um.. I have a different desktop, but I saved your awesome gradient. I will try and make one too.
Flumpkins (author)  Sunny1246135 years ago
That's fine
godmode5 years ago
really good work for MSPaint
Flumpkins (author)  godmode5 years ago
Thanks!
ugh worst color combination.
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