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In this instructable, you will learn how to make your own picture for your instructables account. Don't sweat it, because it's very easy.
 
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Step 1: Find a Background Picture

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This first step is easy; find a picture that suits your needs and would be good as a background. It's better to make them square.


Step 2: Get a Good Photo Editing Program

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For my logos, I used GIMP.

Here's a link to download it: www.gimp.org/ ----Don't worry....It's free


*Sorry For The Tiny Picture*

Step 3: Edit Your Picture Any Way You Want It

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Now, you edit the picture to give it those artsy effects like in my logos.  For example, i added color to mine to make the splatter skull turn purple. You can also add special elements, like a flare or a motion blur. This effect gives your logo some spice.

Step 4: Add a Title to Your Picture

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 Now, you add a title with your user name and make it a cool looking font and color. Then, you merge the two layers together to make one.

Step 5: You're Done!

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After all of that, you can add a lot more cool effects. And that's all folks!
kylekosan234 years ago
thanks:)
lemonie5 years ago
They need to be square otherwise bits get cropped-off when people see it anywhere else but your page upper-left. Your examples are pretty-much square, but you should add it as a note. Also transparent & animated gifs only work on your page upper-left.

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rabiddemonweasel (author)  lemonie5 years ago
Thanks. What did you say about the animated gifs?
They only work on your homepage in the big avatar picture.
rabiddemonweasel (author)  TheChemiker5 years ago
Thanks, Know-it-All