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[challenge entry] Hitler
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Bin dun?

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(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 12:56, archived)
# yup it's one of the older icons :)
(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 12:59, archived)
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well its the taking part that counts
(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 13:07, archived)
# Thats the spirit
Jpegs can't display transparent backgrounds, if when you do any more save them as Giffs which can display transparency
(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 13:16, archived)
# It may have bin, but woo anyway!
Do you think you should make the background transparent?
(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 13:07, archived)
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and how does one do that? i only have paint to my disposal
(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 13:13, archived)
# try the Gimp (it's free)
(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 13:22, archived)
# ^This
No idea if it's possible to do transparent backgrounds in paint...
(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 13:26, archived)
# Paint.net is useful too
(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 13:35, archived)
# Useful, yes, but not very good for doing icons because you can't alter the opacity of your brush.
(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 13:58, archived)
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Ive downladed now im going to go have some fun, thanks
(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 14:05, archived)
# Woo-hoo!
If you manage to make something without tearing out chunks of hair and giving up in frustrated disgust at least four times, then you're doing better than I did :)
(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 14:15, archived)
# I like GIMP
and you can do good stuff with it. But it does have a learning curve that's more like a cliff, I agree.

This is my masterwork* with the GIMP:




* May contain lies
(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 14:59, archived)
# this is graping my squidloo (or whatever the phrase is)
(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 16:08, archived)
# Any mouse?
(, Sun 17 Jan 2010, 19:15, archived)