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07 May 2009 @ 03:04 am
New header change ....  
I still love Billie (obviously, duh, she's Billie!), but I really loved how this graphic came out and the colors worked with the layout, so I thought I'd proclaim my Sheldon and Penny love by changing my header for a little while.
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Arabian: Sheldon & Penny makeout timearabian on May 7th, 2009 08:47 am (UTC)
OMG! You love Sheldon and Penny and yet you're NOT a member of "Paradox!?!?!?" It's the sheldon_penny comm. I'm co-mod and it has grown from 50-some members (when I began co-modding) in mid-December to almost 800. It's got great fanfic, fanart, fanvids, tons of great discussion. You got to get there and join in the fun!!!!
this girl's mostly fictionanti_social_ite on May 7th, 2009 11:24 am (UTC)
No Billie? :O
Arabian: Billie Piper_07arabian on May 7th, 2009 05:06 pm (UTC)
Again, I still adore Billie -- but I've had her -- and solely her! -- as my header for like six to eight months now. I just wanted to give S&P some love. It'll go back to Billie.
hiddeneloise: CrackUp/Stanley/TheOfficehiddeneloise on May 7th, 2009 04:01 pm (UTC)
Well, aren't you just a fickle one! Poor, poor Billy, being discarded like that! ;)

Looks beautiful, though. :)
Arabian: Billie Piper_06arabian on May 7th, 2009 05:07 pm (UTC)
Fickle?!?!? Billie's been my header for six to eight months. My ONLY header has been Billie. I just wanted to give Sheldon and Penny some love.

Thank you. :)
hiddeneloise: SleepAtNight/Angela/TheOfficehiddeneloise on May 7th, 2009 06:59 pm (UTC)
Yeah, yeah, your devotion span is six to eight months... I say fickle and I mean it!!! lol. :)

I really like how the filter works with the image. Usually I don't like the artistic blurs too much, they tend to give the images such plastic feel. But this is really nice.
Arabian: Billie Piper_02arabian on May 7th, 2009 07:46 pm (UTC)
I still love her, I just wanted a different banner to promote Sheldon and Penny. I'll go back to Billie soon enough, I'm sure.

This was awesome how it worked. It's actually four different textures using different layers, with the image laid in between four times with different layers with just a little blur. Unfortunately, I've yet to find another Sheldonn/Penny image it works with. I'm going to be going through Billie, Doctor/Rose, Jason images too because I do love the effect, it just takes particular shadings and contrast in the original image to work.
hiddeneloise: Mischief/Jim/TheOfficehiddeneloise on May 7th, 2009 08:01 pm (UTC)
I'm messing with you, dear! :))

That sounds interesting. What kind of layer effects did you apply? I think I would like to try that, too. :)
Arabian: Billie Piper_05arabian on May 7th, 2009 09:24 pm (UTC)
1. Base texture - normal
2. Sheldon/Penny image - color dodge
3. 2nd texture - overlay
4. Sheldon/Penny image - linear light
5. 3rd texture - overlay
6. Sheldon/Penny image - linear light
7. 4th texture - saturation
8. Sheldon/Penny image - Lighten

And then I flattened the image, and used the "blur more" filter twice. Again, though, the shading in the image itself really has to work with the colors to work. Some came close, but they cast odd lights/shadows on their faces, etc. that made the actors look unattractive in that light, or it flat-out didn't work. I'll keep trying this on other images though because I do love the end result.

Heh to your icon. But you know me, I must defend my Billie love! lol!

Edited at 2009-05-07 09:42 pm (UTC)
hiddeneloise: Elope?JAM/The Officehiddeneloise on May 8th, 2009 05:44 am (UTC)
Love the textures! And the end result is really good. I must try some of mine with these guys. :)

No need to defend the Billy love. I know it didn't go anywhere. :))
she was a work in progress.dreamer_98 on May 7th, 2009 04:36 pm (UTC)
Ooh, nice. I love the coloring. :-)
Arabian: Sheldon & Penny - Two Heartsarabian on May 7th, 2009 05:07 pm (UTC)
Thank you. :)
Angelaserenityveritas on May 7th, 2009 04:56 pm (UTC)
Oooh. I really like it!!
Arabian: Sheldon & Penny makeout timearabian on May 7th, 2009 05:08 pm (UTC)
Thank you. Love your icon, btw.
Ashley Rae: TBBT_Sheldon/Penny_Eat It I Dare Youloves_bitch1301 on May 8th, 2009 02:54 pm (UTC)
Love the new header. :D