Harry Potter - The Hogwarts Experience

Come share the Magic and remember: Never tickle a Purple Hippo!
 
HomeCalendarFAQSearchRegisterMemberlistHogwarts QuillLog in
Announcement Board
Check the news/announcements/updated thread HERE
Please be patient while HE is undergoing some major changes, we're trying to improve it for a new era.

YEAR 10



Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Housepoints

Hufflepuff: 1,190
Slytherin: 470
Ravenclaw: 269
Gryffindor: 13





June 2015
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
CalendarCalendar
HE Staff
Admin


Deputy Head


Heads of House


Hufflepuff: TBA
Slytherin: TBA

Second Heads of House
Gryffindor: TBA
Ravenclaw: TBA
Hufflepuff: TBA
Other Positions
Head Students
(February 2015 - February 2016)
TBA
Prefects
(February 2015 - February2016)
TBA
Classes
Ancient Runes
Professor: TBA


Arithmancy
Professor: amberg93

Charms
Professor: Sashi

Dark Arts Studies
Professor: TBA

Flying Lessons
Professor: TBA

Healer Studies
Professor: TBA

Herbology
Professor: TBA

History of Magic
Professor: TBA

Mythology
Professor: TBA

Potions
Professor: TBA

Transfiguration
Professor: TBA
HE Daily Trivia


Don't forget do play the Daily Trivia. There will be a bunch of points available for the Top 10 Players at the end of each month!

Hurry up, then, click HERE!
Latest topics
» HE Cluedo 6: The Investigation Continues
by Raistlin The Wizard Sun Jun 28 2015, 11:20

» Affiliate Request With Page 394
by Guest Tue Jun 23 2015, 10:18

» Shattered Alley
by Guest Sun Jun 21 2015, 02:29

» Students Workload - Report Here
by Raistlin The Wizard Sat Jun 20 2015, 13:00

» Badges Earned
by Raistlin The Wizard Sat Jun 20 2015, 12:55

» avablacky
by Raistlin The Wizard Sat Jun 20 2015, 12:52

» Designer Badge
by Raistlin The Wizard Sat Jun 20 2015, 12:49

» BADGE MEMBER BADGE - TO BE COMPLETED FIRST
by Raistlin The Wizard Sat Jun 20 2015, 12:47

» Insurrection | A Harry Potter Role-Play
by Guest Fri Jun 19 2015, 12:21

Term Cup Winners
Year 1 (1st Semester)
House Cup: Gryffindor
Quidditch Cup: Slytherin
Year 1 (2nd Semester)
House Cup: Slytherin
Quidditch Cup: Ravenclaw
Year 2 (1st Semester)
House Cup: Gryffindor
Quidditch Cup: Ravenclaw
Year 2 (2nd Semester)
House Cup: Hufflepuff
Quidditch Cup: Gryffindor
Year 3 (1st Semester)
House Cup: Ravenclaw
Quidditch Cup: Slytherin
Year 3 (2nd Semester)
House Cup: Ravenclaw
Quidditch Cup: Ravenclaw
Year 4 (Full Year)
House
Cup: Gryffindor
Quidditch Cup: Hiatus
Year 5 (Full Year)
House Cup: Gryffindor
Quidditch Cup: Hiatus
Year 6 (Full Year)
House Cup: Gryffindor
Quidditch Cup: Hiatus
Year 7 (Full Year)
House Cup: Slytherin
Quidditch Cup: Hiatus
Year 8 (Full Year)
House Cup: Slytherin
Quidditch Cup: Hiatus
Recent Exam Passes
avablacky
Level One: Magical Aptitude Test

avablacky
Level Two, Part I: Wood Selection
avablacky
Level Two, Part II: Core Selection
avablacky
Level Three, Part I: Wand Length
avablacky
Level Three, Part II: Wand Flexibility/Rigidity
avablacky
Level Four: Wand Responsibilities
avablacky
Level Five: Receiving Your Wand
amberg93
Arts, Drama & Creative Writing OWL: Letters Make Art
Featured Member

Affiliates/Topsites
Please vote daily in the following sites to keep our site on top and hopefully attract more members:


These are our static affiliates:

Gordon Parks' Academy
wands at the ready
HOS
Potter's ArmyFIGHT LIKE GODS
Our Time Is Now RPG
GRAPHICS GAMES

FaceBook Page
Affiliate With Us
If you would like to affiliate with the Hogwarts Experience simply take the link image code below to put onto your site. To have your affiliate here, please PM Raistlin The Wizard or post your button HERE. Please remember, Hogwarts Experience will only affiliate with sites that have our own affiliate link on them.
Add us as an affiliate:

Copyright and Rights Reserved
Copyright and Rights Reserved

The Hogwarts Experience copyrighted 2006-2014
Elfie Dumbledore
All Rights Reserved

General Disclaimer
All Referances to Harry Potter characters and story lines remain the rights of JK.Rowling, Warner Brothers, Bloomsbury & Scholastic
Share | 
 

 TUTORIAL: The Exclusion Layer

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Amy
Retired Deputy Head : 5th year
Retired Deputy Head : 5th year


Female
Registration date: 2006-02-22
Number of posts: 11744
Age: 28
Location: England
Real First Name: Amy
Country:
House: Gryffindor
Crest:
Warning:
0 / 30 / 3

Award Bar:
100 / 700100 / 700


PostSubject: TUTORIAL: The Exclusion Layer   Tue Dec 05 2006, 10:10

The Exclusion Layer

The exclusion layer is one of the best ways, in my opinion, to give a ‘finished’ look to a graphic. Of course, it doesn’t suit all graphics, but this tutorial will give you an idea of how it works. It’s pretty simple, so hopefully this tutorial won’t be too difficult to follow. As always, this tutorial is intended for Paint Shop Pro, but I think it’s pretty much cross-platform.

We’re going to be working towards making the following graphic:



What we need:

This picture of a timeturner

1. Open a new canvas at size 300x200.

2. Copy and paste the image of the timeturner onto the new canvas as a new layer, so that Hermione’s face is off the edge, and the positioning looks something like below:



3. Add a new raster layer, by going to Layers >> New Raster Layer.

4. Flood fill the graphic with a dark blue colour (#000040). Set the layer to exclusion, by going to Layers >> Properties >> Blend Modes. Now, doesn’t that look pretty?

5. We’re almost done – it’s that easy. Just the text to fiddle with now. The settings I used are listed below. Add each section of text on a new layer to make positioning easier.

“time, tide”: ‘violation’, #D4D4D8, size 16.
“&”: ‘violation’, #D4D4D8, size 10 bold.
“wait for no man”: ‘Existence Light’, #D4D4D8, size 10

6. To make the glowy effect around the words “wait for no man”, I simply duplicated the layer which contained that text, and set the duplicated layer at a gaussian blur of 3 pixels (image >> blur >> gaussian blur). You may need to convert the layer to raster by going to Layers >> Convert to Raster.

7. Final step! Add a new layer, and flood fill it with the same dark blue as before (#000040). Set this layer to exclusion and lower the opacity to 30%. Merge all your layers, add a 1 pixel border in the dark blue colour, and voila, you’re done! A pretty graphic with cool colouring.

***

I'd love to see what you do with this tutorial! And don't forget that the blue exclusion layer works with most graphics to give it a nice colour.


Last edited by on Tue Jan 29 2008, 08:59; edited 1 time in total
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://amyxaphania.livejournal.com
Siriusly Smooth
1st Year
1st Year


Male
Registration date: 2006-11-26
Number of posts: 277
Age: 24
Location: Scranton, PA XD
Real First Name: Austin
House: Ravenclaw
Warning:
0 / 30 / 3

Award Bar:
0 / 7000 / 700


PostSubject: Re: TUTORIAL: The Exclusion Layer   Tue Dec 12 2006, 18:00

I used the exclusion layer on this graphic... ignore the big ugly "Mysterious", as I merged the whole thing without meaning to and couldn't get rid of the word and I really didn't want to start the whole thing over again.

So anyway, thanks for showing us! Here's mine-

Back to top Go down
View user profile
drkangelcat
2nd Year
2nd Year


Female
Registration date: 2007-02-01
Number of posts: 4326
Age: 22
Location: In la la land.
Real First Name: Cat
Country:
House: Slytherin's Official Nut
Crest:
Warning:
0 / 30 / 3

Award Bar:
58 / 70058 / 700


PostSubject: Re: TUTORIAL: The Exclusion Layer   Fri Jul 20 2007, 15:27

photoshop attempt:

Back to top Go down
View user profile http://drkangelkitty.deviantart.com
Amy
Retired Deputy Head : 5th year
Retired Deputy Head : 5th year


Female
Registration date: 2006-02-22
Number of posts: 11744
Age: 28
Location: England
Real First Name: Amy
Country:
House: Gryffindor
Crest:
Warning:
0 / 30 / 3

Award Bar:
100 / 700100 / 700


PostSubject: Re: TUTORIAL: The Exclusion Layer   Wed May 20 2009, 09:40

This tutorial is now retired.
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://amyxaphania.livejournal.com
 
TUTORIAL: The Exclusion Layer
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» "Handy Dandy" Tutorial
» Marluxia, the Graceful Assassin XI
» How To Mod Your Spell Names *TUTORIAL*
» Windowed Aranock
» South, Chryl [C-Rank Nukenin]

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Harry Potter - The Hogwarts Experience ::  ::  ::  :: -