Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

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Re: Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

Post by Apoptosis » Wed Dec 30, 2009 11:40 am

bubba wrote:I have a question, what will be the color of the fan? HIS blue or ATI red?
When this contest was started that design wasn't finished yet. They also didn't want to show or talk about their cooler since they didn't want any other companies to copy the design.

I'll ask them again today though to see if we can at least get a fan color!
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Re: Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

Post by bubba » Wed Dec 30, 2009 1:47 pm

Thats cool, just wondered as some of their stuff for the IceQ has a blue fan, but the reference cooler is the ATI red.

Like you said its just a question, worst they can say is no :mrgreen: and to be honest I'm hope'n for the blue.
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Re: Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

Post by pcwolff » Wed Dec 30, 2009 2:03 pm

Well here's my shot at the contest, hadn't used GIMP too much before but it's quite a nice program :) And great website btw, wish I'd known more about it before!
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Post by werewolfdaddy » Wed Dec 30, 2009 2:58 pm

I have a paint shop pro question. I have psp7 installed. I load my pic and the die.psd into psp. I then click mask, then choose mask from image. It crops my image appropriately, but I it goes completely light. I have to then jack the contrast up through the roof to get it anywhere close to the original. The colors go from crisp and vibrant to dull and dark. Any suggestions?
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Re: Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

Post by DMB2000uk » Wed Dec 30, 2009 3:07 pm

werewolfdaddy wrote:I have a paint shop pro question. I have psp7 installed. I load my pic and the die.psd into psp. I then click mask, then choose mask from image. It crops my image appropriately, but I it goes completely light. I have to then jack the contrast up through the roof to get it anywhere close to the original. The colors go from crisp and vibrant to dull and dark. Any suggestions?
The red layer in the original PSD is set at something like 70% opacity.

Is that opacity being retained when you stick your image into that layer?

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Post by bombeiro » Thu Dec 31, 2009 1:44 pm

Here is my design. "Slay The Dragon!" Thanks for a great contest. This was a lot of fun! I have learned a lot about Photoshop.
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Re: Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

Post by werewolfdaddy » Thu Dec 31, 2009 2:09 pm

DMB2000uk wrote:
werewolfdaddy wrote:I have a paint shop pro question. I have psp7 installed. I load my pic and the die.psd into psp. I then click mask, then choose mask from image. It crops my image appropriately, but I it goes completely light. I have to then jack the contrast up through the roof to get it anywhere close to the original. The colors go from crisp and vibrant to dull and dark. Any suggestions?
The red layer in the original PSD is set at something like 70% opacity.

Is that opacity being retained when you stick your image into that layer?

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It looks like it's being jacked up to 100%. I've tried manipulating it before and after adding the mask and nothing has worked so far.
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Re: Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

Post by raztah » Fri Jan 01, 2010 4:42 am

this is one contest im gonna enter. will post later my entry.

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Post by DL13 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 8:10 am

raztah wrote:this is one contest im gonna enter. will post later my entry.
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Post by Benji31320 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 9:18 am

I'm making my entry for now, i'll post it later.
But where shall I set my postal address?

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Post by DMB2000uk » Fri Jan 01, 2010 9:26 am

Benji31320 wrote:I'm making my entry for now, i'll post it later.
But where shall I set my postal address?
Wait till the winners are drawn, as only they will need to submit their addresses for shipping.

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Re: Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

Post by Benji31320 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 9:38 am

DMB2000uk wrote:
Benji31320 wrote:I'm making my entry for now, i'll post it later.
But where shall I set my postal address?
Wait till the winners are drawn, as only they will need to submit their addresses for shipping.

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Ok, thanks! ^^

Good luck everyone else, so.

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Re: Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

Post by raztah » Fri Jan 01, 2010 10:04 am

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heres mine.

ill provide a high res image if . if ever i win. hehehe..

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Re: Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

Post by reynah » Fri Jan 01, 2010 10:12 am

this aint only for men. right :axe:

so count me in. :finga:

i love cars and i do own a car so heres my custom made his 5870.

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i really really love em carbon fibers :supz: .. hehe

i hope i win. [-o<

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Re: Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

Post by mx6er2587 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 4:18 pm

nope not just for men. In fact we already have female entries :mrgreen:

What kind of car is that on the left of your design? Its driving me crazy that I can't place it. What do you drive?

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Re: Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

Post by DL13 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 7:00 pm

mx6er2587 wrote:nope not just for men. In fact we already have female entries :mrgreen:

What kind of car is that on the left of your design? Its driving me crazy that I can't place it. What do you drive?
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Re: Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

Post by DL13 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 7:02 pm

reynah wrote:this aint only for men. right :axe:

so count me in. :finga:

i love cars and i do own a car so heres my custom made his 5870.

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i really really love em carbon fibers :supz: .. hehe

i hope i win. [-o<

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Re: Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

Post by kylepaddock » Fri Jan 01, 2010 7:12 pm

I think it is a zzz. I think that the name. I might be wrong.
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Post by shamrok3 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 7:18 pm

Looks like a kitted Toyota Soarer to me... Carbon Fibre ATW!
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Re: Dec 2009 Contest - Design Your Own HIS 5870 Video Card Art!

Post by mx6er2587 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 8:22 pm

that was my first thought because of what looks like the fog lights, but the headlights and the rest of the lines are wrong kitted or not.

edit: found it. Its a 370z. Not sure what that circle that looks like an sc400/soarer foglight is. First result in a google image search for "body kit 370" will get you the original image though. Nice car.

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