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Tutorial Floppy's templates

Discussion in 'Tutorials' started by Floppygunk, Aug 23, 2012.

  1. Floppygunk

    Floppygunk Cereal Killer

    Old (mountain shaped) dust (open)


    Right it only works well in Photoshop. If there is need to I'll add universal support.
    New (drop shaped) dust (open)


    You can open this in many editors besides Photoshop (GIMP, Pixelmator, etc.), although it may need slight editing to look right.

    You can adjust the color overlay to change the color, and adjust the levels on the base layer for different 'grainy' looks.
    Ingots (Photoshop only) (open)


    This is the version of the ingots that only works in Photoshop. It has all of the blending layers, so it's a bit of a mess but you can do more editing with the gradients and colors.
    Ingots (universal) (open)


    This is the version of the ingots that works in programs other than Photoshop. You only have access to the layers, so if you want a different gradient you'll have to make your own the hard way.
  2. Tzigane

    Tzigane Prominent Member

    The link to the new dust leads to
    instead of
    Otherwise this will help a lot. :)
  3. Floppygunk

    Floppygunk Cereal Killer

    Oops, fixed.
  4. Shoeboxam

    Shoeboxam Administrator/ Invictus Staff Member

    Top layer controls hue
    Second layer controls Saturation

    There are two available ore value options (crystal or rocky)
    There are three available glow options (large, medium, small)
    There are two available crack textures (light and dark)
    There are four base textures (stone, netherrack, end stone and obsidian)
    ...super easy to add another base, just paste it into a new layer and all the effects of soar ore will trickle down.

    All layers to the soar ore are split, basically separated from the original soar ore texture via difference layers.

    Explanation (open)
    I made it with difference layers. If you take stone and place it over lapis with the mode set to difference, you'll get a black background with the cracks and ore in white. Then to remove the ore from the difference layer, crop down to the lapis texture and color select all the ore. Then switch to the difference layer with your selection and color it black.

    Now you have a layer that is only cracks. Make a new layer beneath the cracks layer that is just netherrack. Set the difference layer's mode to addition, which will then add the cracks to the netherrack. Important! Addition!

    To add the ore, reselect the lapis and copy it to a new layer over any of the other ores. Use the lapis ore layer to select any of the other ores, then copy and place those ores over the netherrack with the cracks layer you made earlier. Recoloring is easy from there.

    To use the glow from the redstone, gold or diamond ores, use the same concept with difference layers. Copy the lapis over to a new layer, set the layer to difference and move it over the diamond.

    Having the details of the ores separated from the base means you can place the exact ore texture onto anything. I placed it on netherrack and noticed the center was oversaturated. I fixed that by making a radial black gradient on a new layer set to saturation mode. Just as expected, it lowered saturation in the center of the netherrack based on how high I set the opacity of the layer. Then I placed the ores themselves on top. Unoriginal Quartz ore, baby.

    Hope this helps!

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  5. Valsis

    Valsis Lead Fanver Developer Staff Member

    I would like this ^(above) to open with Photoshop pretty please. *puppy dog eyes*
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  6. Sheynx

    Sheynx Well-Known Member Retired Staff

    I tried to make Shoe's thingy compatible to PS. Not a perfect match but better than nothing. Should be compatible with every version of it...

    Attached Files:

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  7. Valsis

    Valsis Lead Fanver Developer Staff Member

    Pretty thank you Sheynx :3
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  8. DrumMaster4

    DrumMaster4 Texture Reviewer / Moderator Staff Member

    Thank you Sheynx. I downloaded the .xcf and it didn't open with Photoshop...needed this.

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