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Simple Smudge Sig Tutorial
Step 1: Create a new document 400 x 200 and fill it with black
Step 2: Paste and resize your render
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Step 3: Duplicate your render so it fills up the canvas
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Step 4: Duplicate one more render for use later
Step 5: Merge all the layers from step 3 together
Step 6: Press Cntrl + R and drag a grid line so it's in the center of your sig, it should snap into place
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Step 7: Using the rectangular marquee tool fill up the left half of the sig it should snap at the grid point
Step 8: Smudge with the following setting in this direction with a hard brush on 20, strength 75
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Step 9: With the left half still selected pres cntrl + j/ Duplicate the layer
Step 10: Go to edit transform flip horizontal on the layer that was just made, the duplicated half, Drag it so it fills up the rest of the canvas
Step 11: Un hide the render from step 4 and duplicate it 3 times
Step 12: Set the 1st layer to color dodge and the layer 1 copy to linear dodger and the layer 1 copy 2 leave it normal and hide it
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Step 13: Smudge the color dodge and linear doge layer in these directions/half of the side this way and the other half this way
Step 14: Un hide the top layer and set the blending mode to overlay
Step 15: With your smudge out, set the size of it to 8 and smudge around the edges of the top layer
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Step 16; Duplicate the layer, Set the layers blending mode to multiply, duplicate the layer one more time and se the blending option to screen
Step 17: Go all out from here and add what you feels necessary, i added a photo filter and a gradient map since there were a bunch of colors coming from the smudge
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The best outcome i've had so far
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Finally, I've been constantly pressing f5 :lol: Thanks for the awesome tutorial :smile:
 
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Your welcome,i hope it's understandable i've never written one before
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Seriously, if this is your first time writing one. Then it's perfect! Very easy to understand and clear pictures. I'm going to make a new sig now :biggrin:
 
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That's a great tutorial. :smile: Your instructions were clear, and easy to follow. :biggrin:
 
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Seriously, if this is your first time writing one. Then it's perfect! Very easy to understand and clear pictures. I'm going to make a new sig now :biggrin:

i would like to see the outcome
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i would like to see the outcome
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Lol, I was on Planetrenders and I found a cookie monster render :lol: I thought, awww what the hell and used it. I was kinda just messing about. And by the way, this tutorial is so cool, I love it.

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Lol what do you think? I wasn't really doing it seriously, but it turned out quite well :lol: I might even use it as my sig :lol:
 
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Lol, I was on Planetrenders and I found a cookie monster render :lol: I thought, awww what the hell and used it. I was kinda just messing about. And by the way, this tutorial is so cool, I love it.

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Lol what do you think? I wasn't really doing it seriously, but it turned out quite well :lol: I might even use it as my sig :lol:

It's not bad at all
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Amazing, did you do anything else other than the steps in the tutorial?
If I remember correctly I did two gradient maps and a photo filter. Oh and a light source and I used a smaller brush than the one in the tut to smudge around the render. Do you think I should use it as my sig?

And this tutorial has helped me learn how to smudge properly, I feel like I've improved at GFX thanks to this, thanks :smile:
 
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If I remember correctly I did two gradient maps and a photo filter. Oh and a light source and I used a smaller brush than the one in the tut to smudge around the render. Do you think I should use it as my sig?

And this tutorial has helped me learn how to smudge properly, I feel like I've improved at GFX thanks to this, thanks :smile:

sure
 
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Thanks for this bro. I got this

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Thanks so much for this i made what i think an awesome picture it will be in the show off section if you want to look :biggrin:
 
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This is what I got:

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I didn't use the right brush settings. Could you go into further detail? I couldn't figure it out.
 
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This is what I got:

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I didn't use the right brush settings. Could you go into further detail? I couldn't figure it out.
It's the default hard round brush then just put the settings.
 
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