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How to make overlays.

Posted: Sun, 7th Feb 2010, 11:31pm

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kreedy

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I would like to make my own overlays but don't have any idea as to how to do it. Can someone tell me a good easy way to do this so that I can have a better choice of what to my my subject in???
Posted: Mon, 8th Feb 2010, 1:19am

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spydurhank

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What kind of overlays do you need to make?
Posted: Mon, 8th Feb 2010, 3:10pm

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kreedy

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I just need some overlays to put people in movie posters or magizines or things like that. I want to appeal to aduls ans well as kids for this and I don't like some of the overlays that are on the market. I would like to put kids in their school newsletters and albums and thing of that matter. Can you help me to do this??
Posted: Mon, 8th Feb 2010, 4:19pm

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spydurhank

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If you're talking about "Text" overlays then all you need is a photo editing program with text capabilities such as Photoshop or Gimp.
Gimp is free to download and use.
Posted: Mon, 8th Feb 2010, 7:28pm

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kreedy

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I need text and photos both. I like to put people on ceral boxes and movie posters and in newspapers and newsletters wit the school logo on it.
Posted: Mon, 8th Feb 2010, 8:34pm

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spydurhank

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Ah okay. Yeah you can use Gimp to create text of any kind or any kind of overlays and composite it together with Photokey.