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The Icon Essentials

where to go when you're stuck in a rut

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What We Are About
......We at icon essentials have built this place in the hope of helping all icon makers everywhere. We also being icon creators have decided that hopefully we can complete a community which will be structured so that all icon makers can come together and teach and learn.

How it Works
......Basically how this place works is, you join, and you post information/icons etc. underneath the titles listed below.

Who Can Join
......Anyone is welcome to join, just as long as you follow each rule indicated in the user info and the one's indicated by the specific poster.

What we are looking for:
......We are looking for the elite amongst the people of Livejournal who are willing to showcase there works to other users within Livejournal, whilst also offering other services within tutorials and explanations.


What are the 7 categories you can post under:
PSP, PSD, & TUBE Files
Requirement
post .psd and/or .psp and/or tubes for both software packages. (.psd files = Photoshop, /psp = Paint shop Pro). These images will be ones which the characters/main parts of the image are sliced/cropped so that you may take them and simply insert them into a current base/template.

BASES
Requirement
Post bases of many different forms of image. Bases are unanimated, non-text, non-psp'd/psd files, which can be altered easily for the creators preference.

FONTS
Requirement
Post links to font sites and direct links to font downloads, of fonts which you think are a high quality and can be used in icon creating.

LYRICS & QUOTES
Requirement
Record stimulus materials from lyrics, and/or record parts of a text (quotes from movies etc.). You then can create a list of quotes from songs/movies and outline where they are from, so members can use them and know where they are from.

BRUSHES
Requirement
Post links to brush sites, give reviews on sites, post link directly to certain brushes, guide new people to the correct tutorial or teach them yourself. Be able to locate specific brushes for individual members to the best of your abilities.

TEMPLATES
Requirement
Post original templates which the members of this community may use at will. Be unique and don’t create the same ol' templates over and over again. Know how to use templates on all platforms and be willing to guide new members to the correct links which are needed for there help.

TUTORIALS
Requirement
Be willing to give up a lot of time to create high quality tutorials for icon making. A Tutorial maker must always be willing to create the tutorial, and then answer the questions asked by members of it.

HOW DO I POST?
Simply send me a email with your username and your birth name, agree to the terms of the community, and I should have you added within 48 hours.

THE HEADERS:
http://img20.photobucket.com/albums/v59/iconessentials/bases.png
http://img20.photobucket.com/albums/v59/iconessentials/brushes.png
http://img20.photobucket.com/albums/v59/iconessentials/files.png
http://img20.photobucket.com/albums/v59/iconessentials/fonts.png
http://img20.photobucket.com/albums/v59/iconessentials/lyrics.png
http://img20.photobucket.com/albums/v59/iconessentials/quotes.png
http://img20.photobucket.com/albums/v59/iconessentials/templates.png
http://img20.photobucket.com/albums/v59/iconessentials/tutorials.png

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