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In its early days, this World used to be all about smart discussions and posts and stuff like that. But since I hardly write articles now because of the lack of time, this World is now a place dedicated to showcasing whatever I do that doesn't relate to blogging about my life (which is already covered in this World). So, in a nutshell, this place is for graphics and resources.

Browse (most of) my stuff here by tags:

I take icon requests, so PM me or write me a comment :3 And feel free to use the stuff I make: you don't need to credit me if you use icons, but I'd appreciate some credit for the rest.

Looking for moar shiny?
Rai's iCons n'@ | Dollie's Delightful Graphics | BabyD's Yenesis's Gallery | TimCanpy's Icon Island
Dark Flame 3479's Photostatic Icons | XkeyofdestinyX's Mix&Match | Anna's little things | Blue Latte's iHeart
Alexa's Anonymous Gallery | Kami's LOVE1000% | Klassic's Pink Sweetness | Akane's Flowery Garden
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If you know of any other worlds with icons/graphics, drop me a line and I'll feature them~

Background pattern: made with Colour Lovers by me.

Vector: Bleach [for CloudBerry]

It's 2 a.m. and I've had an energizer and I've got classes tomorrow and I can't sleep.
I am ded. I think I've used up all my vectoring fuel for a while, I dunno how the hell I managed to finish this in one day >_< Anyway, you know me, I always take the long way around; originally I offered to only extract this image, but I ended up saying "to hell with it" and vectored it. I am NOT doing the wings, I'm ded.

Small JPG: 3350 x 7100, 1.3 MB, download
Large JPG: 6700 x 14200, 4.07 MB, download
Small PNG: 3350 x 7100, 1.7 MB, download
Large PNG: 6700 x 14200, 3.8 MB, download

Stitched together these two scans: one, two. Coat front reference from here. Skin tone reference from here.
Close-up of his eyes: click.
And if you're wondering, 6700 x 14200 really is the original resolution I vectored this in.

In other news, the new Achievements section (on the right of the page) of MT really cracks me up. I am now aiming for maximum attention whore level. Yanno, just for kicks (as if I would ever be that popular, I'm antisocial by definition XD).

Icons: yaoi, shounen-ai

Warning The images below contain some...rougher yaoi (not explicit stuff, though), so if you're not OK with it I recommend you quietly move on to look at the other icons in this World and not make a fuss about it c:

I'm posting these now because I wanted to wait until there were more to post. I wanted to have an entirely "shocking" post; mixing hot steamy yaoi action with pink girly stuff just doesn't click~ They're quite simple-looking, but I've discovered I like it more when the focus is on the boys *blush* I'm too far gone for blushing XD

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1-2: Blood Trap
3-5: Hohoemi no Nichijou
6-7: Tadaima Shugyouchuu
8-9: Nakasete! Doctor
10: Akuma no Himitsu

Vectors: Tadaima Shugyouchuu, Sailor Moon, Blood Trap

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Notice the plural in the title :D I also revamped the vectors section, redid all the thumbnails to showcase the vectors better because the old ones were fugly, dammit! And yay, three more unplanned projects down! The next ones will probably be girly vectors since I'm trying to tidy up my folders and have discovered a crapload of girl vectors :|

Note: I love the third vector, I'm in love with it <3 And if you like yaoi, I'd recommend the manga as well, it's very cute and funny 8D source image
Note: I've been listening to more E Nomine these days, 'cause they're epic.

Icon resources: 10 puny text textures

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Used: here, here, here, here and here.
You get inverted variations because sometimes you just want to use white text instead of the usual black :3 I should say that they're not simply inverted (like the MS Paint kind of inversion), but manually switched to white-and-black.

Note: while they may look jagged here, the textures look good on icons (with a Multiply or Screen blending mode).

Enjoy and, as usual, please credit me if you use them.
Text used is from here (surprising, ain't it? 8D)

How to achieve this effect in Photoshop CS2
Font: PF Tempesta Seven Compressed (download it here)
Size: 2.8px
Letter spacing ("Character" pane, horizontal arrow thingy): 300
Row spacing ("Character" pane): 3px
Bold (optional, may be left simple)
Anti-aliasing: either None, Sharp or Strong (Sharp recommended)

Note: if you use a letter spacing of 400, use a Height of 70%.

Icons: Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann [for Ritona Raito]

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1000 variations!

Hehe, it seems fit that after posting the prizes for your challenge, you get some prizes too :3 The card is still in the works, mainly because I've scrapped the previous idea after raiding the MT scan gallery and downloading roughly 1/3 of it.
There are so many variations because I couldn't decide which was better, so I ended up submitting all versions.