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    Posted: 20-September-2010 at 3:00AM

Anyone really good with photoshop?  I'm debating whether or not to put a lazer stripe on Old Lazarus and rather than buy the stripe and then decide I don't like it, I was planning on having a mock up made and trying it on, but Pete suggested photoshopping it instead, but I don't have any idea how to begin.  Anyway, if anyone has the skills and would like to help out, here's the most recent photo.  Also below is a black car with the stripe, but it's kinda' small and only from one angle.  Thanks in advance. P~ Big smile

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lazar stripe on black car


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20-September-2010 at 4:17AM

You won't find a better pic than that one. (I had the same pic in one of my postsLOL) There are a couple of guys on the TorinoCobra forum with Photoshop. Phil is one.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20-September-2010 at 5:45AM
Not photshop, but...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20-September-2010 at 6:42AM
THATS FUNNY CH!T ANDY!
 
Not sure about a lazer stripe without the wheel well moldings.
Not saying it won't be good just think if it stops short of the wrap into the well it could look funny.
Maybe a 73 lazer stipe, the one over top of the wheel well.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20-September-2010 at 8:08AM
Originally posted by Eliteman76 Eliteman76 wrote:

Not photshop, but...
 
I actually like that yellow stripe. Need it on the front fender too, but it don't look too bad.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20-September-2010 at 8:48AM
This is the best I could do without photoshopWink
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20-September-2010 at 9:15AM
Originally posted by cowboyupdjcarl cowboyupdjcarl wrote:

THATS FUNNY CH!T ANDY!
 
Not sure about a lazer stripe without the wheel well moldings.
Not saying it won't be good just think if it stops short of the wrap into the well it could look funny.
Maybe a 73 lazer stipe, the one over top of the wheel well.
 
I hadn't thought about how the lazer stripe ends just before the edges of the wheel well molding.   It always seems to come back to the wheel well molding.  The wheel well molding.  Wheel well molding.  Wheel molding.  Molding.  ...olding ...ding ...g Confused 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20-September-2010 at 3:13PM
I'm glad to see I'm not the only one whose Photoshop skills are, um, "limited."
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20-September-2010 at 5:14PM
Oh, I could do better, but I was on my lunch...er, well sort of on my lunch...after my lunch...screwed off on the computer, saw the post, and was like...oh, oh, time to have stupid fun.

Honestly, since I am now on my Imac at home, I have yet to mess with any of the imaging software I spent so much money on...Ermm

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20-September-2010 at 5:49PM

Andrew NAILED it , run with that Paul Cool

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21-September-2010 at 1:56PM
Maybe this can gives you a general idea.  I did it to visualize what stripes would look like on my car.

I am staying with the trims, but I think the sripes would look fantastic on your black GTS though!!!


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22-September-2010 at 5:34AM
I had spent some time around a year ago debating how I wanted the GTS to look. I blame this one on the David Pearson Wood Brother's Montego.
 
And after way too much time...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25-September-2010 at 10:58AM
Originally posted by kenneth kenneth wrote:

Here is another stripe for you to consider Paul
 
 
Interesting!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-September-2010 at 2:43PM
I know the wheel mell mouldings are made of Unobtanium,  its a shame.   I have a feeling if you went with the laser stripe you'd be happy with it.   but everybody's assuming red/yellow. I did see a white/blue strip on a black car once.  It was cool.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-September-2010 at 3:07PM
Shouldn't it be blue to white? Or is that stripe on the wrong side?LOL
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-September-2010 at 3:15PM
yea actually it should be. You can see i flipped his car horizontally by the cropping i did.  then i designed it, but it flipped back and i didnt catch it i was so busy filling in the wheelwells!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-September-2010 at 3:25PM

They go faster backwards anyway Wacko

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-September-2010 at 3:13AM
I gave it 20 minutes, I couldn't get the GRAN TORINO Sport lettering in, because I can't figure out how to rotate the text box after I put it in. But I'll work on that later. Here's what I came up with:



Created in Ubuntu 10.04 with GIMP 2.6 and the wonderful filled gradient tool. I did kinda screw up the marker lenses, I filled over them and had to paint them back in with a round brush and I think the red one is too far forward. Oh well.

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