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RESOURCES + CREDIT
nature: george stubbs horse
skalja wrote in coqalane
Okay, now that I'm actually starting to post icons with other people's brushwork and the like, it's time for the resource list! I update this as I download stuff, not as I use it (otherwise I'd forget, trust me), so a lot of these haven't been used yet, but they will be.


STOCK PHOTOS.
gettyimages.com
stock.xchng

CAPS.
(all via cap_it unless otherwise noted.)
nafmij, here (Spider-Man 2)
louisemcgregor (Justice League caps)
y___y here (the Sword in the Stone)
leyslie here (Pride and Prejudice)
beizy, here (Bambi)
vintage44, here (Spidey 3 trailer) and here (Bambi II; originally as admiralsphantom [link defunct] but very kindly recapped and reuploaded at their new journal after I lost the original files! Aren't people awesome?)
There's a mystery Spidey 2 capper whose name I can no longer find, because it was over a year ago. Man, I suck.

BRUSHES.
neke: here, here, here (links apparently dead, sorry!)
ewanism: here
meleada: here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here
weapon_icons: here
colorfilter: here
tsukicon: here
iconographer: here
lemonstudio: here
victoraely: here
contrariwise: here (dead link, alas)
sheps_toaster: here
sir: here
boosette: here
arisubox: here
phlourish_icons: here
wash_when_dirty: here
knickknackkat: here

TUTORIALS.
awmpdotnet's various walkthroughs on making textures, brushes, etc.
zoetrope's comic book style tutorial
[Bad username: meleada"] on how to use frame brushes
Cien PSP for all kindsa tutorials and scripts

GRADIENTS AND TEXTURES.
meleada, here
lookslikerain, here

GENERAL INSPIRATION (for textures, techniques, and the like)
neke
undergroundicon
periwig

ETC.
ownthesunshine's font guide is a useful resource.

PLACES I PIMP AT.
minimal_icons
comicbook_icons
spiderman_icons
icon_natural
hh_icons

If anyone has questions about what I used on a specific icon, just let me know. And of course, thank you to everyone for making wonderful resources!

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