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Skinning Tutorial

Discussion in 'RACE 07 Mods' started by Ramon van Rijn, May 22, 2008.

  1. Ramon van Rijn

    Ramon van Rijn
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    I started this tutorial some months ago on RaceSimCentral, but after a while the graphics were lost. At the moment even the startpost was gone.

    Recovered the text and reformatted it into a PDF.

    Hope it is still useful for our members.
     

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  2. Christophe Berton

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    wonderful tuto ramon:thumb:
     
  3. Jens Piskorsch

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    Great work, thx m8!
     
  4. Stephen Rogers

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    thanks very much, this is perfect for me.
    :cool:
    great work :) :)
     
  5. Denis Gicquel

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    Thank you for your tuto, Ramon. Just need to get my copy of GTR Evolution...
     
  6. Ramon van Rijn

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    Play.com, only 25 eur delivered from Sept 5th :)
     
  7. JungleJim99

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    Are there other applications other than Photoshop that can be used for skins? Photoshop is pretty expensive and I am not sure I would use it for too much else. Thanks!
     
  8. Jarrod Crossley

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  9. Ramon van Rijn

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    You can use any tool as long as you keep these 2 options in mind:

    • The paintapp needs support for Photoshop Layers to read the SimBin templates (or you need a friend who can convert some parts of the layers to your paintapp.
    • You need a DDS exporter which works with your paintapp or a standalone tool (don't know if it exist btw)
     
  10. JungleJim99

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    I downloaded GIMP and even found some tutorials (at NoGrip). Now to watch and learn....

    Thanks!
     
  11. Rick Stoltz

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    as i am new to all this, i need all the help i can get.
    thanx it wil come in handy

    :)
     
  12. Neil Farren

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    Could anybody tell me if this would be possible with Paint.net?
     
  13. Jarrod Crossley

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    As long as you cam find a dds converter yes you should be able to the basis of the body designs.

    As for widows as long as Paint.net allows you to alter Alpha Channels then as before all you would need is a dds converter.
     
  14. Yves Maex

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    Does paint.net have layers?
     
  15. Marc Kollinger

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    Does Paint.NET open .PSD-Files ?
     
  16. Yves Maex

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    if i look in the features it supports layers. So i expact it can open those files. But not sure.

    edit seems there is a photoshop plugin
    paintnet:psdplugin [frankblumenberg.de]
     
  17. Ramon van Rijn

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    Don't forget you also need a dds plugin to save the files.. Or a converter afterwards.
     
  18. Dolf Bouw

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    Nice going
     
  19. Rich Tranter

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    Thanks for the guide, most useful
     
  20. Ace_driver

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    thank you / merci

    good

    thank you

    Moderator note: please stop spamming "thank you" (posts merged)