Layout and Header change!

TanTango a few hours ago ^^

TanTango a few hours ago ^^

After much pondering, I finally decided to change my banner, but as you can see, it’s still Kagamin on the banner. ^^; The new banner is a product of my Photoshoot experiment + photoshop magic.

Below is a quick TLDR; guide to how I did the banner (if any of you are interested ^^; )

Holding out

Step 1: Getting Original Photo

Background editing + Adding text

Step 2: Cropping + Background editing + Brightness + Adding text

tantangobanner013

Step 3: Brightening up Kagamin

Step 4: Going crazy with brushes <3

Step 4: Going crazy with brushes <3

It’s been a while since I’ve fiddled around with Photoshop… and now that I’m doing it again (since I’m also in charge of Hyper Parfait‘s graphics) I am loving it again. X3 Still have a long way to go hardcore photo-editing wise though. :3

Any comments on the new banner? ^^

13 Responses to “Layout and Header change!”


  1. 1 Snark September 13, 2009 at 10:18 PM

    Goddamn I need you to photoshop me a banner :P

    But yeah, love the new look ^^ I rather like the old one too though, hopefully it isn’t gone for good

    • 2 Ninjovee September 13, 2009 at 10:36 PM

      Haha I could if you want me to, my right brain needs moar work XD

      Thank you! :3 and don’t worry, all the banners I’ve done are still saved in my hard drive XD

  2. 3 anonymous_object September 13, 2009 at 11:52 PM

    I like it, nice job ^^. I need to update my blog theme and banner too >_<

  3. 4 Guy September 14, 2009 at 12:36 AM

    Neat :) I also like the older one slightly better.

    I would suggest undoing the glitter-blobs behind “Photo journals”, as it gets in the way of reading it?

  4. 5 Sapphire Pyro September 14, 2009 at 9:12 AM

    butterfly + miku!kagami = awesome

    xD

  5. 6 Ninjovee September 14, 2009 at 7:51 PM

    @anonymous_object: Thank you! ^^
    @Guy: Thank you! Seems like the first one appeals to guys better XD hm, I see. It was pretty readable to me so I didn’t change it. Thanks for the suggestion ^^
    @Sapphy: :3

  6. 7 Ederuferuto September 14, 2009 at 8:24 PM

    Sugoi!

    This theme seems to be used by everyone. I am very very very tempted to use it too – I like the comment box!

    • 8 Ninjovee September 14, 2009 at 10:20 PM

      I am actually fond of the comment box as well.
      I like this theme and the first one I used… mostly because they look clean and the colors aren’t too busy that it’ll be flexible for any kind of header :3
      I chose this as the new theme because of the tabs/pages ^^

      • 9 Guy September 14, 2009 at 11:50 PM

        I wish I had these comments in my theme. The only real annoyance I have with my style.

        What I want:
        Custom header.
        Wide main page, or adjustable width.
        Spaces between lines in comments.
        Clean sidebar.
        Blueish background at the sides, not a horrible murky grey.
        A nice “X Comments”, away from all the tags.

        Some have most, but miss some. A real issue is that this theme for instance is even narrower than the one I use, and would require redoing the layout of most photo posts.

        There are a couple nice ones, but with ugly background and/or sidebars. And I’d have to re-do my banner to fit, obviously.
        Some theme designer needs to ask me what’s right!

  7. 10 LEon September 14, 2009 at 11:12 PM

    Have I told you that I like your banner? LOL

  8. 12 Tommy September 21, 2009 at 8:19 AM

    It looks really lovely. I like the stary effects.^^


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