Blogger Tricks Animal Jam Graphic Central!: How to Create Epic Animal Jam Graphics : Part 1

Friday, November 27, 2015

How to Create Epic Animal Jam Graphics : Part 1

Hey jammers! I'm back again today with the very first part in our awesome How to Make Epic Animal Jam Graphics 20-part series! If you didn't see the introduction post yet, make sure to hop on over here to check it out.

Today we'll be covering what tools I use for graphic-making. Wait. Let me rephrase that. We'll be covering all of the tools that I know of that you can use for graphic-making. First I'll share which ones that I use, and then you'll see which other ones you can use.

Sound good?

Okay, let's get started! :D


Tools I Use:

For Graphics:
Photoshop Elements 13 (Paid)
Pixlr (Free)

For Signatures/Headers/Commissions:

 Google Drawings in Google Drive (Free)
Photoshop Elements 13 (Paid)

Other Tools:

PicMonkey (Free)
Gimp (Free)
Photoshop (Paid)
Illustrator (Paid)


You'll see the rest of this series coming up in the next few weeks. But here's the schedule again real quick so that you can see what other goodness is coming up:

Day 1: What Tools I Use for Graphic-Making (that's this post!)
Day 2: Basics of Graphic-Making
Day 3: Using the Instant Alpha Tool on a Mac to Get Transparent Graphics
Day 4: Using Pixlr to Create Transparent Graphics
Day 5: Using Photoshop to Create Transparent Graphics
Day 6: Creating Colored Background Graphics
Day 7: Using Filters to Change Colors of Graphics
Day 8: Creating Graphic Manipulations/Posters/Thumbnails etc.
Day 9: Creating Sidebar Images
Day 10: Creating Signatures
Day 11: Creating Blog Headers
Day 12: Creating 'Grab My Button' Codes
Day 13: Picking Color Schemes
Day 14: Creating Gradient Text in Photoshop
Day 15: Using Clipping Masks in Photoshop
Day 16: Selecting the Perfect Graphic-Making Images/Locations
Day 17: Creating Graphics of Animals
Day 18: Creating Graphics of Objects/Animals With Busy Backgrounds
Day 19: My Favorite Fonts to Use When Photo-Editing
Day 20: Ways to Use Graphics

Hope that makes you excited! :D


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  1. I love this series already! + I signed up to volunteer to be a temporary holiday author!

    1. Awesome--so happy that you like it! I got your author application as well! I'll be announcing the final posting schedule and authors on December 1st (about).

    2. Okay! Thanks! While I'm commenting anonymously, I will use my Blogger account to answer questions in the comments. Thanks for the opportunity to volunteer to be a holiday author! ^-^
      ~Cheetah87516, not signed in

  2. Hi I signed up to be a designer and I didn't get a reply, could you please reply? Thanks.


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