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Custom Commando Project

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07-29-2008, 12:28 PM
OK, Here's my status. I have figured out how to easily change the color. What I need to know is how to use the graphics in your pack (Li War). When I past them they show up with a white background. How do i make it transparent?
07-29-2008, 12:39 PM
wait how did he change his name???????
07-29-2008, 12:47 PM
Theres a topic posted in Absent Without Leave
 General LiWar
07-29-2008, 12:50 PM
If you're creating a new layer before hand, make sure transparency is selected instead of foreground color, background color, or white. I usually just drag the layer from one file to the next. and that seems to keep the transparent background for me

If that's not it, I'm not sure, it might be something in preferences. PM Da_Man
07-29-2008, 1:00 PM
wait how did he change his name???????

He changed his name by asking the, I think it's the moderators...I think...:confused:
07-29-2008, 1:02 PM
Thanks. I'll post a screen shot of where I'm at with it later.
 General LiWar
07-29-2008, 1:05 PM
As for name changing, there is this thread
07-29-2008, 1:19 PM
If that's not it, I'm not sure, it might be something in preferences. PM Da_Man

quite frankly, I don't know either. I spent something like an hour and a half trying to figure it out, and it got me nowhere. I'll give you a heads up when I figure it out.
07-29-2008, 1:25 PM
Thanks, again...

It's not that great. But it's just a start.
 General LiWar
07-29-2008, 1:49 PM
it looks good so far. i'm excited to see what the finished product is
07-29-2008, 2:05 PM
I'm trying to figure how to add weopons and that kinda stuff.
 Lt Wolf
07-29-2008, 2:56 PM
Oh, okay the name threw me off also, I thought it was someone who used to be with Darth Hyukan or something, then I saw the location, and I knew who it was :lol:

:lol: That works. And yes, i'm pretty sure it's the moder's/admin's that are doing it.

Also(to LordOfTheFish) The wepons are prety simple. At least, they are to me.

If yoru trying to get a wepon thats on another commando, but it's not in the basic Stockshell, I just crop around the wep', and the hit Ctrl + c to copy, than click (I think-) "Edit" and then click "Paste-Into"(or is it "onto"...).

Then line it up(like if you have part of his arm/leg in the cropped pic) and then erase where-ever you need to(like if the arm in the crop image is a differant color than the main image). Other than that, you just Copy than Paste Onto/into. You'll get the hang of it.
Than for coloring stuff, just merge the layers. It makes it easier.([again] For me anyways)

Your doin' well, vode. It's looking good. :D
07-29-2008, 3:02 PM
Added a shield. But I still don't know how to make it transparent.

Will the processes you just mentioned work for adding a cape as well?

[edit] Another Screen shot. Need to make shield transparent. Any clues?
 General LiWar
07-29-2008, 3:17 PM
this might help a little

EDIT: that method should work for the cape too. (Lt Wolf's)
I usually drag from one file to the next
07-29-2008, 3:28 PM
Ok let me just get this in my head.

Make a new file and paste the cape into it.
Do those steps then drag it over to the other file?
 General LiWar
07-29-2008, 3:47 PM
you should be able to just open the cape in my package and drag it onto the other file.
07-29-2008, 4:27 PM
Thanks, again...

It's not that great. But it's just a start.

I can't see anything...It's in photobucket, my internet filter blocks that site...
 General LiWar
07-29-2008, 4:36 PM
M@RS it's only a WIP pic this one is the second pic (the first was the same without the shield), but (I hope you don't mind, LordOfTheFish, I saved it and uploaded it for him)
07-29-2008, 4:40 PM
hmm, not bad for a first try, certainly better than my first one :lol:
07-29-2008, 6:53 PM
#1420 1109: Screech

It really isn't that good, but I think it's sufficient for a first try.

And to LiWar: I don't care what happens to my pics as long as it's done by a commando artist.

Here is a little project I'm working on. I changed the purple to blue and I'll add some other stuff later. btw it's a clone assassin.

Original form:
 General LiWar
07-29-2008, 7:54 PM
nice, is that the assassins from the episode 3 game?

btw M@RS, LordOfTheFish's pic is on my site now since you probably can't see it here.
07-29-2008, 9:14 PM
Yeh, it is.
07-29-2008, 10:24 PM
Hey could you make this one?

Name: Doc
Colour: Bits of yellow (not on right shoulder), Grey, Black
Weapon: DC-17m Anti- Armor Atachment
Not Animated
White Visor fading to grey near the top, scattered scorch marks across the chest area, a yellow 3 on the right shoulder, helmet is dark grey, scorch mark on the left side of the visor, gloves are entirely black. You choose where the rest of the colours go.

Oh, could you make one of the whole body and one avatar.
07-29-2008, 10:44 PM
^: I'll get around to it tomorrow.
 General LiWar
07-29-2008, 11:36 PM
07-29-2008, 11:52 PM
Hmm, nice. I bit, well, shiny but good nonetheless ;)
 General LiWar
07-29-2008, 11:55 PM
ya, i figured I'd keep it as close to Fish's version as possible
 Lt Wolf
07-30-2008, 11:14 AM
Dude!(LordOfTheFish) That looks nice! I still can't really do the shields, so I think thats awesome!

Btw, I finaly got an idea for the EOD model. Sorry I didn't do anything with it earlier-

I dub him- Hornet. And, if Mr. Liwar could add the halo "hornet" symbol to him that would be flippin' sweeet! :D
 General LiWar
07-30-2008, 12:13 PM
07-30-2008, 12:28 PM
There's Doc for ya. And BTW, the next commando package needs a bacta doohickey.
And here's the avatar you wanted.
07-30-2008, 12:30 PM
Darn! I wanted to do that! :swear:
 General LiWar
07-30-2008, 12:32 PM
So do it, I had a different vision for it too. I might as well. (as long as there are no new requests.)

As for the bacta thing, can anyone find any good pics.
07-30-2008, 12:39 PM
As for the bacta thing, can anyone find any good pics.
HERE ( and HERE. (
07-30-2008, 12:53 PM
Thanks for doing doc. It looks pretty awesome. As for LiWar, and M@RS, you can still do it. I don't mind.
07-30-2008, 12:59 PM
No problem, and welcome to the forums. :waive1:
07-30-2008, 4:13 PM
07-30-2008, 5:53 PM
:confused: which site did you use for your pictures?
 Lt Wolf
07-30-2008, 11:02 PM
No problem

Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!!! Thats looks nice if I do say so myself... :lol: Thanks dude, thats just what it needed.
Oh, and what do you guys think of the dual SMG's? too much, or ok?
07-30-2008, 11:07 PM
Not half bad, for one of your first attempts. The yellow paint looks a little funky, but it's decent.
 Lt Wolf
07-30-2008, 11:12 PM
Yeah. I was hoping it wouldn't come out as... mustard-y. Oh well, we learn from mistakes... kinda. it depends on the mistake. :lol:
 General LiWar
07-31-2008, 1:45 AM
07-31-2008, 12:07 PM

My G-man, from the Half-Life series. Hope you like it.
07-31-2008, 1:40 PM
:lol: That looks like me when I go to church! Right hair color and everything :lol:
07-31-2008, 3:02 PM
I actually dig the double SMGs.
07-31-2008, 3:06 PM
me, too I like the SMG's, they're cool...
07-31-2008, 5:13 PM
Heres one i made for my cousin. Not really that cool, but its how he wanted it. I'm just calling it Cam's Commando.

And these are for liwar. I'm not sure if you have seen them or not

A280 Blaster Rifle

Carbonite Freeze Gun

HH-15 Projectile Launcher

CR-1 Blaster Cannon


Arc Caster ( I plan on using this in my next commando)

E-17D Sniper Rifle

Explosive Blaster Pistol

EMP (electro-magnetic pulse) Launcher

Grenade Launcher

Fusion Cutter

TriShot Pistol

Orbital Strike Sniper Rifle

DL-44 Heavey Blaster Pistol

If i find other good pictures i will show them here.
07-31-2008, 11:18 PM
Since we're talking about commandos and customizing them I might as well ask, could you use this pic: and make the elite mostly grey with patches of yellow.
08-01-2008, 11:58 AM
This mite need some editing but here it is.

Coynite Disruptor Rifle
08-01-2008, 2:21 PM
Nooo! I can't see Prisma!

Don't panic, Rel. Try the other computer...

EDIT: That worked. He- is- awsome! General LiWar, you are the first one to ever go to my buddy list, which I always ignor before now!
08-01-2008, 5:00 PM
Here's my spider man commando, complete with a web blaster.

Crappy I know:lol: It's original form was ugly!
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