09 June 2009 @ 10:25 pm
How to make a cover for a fanmix  
So, you've no doubt seen fanmixes, right? A list of songs with cover art of some sort? Well, I'm going to show you how I made the cover for my most recent mix. We'll be going from this:


to this:

This tutorial is for absolute beginners and covers topics like layers, masks, how to best save your image, and so on. More advanced users might want to skip ahead to the parts that interest them. Oh, and although this is for bigger artwork, the techniques used here can easily be applied to icons, too. Sound like something you want to know how to do? Then follow me!