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So id figure i do something like this in PS CS3 Ext. Version, since the one thats already here is done in PS, and its kinda hard.

1. Open your image in PS

2. Press the letter D so that you have the default colors(black & white) as your foreground an background colors, you can either make a new layer and select the Rectangular Marquee tool and with the foreground color set to white press Alt + Backspace to fill those selected pixels with white, then lower the opacity to like 10% - 20% in the layers palette, or select the Rectangular Shape tool and click and drag to make a rectangular as you like, position it as you desire then lower the opacity as i already mentioned

3. Now change your foreground color by pressing the letter X to black and select the Line tool , it shares a spot in the toolbox with the Rectangular Shape tool, and make a line the same width as your white rectangle, and lower the opacity to like 30%, and position it on top of your white rectangle

4. Now make sure you have that line layer selected, press the letter V to select the move tool , now in the image window, press and hold Alt + Shift to make a copy of that line and constrain your movement vertically, click and drag downwards and position it below the white rectangle

you should have this in your layers palette now

and that should do it, add text and whatever you want

(c) The Photoshop Group

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i'm already lost on step 1 =x

By choualee12 on Dec 4, 2008 9:22 pm

I dont understand... =(

By Rin58 on Aug 15, 2008 6:27 pm

whoot, awesome [=

By xfelony on Mar 30, 2008 9:21 pm


By caslonc on Mar 5, 2008 6:31 pm

thanks breh!

By oneroot on Feb 25, 2008 2:20 pm

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Author elrene06 View profile
Submitted on Feb 20, 2008
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Approved on Feb 20, 2008

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