Blood Splatter Tutorial
May 1, 2003 8:18 PM   Subscribe

Jarrett's Blood Splatter Photoshop Tutorial. Learn to create horrific violence in this step-by-step guide from a Fark Photoshopper. "After you're done with the blood splatters, you might want to add shreds of clothing or body parts at your discretion." And they say reading Fark won't teach you anything.
posted by vraxoin (18 comments total)

 
That's a very well-done tutorial, and generous as well, considering that is come from a photoshop contest, where methods are like the "secret ingredients".

I remember seeing this at Fark pretty recently and thinking that it was one of the best photshop bloody tiger-devourings I'd seen in a while.
posted by hama7 at 9:02 PM on May 1, 2003


is + comes
posted by hama7 at 9:03 PM on May 1, 2003


You'll probably want to avoid selecting the writing in blood, unless you mean to suggest that the tiger is Japanese and knows Kanji.

See, it's all about details. Details!
posted by WolfDaddy at 9:10 PM on May 1, 2003


Ha! The "Dr. Chris" in the picture is a good friend of mine. I never would have expected that a meme involving a friend could be simultaneously a) hilarious, b) educational, and c) involve a picture of them being horribly dismembered.
posted by Inkslinger at 9:34 PM on May 1, 2003


Jarret does great work.
posted by MaddCutty at 9:38 PM on May 1, 2003


Now why can't someone do a "Teach yourself (Gimp|Photoshop)" book like this? I would buy it.
posted by i_am_joe's_spleen at 10:12 PM on May 1, 2003


Yes. I want more.
posted by muckster at 10:17 PM on May 1, 2003


How about this: catdrchris is not only a big cat lover, but also a Fark member!

Here's the Fark Photoshop thread.
posted by hama7 at 10:19 PM on May 1, 2003


I am ready for Halloween!
posted by Soliloquy at 10:23 PM on May 1, 2003


Next lesson: The "Peed Pants" Photoshop tutorial!
posted by Down10 at 1:35 AM on May 2, 2003


What about the "Admiral Ackbar" photoshop tutorial? 'Cause that wacky little guy just makes any picture pure, twenty-four-carat comedy gold.

Actually, I was kinda impressed with how much work the image took. On average, though, Something Awful seems to have much more impressive photoshop threads. Maybe it's just because they only show the best ones to non-members.
posted by arto at 1:44 AM on May 2, 2003


b3ta also has excellent photoshops
posted by srboisvert at 4:18 AM on May 2, 2003


What a waste of talent. These photoshoppers should be doing something more worthwhile, like altering history or improving our economy.
posted by jeremias at 4:46 AM on May 2, 2003


Could someone point me to other sites that have examples of such cool tricks? I'm a Photoshop lamer but still fascinated by what you can do with it.
posted by madman at 5:51 AM on May 2, 2003


madman, here's an oldie but goodie.
posted by cratchit at 6:27 AM on May 2, 2003


I never would have expected that a meme involving a friend could be simultaneously

I hate to niggle, but this really bugs me. A "meme" is not just a "link". Please stop using words that you don't understand.
posted by majcher at 12:22 PM on May 2, 2003


I dunno, majcher, funny cat doctor Chris has been here, on fark, on Jarrett's site, and he might well spread from there. His likeness has been abused by lots of Farkers, who probably put him on their blogs, too. Maybe he's a baby meme, or a weak meme, but there's no denying he's getting around. Maybe I'll put him in my novel just to prove you wrong.

Either way, there was no good reason to piss on this good-natured and entertaining thread. If it bugs you so much, why not at least link to a majcher-approved definition of meme so we can avoid your wrath in the future?
posted by muckster at 12:40 PM on May 2, 2003


Woo! I've been proven wrong again! I love it when that happens. Guess I need to start paying more attention to Fark... mmmm, nah.

Sorry, I didn't mean to "piss" on the thread. Just taking the opportunity to knee-jerk at something that's been bugging me for a long time. Wrong place to do it, I guess.
posted by majcher at 1:15 PM on May 2, 2003


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