valengrey: ME3 Garrus (ME3 Garrus)
[personal profile] valengrey2012-03-17 12:12 pm
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18 ME3 Garrus Icons



Garrus. Best thing about about ME3 Y/Y?

No comment. )
valengrey: Renegade flavored Garrus with wings. (garrus - archangel renegade)
[personal profile] valengrey2012-02-23 09:54 pm

54 ME 2 & 3 Icons - FemShep, Joker, and Mordin



You know those days when you just feel like you can't do anything right? -.- Oh, FemShep. Why must you trouble me so?

Also, Mordin is awesome. That is all.

Few things in this world are as much fun as punching husks with the fist of an angry biotic god. )
valengrey: ME3 demo default fem!shep (ME3 Default Fem!Shep)
[personal profile] valengrey2012-02-16 10:27 am

19 Kaidan Icons from ME3 Demo



So, I planned on releasing a batch of the new default Fem!Shep first, but she's giving me issues. Kaidan, on the other hand, was all too happy to help. :3

I used to. )
valengrey: Close up of Kasumi's awsome lip tattoo. (kasumi - tattoo)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:46 pm

51 Mass Effect Icons - Kasumi & Liara



There's... no Garrus in this post? Shocking! 0.0
I bring you an awesome thief and the good doctor, instead.

Hah-hah! )
valengrey: black and white renegade femShep (femshep renegade)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:45 pm

Mass Effect Icons: 8 Archangel & 2 FemShep



How do I celebrate the holiday season? Put some wings on Garrus! :D Got Paragon and Renegade flavored for all your Garrus influences.

It's, ah. It's just Garrus to you. )
valengrey: Fenris' idle paranoid over-the-shoulder glance. (fenris - over the shoulder)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:44 pm

39 Alistair & 16 Morrigan Icons



I wasn't sure I'd post the bulk of the Alistair icons, and even now I'm wondering if it's a good idea. When I was capping, I wanted to try a different sort of background, but the choice of location for the Ostagar set kind of bit me in the ass. They came out looking more like paintings with some sort of abstract texture background. Not the look I was going for. However, I don't want to throw out my 8th batch, so I'm biting the bullet in case someone out there wants 'em.

I really like the way the Morrigan set came out, though. That was a pleasent surprise.

I'm still working on a Zevran set. Keep an eye out for it. Maybe more Alistair, because I want another crack at him.

Okay. That sounded bad.

Swooping Is Bad. )
valengrey: Pic of my female Cousland warden, Claudette. (F!Cousland - my warden Claudette)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:43 pm

286 Dragon Age Origins Screencaps



Updated PixelCaps with 286 DAO Screencaps. Mostly Alistair & Zev, but some Morrigan and a couple of Sten. New icons soon? Very likely.
valengrey: Closeup of Fenris' eyes gazing up. (fenris - closeup eyes peering upwards)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:42 pm

1,276 Fenris Caps

Finally cleaned and optimized those Fenris caps. I've uploaded them to a gallery for anyone who wants to grab them.

Set 1 (598 images)Set 2 (525 images)Set 3 (153 images)
valengrey: Garrus with wings. (garrus - archangel paragon)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:41 pm

17 Garrus & 17 Fenris Icons



Bit by the icon bug. XD Also... why doesn't Garrus wear all black and a cape? Just askin'.

I love this rifle. )
valengrey: Fenris looking very GQ. (fenris - glamour shot)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:40 pm
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166 Fenris Icons



So, this is the first batch of... I don't know. More. I've got 10 gigs of Fenris caps on my drive. No, I'm not obsessed. Why do you ask?

Broody Babies )
valengrey: Close up of Kasumi's awsome lip tattoo. (kasumi - tattoo)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:39 pm
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20 Isabela Icons



I know this batch is so much smaller than the usual DA2 set, and being that this is Isabela's to boot, I am shamed. Really sorry, everyone. A combination of way too dark lighting, an unholy amount of blood spatters, and my shoddy skills pretty much doomed every single scene apart from this one. I tried, but in the end just couldn't manage it.

Fortunately, the few I did end up with? Probably my favorite yet. And, er, not just cause a kick ass pirate lady with pretty daggers is in them. Though it's mostly that. Yeah.

Oh, balls. )
valengrey: Fenris looking adorable. (fenris - adorable)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:38 pm

116 Mage Lady Hawke Icons



OMG I finished them. YAY! The SFX were a bitch. They're higher contrast than I normally prefer, but I think it works for this set. Thanks a lot bright, stupid fire ;.;

Enjoy 'em.

"THIS POST IS IMAGE HEAVY."
-Captain Obvious

Darkspawn go BOOM! )
valengrey: Kasumi looking exceptionally theif-y. (Kasumi - Thief)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:37 pm
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124 Varric Icons



Yeah. You read that right. 124 Muthalovin' Varric icons. Fine dwarven chest hair included. And lots of Bianca. Crap, these took so long ;.; Anything to stay busy until March 8th, right? Right?

"THIS POST IS IMAGE HEAVY."
-Captain Obvious

Nothing so fanciful, I assure you. )
valengrey: Closeup of Fenris' eyes gazing up. (fenris - closeup eyes peering upwards)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:35 pm

62 Flemeth Icons



Flemeth took an A level in badass, and considering she was already a dragon shape-shifter, that's saying something. I absolutely love her new look. Enjoy!

I want to be a dragon. )
valengrey: Fenris looking very GQ. (fenris - glamour shot)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:33 pm

77 Rogue Lady Hawke Icons



Lots of Rogue Lady Hawke here for all your DA2 journaling needs. Yeah, I might have gone a little crazy with fraps, since this is only the first part of the demo.

Ninja-style )
valengrey: Zevran's smouldering gaze. (zev - smouldering gaze)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:29 pm
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16 Zevran Icons



Haven't iconed in a looong time. Thanks ZevranDragon Age for inspiring me again XD Lots of these are same-ish, but I figure someone might want 'em.

Wow, it's been a while )
valengrey: Fenris' idle paranoid over-the-shoulder glance. (fenris - over the shoulder)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:26 pm
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Photoshop CS3's Exposure Tool

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Exposure is pretty much the Brightness/Contrast tool's raw counterpart. Learning it takes seconds.

Exposure Tool Tutorial )
valengrey: Close up of Kasumi's awsome lip tattoo. (kasumi - tattoo)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:13 pm

66 Assassin's Creed, 12 Hayden Panettiere & 11 Emma Watson Icons

Assassin's Creed [1 - 66]
Hayden Panettiere [67 - 78]
Emma Watson [79 - 89]



The Assassin's Creed icons are pretty standard, while the Hayden and Emma are more experimental.

Enjoy )
valengrey: Closeup of Fenris' eyes gazing up. (fenris - closeup eyes peering upwards)
[personal profile] valengrey2011-12-22 04:08 pm

CS3 Icon Coloring: Liv (Flash Movie)


Most of my favorite techniques are in this walk-through. Levels, Channel Mixer, Photofilter, Gradient, and Color Balance.
click to watch )