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spacemtuk
08-23-2005, 05:31 AM
Hi all,

I was wondering if someone could explain how to create
custom textures for use with custom scnery. What would be great is if someone could explain the steps from when I open Photoshop.

I under stand they must be BMP to the power of 2 etc etc but what does that mean? as everytime I have tried the textures never work

Thanks in advance

Spacemtuk

uncle_adolph
08-23-2005, 07:30 AM
It must be an 8 bit bmp.... The power of 2 means means the pixels must be: 64x64,128x128, 512x512 etc. But, I don't know how you assign the textures to certain faces of the object.

BTW, this should be in general discussion.....

-Ben

spacemtuk
08-23-2005, 08:43 AM
Thanks for the reply. For some reason Photoshop wont let me save an 8-bit bmp..it only lets me select 16, 24 or 32 bit. while 1, 4 and 8 bit options are greyed out

uncle_adolph
08-23-2005, 09:19 AM
^ Yeah, that's the same with me.. It's the only thing that's stopping me making my custom scenery.

-Ben

iceatcs
08-23-2005, 10:12 AM
*Sigh* to get 8bits in the photoshop.
go Image tab > Mode > Indexed Color. that's it

uncle_adolph
08-23-2005, 10:16 AM
Wooh! Thanks!

-Ben

spacemtuk
08-23-2005, 11:38 AM
thanks so much

nickc
08-23-2005, 12:38 PM
Originally posted by uncle_adolph
It must be an 8 bit bmp.... The power of 2 means means the pixels must be: 64x64,128x128, 512x512 etc. But, I don't know how you assign the textures to certain faces of the object.

BTW, this should be in general discussion.....

-Ben

^^^ I also struggle with texturing faces, At one point I thought I had it figured but then it all went wrong.
So for now I stick to texturing whole objects, which is fine for now but it does limit me to only being able to create certain things.

uncle_adolph
08-23-2005, 01:52 PM
Well, I have anim8or and I looked at the tutorials on the official site and I found one for adding textures. So I'm happy now.

-Ben

RCT4me
08-23-2005, 01:59 PM
http://www.ataricommunity.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=486002

:haha: