Both programs are more than enough to make excellent and eyecatchy signatures or any other kind of art.
GIMP - The GNU Image Manipulation Program can be found at this site downloadable for free, only you will need to install a special code of environments to make the program work.
GIMP download - from the Gimp's site
Select the server closest to you, select a mirror you like and download the installer.
GTK+ environment (NEEDED FOR GIMP)- GTK+ is a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces. Offering a complete set of widgets, GTK+ is suitable for projects ranging from small one-off projects to complete application suites
You don't need to download FTP, some users may not know how to do this so i will post an installator on rapidshare, if the link ever goes down, PM me and i will repeat it.
GTK+ download - This is also from the Gimp's site, its an installator i found later
It's about 3.5 MB for the GTK
My rapidshare link
Adobe Photoshop CS2
Users find this program more effective, and its made by Adobe, which is a well known firm.
You will get more help in using this program, because the help files are installed with it, and more experienced users on this forum use it.
Removed link to illegal page. -Kharzad
For you who dont know, Ravi is one of the first guys who made sigs around here and he's one of the guys who taught me to do mine.
His forum will show you a tutorial on how to get Adobe Photoshop.
Eddy Dean wrote:3D programs.
Maya is most used, but very expensive. 3Ds Max is also a great program, but even more expensive. Cinema 4D is very easy to use, but is not as good in modeling as Max or Maya.
Now for the other objects.
Many signatures and (maybe not) 3D art will require a bit different style of font from the normal ARIAL
You can find a whole bunch of them on http://www.dafonts.com
OR you can download my 14.5 MB of fonts on rapidshare (taken from dafont)
To reduce your clicking and browsing the dafonts, i picked alot of nice ones ^^
Once you downloaded them extract into
Or use the add font from control panel
Brushes for GIMP are almost as same for Adobe, i uploaded on rapidshare about 1 thousand of them in one zip.
Rehosted by Yuri Laszlo, thanks.
Brushes for photoshop (and more for GIMP) can be found on http://www.deviantart.com
GIMP brushes on deviantart
Photoshop brushes on deviantart
After you download your brushes, extract them into
Photoshop Brushes go in:
~Adobe\Adobe Photoshop ~\Presets\Brushes <-Thanks to Dragonskull
If i forgot anything in this thread, please say so
Also, if any of the links arend working, pm me and i will explain what i can ^^