billboard creator for Art*lantis R
is the process step by step to make a BB in BBbuilder:
In the main window you set all the parameters for the BB:
- Open an image.
- Click on
"Resize" or "Crop" if you need to make the picture
smaller or select a part of it.
- Follow the
of mask") from left to right.
- Select if
you want it to be a pictogramm or multifacette.
- Adjust its
- When the
4 steps are done you can click "save" to generate the BB.
- Note : All
this steps are filled by default when you open the picture so it
is not always necessary to go through all these steps.
you don't have a mask(a uniform color to make the transparency), click
- Over your picture
is the mask, which appears transparent.
- You have to cut
in it to let appear what you want of your picture
- The tools are usual
tools although they don't draw: they cut or uncut the mask
- To switch between
cut/Uncut click on the "mask<>Unmask"button
- If you already
have a color zone that will be transparent click on this color with
the "Pipette" tool, then "Recover".(the color is
white by default, so if you open a previously made BB just click on
- The "lassos"
can be combined with the "magnetic" tool to find color edges
- The "paintbucket"
tool will Mask/Unmask all the pixel around the same color of the pixel
you click on the first cursor on the left lets you choose between different
- The transparent
cursor lets you define if you want to mask/Unmask with a certain transparency.It
works with all brushes
- The third cursor
is to define the precision of the "Paintbucket" tool
- To see the final
image without a transparent mask click on "Show mask"
- When the mask
is good, click on "Apply", then "Quit" to return
to the BB editor with the new picture.
If you need to change something on your picture, click on
- Here you have
the usual tools to draw on the picture
- Double click on
the color square, or Alt-click somewhere on the picture, to change the
color you want to apply
- When you are done
click on "Apply" then "Quit Edition" to go back
to the BB editor