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== Featured Tutorial ==
 
== Featured Tutorial ==
=== How to [[Make fire text using photoshop]] ===
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=== How To Make A Charcoal Chimney ===
An easy to follow tutorial that that reveals true magic that lies within Adobe's Photoshop. You'll be amazed how easy it is to follow along and create very realistic fire.
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Lighting charcoal briquettes without lighter fluid is easy with this '''homemade Charcoal Chimney'''
  
There is also a video in this tutorial which as of this writing is doing rather well on Youtube.  
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[[image:chimney05.jpg|thumb|right|Fig 6. Finished product]]
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==== Materials Needed ====
  
[[image:Fire Text.jpg|thumb|right|Click image to enlarge]]
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* 1 #10 tin can (coffee can)
==== Setting the Stage ====
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* 1 can opener
* Select the default foreground and background colors by pressing the "D" key.
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* 1 church key
* Fill the background with black by pressing Alt+Backspace
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* 2 Wire coat hangers
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* 1 drill with a 1/8" drill bit
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* 1 pair of diagonal cutters
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* 1 pair of needle nose pliers
  
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==== Making the Charcoal Chimney ====
  
==== Place The Text ====
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===== Placing the holes =====
* Select the text tool
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* set the font to Monotype Corsiva
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* Begin with a clean #10 tin can remove any labeling that may be on the can.
* set the size to 110pt
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* With the can opener remove both ends to form a basic chimney (Fig 1)
* set the font color to white
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* Type OT on the image
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[[Make a charcoal chimney | Read More... ]]
* Place the text slightly below center to allow for flame wisps
 
  
[[Make fire text using photoshop|Read More...]]
 
  
 
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Featured Tutorial

How To Make A Charcoal Chimney

Lighting charcoal briquettes without lighter fluid is easy with this homemade Charcoal Chimney

Fig 6. Finished product

Materials Needed

  • 1 #10 tin can (coffee can)
  • 1 can opener
  • 1 church key
  • 2 Wire coat hangers
  • 1 drill with a 1/8" drill bit
  • 1 pair of diagonal cutters
  • 1 pair of needle nose pliers

Making the Charcoal Chimney

Placing the holes
  • Begin with a clean #10 tin can remove any labeling that may be on the can.
  • With the can opener remove both ends to form a basic chimney (Fig 1)

Read More...


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