Rex's Tutorial #2: Car Lowering

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    Say, that Aveo you're chopping is too high up!


    Here's how to lower it!

    (Please note that many people use different methods in order to achieve the same goals. This is one way how to do it. Others may differ.

    Using the polygon lasso, select everything below the wheel wells like so:


    Once selected, Copy (Ctrl-C) and Paste (Ctrl-V) that section. It will make a new layer, which will be just wheels (and ground, if you pic has a background).


    Then use the move tool (the little arrow), and move the wheels up into the wheel well, don't worry that it isn't pretty at this point.


    Using the zoom tool, zoom in so you are up close to the wheel.


    Using the eraser, remove all the excess blackness around the wheel, revealing the proper wheel well below.


    Repeat for the other wheel. You might also have to trim some excess from the bottom of the car itself. It depends on the original pic you use.


    Then, using the smudge tool, stretch the blackness of the wheel wells.


    Do the front and the back, and VOILA! You're done.

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    that way is easier then what i used to do (select everthing but the wheels and drop it down.) thanx for the tips rex!!

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    Wow I actually may be able to do a chop one day. Thank for the tips Rex.

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    Wow, Rex makes an Aveo semi- possibly maybe acceptable.

    It's a miracle!

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    I really need to brush up my skills in Photoshop. I haven't really used it in a long time. I used to be pretty good at making signatures, I should make one for myself for this site but I don't know what to incorporate into it.
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    Re: Rex's Tutorial #2: Car Lowering

    Quote Originally Posted by Rex Raider
    Say, that Aveo you're chopping is too high up!


    Here's how to lower it!

    (Please note that many people use different methods in order to achieve the same goals. This is one way how to do it. Others may differ.

    Using the polygon lasso, select everything below the wheel wells like so:


    Once selected, Copy (Ctrl-C) and Paste (Ctrl-V) that section. It will make a new layer, which will be just wheels (and ground, if you pic has a background).


    Then use the move tool (the little arrow), and move the wheels up into the wheel well, don't worry that it isn't pretty at this point.


    Using the zoom tool, zoom in so you are up close to the wheel.


    Using the eraser, remove all the excess blackness around the wheel, revealing the proper wheel well below.


    Repeat for the other wheel. You might also have to trim some excess from the bottom of the car itself. It depends on the original pic you use.


    Then, using the smudge tool, stretch the blackness of the wheel wells.


    Do the front and the back, and VOILA! You're done.



    Why aren't the pics there?

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    Re: Rex's Tutorial #2: Car Lowering

    Because this thread is 8 months old, and we can't keep everything here waiting for you to notice.

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    Re: Rex's Tutorial #2: Car Lowering

    Quote Originally Posted by Rex Raider
    Because this thread is 8 months old, and we can't keep everything here waiting for you to notice.


    Is there any way I can see them? I kust downloaded a photo editor that is pretty much like p.h.

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    Re: Rex's Tutorial #2: Car Lowering

    Yes. Easy way:

    Get a DeLorean.
    Hit 88 miles per hour (make sure the flux capacitor is functioning)

    Go back in time to 8 months ago.

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    Re: Rex's Tutorial #2: Car Lowering

    Quote Originally Posted by Rex Raider
    Yes. Easy way:

    Get a DeLorean.
    Hit 88 miles per hour (make sure the flux capacitor is functioning)

    Go back in time to 8 months ago.


    Hahaha

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    Re: Rex's Tutorial #2: Car Lowering

    The pictures in this thread have returned.

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    Re: Rex's Tutorial #2: Car Lowering

    Ahhhhhhhh!!!!!
    I did it, I did it!
    Coool!
    Rex, please keep teaching.

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    Re: Rex's Tutorial #2: Car Lowering

    Quote Originally Posted by Rex Raider
    The pictures in this thread have returned.
    and they're gone again

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    Re: Rex's Tutorial #2: Car Lowering

    Quote Originally Posted by camaroman22
    and they're gone again
    Yeah, could you hook us up again?
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    Re: Rex's Tutorial #2: Car Lowering

    Quote Originally Posted by rmodys
    Yeah, could you hook us up again?
    i don't think rex put them back up, i think they just reappeared one day.

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