Penny Counter Template

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Penny Counter Template

Post Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:17 pm

I had a request on Facebook to share the template for the penny-counters I use at conventions. So here it is, in all its glory, in the form of a Gimp image file.
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Re: Penny Counter Template

Post Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:07 pm

Solo, would it be possible to save it as a jpg or png file?

If not, well, no harm in asking.
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Re: Penny Counter Template

Post Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:16 pm

I can, but I'm not sure it's much good that way. The magic is in the layered design, allowing you to change the text and re-align it without much fanfare in Gimp.

Here's the flattened Thorus graphic as an example.
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Re: Penny Counter Template

Post Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:17 pm

... actually, given that you are an artist and you've been with the Basic Fantasy Project for years, I'm surprised you don't have Gimp already. Something against it?
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Re: Penny Counter Template

Post Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:49 pm

Solo,

Thanks for the Penny image, and I didn't understand that your file needed the layers.

I've used GIMP in the past, just didn't get around to downloading it on my newer machine.

Also, I can do a ton of things with paint.net. It's not as powerful as GIMP, but can still do a ton of work with out much mental overhead. Thanks again for all your hard work (and I used paint.net today to put the "BFRPG compatible" logo on my next project, still in the works).
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Re: Penny Counter Template

Post Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:22 pm

The text layer retains the font and sizes; since the Averia font family is free, all you have to do is install them before opening the template. After you fill in the name/initial(s) for each character, you do Layers, Align Visible Layers and collect all layers to center vertically and horizontally. If you have a long name (Morningstar, for example) you may also need to adjust the spacing between lines. Flattened, the template gives you none of that.
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Re: Penny Counter Template

Post Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:20 pm

Got it, and thanks!
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