Batou Romaine
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I downloaded the hero template with the intention of creating my own hero card, but I have absolutely no skill with photoshop or gimp or anything.

Does anyone have any links for me to follow to learn how, or any easy tips for me to get started?
 
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I wouldn't really know where to start..
It all depends how you wanna go about it. Do you want to learn how to draw in photoshop, do you just want to alter an already existing picture. In any case it wll take some time and effort.

Although the best way to get things started is just to open the file in one of these programs and start messing around. If you already know what you want to have on your hero card, you can ask yourself direct questions, like: I need this drawing of my hero on the card, how do i get the drawing into the file. Then google something like "importing files in photoshop".. You need text? Google "Text in Photoshop"..

This is an ideal opportunity to level up and teach yourself a new skill
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I highly recommend checking out the One-on-One tutorials by photoshop god Deke McClelland ... starting with his "fundamentals" series.

Follow that up with his intermediate, advanced, then mastery series ... a mere 30 ish hours of tutorials in total (if it's CS6 you're using, 60 hours if it's CS5, heh) -_-

Fun times ... luckily he's rather charismatic, certainly not the usual monotone tutor (thank goodness).

If that's all a bit daunting maybe you could convince a friendly BGGeek to compile your hero for you
 
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