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Mini Guide on How to: Alpha Texture

Mini Guide on How to: Alpha Texture
by Ribenamania

This tutorial helps you to make an alpha texture, it means that some part of the texture is transparent. Follow the steps and you'll get to make it.

Step 1

Okay , I'll be using this picture for this guide

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Step 2

Use any selection tool you like , but magic wand tool is the best ...
Select the area you want to get the transparent effect

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Step 3

Go to "Channel" and click "save selection as channel"

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Step 4

Double click the alpha made and click "Selection"

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Step 5

Select all layers and save as .tga then convert to .blp

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And here's the result ..

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Thanks for reading...
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Level 13
Apr 15, 2008
"Go Advanced" (Alt+X) then click "Manage Attachments" then upload them.
Click the paperclip and then the picture and it will automaticly place it.