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  1. #1
    krazrman
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    Ever wonder how to make your own cell phone skins?

    Here's a quick tutorial on how to get started.

    You'll need a graphics program like Photoshop.
    (Note: there is a free graphics program called GIMP - I haven't tried it)

    Now you need to know the dimenions of your cell phone.

    For each inch, you would use 200 pixels.

    I searched a few on google with "model" + "dimensions inches"

    n95
    3.9 x 2.1

    LG dare
    4.1 x 2.2

    iPhone
    4.5 x 2.4

    Let's look at the Razr
    e.g.
    razr dimensions
    3.86" x 2.09"

    So let's round up and make that 4" x 2.5"
    Using 200 pixels per inch, our canvas should be...
    800 x 500 pixels

    Be sure to design using RGB colors when creating a new documents,
    and the dpi should be at least 150. I suggest 200 dpi.

    As a rule of thumb, your final image (jpen, gif, or png) should
    be "close" to or bigger than 500kb for a phone. It will have
    better resolution with a larger image.

    What are you going to design?
    Anything you like!

    You can use a photo or your own design.
    Some people say that cell phone skins don't look good.
    I think it's up to you, and what you do with it.

    Some are very minimalist and look great.
    e.g.
    Hidden Content

    and some are much more busy, like this...
    Hidden Content

    OK, so we have our canvas ready.
    Now you just have to figure out what you want to create.

    Ideas;
    sports team logo, photos, celebs, models, game logos, anything really.

    You don't want to just grab an image off the web, unless its large in file size.
    The image can be scaled down, but if it isn't good to start with, your skins will end up being blurry and you'll be disappointed.

    You can also scan images which should turn out with more than enough resolution.

    If you're thinking about doing this for your laptop, xbox, or any larger gadget or device, you should really have a file size of 1 MB or higher.

    Cell phones, ipods, and similar sized devices can be 500kb.

    Hope you found this useful. Let me know if you have questions!


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    handyman4life
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    Re: How to Make Cell Phone Skins

    Aside from showing off your passions, your friends, your pets, or whatever else you hold near and dear to your heart, custom cell phone skins have another purpose: They protect your phone. Just as with any other type of skin, the custom-made variety will also protect your cell phone from scratches. Daily use can create quite a bit of evidence of wear and tear. With skins, you take one off and put a new one on for a brand new look.

    Another bonus is the fact that using skins does not void the warranty of your cell phone. In some cases, changing the faceplate of your cell phone will.
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    Unique Skins PO Box 183062 Shelby Twp, MI 48318
    Last edited by handyman4life; 02-05-2009 at 05:00 AM.



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    Dougiebaby
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    Re: How to Make Cell Phone Skins

    Very cool thank you for you post Hidden Content



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    aNDy 2009
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    Re: How to Make Cell Phone Skins

    Thanks for sharing this information, I will try to make one....



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    krueg
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    Re: How to Make Cell Phone Skins

    i always wanted to know how to do this



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    apeiron69
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    Re: How to Make Cell Phone Skins

    I like to offer the service of cell phone skins. Where I can find cell phone designs? I like to design for all phone faces.



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    nada
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    Re: How to Make Cell Phone Skins

    keep it real



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    bkn1968
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    Re: How to Make Cell Phone Skins

    how do you get the skin on the phone



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    rony1434
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    Re: How to Make Cell Phone Skins

    Hi.
    Hey man thanks a lot for sharing this method making skins.
    Its really good.



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    Re: How to Make Cell Phone Skins

    cost for some dollar and your question may be resolved
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