HOWTO MAKE YOUR OWN HEROSCAPE CUSTOM ARMY CARDS
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Take the steps in the following tutorial to learn to use the basic tools in the Gimp image editor program. There are many steps and it may seem daunting at first, but after a few times of running through this tutorial you will be well on your way creating custom cards and figuring out your own graphics tricks and shortcuts.

Install the free open-source Gimp image editor onto your computer, by going to the Gimp website and downloading the latest version for your platform (Windows, Linux or Mac).

You will also want to download the following images to your computer...

Now, lets get started making your first custom card...

STEP 1

Run "The Gimp" and load one of the blank card template images.

STEP 2

Load the image of your figurine and select the area around it and make it transparent.

STEP 3

Copy and paste the figurine into your blank card template and scale it.

STEP 4

Place the figurine image above the stats.

STEP 5

Load the corresponding blank overlay image for your card.

STEP 6

Copy and paste the overlay onto your card.

STEP 7

Use the blur tool to clean up the edges of the figurine.

STEP 8

Add some stats.

STEP 9

Add card name, classifications and special rules.

Your card should now look something like this...

Only the zones image on right side is still missing.

STEP 10

Load your figurine image and select his outline.

STEP 11

Fill the figurine with red.

STEP 12

Draw a grey dividing line between hit and non-hit zones.

STEP 13

Fill in non-hit zone with grey and add green eye zone.

STEP 14

Copy and paste figurine into your card, then resize and place it.

Your finished card should look something like this...

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