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Are these difficult to make? I'd have a go for the Heli GB but have no idea where to begin!!

You mean the animated ones? I find it quite nerve wrecking as they are build up from individual pictures/frames which must be perfectly aligned or the end product will look as if it was filmed with a hand camera. The Thunderbolt banner is made of 19 individual slides. They were load up to GIFmaker.me to create the final GIF. PM me if you want to know more.

I made a smaller version too:

Thunderbolt%202016%2012perc_zpsznzj16rb.

Rene

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Are these difficult to make? I'd have a go for the Heli GB but have no idea where to begin!!

It's a matter of having the right tools (software), and learning to use them.

You can use drawing software. I use Photoshop, or occasionally Illustrator, but you could start with the GIMP (free, here: https://www.gimp.org/ ). Other drawing products are available.

For the MTO banner I used Photoshop. This is four layers: sea, land, text and the Britmodeller logo.

britmodeller-MTO-2016.jpg

The logo isn't always used - avoid the current (Christmas / snow) version unless your GB will coincide with that season.

You could start by experimenting with photo-montage techniques (or collage) - they are very common here for complex subjects (e.g. aircraft or tanks - typical for STGBs).

For your Heli banner, if you have your own image of a helicopter, start with that and add a text layer.

Be VERY careful about using images found on the web - just because it's out there doesn't mean it's copyright free.

Size: Mike has posted guidance here.

From time to time one of the mods or admin will enforce those rules.

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OK - I've had a go at my own as I can't use 'animated' banners within 'rolling' banners (the animator sees all the individual images :( )

Will do for me - Help yourselves to it if you wish :)

Cheers

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Okay, one more for the MTO group build. Desert pink :hobbyhorse:

MTO_chase_banner_zpsxa3eqdt8.jpg

And a combined banner for two STGB:s, in a very MTOish setting :pilot:

Me_and_Ju_STGB_banner_zpsd6zpjryx.jpg

I´d like to thank Mr. Lionel Richie for making these two STGB:s possible. Why? Well he´s been singing "Say Ju, say Me" for years... :coat:

EDIT: one more, a triple, as the North African setting of the banner above fits all three group builds

MTO_Me_and_Ju_banner_zps0gygahoj.jpg

Regards, V-P

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If you go into your profile, then press edit profile. Your looking for signature in the left hand side, then it's just the same as you would do on a thread.

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