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Photoshop, anyone?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Yakob, Nov 25, 2010.

  1. Yakob


    Nov 15, 2009
    Philadelphia, PA
    I may soon be coming into the possession of an E-series Squier Jazz Bass (MIK)! It's kinda plain. Black, white guard, rosewood fretboard, you know. I intend to mod it to give it a bit more of a vintage look.

    So for display purposes, I must inquire, could someone do some mockups for me? I'm deciding between red and brown tort, and black or cream pickup covers.

    Ideally, I'd like to see: red tort/ cream, red tort/ black, brown tort/ cream, brown tort/ black.

    My Photoshop skills are nonexistent, though, so I'm counting on a benevolent stranger... :help:
  2. Since it's what I do for a living and we're waiting for the turkey to cook... ;) Here's a QUICK Photoshop job.

    Pardon the rough edges (and the thumbrest LOL)... The first black Squier Jazz I found had a maple fretboard, so I lifted one from another picture and the strings didn't quite line up. I also had to fudge the pickups... couldn't find white ones anywhere. Like I said... it was a QUICK JOB. The anal retentive graphic artist in me wanted to spend quite a bit more time making it look better, but my parents are in town for Thanksgiving. ;)

    Should give you the general idea, though. I personally like the red tort / black covers. :cool:

    Happy Thanksgiving!!!


  3. Yakob


    Nov 15, 2009
    Philadelphia, PA
    I like! I think I'm gonna throw it into my own photo-editor (iPhoto, haha) and see if I can't throw some tint on the pickups (make 'em a little yellower), but I honestly like the Red/ White combo...
  4. Jon_West


    Jan 8, 2009
    GTA, Ontario
    Typed in "black tort" in google. :p



    I searched for "black squier jazz" and "red tort pickguard" and "brown tort pickguard" and blah blah blah.... never "black tort." LOL


    Good thing I didn't spend too much time on it... :D


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