How can I 'cut out' a picture?

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  1. SharkyTF2

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    The texture needs an alpha channel to handle the transparency. That cat is just a normal brush with a texture (maybe an overlay, mapper could have done it either way) on it. The transparency "cuts it out."

    The transparency is set up in gimp/photoshop, whatever paint program you use. Vtex.exe will automatically process the transparency. If you do your texture importing in VTFedit you have to click some checkboxes to enable transparency.
     
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  3. A Boojum Snark

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    If you are talking about the cat, that is a material with transparency. If you actually want to cut a brush anyway, then that is just the clipping tool.
     
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    Thank you :--)
     
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    While we are on the subject on dat map. Any idea how the bees were made?
     
  6. A Boojum Snark

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    I would assume an animated model parented to the player, because at the time that came out I don't think we had custom particle system support.