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does anyone have a good way for making 3d glassy shape stuff like the os x aqua wallpapers
in reply to maple "mavica" syrup #6502

In the mid-2000s those glass effects were all the rage for website buttons and such, probably because of OS X Aqua. Here is a tutorial for the Gimp from that era (will work pretty much the same in modern versions or other graphics editors with layers):

The gist is that you copy your main motive or shape into two additional layers, use one to add the gloss-effect on top and one below to add a shadow in the background. Play with the transparency of your layers till you've got the desired effect.

in reply to elrido

@elrido not what i'm looking for, and i don't use software with childish pretext for offensive names