With Photoshop, I pretty much am a lord of creation. But my ego's not that desperate for subjects. LOL
Sigh, yeah I know people crop my works when they need a MySpace layout and decide that my credits at the bottom somehow ruin their hideous MySpace page with a wallpaper in back meant for widescreen... If I am able to contact the people, I sometimes do, but for things like galleries and albums... As long as they don't claim the work as their own, it doesn't bother me as much since most of the time they will blame a friend of a friend gave them the image or something stupid. Thanks for getting emotional though LOL.
Woah, 5mb? I hope you're not making a layout out of it.
I'm not aware of any free site that do, sorry. Try personal servers.
Hmm, see the thing with your wallpaper is the large "ghost" images in the background is very outdated and usually does nothing but attempt to fill space. (Not meant to be harsh. This is exactly how I answer anyone that asks with the same composition.) You would be surprised at how well simplistic walls and vectors go together. If you're using two characters, try not to make them so far apart. It's okay to overlap a bit, though the one in the back should show some sort of depth by being more shadowed, blurry, or just plain smaller. Then you can do some simplistic or crazy pop art brushing. Placement of the characters is important too. Either in the middle or all on one side. Don't ever separate them, making a huge gap in the middle. That usually causes the eyes to focus towards the hole and people tend to attempt to fill the center with text and stuff and that always ends up ugly. (If the images are full bodied views.)
Now if you want to make a sceneric background, it's a tad more difficult, in that you have to learn to blend, adjust lighting, etc... Er... Stick to the basic pop art first.
Here are some examples:
http://www.animepaper.net/gallery/wallp ... item62461/
http://www.animepaper.net/gallery/wallp ... item61156/
http://www.animepaper.net/gallery/wallp ... item50260/
http://www.animepaper.net/gallery/wallp ... item30249/
http://www.animepaper.net/gallery/wallp ... item26847/
<<Awesome composition and comic book feel Gundam Wallpaper
So yeah, I don't mean to be a walking advertisement for that site, but I love it there and pretty much learned much of what I know by talking to the senior members there (which I am now a part of...I was a newbie back in 2005). You can join to fullview the wallpapers.
Anyway the samples I gave were examples of the pop art design. If you want to learn to blend vectors into realistic backgrounds and such as I've done with my wallpapers, start by attempting to make the image blend against a cloud sky with minimal ground. (And if there is a ground, flat with no crazy perspectives.) It's a good exercise to see if you can match the lighting, create shadows (just use the round soft brush and brush black and blend it at soft light) and if necessary, add textures. Actually, I'm going to give you the link to a Blending Tutorial I wrote on my site:
Read that to learn to blend basic stuff.
And I do plan to do the Wing Zero wallpaper some day. My boyfriend gave me a vector assignment I've yet to do and have been procrastinating with the wallpapers you've seen lately. The Wing Zero wallpaper will follow the vector project he's assigned first. (It's to practice using Adobe Illustrator and vectoring in general. I LOATHE vectoring...
Well hope you had a fun read.