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18Mar/117

Tutorial: flame text / smoke with Gimp

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New tutorial for today. Today's tutorial is very simple, one of the first that I have followed, perhaps one of the most abused. To add an inscription l 'effect "fiery" o l'effect "smoke".

First we create a new image. Hundred of shape 640 x 480 pixel.

14Sep/101

Tutorial: even out the color in a simple way with Gimp

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And after a long absence due to earned vacation I'm back with a tutorial very simple for our program editing fotografico preferred: Gimp.

In this tutorial we will see how level colors of a photo automatically. It can happen often to extract from the album of memories some photos taken a few decades ago, which have now lost most of the color original and are dyed red or blue, or even green. Here are some examples.

1Aug/100

Tutorial: Newsprint retro with Gimp

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Today's tutorial is very fast because the effect is Gimp's native. Transform a RGB image in a 'indexed image in two colors: white and Black. This conversion will give effect to an image and a "newspaper".

First open an image that lends. In this tutorial I will use a landscape, despite the portraits lend themselves more.

16Jun/102

Tutorial: Artistic silhouette with Gimp

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Today we do something a little more artistic, starting from a photo we extract the outline of subject and background, then we apply the random color to obtain a unique.

It is clear to everyone that this tutorial is not a photo, but a very strong image manipulation.

The following photo is our starting point, and the next arrival.

6May/102

Monochrome printing with Gimp

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It can happen sometimes having to make prints black and white of a color image. The most correct way (and certainly faster) against those who pass the file to be printed is already in Grayscale.

One of the most popular techniques is definitely the "desaturation" ("Colors" - "Desaturation"), which is still very useful if we are operating only on a level, but we want to desaturate the 'entire image. The steps will be few and simple, depart from this: