Tutorial: stained effect / burned with Gimp

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The tutorial for today came a little’ per case and a powder’ because I was trying another effect to apply to your photo. The final effect will be staining of the picture (stains confused with burn marks) I think responding to reality, but let you judge users.

First open a photo you might pay at work. We'll turn it in a few easy steps.

Now we will create a new level, on which will be generated stains. Click on “Create New Layer” in tab levels leaving basic settings. Now we go on “Filters” – “Render” – “Clouds” – “Solid Noise“, and also in this case let the values ​​already set.

We now give a touch of color (then that will be reflected on the original picture) render to our newly created. We select the gradient “Golden” and go on “Colors” – “Map” – “Gradient Map“.

At this point there is nothing left to do but change the mode the layer stacking, changing the “Usual” a “Darken only“. We can also change the opacity the level at 80% antiflatulent to give less invasive.

The work could be done here, but for the most demanding we “disturb” further pictures with the appropriate filter. Create a new layer with the same procedure as before, then we go on “Filters” – “Disorder” – “Chance“, we give the level Grayscale with the tool “Colors” – “Desaturation” (leaving the values ​​already set), sfochiamo disorder with “Filters” – “Blur” – “Gaussian” by setting “1px” radius and reduce the opacity to the 30%.

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