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Tutorial: Newsprint retro with Gimp

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.

We go to the menu: "Picture" - "Mode" - "Indexed" with the settings shown in Figure.

The result will be:

Often, however, it is necessary to make changes to your image. It will be necessary converting the image to RGB always with the same menu. "Picture" - "Mode"- "RGB". In this way we can also color the picture.


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