Tutorial: Newsprint retro with Gimp

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

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


Monochrome printing with Gimp

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, ma noi vogliamo desaturare lentire image. The steps will be few and simple, depart from this: (more…)