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Checkerboard Text Using Gimp
Checkerboard Text Using Gimp
This gimp video tutorial will show you how to use gimp to make a checkerboard text effect using patterns, layer masks, and text.
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Isolate a Background Using Color - Gimp Video Tutorial
Isolate a Background Using Color - Gimp Video Tutorial
This Gimp Video Tutorial talks about a very cool discovery I recently made while writing my upcoming book on layer masks. I was digging through Gimp's documentation, and discovered exactly how Gimp looks at colors to determine how light or dark parts of any image is when you desaturate it. This video talks about how you can take what I learned and apply it to your layer masking using gimp.
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How To Use Gimp To Create a Logo
How To Use Gimp To Create a Logo
This Gimp Tutorial will teach you how to use gimp to create a logo using layer masks, gradients, and a few other tricks.
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How To Make a Tip Jar Using Gimp
How To Make a Tip Jar Using Gimp
This tutorial will show you a powerful way on How To Use Gimp to make a Tip Jar using layer masks
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How To Make a Zombie Using Gimp
How To Make a Zombie Using Gimp
In this tutorial, I teach you how to use layer modes and masks to create a zombie using gimp
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Luminosity Masks in GIMP (and Split Toning)
Luminosity Masks in GIMP (and Split Toning)
A method for generating Luminosity masks, and a simple example for how they can be used to help narrow in on certain tones when retouching a photograph in GIMP!
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How to Use GIMP to make a Dramatic Tornado Scene
How to Use GIMP to make a Dramatic Tornado Scene
In this lesson, I'm going to teach you how to use gimp to make a tornado using layer modes, layer masks, and the scissors tool.
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Video Tutorial - How to convert color to black and white properly using GIMP
Video Tutorial - How to convert color to black and white properly using GIMP
I teach you how to use layer masks, and layer modes to convert color to black and white in a selective and powerful manner.
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How To Use Gimp To Make the Abandoned House Creepy
How To Use Gimp To Make the Abandoned House Creepy
'm going to show you how to take a photo of an abandoned house, and made it look extra creepy using GIMP by simply duplicating the photo, changing how the photo looks, applying various layer styles, and masking everything properly.
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Advanced Jigsaw Puzzle Effect
Advanced Jigsaw Puzzle Effect
In this tutorial, we examine a technique to create a fancy jigsaw puzzle effect from images or photos using GIMP - the Free Open Source Photo Editor. The process isn't very difficult but requires working with several layers and can take a bit of time to complete. Of course, using my free downloadable puzzle mask template will cut down on your time considerably.
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Turning a Photograph into a Polka Dot Image
Turning a Photograph into a Polka Dot Image
This a very quick simple tutorial and a bit of fun! I have made a range of different sizes – 50px, 75px, 100px, 150px patterns so you can easily apply the effect in seconds. I suggest you try some masking of layers as well to experiment with design :) .
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Create a Postcard in GIMP
Create a Postcard in GIMP
Tutorial explaining how create a post card in The GIMP. Uses curves, foreground select tool, layer masks, clone tool and fuzzy border
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GIMP - How to remove, change or make background transparent
GIMP - How to remove, change or make background transparent
A step by step guide on how to remove, change or make background transparent using layer masking in GIMP.
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Layer Mask Retouching
Layer Mask Retouching
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to retouch your images with layer masks. This can be very handy when you’ve taken a few photos, but the best one you have is slightly out of focus and you’d like to blend in the focused part onto the your preferred image.
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Perfect masking using a highpass
Perfect masking using a highpass
There are several methods to extract/mask objects or persons from the background. But sometimes you need perfect masking that includes for example the hair of a woman. The method i use for this is called highpass. We need to simulate this filter because there is no filter in GIMP that does this for us. The point of the techqnique is that you'll save lots of time for the difficult hair part, because when you do everything right the hair is extracted automatically.
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