GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is an open-source image editing program, licensed under the GNU General Public Licence. It can be used for editing. Add {{User gimp}} to your user page to add the above userbox and place yourself in this category. Pages in category “GIMP users”. More recent additions, More. To assemble two (or more) images, simply create a new, transparent image of the required size, then open the images you want to add as layers and arrange.

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Clicking on the pattern symbol gipm up the Patterns dialog, which you can use to select the pattern to paint with. This dialogue is opened when you click with the text tool on the image window.

And a gradient may be applied to selections or opacities. It is useful for selecting a region defined by strong colour changes at the edges.

Those represent the spectrum of the noise you want to remove. Click back into the oval to complete the other side of the stalk. Clicking on either will bring the colour editor dialogue.

Often there is a need to remove unwanted elements in gomp image, such as the background. If you notice significant loss with the default, you can turn it off by selecting “4: This tool can be used to simulate setting a white igmp.

This will show the placement of upper left corner, or centre, if Expand from centre option is enabled. To crop the image to selected size, double-click inside the box, or press Enter.

First, add a layer mask, and select fill with black.


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This can be used for cleaning up noise in a picture. Note that path tool has its own tool for moving. Restart markers are useful when data corruption can occur; the image will wiikibook be corrupt up until the next marker.

Now add a black layer mask to the unchanged layer.

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Notice how the right edge of the final image isn’t nice and brushed looking? Clicking on the symbol in the upper right corner swaps the foreground and background colours. This guide is Linux-oriented, mainly on Ubuntu Linux.

Here’s short description of them:. It’s easy to scale large images down, small images scaled gim will tend to be pixelated and won’t look as good.

You can find out a lot more about GIMP on its website, http: Next to it wikiboook can see a flip option. In order to load it into GIMP, it needs to be extracted from the package in which it came. Unsharp mask increases the apparent sharpness of image by increases the contrast around edges. Many people find this very useful.

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When saving to the XCF format, the layers will be preserved. Leaving this option unchecked will switch to Standard encoding, where the image is displayed in rows from top to bottom.

At this stage, you can experiment a little bit to add some variety among the different speech bubble shapes you have. Cloning translucent white onto black produces gray. By default it’s wokibook.

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Unsharp Mask tends to leave noisy sections of the image untouched. This method works better with logos with less than 5 colours. Then after releasing the mouse-button, only the actual foreground is selected. By clicking on the tool icon in Toolbox. Without restart makers, if any corruption occurs, the entire file can be compromised.


Right-click on the image to access the menus. See the Brush Tools Overview for a description of key modifiers that have the same effect on all brush tools. As the name suggests it is made for creating elliptical and circle selections, with optional high quality antialiasing.

A useful value other than the default is 0. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Check this option if you want to use it. There are 3 pending changes awaiting review. A layer mask is a grayscale layer that controls the local transparency of a layer. A black area in a layer mask will have zero opacity, while a white RGB , area will be completely opaque. Now it’s time to get thinking! Tool Options for the Clone tool. Then start moving them in Preferences accordingly.

Another possibility is to use the paintbrush tool with a mid-grey colour in hexadecimal notation. If this option is unchecked, transparent areas will never be selected.


A new method is the Foreground Select tool. By default set to 0. Clicking on it will bring the Images dialogue up, allowing wi,ibook to select an image. A layer mask is a very useful tool if you only want to edit part of an image.