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  How to add shadow - and make as good as Photoshop
Posted by: enginestar - 01-10-2018, 12:49 AM - Forum: General questions - Replies (7)

In Photoshop...
I take an image, copy all...
Create a new image (with transparent background) that is 10 pixels bigger all around...
Paste the copied image.
Add a shadow all around the pasted layer - with zero distance and 5 pixels spread
Save as a PNG.

I've tried and tried doing the same in Gimp.
Grrr... no luck.
The shadows I get are pants Smile
Nowhere near as subtle as Photoshop.

I went back and looked at other videos...
These involved making masks and other things...
I'm happy to do that (if I have to)

My thoughts were: it's just such a basic task adding a shadow around an object...
Why is it sooo painful to do?
(Errr.... I'm guessing it's not painful at all and I've just not watched the right videos on youtube.)


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  Adjusting Value
Posted by: Espermaschine - 01-09-2018, 06:42 PM - Forum: General questions - Replies (8)

I have a grayscale layer for a Displacement Map. Its basically neutral gray, but there are other bits in various grayscales.
Because of processing, the basic gray changed and is no longer neutral gray.

How do i adjust it so that its exactly 50% gray again (808080) ?

When i use something like Levels or Curves, the tool doesnt tell me when im at my desired value.

There must be another way than just eyeing it.


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  Enhancing photo taken from a LCD screen (not a screenshot)
Posted by: Gorstak - 01-09-2018, 12:43 PM - Forum: General questions - Replies (3)

Is there a way to enhance photo taken from physical LCD screen?

You can see the extreme pixelization on the forehead.

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  help with fuzzy tool
Posted by: ab_dutt - 01-09-2018, 05:17 AM - Forum: General questions - Replies (2)

dear all,

i am a newbie in GIMP. so i need some help. 
as you can see that from the attached pic, that I had done not a bad job by chopping off the blue color on the top using the Fuzzy selection (Magic Wand) tool (i selected the smallest brush i could find) but it needs to be refined a bit more as the interface still contains a haze of blue. 
can someone suggest me how to improve this ? 
thanks a lot and best wishes for the new year !

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  Beginner - Applying geometry transforms
Posted by: my nellie - 01-08-2018, 11:22 PM - Forum: General questions - Replies (9)

I would like to use GIMP for making virtuals of trees' images changing the potting angle, branch placement, the pot etc
If I have one branch which at some point makes a curve at a right angle and I would like to change the right angle to an acute angle what should I do?
I understand I have to make a selection at first. A selection of the part which has to be transformed. Correct?
Then do I have to use some of the transform tools?
Does this thread answer my questions? https://www.gimp-forum.net/Thread-Gimp-s...ight=angle

Thank you in advance.

P.S. I apologize for any grammar/syntax errors... English is a foreign language to me...

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  Anyone have 3D Extrusion?
Posted by: Kregger - 01-08-2018, 03:11 PM - Forum: Extending the GIMP - Replies (2)

Does anyone have or know where to get 3d Extrusion.  I've searched everywhere with no luck.  I never realized how handy the GIMP Scripts site was till it shut down.

Thanks in advance for any help you can give.

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  @ofnuts: your screenshots style
Posted by: Espermaschine - 01-08-2018, 04:11 AM - Forum: Watercooler - Replies (3)

I really love the way your present your screenshots !
It looks very elegant with the arrow maker plug-in and the handwritten font.

Or is that your real handwriting ??


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  How to clean a scan of handwriting?
Posted by: Gerenuk - 01-07-2018, 06:28 PM - Forum: General questions - Replies (7)

I'd like to clean up a short piece of handwriting (like a signature; see attachment). I found some kind of thresholding in Gimp, but ended up cleaning a lot with the eraser.

Could you please suggest an approach / tools that seems best to get a single color version of the writing only?

Ideally it should be the lines only, no stray dots, a fairly smooth edge of the written lines and in the end a single color stroke.

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  What Filter Was Used?
Posted by: SeekTruth - 01-07-2018, 04:36 PM - Forum: General questions - Replies (9)

For the life of me, I can't figure out which filter was used when editing these colors. It's like an exposure that pops the color, and at it's highest point turns black into something silvery. Any ideas? [Image: pool1122i4-400x400.jpg]

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  oval gradient
Posted by: gib65 - 01-07-2018, 03:31 AM - Forum: General questions - Replies (6)

I would like to create an oval gradient. Kind of like the radial gradient except it radiates out in an oval shape instead of a perfect circle.

If there is no such thing as an oval gradient, then perhaps there's a gradient that fills an oval shaped selection. Can this be done?

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