Create an abstract wallpaper in GIMP


Ok, start gimp and make the background black(using the fill tool, unless its allready black)

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Now press filters>render>nature>flame

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Press the edit button inside the flame filter, then choose random in the dropdown box of different flame types. Then press the button random until you find a flame you like, then choose it and press ok.

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Now create a new layer and use the gradient tool, choose the gradient that looks like a rainbow.

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Now with the gradient tool, drag a straight line across the whole image(hold CTRL to keep the line straight)

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Above the layers there is a button called “mode”, click it and choose overlay.

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And now youre done! You can work some more on it if you wish but this should be enough for a nice effect.

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