Create a cool circle light effect in GIMP


Before we get started, let’s take a look at the image we’ll be creating.

Create a new document in Gimp, I used 800×600 pixels. Then fill the background layer with black.Create a new layer and named it as circle 1. After that select the layer and using the Ellipse Select tool, create a circle in the middle of the canvas.

Now set a radial gradient for the circle. Select blend tool and choose white Read more of this post

Create Cartoon Clouds in GIMP


Step 1: Create a New File

Leave the defaults, 480×680 is fine.

Create a new file

Step 2: Set the background color

I set it to a nice, sky blue gradient: #66aebd to #8fe1f3:

Step 3: Create the Cloud

Select the elliptical select tool and set the following settings. Everything is at its default value, except the mode, which is set to Add: Read more of this post

Create a Sticky Note in GIMP


A simple effect that can look great and will take only minutes to make!

Sticky_NoteSuitable for any Logo!

 

Begin by opening up Gimp –> make a 1600 x 1200 with 300 DPI page and transparency.

Now grab the paint bucket and fill it black:

Use the Eclipse Tool with “Fixed Aspect Ratio”

Then grab the Create a new Layer “Circle”

Then draw your circle like below:

Use the Paint Bucket With a Gray/White Read more of this post

Create a Logo in GIMP


In this tutorial, I will show you how to make a very simple Logo ideal for “Favicons”. I used GIMP to produce this effect.

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Begin by opening up Gimp –> making a 640 x 640 with 300dpi page and its transparency.

Is should look like this:

Now select your colours (mine are black and dark-green) –> then use the Gradient Tool.

You should get a nice gradual coloured “background” like this: Read more of this post

Lighting Effect in GIMP


In this tutorial, I will show you how so improve boring text with some simple lighting. I used GIMP to produce this effect.

Lighting EffectLighting Effect

 

In this tutorial, I will give you a step-by-step guide on how to create an awesome motion blur like background with text, all done in GIMP It’s easy to make and looks awesome!

Begin by opening up Gimp –> making a 1600 x 1200 with 300dpi page and its transparency.
Now go Filters–>Render–>Clouds–>Solid Noise

Settings are: Detail:15, X:16, Y:0.1, Turbulent and Randomize Read more of this post

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