How to make a Grid-like YouTube Channel Layout in Gimp

How to Make a Grid Like YouTube Channel Layout in Gimp

Series: Gimp101

Hello and Welcome. In this tutorial I will show you how you can make a nice grid like image in gimp, like the one you see in the image above. So, let’s get started.
First of all download a template that I made and open it. You can download the template from HERE. After opened it, you should see something like this:

Ok so after you opened the template, select the Background layer and make a new layer by clicking on the little page icon that says “Create a new layer and add it to the image” or by going to “Later-New Layer” or Shift+Ctrl+N. Read more of this post

Transform an Image into a Pencil Drawn Sketch


GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It is often used as a free software replacement for Adobe Photoshop, the most widely used bitmap editor in the printing and graphics industries; however, it is not designed to be a Photoshop clone.If you would like to download Gimp, go to

1.You need to select an image which is bright in color. Regardless of any image you want to select.Just make sure that if the image is not bright.. increase the brightness and contrast a bit. Now lets begin.I use stock images on They have a great selection of images that are free and have good resolution.

2.The first thing you will have to do is change the image mode to grayscale.Go to Image>Mode>Grayscale. Read more of this post

Create a glowy text in GIMP

Step 1

Create a new file (640×480) and fill it with a dark blue-purple gradient (#130F23 to #241d3a):

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Create cool shapes in GIMP


Create an abstract wallpaper in GIMP

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



Now press filters>render>nature>flame

fig2FIG 2

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. Read more of this post

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