How to Make a Chocolate Text Effect in GIMP


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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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Glow Text Effect in GIMP


Step 1

Start the GIMP application and create a new image with 1024 x 768 pixel. Make sure, that the background is black.

Step 2

Now we will add a light. Use the paintbrush (shortcut [P]) and open up the “brushes” box (shortcut [Shift] + [Ctrl] + [B]) create a new brush, edit it and apply those settings:

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A folded and cut papercraft or scrapbook style heading


Here’s the finished product shown on PhotoshopRoadmap blog site:

Installing the font

First things first, get the Disco Deck font from dafont.

You need to extract the *.TTF file for the font that you wish to use in that archive and put it in the directory

C:\Users\<>\.gimp-2.6\fonts

and then restart GIMP. It should now be an available font style.

Starting the image

Now create a blank new image, 600×200 pixels canvas size.

Run a BG->FG gradient over the image from top-right to bottom-left coloured black to white.

Type out the word CRAFT using the installed font. Make sure each letter is a separate layer. I used size 160 font – seems to be about right. Read more of this post

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