Image Editing

How to install new brushes in Photoshop CS4


NOTE: This has been done and tested in Photoshop CS4 installed on Windows Vista Business Download your new set of brushes and copy the abr file eg. brushes.abr to the following directory “c:\Users\YOURNAME\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS4\Presets\Brushes“. NOTE: This path may differ in different versions of Windows Open Photoshop CS4 Press the F5 key on your keyboard...

Creating a transparent background for an image using GIMP 2


STEP 1 Open GIMP and then open an Image in GIMP STEP 2 Next press CTRL+L together to open up the Layer Panel or click on DIALOGS->LAYERS to open the Layer Panel STEP 3 In the Layer Panel, right click on the Layer you want to make transparent, and select ADD ALPHA CHANNEL STEP 4 Then you need to select witch color you need to make transparent on your image. There are two methods how to access...

How do I install new fonts for Gimp using UBUNTU


Sometimes Gimpjust doesn’t have the font you want to use, then you need to install the font. Answer: STEP 1 Make sure you have the font file (truetype font .ttf extension). eg.  new_font.ttf STEP 2 In the Top Panel in UBUNTU click on Places->Home Folder STEP 3 Press the key combination CTRL+H to view all the hidden folders. To make them visible. STEP 4 Locate the .gimp-2.6 folder. The...

How to add an outline to text in GIMP


Launch GIMP Create a New Image (File->New Image) Select the Text Tool (T) and add some text with the size and colour you want. Right click on the Text Layer and select Layer to Image Size. This will resize the layer to the size of the image Then duplicate the layer Select the layer you have just duplicated. Next right click on the Text Layer and select Alpha to Selection Click on...

How to center a image in GIMP 2.8


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