> I'm trying to trace around an image to create a line drawing.  The
> object I'm tracing has a lot of curves in it so using the Pencil Tool.
> Also, I've used the Paths Tool and then clicked "stroke path".  That's
> all fine and well but it's taking FOREVER to trace the picture.
> Since the image has a lot of curves is there a tool or gadget in Gimp
> that can provide a smooth curve, say, around a circle?

Use the "Intelligent scissors" if the image is suitable, then the
quick mask to adjust the selection, then stroke.

There is a foreground select tool which may do a similar job.

Also there are filters which may assist, for example, the "Photocopy"
filter may render a simpler image to trace.


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