> Date: Sat, 28 Dec 2013 12:37:37 +0100
> From: ofn...@laposte.net
> To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Why so COMPLICATED?
> This question has been asked elsewhere. A solution is to paste the full 
> object to a new layer, add a layer mask, fill the shape with a shaped 
> gradient (which is a function of the distance to the outline) and then 
> use the Brightess/Contrast (2 sliders), Levels (5 sliders), or Curves 
> (256 sliders) to adjust the blend.

On a tangent, you just pointed out the biggest flaw with shaped gradients:  You 
can't specify a gradient length.  What's the point of even having it without 
that functionality?  I'd get faster (more precise, controllable, etc.) results 
by brushing the edges by hand.

-- Stratadrake
Numbers may not lie, but neither do they tell the whole truth.
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