On Thu, Mar 13, 2014, at 12:45 PM, Joao S. O. Bueno wrote:
> On 12 March 2014 17:16, cgaik <for...@gimpusers.com> wrote:
> > I found a logo and was wondering how it was made.
> > Logo: http://thelemondroplounge.com/wp-content...-blue4.png
> > I want to know how to make the yellow word "Lemon". How do I make the lines
> > on
> > it?
> There is no "ready made" way to create such an effect in GIMP.
> The texture lines are more easily created with a specialized animated
> brush -
> in which the main image in each frame is a thin, irregular line - and
> save it
> to use "random" cells.
> Or you can just try to pick a tablet (of the type used to draw, not an
> use a simple circular brush with the basic dynamics and draw the lines
> like you'd do with a "real world" ballpoint pen.
> I've got the GIMP brush and the dynamic - they are available here,
> along with my painting test:
> (consider these resources free to use, hack and share under CC 3.0
> Attribution Required)
> You can then fine tune a painting dynamics on GIMP to allow the angle
> of the stroke to vary just a little
> bit in each stroke -- you will paint that in a background layer,
> above which you should
> place an opaque layer, with a mask containing your target text in
> black (so that the
> text area is a 'window' to the texture layer below)
> That was the "difficult" part. But the whole thing involves a lot of
> steps, so let me list it more or less step by step:
> Create New image
> Type in your base text, in the font and size you will like - the
> distortion will come later
> convert your text to a mask:
> right click on the text layer on the layer dialog
> layer to image size
> right click again, and add layer mask:
> pick "transfer layer alpha channel" and check the "invert
> mask" option
> click on the main text layer thumbnail on the dialog to select it
> again (instead of the mask)
> fill it with your desired color (e.g. white)
> Now, selecting the background layer as your active layer, and leaving
> the text layer visible, start painting, with these configurations:
> select the above mentioned brush and painting dynamics, with the
> Paintbrush tool
> set the "Angle" parameter to your desired base angle (+/-15º)
> set the "Size" I found the size of +/- 70px to work fine with this
> set "apply jitter", and it intensity to about 0.4
> Now you have your texture - to get your distortion:
> create a new layer, name it "distortion map"
> rescale the layer to 6,25% (Layer->Scale Layer)
> apply filters->noise->Hurl, default settings are good.
> scale layer back to the image size (cubic transform)
> optional: you may want to enhance contrast on this mapping layer -
> I use colors->curves
> make the mapping layer invisible
> select the layer mask of the text layer
> filters->map->displace; pick your mapping layer as... map, I've
> set displacement to 7px
> And finally to get you the text outline:
> with the text layer mask selected, make a selection using the
> "Select by Color tool"
> create a new, transparent layer
> edit->stroke selection - if solid line does not look good, use a
> round brush with some jitter,
> or finetune the painting dynamics until you suit yourself.
> > And also, does anyone know what font the word "the" is called?
> No. :-)
> > Attachments:
> > *
> > http://www.gimpusers.com/system/attachments/102/original/The_Lemon_Drop_Lounge_Logo.png
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You can have a look here for the font.
We have to search fonts out a lot for logos so I made a post a while
back on font resources and even made a video on how to submit for a
It even shows what to do if you don't own the font or don't want to buy
it for a couple letters.
http://www.fastmail.fm - Faster than the air-speed velocity of an
unladen european swallow
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