>I'm very new at using Gimp. I haven't been using it for a week yet.
>Right now, I'm using the paint brush to outline objects then fill in
>the colors. I'm doing this all on a transparency.
>Sometimes the fill tool doesn't fill in the entire area that is
>blocked in by the paint strokes. I have to go around the edges with
>the paint brush and fill in the rest of the color. What could be
>When I'm ready to export them, the images look OK in Gimp. But once I
>export them, the black paint brush lines have halos around them.
>Are there some settings I need to make before I import images into
>Gimp or export them to my desktop? I'm working with jpg images.
>The thing I don't get is that with the first 2 images I worked on, I
>didn't have the halo issue. I didn't change any settings. What could
>If anyone can help me with:
>1. Making it so the entire area I have outlined with the paint brush
>is filled in with the fill tool
>2. Getting rid of the white halo lines around the areas with the brush
>I would greatly appreciate it.
I'm adding more here as I am about to leave and will not be able to post photos
for a while:
To show you how it looks when I'm drawing in Gimp, I've attached some images:
1. The first attachment is of the image taken as a screenshot, cropped in Paint
and saved as a png. No halo issues.
2. The second attachment is of the image exported from Gimp as a jpg. Halo
issues. I also saved it as a png to see if this would make a difference. It
3. Fill issues can be seen:
a. around the edges of the eyebrows - I actually used the paint brush to add
color near the edges.
b. eyes - same as eyebrows
c. lower lip - same as with the eyebrows and eyes. I will have to use the paint
brush to fill in the rest of the lower lip.
d. upper lip - cannot use fill tool to add color. When I try to do this the
whole mouth, including the outline fills in the with color. (see third
attachment) I will have to used the paint brush to add color.
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