On 10/18/2016 16:19, Steve Kinney wrote: > On 10/18/2016 04:38 PM, Jan Kandziora wrote: >> Am 18.10.2016 um 22:22 schrieb Joseph A Nagy Jr: >>> Does anyone know of a good source for random camouflage patterns >>> for use in GIMP? I'm looking to make a firearms related image and >>> am wanting to use a camouflage background for the entire image. >>> >> Camouflage patterns aren't random. See >> >> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Military_camouflage_patterns > > This is exactly the kind of thing the resynthesizer plugin does best. I > don't recall if it's a stock part of the GIMP installation or has to be > obtained via a separate package. If you don't have a menu item for Heal > Transparency as indicated below, check your package manager or the GIMP > plugin registry.
Thank you for the kind response. > First, find or make a camo pattern that suits you. The example below > was made from an image from wikimedia (see quote above), scaled down to > 300x300 pixels to get quicker results. The process: > > 1) Open your sample camoflage image in the GIMP, save as XCF. > > 2) Do Image > Canvas Size, and set it to the size you need your > finished background to be, with the existing layer centered. > > 3) Do Layer > New Layer. Select the sample layer, do control+c to copy > it, select the transparent layer, do control+v to paste the copied > layer, and click the "anchor" icon in the layers dialog to merge the > pasted copy into the transparent layer. > > 4) Do Filters > Enhance > Heal Transparency. If the "outward from > center" option is not already selected, select it. In the sample below, > the 50px sample radius (default) worked quite well. Hit OK and go make > a cup of coffee or something - this is a very complex and therefore > rather slow filter. When you come back, you should like what you see. > > Before: > http://pilobilus.net/xfer/camo.jpg > > After: > http://pilobilus.net/xfer/camo.large.jpg > > :o) I will definitely look into this for future projects (and may use it on this one if I don't like what I've found), but I did manage to find this: http://registry.gimp.org/node/24331 I do, however like your results. Definitely will look into that process as I'm fleshing out exactly how I want the final product to look (or just to have multiple options). -- Sincerely, Joseph A. Nagy, Jr. Owner Boo-LaLa(Enterprises) d.b.a. Trinity Electrical & Handyman Services Need a website? Go with the pros: http://www.bluehost.com/track/janagyjr
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