Ctrl-D to duplicate image
R-click image-->canvas size
click on the chain icon to the right of the X & Y ratio field near the
middle of the dialogue box. (this means you can resize the canvas
without preserving aspect ratio)
choose a new height dimension & position the original image on the new
canvas using the guide at the bottom of the box.
create a new transparent layer with the layers, channels & paths
dialogue as described below.
use the text tool to write your caption, then the move tool to
reposition the layer you've worked on.
> > - Right-click. Select Layers->"Layers, Channels & Paths".
> > A dialog appears.
> > - On the Layers dialog, click on the bottom left-most buttion (tooltip
> > says "new layer").
> > - Select "white"
> > (The new layer should appear on top, so it hides your orignal image).
> > - On the "GIMP" window (not the image window) select the text tool
> > (it's a big T).
> > - Left-click the image window.
> > - In the Text tool dialog, type in the text that you want.
> > You can select the font and size. The color will match the current
> > foreground color. It doesn't matter where the text is, we'll move
> > it later.
> > - Now use the "move layers & selections" tool tomove the strip to the
> > place you want it to be. You can find it right below the "select
> > rectangular region tool", it looks like a cross with arrows at the ends
> > and the tooltip says "move layers & selections".
> > I hope this helps.
> > Cheers,
> > --
> > Daniel Carrera
> > Graduate Teaching Assistant. Math Dept.
> > University of Maryland. (301) 405-5137
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