On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 12:03:30AM -0400, percy tiglao wrote:
> On 9/13/05, Sven Neumann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Chris Spencer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > > Also, does anyone know an easy way to make word balloons? In
> > > Photoshop this could be easily be done by selecting an oval area
> > > (ellipse select), union that with a triangular selection (polygon
> > > select), then convert to path and stroke.
> > 
> > That's pretty much how you'd be doing this in GIMP as well. I would
> > however suggest to create this balloon as path and save it to disk.
> > You can then reload the path whenever you need a balloon, scale and
> > stretch it to the desired size and stroke it.
> I dunno about photoshop, but in GIMP, you can stroke selections as
> well as paths.
if you add the path via a script, gimp resizes it perfectly for you.  i
have a script that is adding svg to two different sizes of image,
changing to a selection and filling with a gradient or a color.  it
should be just as easy with "word balloons".


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