> Oops, I just realized that what you describe may be attributed to the
> fact that GIMP will display a dark gray/light gray checkerboard to
> indicate transparent regions. Perhaps you have created your lithograph
> correctly but misinterpreted this representation of transparency.
So, that's what it is. I presume this will go away at some time or
> You might try creating a new white layer and placing it at the bottom
> of the layerstack to show the regions where your image is transparent.
What a good idea, I will certainly try to do this bearing in mind that a
lot of this terminology is relatively new to me.
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