Peter Saffrey wrote:
> I'm a fairly new GIMP user. Be gentle.
> I'd like to duplicate the effect described in this Photoshop tutorial:
> The critical part of this is selecting a path from text and using a custom
> to draw along this path. Once I've got this working, I can fiddle around with
> the background and brush type to make it look pretty.
You'll want to take a look at the screencast at
http://meetthegimp.org/episode-065-roaring-16-bit/; around minute 12 it
explains how to go from a text to a path and how to use this path.
> I've got as far as adding some text and turning this into a path using
> Layer->Text to path. I can then do "stroke path" with a brush of my choice.
> However, I can't work out how to adjust some of the more complex options, such
> as the direction of brushing and the distance between brush strokes, as
> described in steps 8 and 9 of the tutorial. How do I do this in the GIMP?
> If I'm successful, I guess I'll write this up in a blog post.
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