As another poster mentioned, an image pipe brush might do what you want. The
trick is, to get the brush to "follow" the path and rotate appropriately.
This is doable, but due to the limitations of the number of images you can have
in a pipe, the available increment of rotation may not be enough for your
Nevertheless, below is a link to a tutorial I wrote sometime back on how to
make such "rotating" image pipe brushes using GAP. You might try it ad see if
it gives you what you are after.
--- On Sun, 10/19/08, Peter Saffrey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> From: Peter Saffrey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Subject: [Gimp-user] Text-in-stitches on GIMP
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Sunday, October 19, 2008, 1:17 PM
> 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 brush
> 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.
> 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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