On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 3:57 PM, Tagg <zachary.br...@tx.rr.com> wrote:
> If you would like to take an easier approach then all you have to do is
> select the star itself with the fuzzy select tool and click filters-->alpha
> to logo-->alien glow. Then choose a neon color and click ok. If the image
> or neon is jagged, then raise the threshold as needed, select the star
> itself and repeat the neon glow process.
This is great. The other set of tools there are also awesome :)
I really liked the red-hot thing...
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> [mailto:gimp-user-boun...@lists.xcf.berkeley.edu] On Behalf Of Ajay Gautam
> Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2009 2:18 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] How to add glow
> (posting the same email to group)
>> On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 12:27 PM, Jozef Legény <aku...@gmail.com>
>>> you can add glow somewhat like this :
>>> 1. select the shape you want the glow on (have the shape on a
>>> separate layer with transparent background) 2. go to select->grow
>>> selection and choose the radius of your glow (let's say
>>> 3. go select->feather selection and choose the "blurriness" level
>>> (again, 5 for example) 4. create a new transparent layer, fill the
>>> selection with the color you want and move it under the layer with
>>> the shape
>> Here is what I made by following your steps:
>> Its not bad, but not as good as
>> It seems we would need to add a white-ish layer somewhere in
> Ok, so I took my advice, and inserted a white later between the star and the
> purple layer. Here is what I have: http://ajaygautam.com/star-glow-white.png
> Question: How do I merge / gradient / diffuse the white and purple layers
> into one?
> (PS: Jozef: Sorry, you will get this email twice, I thought the email was
> sent to the group too).
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