Hi Elwin, gimpusers:
> I can't comment for sure on the effect you describe, I think there
> might be a slight difference. The method I use for feathering
> selections, I think, offers a bit more control, plus allows one to
> have "increased" feathering where indicated.
> What you do is to make your selection, then turn on quickmask, and
> then use gaussian blur on the quickmask, one or more times (and
> perhaps with different settings to sort of "smooth" things out).
> This allows one to actually "see" how much feather you are gonna get
> before you actually make use of the selection. Once you have a
> properly blurred quickmask, then you just convert it back to a
> selection and do whatever you want with it.
I've been playing around with your method of making a selection, and
I'm afraid I have a newbie question. How do you blur the QuickMask?
I use the QuickMask all the time for making a selection with a fuzzy
brush. Do you simply activate the QuickMask and then
Filters > Blur > Gaussian Blur? But doesn't this Blur the entire
image - selected and not selected?
Thanks so much.
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