On Mon, 2010-03-29 at 17:13 -0400, Brad Pears wrote:
> Hi all!! Well I am no graphic designer and am the dummest of the dumb -
> when it comes to graphics stuff. The guy who used to do all of this at
> our company left and I got stuck holding the bag. I've never used GIMP
> nor Photoshop. I have Gimp on my machine for some strange reason though
> - I guess because I was goiong to be the "chosen one" at some point!
> I am trying to create a custom image but I to do so, I need to join a
> couple of other .jpg images I have together to make this one new image.
> I am trying to make a "banner" kind of a thing for a constant contact
> email we want to send out...
> Can someone point me to or send me "detailed" instructions on how I
> would open up two (or more) different images and then join them together
> - change the background colours (if need be), add some text to the new
> image - either beside or on top of the images, and then save it as a new
It is certainly possible to do what you say. You might find it would
help to use the pandora plugin
I strongly recommend the book Beginning Gimp: From Novice to
Professional by Akkana Peck. It is an excellent comprehensive
introduction to gimp and contains a section on stitching panoramas,
which will tell you what to do.
> Brad Pears
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