On 11/17/2010 06:56 AM, Yar wrote:
> I'm not an expert Gimp user so maybe I'm just not looking in the right place 
> for this.  I've been Googling for hours and finally gave up.
> I need to shape an image to follow a path or curve.  Since I can't do it, I'm 
> not sure how I can show you what I mean, but imagine the palm branch that 
> flows around the edge of a medal.  I have a long slender image of a braid 
> (3/4" x 10") I need to shape like that around a 5" circle.  Polar Coordinates 
> seems to be the place to start but it creates a huge curve and I can't see 
> how to force it any smaller.  This is much like making text follow a curve or 
> path, but I need my image to follow the path.  I've thought about converting 
> the image to a really big font symbol so I could manage it like a text 
> character but I've not figured out how to go about that.
> This is evidently something others have sought and no one has found a 
> solution for yet.  Is there none?
> Any help?
> Thanks.

Something like that? http://gimp-wrapmap.sourceforge.net/

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