Re: [Gimp-user] Crop to oval?

2012-03-30 Thread Liam R E Quin
On Fri, 2012-03-30 at 13:19 -0700, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote: So anyway, how do I do this? Bitmap images are rectangular. What you really need is a rectangular image with the corners being transparent or white. Make the selection bigger than you want, feather the selection, invert, and cut.

Re: [Gimp-user] Crop to oval?

2012-03-30 Thread Stefan Maerz
On 03/30/2012 03:19 PM, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote: Anyway, a relative just sent me an old old family photo that some nitwit, perhaps a generation or two ago, did some seriously violence to with a pair of scissors. To salvage this one and to make it look presentable I really need to be able to

Re: [Gimp-user] Crop to oval?

2012-03-30 Thread Ronald F. Guilmette
In message 4f763699.3000...@gmail.com, Stefan Maerz stefanma...@gmail.com wrote: On 03/30/2012 03:19 PM, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote: Anyway, a relative just sent me an old old family photo that some nitwit, perhaps a generation or two ago, did some seriously violence to with a pair of

Re: [Gimp-user] Crop to oval?

2012-03-30 Thread Stefan Maerz
On 03/30/2012 07:24 PM, Steve Kinney wrote: Fast and simple: Open your image. Make the selection you want with the oval select tool. Do Select Feather in your main menu. Then do Control+i (or, Select Invert) to select everything /but/ your oval. Then drag and drop white from the color

Re: [Gimp-user] Crop to oval?

2012-03-30 Thread Chris Mohler
On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 7:24 PM, Steve Kinney ad...@pilobilus.net wrote: For your question, I don't know of a way to do this without the use of layers. Fast and simple: Faster, simpler: Make your oval selection Press [CTRL]+[i] Press [Delete] And as others have pointed out, you may with to

Re: [Gimp-user] Crop to oval?

2012-03-30 Thread Burnie West
Hi, Ronald - Seems to me what you are trying to do is really easier than all this. 1. Click on the Ellipse Select tool to get your oval selection. 2. Click on the little Feather Edges checkbox in the Ellipse Select tool. You can experiment with the Radius setting to get the amount of shading