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Creating Pseudo-3D Imagery with GIMP

Sep 09, 2009, 04:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Reynante Martinez)

[ Thanks to sanjay for this link. ]

"In this article, I wouldn't be teaching you how to paint since I'm not good at it, rather I'll be leading you through a series of steps on how to digitally sketch/draw your scenes, give them subtle color shifts, add fake lighting, and apply filter effects to further emulate how 3D does its job. Primarily, this all leads you into a guide on how I create my digital drawings (though I admit they're not the best of its kind), but somehow I'm very proud, I eventually gave life to them from concept stage to digital art stage.

"It might be a bit daunting at first, but as you go along the series, you'll notice it gets simpler. However, some might get confused as to how this applies to other applications since we're focusing on The GIMP in this article. That's not a problem at all once you are familiar with your own tool; it will just be a matter of working around the tools and options."

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