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GIMP 3-D, 3 Ways

Jun 10, 2010, 21:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Akkana Peck)

"Create some text with GIMP's Text tool -- the big A button in the toolbox. Click in the image, choose a color, font and size, and type your text to create a new text layer on top of your photograph. You can move the layer around to put it whereever you want it.

"Then select the text, with Layer/Transparency/Alpha to Selection. Invert that selection with Select/Invert -- now everything except your text is selected -- and bring up the Filters/Light and Shadow/Drop Shadow... dialog. Un-check the Allow resizing box and click OK."

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