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How to make a see-through to image text effect in GIMP

Jul 30, 2010, 13:34 (0 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to Michael for this link. ]

"A really simple little trick to adding normal text to an image and making it look interesting! This technique can be used for nearly any photograph, however it is a lot easier to see the text with less detailed and contrasty photographs.

1. Starting

* Open your chosen image in GIMP
* Now, add a New Layer - Fill with a colour that matches:
* I used a Dark Blue: 004754

"2. Adding Text
* Grab the Text Tool - make a text box, same size as image"

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