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Short tip - Smooth paths

Postby Maffe811 » Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:43 pm

CLICK THE IMAGE FOR A FULL VIEW!!
First make a straight path with the paths tool



Then hold CTRL or Command (i belive) and click to places on the line



Then move one up and the other down



Then continue the path all around



Then get a color, in this tutorial im using orange. Also get a lighter color that works with the other color.
then fill the selection with a radial gradient, and there you go!


Finished:
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Re: Tutorial - Short Smooth Paths

Postby Maffe811 » Fri Apr 09, 2010 6:47 pm

Btw, there is a poll, please answear!
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Re: Tutorial - Short Smooth Paths

Postby David Wood » Fri Apr 09, 2010 6:58 pm

I voted, but I didn't see any need to talk, nice and simple, good job Maffe.
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Re: Tutorial - Short Smooth Paths

Postby Maffe811 » Fri Apr 09, 2010 11:56 pm

thanks :)
its the easiest way to make the paths smooth, imo ;)
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Re: Tutorial - Short Smooth Paths

Postby Cyrilshark » Fri Apr 09, 2010 11:58 pm

GreyC. Nice tut, Maffe.
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Re: Tutorial - Short Smooth Paths

Postby Maffe811 » Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:01 am

what you mean, GreyC?
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Re: Tutorial - Short Smooth Paths

Postby Cyrilshark » Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:03 am

GreyC will smooth the edges easier. :P
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Re: Tutorial - Short Smooth Paths

Postby Maffe811 » Sat Apr 10, 2010 1:15 am

yes... okay...

question:
use the paths tool, and make a smooth up-down-wave :P
thats ( look above ) is probably the easiest way!!
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Re: Tutorial - Short Smooth Paths

Postby Foppa » Sat Apr 10, 2010 1:36 am

Thanks a lot for this Maffe! Very simple, but I was still going about it completely wrong.

Cyrilshark wrote:GreyC will smooth the edges easier. :P


What do you mean? Is there a way to make the edges a bit smother?
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Re: Tutorial - Short Smooth Paths

Postby Cyrilshark » Sat Apr 10, 2010 2:37 am

Download the GreyCstoration script for GIMP. It's a denoise plugin, the best.
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Re: Tutorial - Short Smooth Paths

Postby virtualTune » Sat Apr 10, 2010 9:15 am

not that smooth. "belive"=???
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Re: Tutorial - Short Smooth Paths

Postby Maffe811 » Sat Apr 10, 2010 2:06 pm

There are probably an eazier way to do this, but i think this is the best result using paths tool!

vt, i belive that command and ctrl serve the same purpose in gimp ;)
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Re: Tutorial - Short Smooth Paths

Postby David Wood » Sat Apr 10, 2010 2:29 pm

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Re: Tutorial - Short Smooth Paths

Postby Maffe811 » Sat Apr 10, 2010 3:51 pm

thank you! :)
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Re: Tutorial - Short Smooth Paths

Postby Cyrilshark » Sat Apr 10, 2010 4:25 pm

I don't know, from me expierience I'd think GreyC did a better job, I'll test soon. It's still a good tut, Maffe! ;)
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