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Which color i have to add on neutral grey to get white

I am using gimp with a large text image. Unfortunately there is no way to change the color of the individual words. So I changed the text color to a neutral grey (#7f7f7f) and added layers above the ...
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How to transform depicted object's edges into a logotype

I'm new to graphic design. What I'm interested in is how do I capture the edges of say flower and transform them into a simple logo? How to do this in Gimp? How to do this in Photoshop?
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How to put a new picture in an iPhone image frame

I want to change the screen part of this Iphone image with the screen capture of my own app. I'm trying to do this in Gimp (unless there is a better way?). However, I can't seem to just copy paste my ...
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Create consistent greyscale icons from a set of third-party logos?

I have a bunch of third-party client logos in clashing colours. I would like to convert them to elegantly matching grayscale. What I'm after is a set of identical grayscale images of the kind seen ...
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Index button in GIMP not working [on hold]

I worked a long time on an animated image and I went to save it as gif file and it says convert to indexed! So I went to image > mode and the RGB and Grayscale buttons were black and clickable, ...
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Why does everything I make on Gimp look blurry or not high resolution when I'm done? [duplicate]

I opened this picture in Gimp ...then I just resized it and saved it again, and it looks like this. It makes the picture look cheap
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Fit into selection

I have some fields in a Picture where I have to fit in specific Symbols. Is there a way to automatically fit one layer to a selection? For an example I have this selected Area: and want to fit ...
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How to create solar flares using Gimp or Inkscape

How can I create a solar flares effect using GIMP or Inkscape? Something like this image: Edit: first of all thanks for all the great comments and suggestions. My initial idea was to create the ...
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Learning a new program! (A designers nightmare) [closed]

Does it have to be so difficult? I open up gimp. Wait, what does what? I open up inkscape. The controls are so different. Cntrl+D does not work. Ar.AR.ar. Photoshop, illustrator and more. Why does ...
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How do I get two photos into gimp? [closed]

How can I get two pictures into one gimp window?
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Issue in execution of Gimp's Python-fu scripts

I followed steps in http://www.gimpusers.com/tutorials/install-python-for-gimp-2-6-windows, installing following 32-bits installers: GIMP 2.6.11, Python 2.6.6, PyGtk all-in-one. Gimp recognized ...
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e-commerce/webshop design template

Though I m not a designer, my boss asked me to make a design for a webshop (selling books). I love to work with GIMP and i wondered if there are any such templates which I could use as a start? ...
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How do I sharpen a bitmap image that has been enlarged from a small size? Is it even possible?

I am trying to find a way of sharpening the following image with GIMP: Is there any approach on doing this? Is it even possible?.
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In Gimp, my image has texture, how to I make that object smoother?

How do I make my object in GIMP solid, not textured. (It was drawn with marker).
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Drawing random lines

I would like to draw a sequence of about 100 vertical lines, with random intervals. Is this possible with gimp?
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Are there any limitations regarding the Text Tool in GIMP?

I opened a PNG image to add some text, but when I click the image with Text Tool, it doesn't work. I have searched info online about the Text Tool and anything related to this issue I'm having, but I ...
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Poster backround image [closed]

I have to make a background for a poster for a party. I want to have a background like this. Does anyone know how you make this? Jenten