How can I create fake reflections easily like the one here:
Any online or easy open source tools out there?
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If you're using GIMP, I've created some pictures (== 1000 words * 5) that should show the process:
EDIT: Just be sure to start with a transparent background. I made the mistake of starting with a white background, but I fixed it using
Colours->Colour To Alpha. Alternatively, if you're insane, you can use
Channels or something similar.
Copy your image into a new layer, and
Image->Transform->Flip Vertically (or
Layer->Transform->Flip Vertically). Optionally, if you want to rotate it so that it corresponds to a different angle of rotation, use
Layer->Transform-> Arbitrary Rotation), too. Notice the distance between the original and reflection; the more this distance is, the further away the surface of reflection looks.
Add a background layer.
I always use this guide. It's quite fast and easy; you just have to put your text or file which you want to reflect, download this style and use it whenever, wherever you want.