I'm trying to create a logo with a background that is bright at the top, and darker at the bottom, like the following:

[apple store logo]

I tried some tools under "Colors" in GIMP but couldn't get what I wanted. I mainly edit at GIMP.


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Use a gradient

(posting @AndrewH comment as community answer)


you can use dodge and burn system using curve or levelenter image description here

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    anyway, this doesn't seem to answer the question - there is already an accepted answer, so if you're writing a new one it needs to be better than that. Check How to Answer and take the tour to learn how this site works.
    – Luciano
    Sep 9, 2019 at 8:42

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