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In Photoshop using Filter > Sketch > Stamp you can create an effect similar to the image below:

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Is there any plugin or any way to do this in GIMP?

P.S: in GIMP Color > Desaturate is not helping.

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Maybe Filters > Edge-detect > Difference of Gaussians... could give a similar effect. Maybe with some added Filters > Noise. There are probably better ways to do this. Didn't have time to investigate further though. G'Mic filter addon surely has something for this too.

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Try the G'MIC plugin for GIMP - it has a Stamp filter. Once you've installed G'MIC and restarted GIMP, find it at Filters > G'MIC > expand the Black and White filters, the Stamp filter is in the list.

It's not exactly the same, but quite close. I suppose you could add another filter first to get a bit more edge defintion before applying the Stamp filter. Anyway, this example is just the plain ordinary Stamp filter from G'MIC.

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Here's another attempt where I ran the regular GIMP Cartoon filter a couple of times before applying the G'MIC Stamp filter.

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This is the best I could get using GIMP (without any plugin):

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First I applied Filter > Artistic > Photocopy, then applied contrast-brightness two times...

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From the experience I've had with GIMP, you can't achieve the same look... However I would suggest that you play around with the contrast. I would also suggest de-saturizing the image first, and then play around with the contrast to see how much or how little you want. You can find it under Colours > Brightness-Contrast. If you put the contrast way up, there's only a small amount of colour which shines through - that's why you should de-saturate first, as well. It'll give you only the shades (graytones), or will turn completely white and black in the end... Hope that helped!

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Use Gimp's "photocopy" filter, and move all the sliders completely to the right. That is as close as you are going to get to the Photoshop "stamp" filter.

Mark

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    How exactly does this add anything to the accepted answer? – joojaa Dec 2 '17 at 7:54
  • @joojaa: It tells you what to do with the sliders. That’s not much, I admit, but it’s not a duplicate answer. Still, more details would be good. – Wrzlprmft Dec 2 '17 at 9:12

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