How to make an Awsum Wind Text by using Gimp

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How to make an Awsum Wind Text by using Gimp

Post by Goku93 on Fri Mar 06, 2009 6:22 pm

Result:



Make a new image with the default size of 400x320, and a black background. Add some White text. You can use the Alignment tool:

to center the text. It should look like so:



Duplicate the text layer. Merge the lower text layer with the black background layer. Gaussian blur the background and text layer (Filters > Blur > Gaussian Blur) by 15px.

Click the eye next to the Text layer. Alpha to selection the text layer, then select the background and text layer. Go to Edit > Stroke selection and use these settings:



Your image should resemble this:



Deselect (CTRL + SHIFT + A). Still on the background and text layer, go to Filters > Distorts > Wind and use these settings:



Repeat the filter, but use Right as the direction. Go to Layer > Transform > Rotate 90 degrees clockwise. Repeat the wind (Left AND Right), Then go to Layer > Transform > Rotate 90 degrees counter-clockwise.

You should get this:




Next go to Filters > Edge-Detect > Edge and use these settings:



Now for color! Go to Color > Color balance, and pick the desired color.

You're Done!

Result:


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Re: How to make an Awsum Wind Text by using Gimp

Post by Thunderboyx on Fri Mar 06, 2009 9:07 pm

=> Moved to Graphic Guides

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