Photomontage with Gimp

Without the need to draw anything, we can make this free software a tool of choice for graphics of a website. GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation) is an open source graphics editor that is a good alternative to Photoshop, although of a more laborious use.
Once mastered the use of this software, it becomes very useful for Web graphics.

How to give a blurred contour to an image.

Fuzzy border is often used in banners of websites.

How to superimpose an image into another.

Make your own advertisement pictures.

Merging two images with a fading effect.

Use a layer mask to build an awesome picture.

Transparent fuzzy border

Transparent fuzzy border and incrustation.

The transparency to a blurred border allows to merge one or several images in another.

Removing objects on a photo.

No need for Photoshop to suppress objects and rebuild the background automatically.

Creating a text and image logo.

Alpha to logo filters allow to make automatically fancy logos.

Clipping tutorial.

Learning to retrieve an object from an image for use in another.

Erasing the background of an image

Erasing the background of an image.

In some case filling the background with transparency is simpler than clipping an object.

What future for Gimp?

Gimp may be very useful to a webmaster or developer. Criticism of the software led to consider improvements to give it a future.

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