Editing Photos in GIMP Part 2Community WeekMore Like This
Here is the second part of my little GIMP photo editing tutorial
Let's start with the easiest part!
When you want to desaturate your photo, there are three options.
If you chose Lightness, most likely your photo will have a slightly higher contrast than when you chose Luminosity, but it will also show more noise.
As you can see in the right picture, desaturating your photo based on luminosity will reduce the noise.
I almost never use Average, but it is pretty good when you want a mixture of both options
If you need to sharpen your photo, you can use the "Sharpen" or "Unsharp Mask" tool.
Anyway, both of these tools aren't perfect! You should try to take photos that are as sharp as possible, for a really sharp picture is always better than a photo sharpened in GIMP.
Editing Photos in GIMP Part 1Community WeekMore Like This
Editing photos with gimp gives you so many possibilities! This article could be endless, but i will try to make it short and cover some basics. I will explain you how to set the contrast, the white balance, how to handle the curves and how to resize your photo in the end.
Some of those tips could be helpful for Photomanipulations, too!
So we have our photo, but it looks a bit dull... what should we do to bring a bit more contrast into it?
Oh, right, GIMP has this brightness and contrast tool, so we just - no. Never, never use it. Don't even think about it. Here is the reason:
The left picture is the worst case - always makes me cringe when i see photos like this
On the right side, you see the best case - still you don't have much contr
Fluttershy Embroidery Time LapseI did a time lapse of me embroidering Fluttershy’s eye! Hope you enjoy. If it’s too slow for you use the playback controls on Youtube to speed it up. My favorite part starts at 7:20.More Like This
About 45 minutes and 20.000 stitches total. :icontwilightcrazyplz:
So you want to buy minkyI get asked this question alot and I promised a guide a while back but I'm just now getting around to making it! Here is a list of websites where you can buy minky fabric for your projects!More Like This
www.beverlys.com - search cuddle 3
www.joann.com - search for Soft n Comfy
www.minkee.com.au - Australia
Land of Oh Etsy - http://www.etsy.com/listing/95419080/1-yard-1-mm-smooth-cuddle-minky-fabric?ref=usr_faveitems
Igloo0203 - http://myworld.ebay.com/igloo0203/&_trksid3984.m1439.l2754 - This seller has a wide color selection and the minky comes in 3mm and 5mm pile! She's located in Korea and shipping usually takes about 2 weeks, or at least that is when my orders arrive.
KYcutters - http://myworld.ebay.com/kycutters/?_trksid4340.l2559 - They sell Benartex Minkee Gelat