Hy everyone,

follow this tutorial to customize your Gimp! You only need this image ( clicking here you will go on the facebook page of the artist who realisezed it)  and this font ( here you can find the installation guide).

Where will we save the splash screen?

  • On Linux create a “splashes” folder (lower – case) under /home/user/.gimp-2.6
  • On Windows create a “splashes” folder (lower – case) under C:\Documents and Settings\nome_utente\.gimp-2.8\

Create a new document in Gimp, I’m using a 800 x 500 sized document and open the kung fu rabbit image.

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Select the fuzzy selection tool to remove the background, be careful to increase the  threshold (in the tool options) to 15.

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Click on CTRL + ALT + I to swap the selection and  right – click—> Add a layer mask—> From selection. Then apply a nuance on the background layer with gradient tool from color #f4f5f4 ( light grey) to color #d4d4d6 ( dark grey).

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Select the text tool to write “Gimp” at the top right with color #373737.

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Draw a line parallel to the writing with path tool, as in the image below:

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Check that brush tool size is 6px and the color of the writing is #373737. Then click on Modify–> Sketch  path with the option dynamic brushes in order to create a nuance on the line extremities.

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This will be the outcome:
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Select the upper half of the line with rectangular selection tool and hide it with a layer mask (swap the selection and then add a layer mask to the selection layer).

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Add a little customization to the splash screen using text tool.

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Don’t forget to add our mascotte: the Gimp logo! 😀

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Creare  a new layer, and click on CTRL+A to select the whole image. Then Selection—> Reduce and set 20 as value, invert the selection clicking on CTRL+ALT+I and fill the contour of the  writing with color filling tool using the grey color of  the initial writing ( #373737 ). Finally reduce opacity to 65.

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This is the splash screen!

Splash

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