How to add a RED gradient on your pics using [GIMP] =]!

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P.S. You can use whatever color you don't have to use red like I did.

Okay, so lets start.......

Here's our before:

And here's our final result:

Awesome isn't it, anyways.........

*Step 1: Open the pic you want to work on.

*Step 2: Duplicate the layer of your pic.

*Step 3: Go to Filters> Blur> Gaussian Blur and set it to 7.0.

*Step 4: Go to your layers dialog and set the mode to Screen and set the opacity to 72.6%.

*Step 5: Duplicate the layer again and set the layer mode to overlay w/ the opacity of 100%.

*Step 6: Click on the gradient tool on the gimp toolbox and make your gradient settings look like this:

*Step 7: Click on the background and foreground color tool:

.........then change the color to whatever you want to work with. I chose red.

*Step 8: Make a diagonal at the middle of the picture and the gradient should automatic be seen on the picture.

Your final product should look like this:

Enjoy!!!! And if you have any q/a's my email is or just ask me on here. =] buh-bye now.

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Its called gimp. Its kinda like photoshop.
http://www.gimp.or g/

By Maccabee on Jan 29, 2009 11:46 am

I really like this.
what's the software?
where and how do i download?

By kelloveb0on on Feb 29, 2008 12:17 am

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Submitted on Jan 21, 2008
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