A Clean Wallpaper with GIMP

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Yesterday was the birthday of a friend of mine. I realised that there was nothing to give her as a birthday gift, which matches my choice. A card is always great , especially if it is fully personalized and customized. So I launched GIMP, and started to think and experiment. I am trying to describe how I made the card/wallpaper with GIMP . I have tried to make it very simple. Yet again I have used the flame effect. I think it is getting monotonic, as a friend pointed out, and I should try something new and different. Please let me know your comments :) .

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GIMP Glassy Text Wallpaper

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Playing with GIMP is never boring, every time you do some experiment you come to know of some cool effect. The best part is the filters, which if applied properly, can produce jaw dropping effects. While experimenting with GIMP i came to know that how easily glassy texts could be created with gimp. Although i am not a image maker, or a GIMP expert, i will try my best to describe this process. I have broken down this process in some sections, each one describing how to make each image effect component. Let’s start.

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Geeky Code Wallpaper with GIMP

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gimp_logoI just made a code wallpaper in GIMP ! Although i am not an expert in GIMP i am trying to write up how i made it. This is a guide on how to make a geeky code wallpaper showing a screenful of code with your name highlighted. The screenfull of text in this guide is the ASCII characters of a statically linked ELF binary file, who’s bottom section has a screenfull of text. You could modify with your favorite code or even other texts, like your name peeking out of a randomly generated screenfull of string. Continue reading, and check out the guide.
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