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GIMP 2.6 Cookbook by Juan Manuel Ferreyra

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Creating a quick logo for your company

By using a few filters and just little work, we are going to create a logo for a company in no time.

How to do it...

We can go about creating our logo by carrying out the following steps:

  1. In a new file, using the Text Tool, write the name of the company. Pick a font, its size, and place it a little above the middle of the canvas. Lock the layer by selecting it and clicking in the Lock checkbox to avoid accidentally making changes to it:
    How to do it...
  2. Create a new gradient by clicking on the + button at the bottom of the Gradients dialog. If it is not enabled, call it by using Ctrl + G, or go to Windows | Dockable Dialogs | ...

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