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GIMP 2.6 Cookbook by Juan Manuel Ferreyra

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Creating paper cutout text

In a few fairly simple steps, make your text look as if it has been cut from a piece of a old paper. Also we'll learn how to correct and improvise a little when we are experimenting with filters to get the results we want.

How to do it...

Follow these steps to produce a paper cutout text effect:

  1. Create the text, pick a font and a size. The font's color will be used as the object below the paper cutout:
    How to do it...
  2. With the text layer selected, and with the Text Tool, click on the Path from Text button at the bottom of the options:
    How to do it...

    Now, go ...

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