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GIMP 2.6 Cookbook by Juan Manuel Ferreyra

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Creating a black and white postcard with a color touch

This is a quick way to create a nice postcard from a picture, turning it to black and white with a twist of color in it.

How to do it...

Keeping in mind that we are going to use it as a postcard; take a new picture, or search for one that you like. I'll be using the following photograph:

How to do it...
  1. First, duplicate the layer by going to Layer | Duplicate Layer. Click on the eye icon next to the background copy button to make it invisible. Click on the background layer to select it.
  2. The final piece will be grayscale, with a little touch of color. So, first choose the object that will remain in color. For my ...

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