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GIMP 2.6 Cookbook by Juan Manuel Ferreyra

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Creating surreal picture manipulations

In this one, we are going to use another method to change the mood of the picture completely, from a saturated normal-looking country picture to a surreal picture, or a weird-looking scene from a bad B-movie! Experiment!

How to do it...

Pick a photo, open it in GIMP. I shall be using the following image:

How to do it...
  1. Duplicate the layer by clicking on the button at the bottom of the layers widget:
    How to do it...
  2. Go to Colors | Desaturate, and click OK on the window that appears to convert the active layer to grayscale:
  3. Rename each layer accordingly, ...

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