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GIMP 2.6 Cookbook by Juan Manuel Ferreyra

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Adding graffiti to a photo

This is a fairly simple task. We are going to add a graffiti to a picture and make it look as if it were really painted on the wall.

How to do it ...

You should pick a picture with a wall. The effect will be better if the wall is textured. This is a photo I took at La Boca, a really nice place in Buenos Aires:

How to do it ...
  1. Choose a place where you want your graffiti to be. The graffiti can be anything you want! Let's spread the word about GIMP. Click on the Text Tool and write with any font that looks good as graffiti:
    How to do it ...
  2. Use the Scale Tool ...

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