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GIMP 2.6 Cookbook by Juan Manuel Ferreyra

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Creating an Art Nouveau inspired blog template

Art Nouveau is a movement that developed around the end of the 1800s. It was mainly used in decorative arts, architecture, and applied arts. It is characterized by very organic, stylized curved lines. In this task we are going to create a basic blog template based on the style of Art Nouveau motifs.

Tip

Custom blog templates can be tricky to configure. Always save your template in a GIMP format, just in case you need to move things around to adjust them to your blog's code. Of course, you can always learn a little HTML and CSS!

Getting ready

Art Nouveau is everywhere. Search the Internet for some examples, artists, and inspiration. You can also sketch a few designs.

How to do it...

Follow these steps to ...

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