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The Book of GIMP by Karine Delvare, Olivier Lecarme

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4.3 Logos

In this last section of the chapter, we build a few logos using some of the techniques described for textures. Note, however, that the File: Create > Logos menu provides a lot of predefined logos.

The Text Tool

To build a logo, you need a way to add text to an image. Do this with the Text tool, which is accessible from the Toolbox or with . Its options dialog appears in Figure 4-70.

The three most important parameters are the FONT, SIZE, and COLOR of the text. You can change the font by clicking the button that displays the letters “A” and “a” in the current font. You can also use the Fonts dialog, a dockable dialog generally found in the ...

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