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Gimp script-fu: Vertical Photo Panels Effect

Gimp script-fu: Vertical Photo Panels Effect

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    "Vertical Panels Collage",transform your photo or image into a nice looking Vertical Panel Portrait.
    The following prerequisites must be met for this:

    Gimp 2.8.22
    Download Gimp
    2 layers must be present "background" and "brush-mask"
    LayerFX for 2.8 (Python-Fu)
    Please read the following Tutorial

    1. Installation

    unpack the archive
    The .zip archive from GitHub is structured (folder hierarchy) as you find it in their local Gimp install directory.
    Copy all files/ folders in this directory "C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\share\gimp\2.0" or use Gimp User Folder "C:\Users\Your User Name\.gimp-2.8\"
    Now start Gimp
    for a quick start, you can use the template "panels.collage.start.xcf"

    2. Prepare the picture

    open an image of your choice (RGB, RGBA) and name this layer "background"
    create a new layer above the "background" layer called "brush-mask" (picture 1). Create a rectangular or round selection over the area in the photo (picture 2) where you want to have the effect and fill it with any color.

    Please pay attention to the correct spelling of all 2 layers "background" and "brush" (picture 2).

    3. start Script

    Calling the script

    • " / Script-Fu / Panel Collage / Panels Collage Effect ..."
      (picture 3)

    • picture 3
      picture 3

    4. The script window

    • picture 4
      picture 4
      • Border
        Select the width (px) of the border of the panels.
      • Mode:
        Select the panel mode (round, rectangular).
      • Panel Amount:
        Select the number of panels (rectangular mode !!).
      • Undo Mode?
        depending on the computer performance. Tip: Save your picture before you run the script so you can revert your picture ("File / Revert")
    Now you can run the script with "OK"
    Depending on the size of your image could take several minutes.
    The script in action:
    v0.01 youtube.com
    v0.02 youtube.com
    Last modified on Saturday, 30 December 2017 09:01
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