Post Reply 

Easiest way to make this?

Aug 13, 2012, 19:44
Post: #1
Easiest way to make this?
I've attached someone else's logo.
I'd like to recreate this in gimp.
It appears to be two striped traingles.
I'd just like to create one striped triangle.
Can you tell me the easiest way to do this?
Thanks


Attached File(s) Image(s)
   
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Aug 13, 2012, 22:45
Post: #2
RE: Easiest way to make this?
  • First, create an upside-down equilateral triangle selection:
    • Position a horizontal guide where the base should be
    • Position three equallly spaced vertical guides.
    • Start freehand selection tool
    • Click on intersection of base guide with leftmost vertical
    • Click on intersection of base guide with rightmost vertical
    • Move your mouse towards summit
    • Depress the Control key for constrained angles: the line between the pointer and your previous point is now constrained to a 60° angle. Zoom in for accuracy (Ctrl-mousewheel) and click on the middle vertical guide
    • Strike [enter] to close the selection
  • add layer
  • Filter/Render/Pattern/Grid to create horizontal stripes inside the selection
  • remove selection and rotate layer by 60°

   

As you can see the borders are slightly fuzzy due to the rotation, and it's not very easy to obtain a full triangle at the tip. This kind of logo is more appropriately done with vectors graphics. I'll try to come up with a reasonable solution using Paths, but you can also investigate using Inkscape for this.

[Image: 2Tvo0.png]

Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  Help needed--trying to make digital paper w/chevron and dots Gracebay 13 173 Apr 4, 2014 07:04
Last Post: ofnuts
  make background transparent instead of white Luke Drillbrain 2 186 Mar 31, 2014 06:49
Last Post: iForStyle007
  How to make this text transparent when inside image and colored with colors of that i Mimouch 2 136 Mar 27, 2014 14:38
Last Post: Mimouch
  How to make adges around text? younes-ea 2 105 Mar 24, 2014 17:03
Last Post: younes-ea
  How can I make my working area larger? tenchidbz 3 157 Feb 8, 2014 15:49
Last Post: tenchidbz

Forum Jump:


GIMP ForumPortalArchiveContactTermsRSS