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Help making swirls & wavy lines

Nov 27, 2010, 02:55
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Help making swirls & wavy lines
I have seen many designs that include swirls and/or wavy lines. Anyone able to post how to make them? I have attached an design example with the wavy lines.


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Jul 13, 2011, 14:59 (This post was last modified: Jul 13, 2011 15:48 by MikeDaviesDMD.)
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RE: Help making swirls & wavy lines
I just downloaded a script directly from GIMP's Plugin registry that allows you to draw geometric shape paths. Amongst these shapes are rectangles, triangles, 3 different types of waves, and more. There are rectangle waves, triangle waves, and sin waves. I tried the "Whirl and Punch" and "Wave" approach, but didn't quite get the result that either of us were looking for (I also need to draw some wavy designs for a brochure). Anyway, here is the link to the script.

http://registry.gimp.org/node/59

Once you download it and put it in your scripts folder, follow the images for instructions:
Begin by clicking the "Script Fu" tab which should appear after you install the plugin.
[Image: ipryib.jpg]
Adjust all of the preferences and make sure the "Stroke Path" box is checked, otherwise it will draw nothing.
[Image: 20z3gie.jpg]
The wave, in this case, will look like this:
[Image: 23h36ev.jpg]


-Mike.

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