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How do I spiral a picture?

Aug 26, 2012, 00:44
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How do I spiral a picture?
I want to take a picture of a bar of music, and make it look like it is in a loose spiral. How do I do this, or can it even be done?
[Image: 2hwz86x.jpg]
I want that picture to look something like this
[Image: 9kp3l5.jpg]
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Aug 26, 2012, 12:05 (This post was last modified: Aug 26, 2012 12:11 by rich2005.)
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RE: How do I spiral a picture?
This has nearly driven me crazy. First I thought it might be better done in Inkscape, but I could not get the stave image to a suitable path.

Back to Gimp and it looks like my linux gimp 2.8 has a bug that truncates text-to/along-path.

No problem, on to gimp 2.8 in a windows VM.

[Image: k5g08.jpg]

The only way I can do it (bound to be other ways) is using a music font.
there is one here
make the text
then apply text-to path.
then stroke the path

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