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How to I create this effect: Acid/Water Damage to Photo

May 10, 2014, 03:27
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How to I create this effect: Acid/Water Damage to Photo
Not sure if I should be posting this to Beginner or if I should be posting this in tutorial (new to forum).

I would like to create an effect like the one in this photo:
Unfortunately the attach image button isnt working (can someone explain why?) so i attached the image.

I found a tutorial which seems to be similar but not exactly the same. http://www.squaregear.net/gimptips/water.shtml

My best guess is that is it some sort of smudging/blurring effect -It looks like oil in water- and wondering if someone has tried this before


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May 10, 2014, 07:14
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RE: How to I create this effect: Acid/Water Damage to Photo
(May 10, 2014 03:27)moldach Wrote:  Not sure if I should be posting this to Beginner or if I should be posting this in tutorial (new to forum).

I would like to create an effect like the one in this photo:
Unfortunately the attach image button isnt working (can someone explain why?) so i attached the image.

I found a tutorial which seems to be similar but not exactly the same. http://www.squaregear.net/gimptips/water.shtml

My best guess is that is it some sort of smudging/blurring effect -It looks like oil in water- and wondering if someone has tried this before
Hi moldach,
Try Filters->Distorts->IWarp.
Have a play with the 'Move' option, turn off bi-linear and adjust the preview image using the mouse until you are satisfied.
Just click the Reset button at anytime to start again if you don't like your results.
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May 10, 2014, 09:59 (This post was last modified: Jun 10, 2014 10:45 by rich2005.)
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RE: How to I create this effect: Acid/Water Damage to Photo
@moldach

You probably need a little bit more than just the iwarp filter and much depends on the form of the image.

Something to get you started, but you will have to experiment (a lot)

[Image: iOMIgWL.jpg]

my thoughts on the subject 4 mins

having a tidy up - everyone finished with this ...going..going..gone
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfg2i-9UKHk&hd=1

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