Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Gimp tutorial, in this video you will learn how to make flaming text.
Tags:How to Make Flaming Text in Gimp,computer tutorials,flaming text in gimp,geekyartist,gimp,gimp text,gimp tutorial,windows advice
Grab video code:
Hey there! This time I want to show you guys another Gimp tutorial but before proceeding into the tutorial a quick update. I have a new YouTube partner its atila339 and he's just starting to make some videos, so I advice you guys to check his tutorials because they're really useful and cool. So there you go that’s my new YouTube partner. My other YouTube partners are on my channel, I also advice you guys to check them out as well.
So, let's get on with Gimp tutorial. If you would recall I had made a video about making a yummy text, basically what you do there is you create your text on a block of chocolate, so that’s pretty cool. This time I'm going to share with you another text effect. It’s called a burning text effect and this is for the benefit of those don’t know yet.
So to start off let's go to file, any size would do and hit new. So we create a new image and I advice you guys to use a dark background. So you just go to your fill tool, change your color to black and fill it up. Then with your text color you can choose whatever color you like but it’s advisable to use white, okay. There you go.
Now, we go to our text tool, select your font size and then put in your text. So I'm just going to go with burn, here you go and post. Okay, so we’re just going to move our text, here we go. And then we’re going to go to our smudge tool, so we’re just going to smudge our text vertically upwards like so. So I just smudge it from top to bottom. So please take your time, this is only a demonstration. Take your time doing this. I just going to smudge our text like so.
There you go, so if you're satisfied with your smudging just go to layers hit control L and then we’re going to merge our text with our background. So right click your burn layer or your text layer and then go to merge down and there we go.
Okay, so it is advisable to smudge your text bottom to up or in a vertical fashion and it really depends on you guys on how you would want your flames to look like as you or burning your text. But if you’re satisfied with your settings just go to layers, merge your text with your background and let's do some colors. So we go to colors and then go to color balance and we will adjust mid tone first. So we put in 100, 30 and -30 and we hit ok. It should look like this one.
And then we go to color again, this time we’re going to adjust shadows. We put in the same values with 100, 30, and then negative -30 and hit ok. And last we found out the list is the highlights, so we go to highlights and we put in 100, 0, and -30 and we hit ok. So there you go there's your burning text. And it really depends on you guys on how you would want your flame to look like and you can also change the color if you want to.
So I’ll just try it with mid tones, let's say I want to it green. Here we go, green, -30, let say this is zero, so you experimented your colors, experimented you values and then ok. And basically you can just change the color if you want to so that’s another need to way of creating your flaming or burning text.
So there you go it’s just a quick tutorial, another neat text effect for you guys. It really depends on you on how you would practice your creativity. So this is just another again tutorial and to all my subscribers again thanks for the sub. I'll be doing more video soon I'm just busy with school and stuff and I apologize if I can't answer you question right away but I'm doing the best that I can. All right, so there we go thanks for watching this video an as always just have fun.