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Gimp tutorial, in this video you will learn how to make your own abstract wallpapers.
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Hey there, that was my intro. I did that intro because I had already reached 50 subscribers so thank you so much for subscribing to me and I really appreciate it guys. If you have any question at all about my videos or any thing related please don’t hesitate to ask and you're my inspiration so doing my videos. So thank you so much for the sub and I do hope you would like my future videos in doing this one.
I also advice you guys to check on my YouTube partners they're on my channel, they have some cool tutorials that might interest you. So anyway, I'm going to talk about GIMP again in this video because I had featured GIMP in a lot of videos of mine now and you might want to check those out as well. Basically in this video I'm just going to show you how to create abstract wallpapers like my background here.
So I had done this using GIMP it just really cool because as I had said GIMP is pretty much like Photoshop accept that it’s for free so I think it’s really cool you can have many applications with GIMP. So some of you may have heard of this before but this is for benefit of those who don’t know yet.
So anyway all you have to do is go to file hit new so we can have our new workspace here and then you change your image size to whatever screen size you have. So in my case I'll just set it to 10 1024 x 768 pixels, hit ok. And it’s really easy, it’s really simple to do so all you have to do is pass this to a filter. If you want white background but since I'm more of the dark colors because I really like dark colors so I'll go with black, so it’s really up to you on what background you would like.
Like in my current wallpaper this is made with black background so to do that all you have to do is go to your fill tool bar or your fill tool, okay. You bucket fill tool like so and then hit black or whatever color you want and just fill it up like so. And then you pass this to a filter called render, so under render you have other patterns, other designs here like clouds nature, circuit, lava, which ever you want but I'll go with nature because we are after the abstract design here. So we go to nature then go to flame because flame basically let's you create cosmic re cursive fractal flame. Whatever that means my wallpaper it’s made with that.
So let just hit flame and flame window will show up like so. So as you can see you’re here of preview of what your image is going to be. You can change that with zoom. If you want to zoom out, if you want to zoom in you could also change to X offset, the Y offset, the brightness, contrast and many other details you might want to alter and of course the color map. So we’ll go with sunny harvest like so.
If you want to choose the color of your choice you to your foreground and background colors, so let say I want green and blue so I'll go with green for my foreground. I'll hit my background and I'll make it blue. So I have green and blue here, so again you pass to the filter, so render—so we have filter, render, nature, flame, hit that and as you can see it’s green and blue because I had selected custom radiant here. And the custom radiant here would be based on your default colors, on your foreground and your background here, all right.
So I'm satisfied with this, just hit ok and wait for you image to be done. And this tells you the statues of you image so it still loading. Let's just minimize this. I'm going to show you the other stuff that I had done with the other filters. This is done using the plasma filter this one this is plasma. This is one is done with the clouds filter. These are the other images I made with the nature flame filter, so here's another one and here's another one.
So it’s really up to you on how your image would look like because it’s your wallpaper, you have fun with it, okay? Instead of getting wallpapers from other sites and all that just create your own wallpaper because it’s basically yours and it’s really cool that you can not only make your own but in the way develop your creativity. So I think that’s pretty cool. So we just wait for this to be loaded.
So any minute—we just wait for it to be loaded like so. So anyway, it takes time because it’s really depends on your preferences. So here we are and there's my image. So if you're satisfied with what it looks like you go to file, go to save as, okay. Then don’t forget this you put in the name, so let say it sample.jpg. Okay, save it as jpeg file or if you don’t want to type in that you can select by extension here so you have a bunch of extension names here. You have your gif file, you have your ico file, I'll go with jpeg, save it and place because I had already sample there so I'll save it now and here we are.
So I just open it, so here is our new wallpaper. Just right click select set as desktop background and I'm just going to quickly show you how it looks like. I have a bunch of open windows here so anyway. And here's our wallpaper, so it really is up to you on how your image would look like.
So there you go, thanks for watching this video I do hope you enjoy that and thanks for watching. As always, have fun.