Making Prop Swirls in GIMP

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Making Prop Swirls in GIMP

This is a short tutorial that shows how you can easily create an effect like a swirl like you see them on spinners on aircraft.


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  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-04-03 00:19:00


For this example I'll be working on a 150 pixel square canvas. The first step is to use the rectangular selection tool to divide the canvas roughly in half, so that in my example the entire lower half of the canvas is selected. Fill this with your color of choice, red is shown here.    More detail...

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