Slow Shutter Text Effect

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Slow Shutter Text Effect

Simulate light painting (using a flashlight in front of a long exposure) in the GIMP.
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  • Category: GIMP/Text Effects

  • Submitted on: 2008-04-03 00:45:25

  • Submitted By: Devesh Khanna

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This tutorial is adapted from this Photoshop tutorial.
Step 1

Create a new file (640x480) and fill it with a dark blue-purple gradient (#130F23 to #241d3a):

Step 2

Set your foreground color to a bright blue-purple (#857FFF). Select the Paths tool . Draw out your text using paths:    More detail...

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