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Smiley Emoticons

Well, I thought I would show everyone how to make smiley emoticons.


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  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-04-03 00:55:16


Ooh, two tutorials in two days. I'm on a role...hehe...

Anyway, today I'm going to teach you how to make smilies in Gimp. This is a very easy tutorial.

1) Create a new 19x19 transparent image.
2) Zoom in to about 800%. Click the ellipse select tool. Create a circle that fills up the entire space. Fill it with a dark yellow.

3) Now select the gradient tool with the selection still activated. Select a lighter yellow as your foreground color. Now, in the gradients dialog, select FG to Transparent. Drag the gradient from the top to the bottom. You should have something like this (note I am zoomed to 800%):    More detail...

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