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Apply GIMP’s Slur Filter To Produce Torn Edges
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Ragged Edges Using GIMP's Slur Filter

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This GIMP (GNU) tutorial demonstrates how to apply GIMP’s Slur Filter to produce quick ragged (torn) edges. To work along, you are welcome to download the Start Image I am working with HereUnzip the file and open the image onto GIMP’s workspace.

Notes
You can quickly Undo a step at any time by pressing Ctrl then Z. Alternatively, click a previous Undo History snapshot - Windows then Dockable Dialogues then click Undo History. In addition, to Zoom in (or Zoom out) of your image; from the top menu choose View then select a Zoom Tool from
the subsequent drop-down list.

Launch GIMP & Organise Its Workspace & Palettes

1/
Open your choice of Start Image onto GIMP’s workspace - File then Open - Ctrl then O.

Note
Ensure the Layers and the Undo History Palettes are visible, and then drag them into position over your workspace - (Windows then Dockable Dialogues - then click Layers and Undo History).



2/
Now, from the top menu, choose Filters then choose Noise then choose Slur. From the subsequent Random Slur dialogue box, enter the following settings, or experiment, and then click OK.





3/
Now, from the top menu, choose Filters then choose Enhance and then choose Unsharp Mask. And from the subsequent Unsharp Mask dialogue box enter settings of your choice, and then click OK.



4/
Congratulations, your Torn Edges Conversion is complete,
and it is ready to save - top menu, then File then Save As. GIMP 2.8 - File then Export.

Ragged Edges Using GIMP's Slur Filter


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