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This GIMP (GNU) tutorial demonstrates how to apply GIMP’s Sobel Edges Filter. 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.

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).

Launch GIMP & Organise Its Workspace & Palettes

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



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Then from the top menu, choose Filters then choose Edge Detect and then choose Sobel. And from the subsequent dialogue box, enter the following settings, and then click OK.



Note
For personal results, it’s important to experiment with different settings and discover a look that suits your needs.



Sharpen Tip
To create extra impact, apply a
Sharpening Filter of your choice - Filters then Enhance.

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Congratulations, your Sobel Edge Conversion is complete,
and is ready to save

Sobel Edge Filter GIMP


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