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IN this GIMP tutorial, i will show you how to make a reflective glassy styled avatar or picture...
Gimp (im using 2.6)timean ideaand this gradient pack
1 First, you need to make a new image (duh! ) make it 420x300... 2 Type in a text (i used fwjs28, my username...) (you can change the ...
1 Delete the background layer, you should now have a transparent background. 2 Right click the Main Text layer and select alpha to selection (towards the bottom) 3 ...
first right click on the "main text" layer and select "Alpha to selection". Then go to Select>Grow to access the "Grow Selection" dialog or you can right click ...
Right click on the Border Layer and in the menu click on "Duplicate Layer" Move the layer on top of the "Main text" layer by Do the same ...
Right click on the "Reflection" layer and in the menu click on "Add Layer Mask" and select "Black Full Transparency" now click Add. Uh-oh....your text go buh-byes...not to ...
Ok, now were so close, were almost ready to upload the picture for your avatar or whatever you are using it for... Select the main text area and ...
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