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Putting Text On A Path With GIMP

I got a question from Gator on Scroll Saw Village. He’s working on a pattern in GIMP and would like to add text along a path. In this video, I’ll show you how to add text along a wavy path, as well as in a circle. Creating this kind of word art in GIMP is a […]

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Moving Elements With GIMP

It’s been awhile since I put one of these tutorial videos together, so I thought I’d do a quick pattern tip video. Docupton on Scroll Saw Village shared a portrait pattern he was working on using GIMP. He did an amazing job on it and really captured his subject matter. The only comment I had […]

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Scroll Saw Portrait Pattern using GIMP – L8

This is the last lesson for our free online class on using GIMP to create scroll saw portrait patterns. This lesson, we’re talking about quality control (sounds so industrial!). We’re checking for potential problems with our pattern and fixing them. Then we’ll mark our pattern and export it to share with the world! You can […]

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Scroll Saw Portrait Pattern using GIMP – Bonus Demo

We’ve been progressing with the free online class as we learn to use GIMP to create scroll saw portrait pattern. Once we get to the base pattern, much of the rest is personal interpretation. We’re basically just cleaning up the base pattern and making decisions about what remains and what needs to be removed. This […]

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Scroll Saw Portrait Patterns using GIMP – L7

Things are wrapping up a bit. Only one more lesson to go! Last week, I left you dangling a bit to give you a chance to develop the pattern on your own. I gave you some basic tools and concepts and let you go at it. This time, I’ll be giving you a few tips […]

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Scroll Saw Portrait Patterns using GIMP – L6

Now that we have our base pattern, it’s time to clean it up and get it ready for scrolling!  This will be lesson 6 of 8 as we learn to use  GIMP to create our own scroll saw patterns.  The pattern is really starting to take shape.  This episode we talk about using brushes, then […]

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Scroll Saw Portrait Patterns using GIMP – L5

We’re rolling up our sleeves and starting the pattern making process. This is lesson 5 of our ongoing classroom series on creating scroll saw portrait patterns with GIMP. Today we’re learning about layers and their benefits, then we begin creating our base pattern; the foundation of our scroll saw pattern! Be sure to check out […]

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