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Niedfaru
07-05-2012, 08:17 AM
I tried searching around here, but I couldn't find an answer, though I'm sure this must have been asked before. Is there an easy way to overlay a grid over an image in the gimp. I don't just mean the working grid, but one you can actually print out, for use as a battlemap. I get that you can just overlay grid paper of the right size, but what about maps of different sizes? Is there an easier or a more efficient way to do it than that? Might be a useful thing to sticky somewhere.

RobA
07-05-2012, 10:17 AM
The simplest way using gimp is to create a new layer and render a grid. I believe it is under Filter->Render->Pattern->Grid.

Then save/export (depending on the version of gimp) a png/jpg.

-Rob A>

Niedfaru
07-05-2012, 11:33 AM
Awesome. Your memory is accurate. That's great cheers.

mystic badger
02-10-2013, 01:58 PM
Any hints on making it in Photoshop ?

mystic badger
02-13-2013, 06:54 AM
Ok, found in a tutorial on this site.

Vellum
02-13-2013, 08:53 PM
Ok, found in a tutorial on this site. got a link?

mystic badger
02-14-2013, 03:50 AM
Certainly, here it is : link (http://www.cartographersguild.com/tutorials-how/715-[award-winner]-creating-transparent-grid-layer-any-pixel-width-photoshop.html)