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    Tutorial Making rivers using the mouse [Photoshop]

    I wrote this short tutorial for a member of the CWBG, but I thought I'd cross post it here as it may be of use to people who don't have tablets.
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    This one seems interesting but can you tell me what layer styleyou apply at the end ? The image is too small and my Ps is in french so I can't match it with the image... Thank you !

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    Does anybody (RobA?) know if there is a similar approach that can be used in GIMP?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jkaen View Post
    Does anybody (RobA?) know if there is a similar approach that can be used in GIMP?
    I know RobA has posted a tutorial about using Inkscape to get the tapered river shape and then importing that into GIMP and since Inkscape is free, that might work for you. I ended up just breaking down and getting a tablet and it was the best descision I have made when it comes to making maps.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Korrigan View Post
    This one seems interesting but can you tell me what layer styleyou apply at the end ? The image is too small and my Ps is in french so I can't match it with the image... Thank you !
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    There is currently no good solution in GIMP to taper a stroke along a path. 2.6 (next release) s supposed to have that feature. Until then, I use Inkscape.

    UPDATE: Here is a script I wrote to taper stroke along a path in Gimp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ravells View Post
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    Thank you very much !

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    I'm soooo mad at you right now ravells...you're no longer my friend. I'm kicking you out of the cool kids club.

    Here's why: [Award Winner] Tapering Rivers in Photoshop

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    Hmmmmm.....

    If a CL can't even keep track of what tutorials we have that means something...

    Maybe we have to back-tag more threads, or organize/index them in some manner more conducive to finding them...more like a knowledgebase or something.

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