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QuickMask on GIMP by Cyren-Nalini QuickMask on GIMP by Cyren-Nalini
:iconcopyrighted1plz::iconcopyrighted2plz: :icongimpuserstamp1-plz::icongimpuserstamp2-plz: made in GIMP

Inspired by %TheArtOfManipulation
Credit: ~gillian fav.me/d1uqc4i
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So, my first Gimp-torial! Done on 2.8 and I'm pleased as to how it turned out. I hope it helps some of you just starting on your Gimp journey. Hopefully, more tutorials are in my future!
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:star: Extra tips:
:bulletblue: Compatible with Gimp 2.6 + (I don't remember the ones before the current ones :XD:)
:bulletblue: Masking isn't just for photomanipulation. I only used what was comfortable to me. It works for drawing and painting, and of course photography.
:bulletblue: If you go into Edit > Preference > Default Image, at the bottom you can change the color of the QuickMask :nod:.
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amy1961 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you very very much. I have been using Gimp for a while but I just haven't been able to figure out how to use masks at all - this is a clear, short explanation that's very useful.
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Cyren-Nalini Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013   Digital Artist
:aww: You're welcome!
I also have a tutorial on Layer Masking [link] if you're interested.
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Wastelander7 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012
Nice! Thanks for this. :D
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Cyren-Nalini Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012   Digital Artist
:aww: No problem. I'm glad that it's of use!
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Wastelander7 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012
It is :D
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Cyren-Nalini Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012   Digital Artist
:iconredheart-plz:
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debzb17 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the tutorial :-)
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Cyren-Nalini Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012   Digital Artist
:aww: You're welcome. I'm glad you like it!
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iAmoret Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Nuh-uh, there's no such thing as- waaait....

Aaww, maaan. You mean I've been paint masking for NOTHING? :faint:
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Cyren-Nalini Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012   Digital Artist
:XD: Lol! Don't say that!
I personally like using layer masks, but now you know if you want to do a quick cutout it's possible.
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