__/ [Joal Heagney] on Saturday 22 October 2005 02:37 \__
> Jacek M. Holeczek wrote:
>> I've met the following problem.
>> My colleague is a hobby-painter.
>> He would like to "copy" a well known painting.
>> I have found a "jpg" file with it's photo and I can "scale" the photo and
>> print it in the "full size" (i.e. 1:1 ratio).
>> However, I would also like to put a "square grid" on this photo (1cm x 1cm
>> in both directions). Just "sharp" vertical and horizontal lines which
>> should somewhat "increase" the brightness of pixels on these lines ...
>> The way i did it now was a real pain ...
>> Any ideas how can one do it easily?
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Best regards,
> Go to Filters->Render->Gfig.
> Under the File Menu in the Gfig dialog, set the grid distance to what
> you want.
> Select a brush that shows up on your image.
> Select the options, "Show grid" and "Snap to Grid"
> Now using the Gfig line tool, draw in all the grid lines. Because of the
> "Snap to Grid" option, this will take you only a couple of minutes.
> Gfig will then draw all your lines onto the image, using the brush of
> your choice.
> Joal Heagney
...Or an alternative...
* Open a new image with transparent background
* Open context (main) menu upon image
* Script-Fu -> Render -> Make grid system
* Toy with the X and Y values until happy
* When rendered, copy the image and paste it upon the painting.
Hope it helps,
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