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Public Domain Clip Arts

Clip arts are images such as illustrations, borders, backgrounds that created by hand or by computer software. The term originated through the practice of physically cutting images from pre-existing printed works for use in other publishing projects.

Finding a clip art from the web is easy, but not all of them are reusable, they are copyrighted. This page has a list of websites that offer public domain clip arts free for any personal or commercial use.

Create an Object Border Using GIMP

This object border is similar to Stroke Style Layer Effect in Photoshop. This simple effect is useful to make the object look cuter or to emphasize the object. It is also commonly used on texts to make them more readable.

Although this object border effect can be created easily in GIMP using Add Border plug-in, you won’t get good results. That’s why I write this step-by-step tutorial that shows you how to create an object border manually using GIMP.

Fix Red Eye using GIMP

What is Red Eye Effect? Red eye effect in photography is the common appearance of red pupils of eyes that occurs when using a photographic flash. The color actually is the color of blood vessels nourishing the eye. Any bright light source may also cause this effect but only when it is positioned nearly coincidentally with the observer. This however is very difficult.

Photo Enhancement: Brightness, Contrast, Saturation

It is usually happens, photographs transferred into you computer do not give you the desired colors. It can be caused by wrong setting on your camera or some color information losses due to color conversions between devices (scanner to computer, digital camera to computer, etc). You need to photo retouch it to make it looks better. This can easily performed by using the software bundled with the device (scanner, digital camera, etc). There are also […]

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