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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.

Create a Seamless Image Using GIMP

A seam is a line formed by sewing together pieces of cloth. A seamless image or some may call it tileable background, can be repeated without any seam being visible because the edges of the image blend well. This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to create a seamless background. Such images are good for use as backgrounds or textures in 2D scrolling games and 3D rendering.