The two most important options you have are the Gradient and the Shape. Clicking the Gradient button in the tool options brings up a Gradient Select window, allowing you to choose from among a variety of gradients supplied with GIMP; you can also construct and save custom gradients.
How do I add a gradient in GIMP?
Put a gradient in a selection:
- Choose a gradient.
- With the Blend Tool click and drag with the mouse between two points of a selection.
- Colors will distributed perpendicularly to the direction of the drag of the mouse and according to the length of it.
Why is my gradient tool not working in GIMP?
The gradient tool cannot work on such images, you have to convert them to RGB ( Image>Mode>RGB ). Note however that the gradient generates many colors. When exporting again in a color-indexed format such as Gimp, all the colors in the image will be shoe-horned into the 256 colors of the color map.
Where is Blend tool GIMP?
From the image-menu: Tools → Paint Tools → Blend. By clicking the tool icon . By clicking on the L keyboard shortcut.
What is Gradient tool?
The Gradient tool creates a gradual blend between multiple colors. You can choose from preset gradient fills or create your own.
Where are GIMP fonts stored?
The default place where GIMP will look for user fonts is ~/. gimp-2.8/fonts/ but you can change it or add other directories by modifying your gimprc or in Edit -> Preferences -> Folders -> Fonts.
What is the shortcut key of Blend tool in GIMP?
Keyboard Shortcut to Select Blend Tool
Simple keyboard shortcut to make Blend selections in GIMP tool. Press and hold L in the keyboard. This will auto select the Blend option.