Add Page Curl to Image in GIMP

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    You should have GIMP open and an image ready to use.
    For more information, refer to our tutorials on how to open GIMP and how to open existing documents in GIMP.
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    First, click "Filters" in the menu at the top of the screen.
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    Next, move the cursor to "Distorts" in the menu.
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    Then, click "Pagecurl..." from the expanded menu that appears.
    "Pagecurl" should be about halfway down the list, which is in the alphabetical order. A "Pagecurl Effect" dialogue box will appear.
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    You can click where you want the page curl to be.
    By default, it is in the "Lower right" corner of the screen.
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    After that, you can click either "Horizontal" or "Vertical" under "Curl Orientation".
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    You can also check or uncheck "Shade under curl".
    This is a shade that would be placed underneath the curl. If this box is checked, a shade will be placed under the curl; and the image will look a little more realistic.
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    Click the "Foreground / background colors" drop-down menu.
    You can specify any foreground and background colors or gradients.
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    You can adjust the "Opacity" value.
    You can do it by clicking and dragging the slider or typing into the value box on the right.
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    Once you are satisfied with the changes, click "OK".
    This will apply the changes to the image.
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