Add Page Curl to Image in GIMP

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Steps

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    You should have GIMP open and an image ready to use
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    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
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    "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
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    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"
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    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
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    You can specify any foreground and background colors or gradients.
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    You can adjust the "Opacity" value
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    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"
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    This will apply the changes to the image.
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