Adjust the Perspective of 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"
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    It's in the horizontal menu along the top of the screen.
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    Move the cursor to "Light and Shadow" in the menu
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    In the expanded menu, click "Perspective..."
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    A dialogue box will appear.
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    You can adjust the "Angle" value
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    You can do it by clicking and dragging the scroller to the right or left. You can also type a value into the text box to the right of the scroller.
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    You can change the "Relative distance of horizon" and "Relative length of shadow" values
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    You can do it by typing values into the text boxes or by clicking the up and down arrows.
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    You can change the "Blur radius" value
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    You can do it by clicking and dragging the scroller, by typing a value, or by clicking the arrows.
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    Change the "Color" by double-clicking the color box
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    Then, you can select the color. The default setting is black.
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    You can also change the "Opacity" percentage
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    You can do that by using the scroller, the text box, or the arrows. It's recommended to leave the "Opacity" value around 70 % - 80 % for the most natural look.
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    Click the drop-down menu next to "Interpolation"
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    You can click "Linear", "Cubic", or "None" in the drop-down menu
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    You can click "Reset" to return to the default settings
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    If you are satisfied with your changes, click "OK" to apply them to the image
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    A green bar will run across the bottom of the window to show that the changes are being applied.
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    If you have a layer with the perspective shadow effect, you can move it to front and see how it affects the image
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