Apply a Pick Effect to Images in the GIMP Application

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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" at the top left-hand side of the window.
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    Then, move the cursor to "Noise".
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    Click "Pick..." in the menu that appears.
    A dialogue box will appear with a preview of the image.
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    You can click and drag the image or click the scrollbars and arrows to navigate the preview.
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    If you cannot see the preview image, ensure that the "Preview" box inside the dialogue window is checked.
    Now, you can begin experimenting with your settings.
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    You can change the "Random seed" value.
    You can do that by clicking the arrows or by simply typing the value that you want in the box on the right.
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    Next, you can change the "Randomization (%)" and "Repeat" values.
    You can do it by clicking and dragging the scrollbar or by typing the number in the box on the right. Increasing "Repeat" will distort your image more.
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    If you are satisfied with the settings, then click "OK" to apply them to the image.
    Experiment with the settings to get the effect that you need.
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