Apply a Supernova Effect to Image in the GIMP Application
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You're watching VisiHow. In this tutorial, we're going to show you how to apply a "Supernova" effect to an image in GIMP in Windows 7.
First, click "Filters" at the top left-hand side of the window
Then, move the cursor to "Light and Shadow"
Click on "Supernova..." in the menu that appears
A dialogue box will appear with a preview of your image.
If you cannot see the preview image, ensure that the "Preview" box inside the dialogue window is checked
You can zoom in and out of the preview by using the magnifying glass icons
You can click and drag the image or click the scrollbars and arrows to navigate the image
There's a cross within our image that you can click and move
This is where your "Supernova" effect point will be.
You can also manually type the coordinates into "X" and "Y" input boxes
If you want, you can click the measurement drop-down menu
Then, click the measurement unit for the coordinate system. However, it is easier to click the preview box point.
You can double-click the "Color" pallet
Then, click a color.
Next, you can change the "Radius" value
You can do that by clicking and dragging the scrollbar or by simply typing the value that you want in the box on the right.
You can then choose the number of "Spokes" your supernova effect will have
Then, you can change the "Random hue" value
If you are satisfied with your settings, then click "OK" to apply them to the image
A green bar will appear to show that the changes are being applied.
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