Posterize Images in the GIMP Application

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Steps

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    You should have the program open and an image ready to use.
    You can refer to our other tutorials to find out exactly how to do that.
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    First, click "Colors" on the top-left side of the window.
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    Then, click "Posterize...".
    This option has an icon that looks like a rainbow with an arrow inside. A dialogue box will appear. Since the "Preview" box is checked, the changes will be shown on the image.
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  4. 4
    You can adjust the "Posterize levels" value.
    You can do it by clicking and dragging the slider or by typing the value manually on the right-hand side. Posterizing is good for the stencil-like effects.
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    You can click "Reset" to reset the settings to default values.
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    Alternatively, click "OK" to apply the changes.
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