Use Perspective Tool in the GIMP Application

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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 the "Perspective Tool" in "Toolbox".
    You can also press "Shift" + "P" on the keyboard.
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    You can also find the tool by clicking "Tools" in the horizontal menu at the top of the window.
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    Then, move the cursor to "Transform Tools" in the drop-down menu.
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    In the expanded menu, click "Perspective".
    Your canvas will now appear with a grid. Your cursor will also change, and you will be able to see the pivot point that is located in the center of the window. It is a grey circle. A dialogue box will appear to show you how you have manipulated the shape.
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    You can click the corners or anywhere within the image.
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    With a point selected, drag with your mouse to change the perspective.
    Experiment with the tool to get the shape you want.
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    Click "Transform" to apply your changes when you've finished.
    The effect will be applied to the shape.
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    The canvas or the image might need further adjustments in overall dimensions.
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