Create Bubble Text Images with GIMP



Gimp - Balloon Text

The video shows how to create balloon text on an existing image.

new layer for text ballon

use elipse tool to select an area

	use the rectangle if desired

		select rounded corners and adjust the radius as needed 

then make the text pointer with free form selection tool, making sure 'add to current selection' is selected.

fill the text bubble  with the bucket tool
        set to white

        fill whole selection

	click inside the selection

make the border by stroking the path

	select -> to path

	select -> none

	edit > stroke path 

		make the foreground color black
                    or another stroke color other than the bubble text background                    

		set line width if needed	
Date Created: 2011-05-15 14:45:09 -0500 (Sun, 15 May 2011)



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