Gimp Easy Signature

Seems everyone struggles at making signatures on GIMP, I’m really not used to making tutorials but I’ll give it a try.

1. Open the signature.xcf from my GIMP Templates, if you don’t have it new file 450 x 150.

2. Change the color, or leave it, your choice – Personally I like Gradients they make everything better. Make sure your Shape is set on Radial.

3. Drag your Gradient from the middle to the bottom on the BG Layer.
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4. Now here you’ll need a render, I like Sonic, clean, simple & easy, so I’ll be using that. Go to File > Open Location & paste the render’s link.
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5. Copy the render & paste it on the signature file, you’ll notice it’s too big.

6. Resize, Rename & Move down the layer.

7. Now this is where it gets tricky, people always wonder how I get my darkish/glowy images. Well go to your render layer & duplicate it then set the top one’s layer to Hard Light.

8. After all of that’s done, we need a background for it – I noticed everyone duplicate their render then play with it to get their backgrounds but this is easy mode, so we find wallpapers – this seems fine. Same as above, open location, copy/paste on signature, resize move & rename also you should set this layer to Hard Light aswell.
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9. Now for some text, many people (even Teddy) struggle on making text like I do. So add a font, I’ll use one of my favourites Romance Fatal Serif Std. Have your font as the second (background) color.
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10. Right-Click the text’s layer and Alpha to Selection, it should select the text.
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11. Get your gradient and color it. This time have your Shape as Linear.
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12. Now you may notice the Text looks kind of messed up, that’s what gradients do, but lucky we know how to Shadow – Alpha to Selection the text again but this time go to Select > Grow and grow it by 1 px. After that, take the Paint Bucket and Open a New Layer that you will place under the Text Layer
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13. After you have your layers and Text looking like that, use the Paint Bucket on the image to get a blue outline. Now duplicate your Outline Layer and go to Filtres > Blur > Gaussian blur then blur it by 10 px.
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14. After you’ve blurred it, you’ll notice the text looks beautiful. After that you’re done, if you want you can add Fractals to make it sexier like I usually do but from there you don’t really need to add much. Final Result:

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