* This blend/gradient tool
generally fills an selected portion with
the gradient blend of the default Foreground and Background Colors
* The gradient is a paint to fill or stroke, which smoothly blends from red to green color.
* In-order to blend you need to drag the cursor, in which you want the gradient to be obtained.How to Launch:
- Open Gimp.
- Launch a new file.
- Now pick Blend Gradient Tool
from the toolbox.
* Shortcut for this tool is L
. Click the Toolbox and then press the button L.Tool options:Mode
- It determines the way of creating the selection, i.e. whether it will be combined with existing one, etc.Opacity
- It sets the gradient to be see-through or fully noticeable.Gradient
- This option is a type of gradient.Offset
- It permits to raise the slope of an gradient. It also determines the launching of gradient.
This option will not affect the "Shaped Forms".Shape
- This option is the shape of the gradient.Repeat
- This option is like Undo.Dithering
- It helps to reduce banding by dithering the gradient.Adaptive supersampling
- It refines the gradient in high contrast areas.
It smoothens jagged effect of the sharp transition of color through the slanted or curved lines.How to Use:
- Initially choose the type of blend option from the toolbox. Click the
"Active Gradient" in toolbox.
- Then choose any one type of gradient.
- Simply drag the cursor in the direction where you want to apply the gradient and then release the left mouse button.
- You can view the processing of blending.
- The gradient has been applied to the image.
- Finally, click "File -> Save" to "Save" the file.