* It is also referred as Sharpen Tool
* When it is applied, it makes the image to be unclear or less distinct.
* The brush of this tool blurs or sharpens, when it is applied over an image.
* It can also be used to soften an image.How to Launch:
- Open Gimp.
- Launch a new image file.
- Now pick the Blur Tool
from the toolbox.
* The shortcut available for this tool is Shift + U
- To select, click the toolbox and press the button Shift + U
- This option is not enabled in the blur tool
- This option determines the transparency level, when the pointer is used.Brush
- This option exhibits different type of pointers to blur an image.Scale
- This option allows you to select the size of the pointer of the blur tool.Brush Dynamics
- The Pressure, Velocity and Random
features are combined with Opacity, Hardness, Size
to apply the features to the pointer of the blur tool.Fade Out
- This option makes the airbrush to give a paler effect to the paint that has been applied on the image i.e. the color painted turns fader.Apply Jitter
- This option is used spread the variety of colors on the image which makes the image look catchy.Hard Edge
- This option executes dark colors when it is applied consecutively on a particular portion.Convolve Type
- Two additional options are available under this type.
1]Blur -> This option makes all the pixels to mingle with each other.
2]Sharpen -> This option causes each pixel to be different from each other.Rate
- This option strengthens the blur or sharp effect on the image.How to Use:
- As usual set the required tool options in toolbox.
- Now click the left mouse button and drag the mouse over the required portions on the image.
- The dragged portion in the image gets blurred or dim, when the the tool is applied on it again and again.
- Press Ctrl
button to make the image look more blurred.
- Now the image gets blurred. (View the below image)
- Finally, click "File -> Save" to "Save" the file.