Poster Tutorial

Visual Assignment: Sports Poster

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I created this poster on GIMP.

Step 1: Open GIMP and then, at the top, click File -> Open and choose one of the pictures that isn’t your background.

Step 2: At the top, click Layer -> Transparency -> Add Alpha Channel

Step 3: Click the Eraser Tool button on the left side of your screen.

Step 4: You can change the size of the eraser in the bottom left of your screen until it is the size you prefer (you will also be able to change it while you are erasing to make it smaller to be more precise in the small spaces, or bigger for the large spaces).

Step 5: Erase the background of the picture by clicking on the image and dragging the mouse until everything you want to delete is covered in dark and light grey checkered boxes.

Step 6: At the top, click File -> Export As and then change the extension to .png to save the picture.

Step 7: At the top, click File -> Close All -> Discard Changes.

Step 8: Repeat steps 1-7 until you do this for all of you pictures that you want to add to you poster,

Step 9: Click File -> Open As Layers and then select the picture you want to use as the background.

Step 10: Click File -> Open As Layers then select one of the pngs you just saved to add to the picture.

Step 11: Click the Scale Tool button on the left.

Step 12: Click on the png picture to move and resize it until it is perfect.

Step 13: Repeat steps 10-12 until all of your pngs are added.

Step 14: Click File -> Export As and then change the extension to .png to save your creation.

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