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« on: August 02, 2018, 10:09:30 am »

I'm trying to use GIMP, or GNU Image Manipulation Program, for my TL but I can't get it right. If one could help, ti would be much appreciated. I just needed to replace Faces
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« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2018, 03:40:11 pm »

I'm by no means great at GIMP, but this should be simple enough. Fair warning: I'm using GIMP 2.8 (have refused to upgrade for various reasons), so it may be different.

For a simple swap, I'd recommend having both/all of your images on the same canvas for simplicity's sake and to avoid layers.

From there, you can use the "Free Select Tool" (the lasso-looking thing) to draw around the face you want to remove; you can then move or delete it.

Repeat the process with the face you want to transplant, and then select the "Move Tool" (four arrows pointing in each direction). You can also use the "Scale Tool" to shrink/enlarge the face size, depending on your needs.

After that's done and you've moved the face into place, you can use perhaps the "Smudge Tool" to blend in the color and edges. Once that's done, you just have to de-select the selection. From there, you can save the image, copy the relevant portion into another window of GIMP or into something like Paint for final tweaks.

It's certainly not professional advice and it won't look the greatest, but it should work.
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