How do I... Create a 3D logo in GIMP?
Source: Jack Wallen
One thing the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) does very simply is create 3D logos. The application does this with the help of what is called "Script-Fu," which is GIMP's scripting extension. One of the default extensions is Logos. Jack Wallen shows you how to use Logos to create various 3D logos.
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