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Blender 3D 2.49 Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery by Allan Brito

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Selection tools

Now that we know how the interface looks, it's time to learn a bit about selection. If the adjustments required for an image concern the whole canvas, then the process is easier. We won't have to select anything. But if only a small part or object in the image requires adjustments, we will have to select it, and then apply the adjustments.

With the selection tools available in Gimp, things will be a lot easier. Here is a brief list of all the tools:

  • Rectangle/Ellipse Select tool: Here we have tools to select areas with regular shapes.
  • Free Select tool: This is also named the lasso tool in other image-editing software packages. On the top, left corner of the toolbox, we have the icons for the Rectangle selection, shaped as a small ...

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