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How To Whiten Teeth With GIMP

Want to brighten your smile in pictures? GIMP offers simple and effective editing tools that allow you to whiten teeth fast! Below is a step-by-step tutorial on how to whiten teeth using GIMP.

  • First open GIMP.
  • Now open the image you want to edit.
  • In the menu click “Layer” and select “New Layer.”

  • Next choose “Transparency” as a “Layer Fill Type” and click “OK.”
    layer_fill_type
  • Now select the “Paint Brush” tool from the Toolbox.
    select_paintbrush
  • Select the brush type “ Circle Fuzzy.”
    fuzzy_brush_select
  • Next, set the scale so that the brush covers about 1/3 of the area on a tooth.
  • Under layers set the new mode to “Saturation.”
  • Now hold Ctrl key and use a mouse wheel to zoom in on the teeth.
  • Now you can start to paint the teeth to make them appear white.
  • Next right click a layer and choose “Merge Visible Layers” > “Merge.”
  • Now you are going to select the clone tool from your Toolbox.
  • Set the opacity anywhere from 65-70. Your brush type should be set to “Circle Fuzzy” and this time set it to a smaller scale than you did before.
  • Next press and hold the Ctrl key down while you click on a white spot of a tooth. Release the Ctrl key to select a source area of the clone brush.
  • Now, start painting over the areas you want to whiten! For best results, you may need to change the clone source a couple of times as you did in the previous steps and change the scale of a clone brush.

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