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This is an adjustable script which can render a textured image from a photograph or other toned graphic. The effect is more pronounced if you start with an image that has good contrast. You may notice the original I start with here has had the contrast increased as compared to the original of the same image I used with the Inkpen script.

Notepaper Dialog







Original Image

"the Lovers" by Pablo Picasso





result 1:

Default Settings






result 2:

Threshold: 90   (lowered upper threshold)






result 3:

Threshold 2: 200   (lowered lower threshold)






result 4:

with Sand as Background Texture
Since the results of the background and foreground color choices seems self-evident, I will finish with just the last parameter of the Notepaper dialog, which is Background Texture.

The choices include Plane (the default, which is a "plain" (no texture) background, Sand, the boldest and pictured below, and also Paper and Cloud, which are more suble background textures.







result 5:

with Paper Texture, colorized
Default settings except that Paper was selected as the background texture. Ater complete I ran COLORS > COLORIZE (going somewhat yellow/tan) and finally boosted the upper-end contrast by playing with COLORS > CURVES.








Installation Instructions:

; This script should be placed 
; in the user or system-wide script folder.
;
; Windows Vista/7/8/10)
; C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\share\gimp\2.0\scripts
; or
; C:\Users\YOUR-NAME\.gimp-2.8\scripts
; 
; Windows XP
; C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\share\gimp\2.0\scripts
; or
; C:\Documents and Settings\yourname\.gimp-2.8\scripts   
; 
; Linux
; /home/yourname/.gimp-2.8/scripts  
; 
; Linux system-wide
; /usr/share/gimp/2.0/scripts
;