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Objective: Use the copy tool and layers to add another horse


  • Copy the top picture into Gimp. It is 800 x 600.
  • Go to Layers at the top and click anchor layer. Use the Rectangle (selection) tool to select the horse on the right.
  • At the top select Edit and Copy, then Edit and Paste. This will paste a second horse on top of the original.
  • Place the Move tool on the horse and drag it to the left.
  • Use the Flip layer tool to flip the horse.
  • Select the Eraser tool and carefully erase the part of the picture around the horse that does not belong.
  • Experiment by changing the brush size of the Eraser and zooming in.


Your photo should look similar to the following