6.8. Sombra larga

6.8.1. Visión general

This GEGL-based filter appeared with GIMP-2.10.6. It simplifies creating long shadows in several visual styles.

6.8.2. Activar el filtro

You can find this filter in the image menu menu through FiltersLight and ShadowLong Shadow….

This filter is normally disabled. You must add an Alpha channel to your image to use it.

6.8.3. Opciones

Figura 17.124. Opciones del filtro Sombra larga

Opciones del filtro Sombra larga

Ajustes predefinidos, vista previa, dividir vista
[Nota] Nota

Estas opciones se describen en la Sección 2, “Características comunes”.

Original: the text layer is Menus/layer/Layer to Image Size

You can use different styles Finite that is default, Infinite, Fading, and Fading (fixed length).

Figura 17.125. Style option examples

Style option examples
Finite (default)
Style option examples
Style option examples
Style option examples
Fading (fixed length); length = 30


Shadow angle, in degrees.

Ángulo = 110°

Shadow length, in pixels

Longitud = 30

Shadow plus image is default.

Figura 17.126. Composition option examples

Composition option examples

Sólo sombra

Composition option examples

Sombra menos la imagen


The result of this filter can be larger than the original image. With the default Adjust option, the layer will be automatically resized as necessary when the filter is applied. With the Clip option the result will be clipped to the layer boundary.