Warning! contamination ahead. suite up and get ready for an awesome effect tutorial :)
In this tutorial we will use various overlay techniques, the pen tool and how to use stock images to add texture to the design.
In this tutorial i will create a textured background with a very neat abstract touch to it. the end results probably isn't that useful for anything other then wallpapers, but nonetheless if your still learning how to use gimp then this tutorial is another great exercise for you.