If you want to make with Gimp in your images certain areas unrecognizable, then it is best to use the function "blur". How to do this, we will show you in this practical tip.
Small areas in Gimp blur
So you can in Gimp images blur:
Select in the tool box the water droplets (see image gallery), or press the shift key and "U" simultaneously to select the function blur.
Normally a window will appear for the settings of the blur. This is not the case, you can also open this window by clicking "window"> "Dockable dialogs"> "tool settings".
Here you select settings such as the opacity, size of the brush and different brush shapes.
You have set everything, you can draw the selected area of soft, by holding down the left mouse button down while moving over the desired area. The more you wipe the mouse over a spot, the blurrier it is.
When you are finished, save your image under "file"> "Export to".
A whole image blur
If you want to make instead of individual fields, rather the whole image is blurred, then select after a right click on the image "Filter"> "blur"
If you press CTRL to switch on at the same tool in the Sharpening mode. How are you with Gimp objects cut we show you here.
So you can find the blur tool in the tool bar.
The entire image blur better choose the blur Filter.
If you do not see the settings for the blur, you can open it via the menu bar.