Want to turn your photograph into a work of art? Give Gimp's Oilify feature a try. This filter allows you to turn your photographs into a oil painting (or, at least, the look of an oil painting). It works wonderfully with blur photographs as well. So if you have taken a blurry picture, you can still salvage it by turning it into an oil painting. Take the following steps to oilify your photograph.
The following is a duck photo before oilify.
Using the default oilify settings of Gimp renders the following work of art.
The following screen shot shows the default oilify settings to produce the example picture shown above.