How to make the dots on my channel background (webdesign) in GIMP tutorial

Use layer effects (script-fu) to make the dotted pillars shown on my background. A GIMP tutorial on how to make the dots, explained step by step. This tutorial let you know how to make them in GIMP.

Link to layer effects / Script-fu video:

Tools used:
Ellips select tool (marquee tool in Photoshop)
bucket fill tool
move tool using the arrow keys

Techniques used:
Making a round shape using selections.
Using layer effects (script-fu)
Making drop shadows in GIMP
Merging down layers
Duplicating layers
Beven and emboss in GIMP