Creating Icons Text and images Copyright (C) 2002 Jakub Steiner and may not be used without permission of the author. Intention Almost every desktop enviroment I've seen has a special application for creating icons, usually a very limited drawing application. In this short tutorial, we'll show you how GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) can help you create icons for your desktop. Before You Begin
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a nice folder for your desktop or a website. 1. First of all create a new document which is 128 x 128 pixels large and has a transparent background. 2. Make a new layer, choose the Pen Tool and draw a shape wich is similar to this one: 3. How to Make a Folder Icon
Tutorial to remove objects (or people) and restore the portion of the background they hide in a photo with the Resynthesizer plugin. An impressive video has been posted on Youtube to show how, with Photoshop, it is possible to delete objects in an image automatically, without any design work. The same can be done with The Gimp in fact and for longer (it is not impossible that the same algorithm has been reused). This plugin "re-synthesizes" the background" and rebuilds it from same elements on the photo.
The GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) is a free piece of software available for Windows, Mac and Linux Operating systems for tasks such as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. If you don’t want to pay for Photoshop, it is a viable alternative. To help you get to grips with it, we have dug out the best Tutorials for you …