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Beginner GIMP Quickies Use GIMP for simple graphics needs without having to learn advanced image manipulation methods. Simple Floating Logo This tutorial walks through some basic image and layer manipulation techniques. Layer Masks An introduction to using layer masks to modify the opacity of a layer. Basic Color Curves A first look at the Curves tool and adjusting color tones in an image. Photo Editing Digital B&W Conversion Detailed conversion tutorial for generating a B&W result from a color image. Luminosity Masks Using multiple layer masks to isolate specific tones in your image for editing. Tone Mapping with ‘Colors/Exposure’ Using high bit depth GIMP’s ‘Colors/Exposure’ operation to add exposure compensation to shadows and midtones while retaining highlight details. Programming Basic GIMP Perl Learn how to write simple perl scripts using the gimp-perl module (GNU/Linux users only). Automate Editing Using GIMP Python to automate a workflow. All (Legacy) Tutorials List

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Bugs Making good bug reports is a great way to help increase the software quality of GIMP. A good bug report is a bug report that provides unambigous step-by-step instructions on how to reproduce the bug, what result that is expected, and what the actual result it. Good bug reports makes it easy for the developers to reproduce and fix the bug.

Download free GIMP plugins (40+ plugins) GIMP is the undisputed king of image editing in Linux platforms, and is next only to Photoshop in popularity in Windows and Mac platforms. With a large community of developers and an even larger pool of users, it is no surprise that GIMP is very popular. Much like Firefox, GIMP’s strength lies in its plugins, which are developed by the open-source toting community. Since the users themselves develop them, they know all the needs and conceive a plugin for everything. And what better way for me to endorse GIMP than a list of good plugins? Most of them are aimed at web-designers and photographers, the main users of GIMP.

The open palette: Creating grungy Gimp brushes using Inkscape Welcome to the second installation of The open palette. Last time, we focused on creating orbs and 3D text using Inkscape’s new blur filter. This month, we’ll be focusing on creating brushes for the Gimp using Inkscape. Gimp brushes can be used as ‘stamps’ to rapidly create multiple copies of the brush shape; they can be smeared across the canvas; they can be tiled across the entire canvas to create unique textures. 30+ Exceptional GIMP Tutorials and Resources Oct 20 2008 GIMP is a freely distributed GNU Image Manipulation Program. Available for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It’s always fun to experiment different techniques and learn how to work with various aspects of GIMP to spice up boring pictures and make them into works of arts and masterpieces. So, if you’re interested in learning some new skills, whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced user, these GIMP tutorials are for you.

psdGraphics - Part 2 Simple step by step tutorial – how to make Windows Vista Logo – Photoshop Tutorial. Learn how to make a mirror and glossy effects, and how to use Photoshop tools – gradient, pen tool, bevel and emboss, eraser tool etc. (more…) Atomic Learning: GIMP 2.8 Training Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to login Beginning of dialog content User Settings Gimp Tutorial: Creating a Brushed-Metal Button The following tutorial shows you how to create a push button with brushed-metal effect that can be used in both web-page and application interface design. The button. 1) Start the Gimp and open a new document with 377 x 233 pixels dimensions. Fill the background with medium gray.

60+ Best GIMP Tutorials of 2010 The Gimp is a fantastic and free piece of software that can run on all major operating systems and can do nearly any graphic related task! I have been using GIMP for over two years now and really appreciated the many tutorials I had at hand for when I was starting out. Since the early days I have produced my own tutorials in an effort to give back to the open source community and so the purpose of this post is to share and acknowledge the hard work that people have put in into making these great tutorials of 2010! Best GIMP Tutorials of 2010

Retro rough color photo effect Retro rough color photo effect A tutorial about how to turn a normal image into a rough slightly colored grained image. This is the result. And the before. GIMP FAQs This FAQ is still a work in progress. Some sections are very outdated, other sections should probably be removed, and some new questions and answers should be added. Please contact us if you can improve it. SoftPortrait « GIMP Guru SoftPortrait I’m sure you’ve seen examples of “soft focus” portraiture, often used by photographers to lend a soft, slightly hazy, “dreamy” feel to a photograph. The midtones are sometimes keyed up a bit also, giving a sort of glow to the faces of the subjects. Typical applications are high school senior/wedding/baby/couples portraits as well as in fashion or “glamour” photography.

Smelting text / Creating blood text 1 Make a new file: 600×400 px. White background. Write one or two words with a sans-serif-font (i.e. “bloody GIMP” ;)).Size: 140px. Line height: ca. -15 Color of text: #870000 (a dark red)Layer / Layer to Image size.

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