Free Gimp tutorial PDFs Issue 128 of Linux Format magazine carries the last instalment of our Gimp tutorial series. It's been going on-and-off for years now, with the latest batch running from June 2008 until now. Although we're sad to see the Gimp tutorial go away for the time being, we'd like to thank its author - the incredibly prolific Michael J. Hammel - for all the awesome work he's done over the years, and we're happy to announce that we're releasing high-res PDFs of Michael's 18 most recent GIMP tutorials for everyone to enjoy. LXF readers have, we hope, learned a lot following in Michael's footsteps over the years, and it's great to be able to share these tutorials with an even wider audience. Read on for download instructions and more information about what's inside... What's inside We're giving you the high-res PDFs - the same ones we use to actually print the pages of the magazine - which means they'll look awesome on your screen, or printed out. Here's a full list of the tutorials: How to get it
Creating Dark Surreal Image in Gimp and Irfan View. This tutorial is all about creating an dark surreal using some free stock images from Deviant Art and i want to introduce some new trick - combining two great free software, Gimp and IrfanView. The composition is quite simple, but with a little inspiration you can create something really nice. Before we start,you need to: 1. 2. 3. I want to point out that this tutorial is for intermediate Gimp user. p/s: You will have to cut some picture. You can view the final image preview below or larger view HERE. Introduction In this tutorial, i want to introduce Irfan View, one of the most awesome free graphic viewer in the net. First, open up the grass image. Step 2 Now you are going to delete the sky. Save the image as "grass.png". Step 4 Open new document. 1024 x 768 in potrait style. Step 5 Next, i will use fantasy landscape bg 5 from joannastar-stock..This is the base image for this project. Step 6 Import the grass image into the document. Step 7 Step 8 Now you need to import another image. Step 9 Step 10
70 creative Gimp tutorials Gimp Tutorials in this review include a handpicked selection of creative Gimp tutorials for intermediate and advanced users. Gimp is a free multiplatform image editing tool, using Gimp you can achieve pretty much everything what can be done in pricey Photoshop. These Gimp tutorials will help you to learn text, Gimp photo editing, advanced photo manipulations such as changing colors, background, remove objects, proper black and white conversion in Gimp. You’ll also learn by following these Gimp tutorials how to design poster, website, wallpaper, logo and icons with Gimp. Gold Plated Effect Gimp One of the best Gimp tutorials explains how to convert image colors into golden sun color shades. Speed Effect with The GIMP Tutorial Turn a static car photo into a speeding car with this Gimp Tutorial. Vintage look in Gimp Create your own vintage image with one of the best gimp tutorials. Text filled with image Gimp tutorial How to fill in text with image in Gimp you’ll learn using this tutorial.
50 Design Tutorials for Mastering Gimp The ultimate compilation of gimp design tutorials to take a novice and turn them into an expert, the perfect guide for anyone looking to learn or even master the ins and outs of Gimp. Some Designers may see the title of the post and may be curious to learn more about what exactly Gimp, it’s simple a free alternative to Photoshop which has similar features and functions to photoshop. I’ve always said i wanted to learn gimp but for one reason or another i just have never had the time, patients and been committed to learning it. One day i decide to download a copy of gimp and was pleasantly surprised that it was free and thought it would be useful within the future when designing but with access to photoshop. I had a search around the internet for some Gimp tutorials but struggled immensely to find any decent ones, this is what lead to me creating this article i decided to put all the best tutorials which would you to learn and master Gimp all in to one post. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
News, tutorials, community, contests about GIMP — gimpusers.com Gimp Tutorials - Gimp.PixTuts.com 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 Photo Manipulations The Catch – going beyond the frame of photographs Reaching out from the frame Attack of the Clones – Cloning Attack of the Clones! Wedding Photo Enhancement Wedding Photo Enhancement Just to Big – Panoramic like photo Just Too Big! Enhancing the colors of your photos Enhancing the colors of your photos Glow FX extreme Glow FX Extreme The creepy zombie hand of death The creepy zombie hand of death! How to turn a photo into a Sketch drawing
Alt Codes - How to make those Smiley Faces For those who would like to know how to do the copyright symbol © or the Registered Trademark symbol ® or other things like funny faces etc. For all of these you press the ALT key and while the ALT key is pressed down you put in the numbers from your NUMBER PAD on your keyboard- (it won't work using the numbers at the top of the keyboard) make sure your NUM LOCK is ON. There are all different kinds of codes, from those drivers use in a truckers report forum to Alt codes like those found here. ¤ - Alt 15 ¶ - Alt 20 § - Alt 21 | - Alt 124 Ç - Alt 128 ü - Alt 129 é - Alt 130 ƒ - Alt 131 ä - Alt 132 à - Alt 133 † - Alt 134 ç - Alt 135 ê - Alt 136 ë - Alt 137 è - Alt 138 ï - Alt 139 î - Alt 140 ì - Alt 141 ô - Alt 147 ö - Alt 148 ò - Alt 149 û - Alt 150 ù - Alt 151 ÿ - Alt 152 Ö - Alt 153 Ü - Alt 154 ¢ - Alt 155 £ - Alt 156 ¥ - Alt 157 á - Alt 160 í - Alt 161 ó - Alt 162 ú - Alt 163 ñ - Alt 164 Ñ - Alt 165 ª - Alt 166 º - Alt 167 ¿ - Alt 168 ¬ - Alt 170 ½ - Alt 171 ¶ - Alt 276 § - Alt 277 !
70 Best GIMP Tutorials To Enhance Your Design Skills GIMP is a software for image editing and photo manipulations. Most of the designers say that Adobe Photoshop is the best software available for image editing but I would love to tell them that they should check GIMP before saying that because GIMP has some of the very amazing options that makes image editing more easier than Adobe Photoshop. In this post I collected 70 best GIMP Tutorials to make you a better designer. Also See2000+ Free GIMP Brushes For Designers Creating Ripped Fabric in GIMP 2.6 Advanced Jigsaw Puzzle Effect How to Create a 2d Space Craft Texture for a Games Wedding Photo Enhancement Using GIMP Fake Depth of Field In GIMP Old Photo Restoration Using GIMP Create A Celebrity Wallpaper How To Do HDR Photography With A Single Image Create A Grunge Business Card Using GIMP How To Create A Winter Landscape Scene Using GIMP Enhancing The Colors Of Your Photos Create A Diorama Effect Creating Fireball and Explosion effect Abstract Glass Art Transparent Glass Lettering Split-toning in GIMP
25 GIMP Video Tutorials to Help Get You Started The GIMP is a very powerful, open source digital image editing application that rivals its commercial counterpart – Adobe Photoshop. Open source alternatives are great not only because they’re free, but because of the helpful community that typically surrounds them. One of the quickest ways to pick up something new is by watching video tutorials. With that concept in mind, I’ve collected 25 awesome GIMP video tutorials geared to get you started, get you familiarized, and get you inspired. Basics 1. A showcase of some fundamental functions in GIMP. 2. A basic introduction to the interface to help you get started in exploring GIMP. Photo Enhancement and Manipulation 3. A simple but beautiful photo effect based on a photoshop tutorial from Veerle’s blog. 4. Change parts of of an image into grayscale, a technique known as "selective decolorization". 5. Apply a cracking effect to your favorite photos. 6.Using Curves to Improve Contrast 7. Extend shadows in a photograph using the Curve tool. 8. 9.
30 Windows 7 Hotkeys: Ultimate Guide Apart from so many new features in Windows 7, Microsoft has also added new hotkeys to give individuals better control over their operating system. We have covered 30 hotkeys for Windows 7 which we believe everyone should know about. Master them all to increase your daily productivity. Windows + Up Arrow It is used to maximize the current window which is in focus, whether it is a windows explorer, a web browser, or any other application. Windows + Left Arrow Adjusts the current window to the left side and hence the window will cover almost half of the desktop space. Windows + Right Arrow It will adjust the current window to the right and thus it will cover half of the desktop space on the right. Windows + Down Arrow Minimizes the windows to the Task bar. Windows + Space All windows become transparent so you are able to see your desktop. Windows + T Shows the thumbnail preview of the running applications. Windows + P Windows + (+ / -) (Add/Minus) Shift + Click a Taskbar item Windows + F Windows + X
40+ Excellent GIMP Tutorials for Designers Gimp or the GNU Image Manipulation Program is a software that enables its user to retouch, edit and manipulate photos or image. Many of our previous posts are into tutorials for Photoshop… To spice things up a bit and to stir the usual offerings, we bring you 40+ Excellent GIMP tutorials . These tutorials are of different variety, so it is advisable to read through the article to ensure that you haven’t missed any useful technique that may help you in your designs. This collection was created in response by the request of our readers. Authentic Vintage Effect The tutorial teaches you to create the vintage effect in Gimp. Realistic Snow Here’s a video tutorial in creating snow effect in Gimp. Abstract Wave Effect This tutorial illustrates in creating abstract wave effect. Resizing Fade Effect Technique in resizing and fading effect is given in this tutorial. Smelting Text / Creating Blood Text Learn new techniques in creating blood text in this tutorial. Creating Liquid Fire Creative Composition
Tutorials « GIMP Guru Tutorials These tutorials show step-by-step techniques for accomplishing a variety of photographic “digital darkroom” tasks using the GIMP image editor. Even if you use another image editing program such as Photoshop you will find that tutorials apply to that program with only slight modifications. Click on the picture thumbnail to view the tutorial. Many of these tutorials were written when GIMP 1.x was the latest version. Beginning These tutorials do not assume much prior knowledge. Intermediate These tutorials use layers and layer masks. Advanced These tutorials are somewhat complex and may require skill with tools like paint/smudge/clone/convolve, advanced use of levels/curves, filters, channels and selections. Like this: Like Loading... Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.