Best 35+ GIMP Tutorials The Gimp is a free open source image editing application that can do many things to suit your needs, whether they be making a gig poster for a local concert, or touching up a few family photos, the Gimp can do it. Here is a top 30 list of Gimp tutorials hand selected by Gimper and SGlider12 that will help you to add many new Gimp design techniques to your arsenal. 1) Gimp Galaxy by abduzeedo.com Fabio Sasso at Abduzeedo presents us with a great little space illustration done completely in the Gimp. Link. 2) Leopard’s Aurora Borealis Wallpaper by abduzeedo.com Fabio Sasso at Abduzeedo presents us with yet another great tutorial on how to create the Aurora Borealis Leopard wallpaper in Gimp. 3) Gold Text Effect by gimpology.com Kasrak at Gimpology.com presents us with a great tutorial adapted from a Photoshop tutorial on how to create a slick golden text effect in Gimp. 4) Create a Worn Vintage Popart Design by sglider12.blogspot.com 29) Gimp Hotkeys by gimpusers.com
50 Design Tutorials for Mastering GimpThe 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.
Using GAPText and images Copyright (C) 2002 Jakub Steiner and may not be used without permission of the author. Intention GAP is an advanced tool to be able to create animations, this guide should give you some sort of view of how GAP works and what you can do with it. For a good tutorial of how to make an animation with GAP then take a look at the “Advanced Animation” tutorial. Main Interface Source Image/Layer specifies, which layer you want to animate on top of the current image. The stepmode is there to define how you want to animate the multilayered image you specified in the source image drop down. Mode defines what mode should be GIMP using for the layer in the final layer stack. In the modifier section you specify placement, dimension and opacity values for the current key. At the bootom of the dialog you’ll find some inportant sliders. Stepmode Stepmode defines how you want the source multi-layer image to be animated withing the final animation render.
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. You might also want to read our previous posts on GIMP: GIMP plugins for Web Design Anti-aliasing: Smoothen and fix straight lines.Adaptive contrast enhancement: Intelligent adjustment of contrast.Fourier Transformation: GIMP plugin version of Fourier Transformation.Refract/Reflect: Refraction effects to simulate falling water drops.Borders: Add borders to your image.
GIMP Tutorials - Gimp Tips and TricksAnimated Bling Text Script V1.4 For GimpBling Text Logo Script V2.0 allows you to create animated "Bling" (sparkle) text with added drop shadows and background. File/Create/Logo (gimpchat.com)/Bling Text Logo Filters/Alpha To Logo/Bling Logo This script is very versatile, allowing you to choose from a variety of "blingy" patterns including bubbles and hearts. You are encouraged to post your results back to this thread. InstallationDownload and copy the script to your Gimp /scripts folder.Copy the patterns to your Gimp / patterns folder, then refresh. Enjoy!! NotesThis script requires that you install a set of patterns which are included in the attached zip file (/bling-patterns). Download Bling Text Logo V2.0 From GIMP Scripts.
Download free GIMP brushesGIMP is an open-source image editing program, one of the most popular image-editing programs. GIMP has a large library of free brushes that can be downloaded, to improve functionality of GIMP. Here is a large collection of GIMP brushes that you will find useful for various purposes. You may also be interested in related posts: Free GIMP brushes collection Feathers for GIMP NeverWinter Snowflakes I WinterBreeze GIMP Scratchies brushes Grunge Brush set 3 Grunge Brushes Splatter Brushes GIMP water brushes Butterflies brushes Butterflies brushes Blood brushes GIMP Brush sets/collections Grunge Brush pack Dead Trees Cubes
Gimp-tutorials.net - Gimp , tutorials , brushes , downloads, forum.Layer MasksGIMP Tutorial - Layer Masks (text & images) by Pat David is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Intention Layer masks are a fundamental tool in image manipulations. They allow you to selectively modify the opacity (transparency) of the layer they belong to. This modification of a layer’s transparency through a mask is non-destructive to the layer itself. This flexibility to define the opacity of different areas of a layer is the basis for more interesting image manipulation techniques such as selective coloring and luminosity masking. Adding a Mask to a Layer Layer masks need to be added to a layer before they can be used. For this example I will use a simple image with only two layers, as shown above. Right-Click on the layer you want to add a mask to (the “Teal” layer in my example), and the Context menu will show an option to Add Layer Mask…: You can also add a layer mask through the menus: There are many options for initializing the Layer Mask.
Download free Photoshop brushes / brush setsPhotoshop is the most popular graphics editing program. Produced by Adobe, the latest version is Photoshop CS4, part of the Creative Suite. With hundreds of plugins, brushes and gradient packs, Photoshop is increasing in utility every day. Though weighing in at a hefty price (over $600), Photoshop is powerful even in a vanilla install. We collect beautiful Photoshop brushes, so that you do not spend any time searching for them. Below, you will find screenshots followed by links to the corresponding brushes (most are compatible with CS, CS2, CS3 and CS4). If you are not an expert Photoshop user, check out the Learn Photoshop ebook. Winter Brushes Swirls 2 StarLight Pixie Dust ZIA Smooth Abstract Grafitti Doom Abstract Suddenly Spring GVL Vine Brushes Vector Brushes Vector Line 2 Winter Breeze Grass Brushes 2 Wings Dragon Tattoos Light Brushes Wings Feathery Wings Grunge 4 Assorted Brushes Pack Fractal Nebula Vector Arrows Abstract Brushnet Tribal Brush 4 Lightning Set 3 Huge Fractals Real Brushes Smoke 2 Spray Paint