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There’s nothing better than free open source software that can do a lot of the same things and sometimes more than your professional overpriced software can do. I don’t know, it just feels good and that’s why I love GIMP. The tutorials below are some great examples of GIMP in use and several are Photoshop tutorials converted for GIMP use. Well, minus the $700 you had to pay to do it with Photoshop.
Posted by Starlight86 | gimp tutorials 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:
Stuck in someone else's frames? break free! 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.
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.
Here is a simple technique that allows you to colorize black and white images with excellent results. For the purpose of this tutorial, we will be using a photo of James Dean from the 1956 movie “Giant”. While colorizing the entire photo would merely require we add 2 or 3 additional color layers, we will limit ourselves to colorizing James Dean only, leaving the automobile, sky and background in black and white. submitted: 2 years and 34 days ago <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Texture can refer to the actual surface of a design or to the actual appearance of the design. Metal textures can also be very handy in web and graphic design. They can appear as 3D, or may even look futuristic, depending on how well you use it. Here, we came up with these freebies of metallic textures that can give an edge to your websites and blogs making it unique and attractive. In this next post, we were able to compile 40 Metal Textures for Designers , which seems unusual but at the same time unique and exquisite.
Vintage and retro style designs can be a beautiful thing. By using a combination of rough textures, grunge patterns and brushes meant to add an aged or used appearance, designers can easily pull of this timeless look. To compliment this aged appearance, it is important to use the proper typography to help match the style you are trying to represent.