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GIMP 2.6 Tutorial


This VTC course provides an overview of the leading free and open-source image editing suite, GIMP. GIMP is a very powerful tool available across many major operating systems and sometimes included with the operating system itself. Learning to use this software can be intimidating, but with this video series, you will evolve from newbie to experienced user very quickly. James Street paves the way for you to learn all about: the GIMP Interface, Selections, Painting, Layers, Filters, and much more! To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Introduction

Introduction
Overview of Topics

About GIMP

Nature of GIMP
Ways to Use GIMP
Why Use GIMP

Setting Up GIMP

System Requirements
System Setup
Installing GIMP

Interface Overview

Overview
Main Window pt. 1
Main Window pt. 2
Toolbox & Tool Options
Layers/Channels pt. 1
Layers/Channels pt. 2
Preferences pt. 1
Preferences pt. 2
Preferences pt. 3

Working with Documents

Opening Existing Documents
Rasters & Vectors
Color Models
Color Modes
Navigation
Resize & Rotate
Cropping pt. 1
Cropping pt. 2
Saving & Closing
Creating New Documents
File Formats

Selections & Layers

Basics of Selections pt. 1
Basics of Selections pt. 2
Basics of Selections pt. 3
Basics of Selections pt. 4
Rectangle Select Tool Options
Ellipse Select Tool
Free Select Tool
Fuzzy Select Tool
Path Tool for Selections
Select By Color Tool
Scissors Select Tool
Quick Mask
Foreground Select Tool
Layer Basics pt. 1
Layer Basics pt. 2
Simple Composites pt. 1
Simple Composites pt. 2

Transformation Tools

Setup pt. 1
Setup pt. 2
Rotating
Scaling
Shearing
Perspective
Flipping & Align Tool

Painting & Drawing Tools

Shapes & Colors pt. 1
Shapes & Colors pt. 2
Shapes & Colors pt. 3
Color Picker pt. 1
Color Picker pt. 2
Bucket Fill
Patterns
Blend Tool pt. 1
Blend Tool pt. 2
Creating Gradients pt. 1
Creating Gradients pt. 2
Paths pt. 1
Paths pt. 2
Creating a Color Palette
Pencil Basics
Pencil Illustration
Eraser
Ink
Coloring pt. 1
Coloring pt. 2
Parametric Brushes
Image Brushes
Animated Brushes
Paintbrush Tool pt. 1
Paintbrush Tool pt. 2
Airbrush/Smudge/Blur/Dodge pt. 1
Airbrush/Smudge/Blur/Dodge pt. 2

Text

Adding & Editing Text
More Text Tool Options
Importing Text
Text on a Path
Creating a Logo

Layer Masks & Blending Modes

Layer Masks pt. 1
Layer Masks pt. 2
Layer Blending Modes pt. 1
Layer Blending Modes pt. 2
Paint Blending Modes

Touching Up Photographs

Introduction
Removing Unwanted Elements
Adjusting Contrast pt. 1
Adjusting Contrast pt. 2
Restoring a Photograph pt. 1
Restoring a Photograph pt. 2
Perspective Cloning
Adjusting Colors pt. 1
Adjusting Colors pt. 2
Red Eye Removal
Green Eye Removal

Fun with Filters

Introduction
Pixelize & Gaussian Blur
Sharpen & Unsharp Mask
iWarp
Drop Shadow
Slur
Laplace
Erode
Filmstrip
GIMPressionist pt. 1
GIMPressionist pt. 2
Old Photo
Seamless Backgrounds
Jigsaw
Wave
Review

Creating a Web Banner

Website Header Background
Web Stripes
Adding Text & Wilbur
Logo with Reflections
Image Map
Animation pt. 1
Animation pt. 2
Saving for Web pt. 1
Saving for Web pt. 2

Plug-ins

GIMP Registry
Content Aware Scaling
PSPI

Wrap Up

Review

Credits

About the Author


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