Get Started With GIMP

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free and open-source raster graphics editor used for image retouching and editing, free-form drawing, resizing, cropping, photo-montages, converting between different image formats, and more specialized tasks. You can get GIMP at GIMP.ORG and Ninite. There are many resources to learn how to use GIMP including: Lynda – Get…

What is GIMP?

GIMP the Gnu Image Manipulation Program is a very powerful image editor like PhotoShop but with none of the cost associated with its commercial cousin. GIMP is free to download and will always be free. Project Images Project Files

How to get GIMP

If you are using Linux, GIMP probably came with your distribution. You can get GIMP from the GIMP website downloads page but for the none geek this can be somewhat daunting so I’ve chosen some trusted third parties to get it from. Windows users should download it from Ninite. Mac Users

Extracting Images Using Contrast

You can extract an image from its background by using high contrast to distinguish the background from the subject. Project File

Meet The GIMP

Meet The GIMP is a video podcast that attempts to give you an understanding of GIMP as well as some related topics. Here is a full length episode of MTG… Download the Companion File!  

Working With Layeers

The most powerful tool in the GIMP tool kit it “Layer”. With “Layers” you can add multiple elements and manipulate them separately. ;

How To Use Paths

The “Paths Tool” is a great tool for making selections but you can’t really learn it on your own. Project File