Graphics Editing Alternatives

In the graphics editing area there are a lot big names and very expensive software out there, but there are alternative that can save you a lot of money. The biggest and most expensive of these is the Adobe Creative Suite. The price varies depending on the plan you choose. The Photography plan which includes…

How To Use Gimp

GIMP is a free and open-source raster graphics editor used for image manipulation and image editing, free-form drawing, transcoding between different image file formats, and more specialized tasks. GIMP is released under GPL-3.0-or-later license and is available for Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows. Similar to PhotoShop GIMP is a very powerful tool for editing images…

New Pixlr Editor

The New! Pixlr E is a online image editor much like Photoshop with many of the same great features but with none of the price or hassle of installing software. You can use the Pixlr editor on any computer as long as it has a web-browser; including Chromebooks. Unlike Photoshop, which can be intimidating for…

Pinta, A Simple Image Editor for Linu

Pinta is an open-source, cross-platform bitmap image drawing and editing program inspired by Paint.NET, a similar image editing program which is limited to Microsoft Windows. Pinta has more features than Microsoft Paint. Compared with open-source image editor GIMP Pinta is simpler and has fewer features. READ MORE


PAINT.NET is a freeware raster graphics editor program for Microsoft Windows, developed on the .NET Framework. was originally created by Rick Brewster as a Washington State University student project,  and has evolved from a simple replacement for the Microsoft Paint program into an editor with support for layers, blending, transparency, and plugins. Of course…

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

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