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

Create Post and Pages Within WordPress

Creating post in WordPess is very easy. It is comparable to creating a document in “MS Word”. There are several types of media that you may insert into a post like text, contact forms, polls, images, audio, and video. For audio and video you must purchase an upgrade but there is a work-a-round. You can…

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. ;