The GIMP installed on your computer, you need to make a quick change to an image for some project, but don't want to learn about computer graphics right now in order to get the image changed. Totally understandable. The GIMP is a powerful image manipulator with many options and tools. However, it is quick and somewhat intuitive (after a time) for the small jobs as well. Hopefully, these quickies will help you with your quick problem and help you to stay friends with The GIMP and ready for its more complex tools and methods later, when you have the time and inspiration.
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This tutorial is for your first friendly contact with GIMP. If the GIMP user maual discourages you because of it's complexity, if other tutorials do not invite you and if you failed painting a simple stickman, you are right. We'll do one
togehter. My intention is not to show you much, I want to help you to dicover GIMP by showing you how to start. Get experienced with this beautiful programme, is what you have to do afterwards by yourself. I offer you, to send me your result. If I like it, I join it to a gallery, with your name and web address or without, if you want.
- Getting Started with The GIMP
The GIMP is the "GNU Image Manipulation Program." The name is more descriptive than most because it tells you that the program is released under the GNU Public License (meaning it's free to use and free to modify), and that it's a program for modifying or creating images.
This tutorial is highly informal, and is a walk-through of some fairly basic things that can be done with the GIMP. I hope this task-oriented tutorial will be more helpful to people than a more formal structurally oriented introduction. The layout of this paper does mean that it's necessary to start at the beginning and follow along, since each section builds on the previous one and assumes you have the knowledge acquired there. Perhaps it will be useful as a reference source after the first run-through - I hope so.
- The Gimp Tutorials - Phillip Riley's Homapage
It's unrealistic to think that a spellbook could contain an unlimited number of
spells. According to the Third Edition Player's Handbook, a spellbook is 100 pages and can hold a spell level for every two pages. This means that one book can hold up to 50 levels of spells, that means that it can
hold.According to the Unearthed Arcana, Boccob's Blessed Book could contain up to 45 levels of spells. If you tally up regular spell books in the same way, a standard book could contain 72 levels of spells (8 ninth level spells) and Traveling book could contain 18 levels of spells (2 ninth level spells).
to Use Gimp for Photo and Image
Cropping and scaling (resizing) photos, along with adjusting the brightness and contrast of them, are among the most basic elements of photo editing. In this hands-on tutorial, you will learn how to use The GIMP's powerful cropping, scaling, brightness, and contrast tools by editing a photograph in our digital darkroom.
You can later apply the basic skills, elements, and principles that you learn in this tutorial to edit and manipulate photos, clipart, scanned images and other digital graphics.
Image Editing Tutorials
These tutorials show step-by-step techniques for accomplishing a variety of photographic "digital darkroom" tasks using the GIMP image editor.
Even if you use another image editing program such as Photoshop you will find that tutorials apply to that program with only slight modifications.
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tutorials. Many of these tutorials were written when GIMP 1.x was the latest version. Now GIMP 2.x is out and some menus and keybindings have changed. All the 1.x tutorials will work in GIMP 2.x if you understand the differences. Thanks for your patience while I update the tutorials. As I am extremely busy these days, it may take a while.
- Photo Touch Up and Enhancement in the GIMP
The GIMP is an excellent tool for photo touch up and enhancement. Photos which are scanned or come from a photo-CD or digital camera can suffer from both esthetic and processing defects. This can be due to problems of contrast, color casts, color saturation, dynamic range, blur, scratches, etc. Furthermore, most photos, no matter how carefully composed, need some enhancement to achieve their full potential. The purpose of this tutorial is to explain how the GIMP can be used to touch up and enhance your photos.
GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software suitable for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Many people find it extremely useful in creating logos and other graphics for web pages (all of the graphics on this web page were created using GIMP). The GIMP has many of the tools and filters you would expect to find in similar commercial offerings, and some interesting extras as well.''
The GIMP is built on top of the GTK (GIMP Toolit), which in turn is built on top of the GDK (GIMP Drawing Kit). The GTK and GDK were developed for the GIMP, but are extremely useful in their own right and are beginning to see use in other projects as well.
With digital photos it seems I am always needing a photo editor software to do simple things with the photos. Of course you can spend hundreds of dollars to get photo editing software, but there is an alternative. A very good alternative, The Gimp. The Gimp is an image manipulation program that is licensed under the General Public License (GPL) which means you can legally get it for free. Check out their website at
www.gimp.org.Well, the software is very powerful, and kind of intimidating for us casual users, so I thought I would write an introductory guide on how to use it to do simple things that most, non-graphical artist like to do. This tutorial was done with The Gimp version 1.2.4 running on WindowsXP.