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15 – GMP – Paint Tools (Part 1)

15 – GMP – Paint Tools (Part 1) S1: In our sixth tutorial on GIMP, let's start using the Paint Tools and learn the Tool Options the Paint Tools use. There's a lot to go over here, so I'll be breaking this up into two parts. The first part of the Paint Tools tutorial begins here. S2: With our image open, let's start creating something using some Paint Tools. First, we'll use the paintbrush. Make sure to check the Tool options on all of these, as they will be very useful for doing what you need with each one. In...

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14 – GMP – Selection Tools

14 – GMP – Selection Tools S1: In this fifth tutorial, I'll talk about how to use the Selection Tools in GIMP. Selection tools are the best way to get the parts of the image you need for cropping, cutting, and more. Once again, we have our image ready in GIMP so we can use a myriad of selection tools on it. There are at least seven selection tools in GIMP. We'll go over each one in basic detail. Each one has Tool Options, the panel below the Tool on the left that you can tweak the settings for. S2:...

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13 – GMP – Introduction to Layers

13 – GMP – Introduction to Layers S1: Welcome to the fourth tutorial in our series about GIMP. In this tutorial, I'll talk about how Layers work in GIMP as well as how to move layers, resize them, and merge them. S2: As you can see I have my image ready in GIMP so get ready to work with the layers in it. Over to the right, you can see the layers list. The icon at the top of the box here shows layers as stacks of paper to help you visualize what you're doing. If I want to quickly...

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12 – GMP – Resize, Crop, Rotate and Flip Images

12 – GMP – Resize, Crop, Rotate and Flip Images S1: The third in our tutorial series for GIMP will introduce you to the basics of resizing images, as well as cropping, rotating, and flipping images. These features are very similar to Photoshop, but how you do them in GIMP may differ. S2: Start by having your document loaded into GIMP. You can see we have our image ready for moving it around. Once you want to resize your image, go to the Image drop-down, then to Scale Image. This is what resizing an image is called in GIMP. Once...

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11 – GMP – Create, Save, and Export Images

11 – GMP – Create, Save, and Export Images S1: In our second tutorial in GIMP, we'll go over how to open images, save them into different formats, as well as exporting images depending on what you need for your various projects. S2: Similar to Photoshop, we'll show how you can open an image in GIMP. Just click the File drop-down, click on New and the New Image window will pop up.    S3: From here, you can set a template for your files, which might include a size a client for your job wants or your project needs, change...

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