But with so many powerful tools and menu options, GIMP can be difficult to master. The tutorials in the first half of the book walk you through essential GIMP skills, like resizing and cropping images, touching up spots and scratches, and customizing your work area. Category: Technology. Available from:. Ebook —. Product Details.
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Skip to main content. Start your free trial. Show and hide more. Table of Contents Product Information. Learning GIMP 1. Getting Started 1. Photograph Retouching 2. Drawing and Illustration 3. Logos and Textures 4. Composite Photography 5. Animation 6. Image Preprocessing 7.
Designing a Website 8. Reference 9. Display Layers Color Selections Masks Drawing Tools Transformation Tools Filters Animation Tools Obtaining and Printing Images Image Formats Scripts and Plug-ins Customizing GIMP Appendices A.
Vision and Image Representation A. Resources C. Frequently Asked Questions D. How can I draw a straight line? How can I draw a circle? How can I create an outline around text? How do I save a selection within an image to a file?
How do I merge an image from another file with the current image? How do I get small fonts to look as nice as large fonts? How do I set keyboard shortcuts? How do I fill a layer or selection with transparency? How do I draw in a different color?
How do I add a blur to my image? How can I paint along the outline of a rectangle? How do I move existing guides? How do I get rid of a floating selection? How do I paint in a transparent area? How can I see the marching ants and know whether my selection has been made?
How can I add color to a black and white image? How do I set the foreground color to a color in my image? How can I keep text sharp when scaling it down? How do I copy a layer mask to another layer mask? How can I search for a specific font, brush, or pattern? How do I erase with a tool other than the Eraser? How can I use the Scale tool to enlarge an image? How can I find a dialog I closed by accident? How can I invert grayscale values without changing the colors? How do I crop with a defined aspect ratio?
Why are some of the filter names grayed out? Why is nothing happening? Why do my paint strokes appear on the image when I try painting on a layer mask?
Batch Processing F.
The Book of GIMP
The Book Of Gimp
But with so many powerful tools and menu options, GIMP can be difficult to master. The tutorials in the first half of the book walk you through essential GIMP skills, like resizing and cropping images, touching up spots and scratches, and customizing your work area. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions show you how to:. The book's second half offers a comprehensive reference to GIMP's many features, including color balancing, masks, filters, and plug-ins. You'll find tools described in unparalleled detail, with coverage of nearly every option and parameter. Browsed so far, looks very comprehensive and already learned useful things about making textures for Second Life and Open Sim, and web design generally. Olivier Lecarme is a professor emeritus in computer science at the University of Nice, France.