GIMP is a powerful open source graphics and digital imaging application with almostall the features of its proprietary counterpart, Photoshop.But many of us are photographers and artists first,and we like touse our tools without having to think about them too much.GIMP for Absolute Beginnersgets us to this stage without patronising users who haven't used GIMP before.
But what can we actually do with photos and graphical images? These questions are answered in a photo projects chapter as well as a chapter on digital painting: Starting with making small changes to photos and adding information to them to creatingpaintings and drawingswithout photographic input.
GIMP for Absolute Beginners covers the newest version of GIMP, version 2.8, so you can be sure the book covers the latest GIMP features.
**The print version of this book is black & white, but the ebook version is in color on color-enabled devices. **
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Table of Contents
- What is GIMP?
- Finding and Installing GIMP
- Getting to Know the GIMP Work Area
- Basic Computer Graphics in GIMP
- Editing the whole Image
- Improving PhotosWorking on Parts of an Image
- Photo ProjectsAdding to Images
- Installing a Graphics Tablet in GIMP
- Digital Art
- Hints, Tips and Further Help
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
As the title implies, this book works well for getting any beginner (or near-beginner) up to about medium-level use. I got this for my father, and he's gone from being a bit scared of opening the program to editing old family pictures competently.