The Artist's Guide to GIMP
The Artist's Guide to GIMP teaches you how to use GIMP without a tedious list of menu paths and options. Instead, as you follow along with step-by-step instructions, you'll learn to produce professional-looking advertisements, apply impressive photographic effects, and design cool logos and text effects. These extensively illustrated tutorials are perfect for hands-on learning or as templates for your own artistic experiments.
- Photographic techniques to clean up blemishes, swap colors, produce motion blurs, and fix rips in an old photo
- Web design techniques to create navigation, tabs, icons, fancy buttons, backgrounds, and borders
- Type effects to create depth, perspective shadows, metallic and distressed text, and neon and graffiti lettering
- Advertising effects to produce movie posters and package designs; simulate clouds, cracks, cloth, and underwater effects; and create specialized lighting