GIMP for Beginners: Fast Photo Editing Tricks & Tips

Learn Techniques and Get Results in Minutes
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (62 ratings)
4,860 students
GIMP for Beginners: Fast Photo Editing Tricks & Tips
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (62 ratings)
4,860 students
Create awesome text effects
Master the path tool and it's real world applications
Understand how layers work and the ways to manipulate your image with them
Apply color effects to change and improve your photo's look and feel

Requirements

  • Be able to use GIMP at a beginner's level or better.
  • GIMP should be installed. You can find it on their website for free download.
Description

A series of short tutorials on how to achieve many different effects and results editing photos within GIMP. Every tutorial takes you from start to finish for a goal and focuses on the application of techniques and tools. It is assumed that you know your way around the basics of GIMP so we won't waste time explaining what every tool does.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn immediately usable photo editing techniques
  • Those who want their photos to stand out from the crowd
Course content
2 sections • 16 lectures • 1h 43m total length
  • Put Image Inside of Text Shape
    02:48
  • Draw Straight Lines
    04:02
  • Turn Day to Night in Any Photo
    04:33
  • Outline & Stroke Text
    02:15
  • Type Text Around in a Circle Path
    04:11
  • Place People Behind Objects in a Photo
    07:27
  • Put Text on Custom Path
    06:29
  • 2 Ways to Create and Add Shapes
    02:53
  • Make a Black or White Silhouette from Any Object, Person, or Animal
    04:04
  • Transparent Clothing Effect
    03:44
  • Change Photo Background
    09:32
  • Change Eye Color
    02:02
  • Remove Stains & Dirt from Photo
    05:36
  • Checking Distances and Angles (Measure Tool)
    05:54
  • Top 10 Things Beginners Want to Know How to Do
    24:19
  • How to Create Text on a Spiral Path
    14:09

Instructor
Software Tutorial Expert and Author
Chris Navarre
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  • 45,998 Students
  • 19 Courses

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