In this course you will learn all the features of GIMP that you will need to create professional book covers. Not more and not less. This course is specifically targeted to indie authors that want to create their own professional covers with free software. However, the first 4 hours of video cover all principal features of GIMP that could be beneficial to anyone that has no knowledge whatsoever of image editing software and that wants to make other images than book covers. For example image compositions, logos, Facebook ads etc. Produced by Timo Hofstee, author of the bestseller "The Complete Cover Creation Guide".
Why you should take this course :
This quiz will test your knowledge on the basic operations that we just learned
The sample files can be downloaded from http://www.onlinemoneyexplained.com/download/GIMP_tutorial.zip or by clicking on the resources TAB from this lecture and download it from there.
This quiz tests your knowledge and comprehension of the selection tools that were covered in this section
Questions on the paint tools
This quiz will test your knowledge on the image improvement tools
This quiz will test your knowledge on the cropping and resizing tools
This quiz will test your knowledge on the text tool
This quiz tests your knowledge on the other tools that have been presented in this section
This quiz will test your knowledge about layers
This quiz will test your knowledge about feathering , filters, logos and color changes
Timo is a writer, blogger and IT expert. He writes about complex things, like keyword research, online marketing and Kindle Publishing. But in a language that is understandable for everybody.
He uses 30+ years experience in computers, networking, hardware, software, development, internet, marketing, sales and online business to teach others how to grasp complex issues. His international experience, working abroad in several European countries, US and Africa has given him a broad view on different cultures and civilizations. He has followed the development of the internet right from the start. In the 80's just with email and private networks, and from the early 90's onwards he was one of the first ones to work with the first websites. Learn from the author how to master complex software packages.
His books and courses are extremely results-oriented : You are looking for a solution to a specific problem ? When you read a book or take a course from the author, you will find the answer. In straight-to-the-point explanations without the fluff. When Timo is not writing or blogging he spends his time on the magnificent beaches between St Tropez and Monaco, relaxing in a pub in Cannes, playing chess or traveling to his home country : The Netherlands.