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Create dazzling digital graphics using GIMP
Edit photos, paint, create animation, batch process—you can do it all with the free, open-source GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) and the instruction in this comprehensive GIMP Bible. This valuable book first introduces you to GIMP's interface and tools, then clearly shows you how to manage an entire production pipeline and produce high-quality images. If you're an artist, photographer, Web designer, or animator using GIMP, this is the book you need to succeed.
Find out what GIMP can and can't do—and master all of its tools
Learn to use layers, paths, channels, and colors effectively
Start painting in GIMP with improved paint dynamics
Master a slew of filters and masks and see how to automate tasks
Animate by hand or add effects to video with the GIMP Animation Package
Intelligently resize images with Liquid Rescale
Create custom effects with scripting and other advanced techniques
Companion Web Site
Find the latest GIMP updates, as well as support materials for the book's tutorials and supplemental tutorials at wiley.com/go/GIMPBible.com. The site also includes links to the most current versions of GIMP plug-ins, tips on how to install them, and a blog where you can ask questions pertaining to the GIMP Bible.
Robert Shimonski is a senior-level systems and network engineer with over 15 years of production experience working with enterprise applications, systems, and solutions. He is an expert in Web and digital media.
This books tells what Gimp has and what it's made off, but it's horrible for newbies. If you're not familiar with the intricacies of photo-editing, this is not the resource for... Read morePublished 6 months ago by EDDIE DID IT
The book has fulfilled all expectations but we were lucky to receive it as the packaging was wide open and the book could have slid out at anytimePublished 9 months ago by Allan
Book has helped me to better understand the program. The program is pretty complicated so you have to spend a lot of time practicing using examples from the book...Published 15 months ago by Charlie9711
I only occasionally use GIMP, mostly when designing covers for my science fiction novels and short stories, like New California. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Raymund Eich
I have enjoyed reading this book. Eventhough, I am new at Gimp, I have already benefitted from the descrptions and illustartions of how Gimp is useful through various exercises. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Tony Crapanzano