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Grokking the Gimp

Unix is also part of the underlying technology of the Internet. Jose Fernandez vizoso rated it it was amazing Jan 06, Brian Enigma rated it did not like it Mar 27, This book also gives a unified and in-depth introduction to layers, selections, masks, colorspaces, and the use of blending modes. It is a multi-tasking, multi-user system.

The more important editing functions are presented in individual workshops. Books by Carey Bunks. It covers everything you gimo to know about using the GIMP in a clear, concise manner that anyone can understand with good practical examples.

Gimp Advanced Guide – Grokking the GIMP

Guerrilla Guide to Great Graphics with groiking GIMP shows beginning-to-advanced image designers creative ways to transform ordinary images into triumphant prizewinners using the most popular graphics package for Linux. Trokking covers the basics of image editing and guides the reader through the functions and tools of the GIMP from simple adjustments to more advanced techniques of working with layers and masks. Chapters on color functions and drawing and painting methods show how to make the most of this wonderful alternative to similar applications for other platforms.


Not quite as comprehensive as I would like, but still an excellent reference. Open Source Productivity Tools. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Grokking the GIMP by Carey Bunks

Susan Devy rated it really liked it Oct 02, William rated it it was amazing Jan 18, But with so many powerful tools and menu options, GIMP can be difficult to master. This fully 4-color book presents nine major projects and a collection of many smaller ones that illustrate the core and advanced uses of this powerful open-source application.

Comprehensively covers the program by teaching readers all aspects ranging from installing, to scripting, to working faster and more efficiently through shortcuts.

Instead, as you follow along with Michael J. Highly readable, extremely easy to use. Thoroughly covers one of the most powerful aspects of GIMP groking, including how to create images invoking Cubism, Van Gogh, embossing, warping, rippling, glass tile, and fractals.

Grokking the GIMP

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This book is packed with answers to get you preparing great images with the GIMP immediately.


Jan Smith, Roman Joost Format: Beats the competition by teaching the program from cover to cover. It is first about understanding image manipulation concepts, second about knowing which GIMP tools are most effective, and third about the savvy use of these tools. J rated it liked it Oct 11, Trivia About Grokking the Gimp.

A complete guide to image editing with GIMPbeginning with basic photo manipulation procedures, simple drawing and selection techniques, then grokkking to more advanced concepts such as layer masks, color adjustment, blending modes, stitching panoramas, image stacking, and writing simple GIMP scripts and plug-ins.

Return to Book Page. The Official Handbook is written by two Gimp experts and is the most comprehensive source of information available on this freely distributed gijp program for the Open Source community.

Reinhold rated it it was grokkign Dec 08, It explains the function of every menu item and offers tips for everyday use. Ahmedh rated it it was amazing Jan 19, In addition to emphasizing the theory and core concepts of image manipulation, Grokking the GIMP beautifully illustrates the practical aspects of working with digital images.