GIMP

Create A Molten Lava Text Effect with GIMP
Create A Molten Lava Text Effect with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create a molten lava text effect with GIMP where it appears as if the letters are made of smoldering magma. This tutorial is a little on the advanced side. You can follow along if you’re a beginner, but I have to warn that you may find it…

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GIMP line distortion effect
Create A Line Distortion Effect with GIMP
Create A Line Distortion Effect with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use GIMP to create a line distortion effect where the subject image is comprised of horizontal lines that flow in the shape of the depicted subject. The following is just a brief overview of the steps taken to achieve this effect. I recommend that you watch…

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9 Free Mockup Templates for GIMP Users
9 Free Mockup Templates for GIMP Users 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this post I’ll be sharing 9 free mockup templates for GIMP users to show off their various design and branding design skills. Feel free to use these templates on your own portfolio, commercially, or however else you’d like! If you’re a GIMP user, you probably find it frustrating that the mockup templates found on…

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Pressed leather mockup with GIMP
GIMP Pressed Leather Mockup
GIMP Pressed Leather Mockup 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can create a pressed leather effect with GIMP. This would work great as a logo mockup template for your portfolio, or as a way of branding product photos. The following is just a brief overview of the steps taken to achieve the effect. For complete step-by-step instructions,…

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How To Create A Photo Mosaic with GIMP
How To Create A Photo Mosaic Collage with GIMP
How To Create A Photo Mosaic Collage with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use GIMP to create a mosaic photo collage where a bunch of individual photos are used to represent a larger photo. In order to follow along with this tutorial you will need a third-party extension for GIMP called G’MIC, which can be downloaded and installed here.…

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How to install GIMP brushes
How To Install GIMP Brushes On Windows, Mac and Ubuntu
How To Install GIMP Brushes On Windows, Mac and Ubuntu 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be outlining how to install GIMP brushes on the Windows, Mac and Ubuntu operating systems. The process is relatively similar across all three platforms, but there are subtle differences that I’ll be pointing out. Download Your Brushes The first step, assuming you haven’t done so already, is to locate some third-party…

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Neon text effect GIMP tutorial
How To Create Glowing Neon Text with GIMP
How To Create Glowing Neon Text with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create glowing neon text using GIMP. The following is a brief outline of the steps taken. For complete step-by-step instructions with voice narration please refer to the video tutorial at the top of the post. Creating Neon Text First we’re going to create some white text on…

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Watercolor logo created with GIMP
How To Create Watercolor Logos with GIMP
How To Create Watercolor Logos with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use GIMP to create a watercolor logo from a photo of your choosing. The following is just a brief outline of the steps taken to achieve this effect. For complete step-by-step instructions with voice narration, please watch the video tutorial at the top of the page.…

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Add a white outline around a transparent PNG with GIMP
How To Add A White Outline Around A Transparent PNG
How To Add A White Outline Around A Transparent PNG 1024 602 Nick Saporito

Today I’ll be demonstrating how you can add a white outline around a transparent PNG using a simple and free piece of software called GIMP. GIMP is an open source alternative to Photoshop. It works for Windows, Mac and Linux. You can download GIMP here. The following is just a brief overview of the steps…

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GIMP brushes for drawing
11 Best GIMP Brushes for Drawing
11 Best GIMP Brushes for Drawing 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s post I’ll be going over 11 of the best GIMP brushes for drawing, sketching, painting, or any kind of freehand illustration. These brushes are actually intended for use with Photoshop, but Photoshop brushes work just as well for GIMP. For instructions on how to install these brushes, please refer to the video tutorial…

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