GIMP

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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GIMP layer effects plugin for 2.10
GIMP 2.10 Layer Effects Plugin | Free Download
GIMP 2.10 Layer Effects Plugin | Free Download 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this post I’ll be demonstrating how to download and install the GIMP 2.10 Layer Effects plugin — a third party tool that adds neat features to GIMP, like Bevel and Emboss. Layer Effects Plugin The Layer Effects plugin adds a new sub menu to the bottom of the Layers menu in GIMP. It adds…

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Gold paint GIMP tutorial
Create A Gold Paint Effect with GIMP
Create A Gold Paint Effect with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create a gold paint effect with GIMP. The following is just a brief overview of the steps taken. For complete step-by-step instructions with voice narration, please refer to the video tutorial at the top of the page. Gold Paint Effect The first thing we’ll need to do…

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GIMP Color Channels
Color Channels in GIMP, Explained
Color Channels in GIMP, Explained 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be briefly explaining what color channels are in GIMP and demonstrating how they work. The following is just a brief overview. For more detailed information about working with color channels in GIMP I would recommend watching the video tutorial at the top of the page. Red, Green, Blue Every digital image…

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Create Caricatures with GIMP
How To Create Caricatures with GIMP
How To Create Caricatures with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create simple caricatures, with an oil painting sort of appeal, using GIMP. In order to follow along with this tutorial you’ll need to download and install a plugin called G’MIC, which can be downloaded here: G’MIC. The following is a brief overview of the steps taken to…

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Turn Photos Into Logos with GIMP
Turn Photos Into Logos with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can take a photo and trace it into a whimsical-style hand drawn logo using GIMP version 2.10. The following is just a brief outline of the steps taken. For complete step-by-step instructions and voice narration, watch the video tutorial at the top of the page. Tracing Photos…

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Wrap text around a circle with GIMP
How To Wrap Text Around A Circle with GIMP
How To Wrap Text Around A Circle with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to wrap text around a circle using GIMP — both inside and outside the circle. The following is a brief overview of the steps taken. Please watch the video tutorial at the top of the page for complete step-by-step instructions with voice narration. Wrap Text Around A Circle…

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How to change the color of eyes with GIMP
How To Change Eye Colors with GIMP
How To Change Eye Colors with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can change the color of your subject’s eyes using GIMP. This is a rather simple tutorial that would be ideal for beginners and/or first-time users of GIMP. The following is just a brief outline of how we’ll achieve this effect. For complete step-by-step instructions, watch the video…

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