GIMP

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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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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