GIMP

Logo design made with GIMP
How To Design A Logo with GIMP
How To Design A Logo with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

I usually don’t recommend using raster graphics applications like GIMP and Photoshop to design logos — a logo is best made with vector applications like Inkscape and Adobe Illustrator — but if GIMP is what you’re most comfortable with and you just need a simple logo for basic web use, you can get away with…

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Signature watermarks
Create Signature Watermarks with GIMP
Create Signature Watermarks with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

If you’ve ever wanted to watermark your photos using your own signature, I’ll be showing you how to do just that in this tutorial, using GIMP. Skip down to the end of the post if you’d just like to watch the video tutorial. There’s two ways of accomplishing this — both of which I’ll be…

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Painted letter logo made with GIMP
Create A Painted Letter Logo with GIMP
Create A Painted Letter Logo with GIMP 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use GIMP to design a logo comprised of a single letter with a dripping paint appearance. Upon first impression, creating a design like this seems quite intricate and time-consuming considering the color composition. It’s actually quite simple, though! Step 1: Find A Colorful Sunset Image This…

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Free Download: The 20 Best GIMP Brushes
Free Download: The 20 Best GIMP Brushes 1024 602 Nick Saporito

One of the many wonderful things about GIMP is that it allows you to install brushes created by third parties, which can save you a ton of time that you would’ve otherwise spent drawing these elements individually. In this post I’ll be sharing the 20 best free brushes I’ve rounded up. Many of these brushes…

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GIMP: The Best Photo Correction Software, And It’s Free!
GIMP: The Best Photo Correction Software, And It’s Free! 1024 602 Nick Saporito

If you occasionally need to make casuals edits to your pictures, photos and graphics, GIMP may be the best photo correction software for your needs. Not only is it incredibly easy to use, but it’s open source (free) and is compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux. Best photo correction software – visit gimp.org to download…

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Create a Light Bulb Fish Bowl with GIMP
Create a Light Bulb Fish Bowl with GIMP 850 500 Nick Saporito

In today’s tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to use GIMP to create a fish tank out of a light bulb. Enjoy! Light bulb image: https://pixabay.com/en/lightbulb-bulb-light-idea-energy-1875255/ Water splash image: http://starlaa1.deviantart.com/art/water-splash-png-304747580 Fish image: https://pixabay.com/en/goldfish-carp-fish-1900832/ Get the Inkscape dark theme: http://logosbynick.com/how-to-make-inkscape-go-dark/ Logo Design Course Curious about the creative process that inspires me to come up with design ideas and…

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Disintegration Effect with GIMP
Disintegration Effect with GIMP 850 500 Nick Saporito

I’ve decided to start creating GIMP tutorials in addition to my Inkscape content. If you don’t know what GIMP is, think of it as a free alternative to Photoshop. Both GIMP and Inkscape go hand-in-hand since they’re both Open Source and serve different design needs. If you don’t know how to use GIMP, I think…

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