Introduction to Gimp Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in English.

Course Code

gimpintro

Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Appropriate operating system knowledge (Linux, Mac or Windows)

Photoshop knowledge might be beneficial.

Overview Overview

This course has been created for people who want to learn how to edit images with gimpshop.

Course Outline Course Outline

Fire up the GIMP

  • Known Platforms (Linux, MacOS, Windows)
  • Language
  • Command Line Arguments

Using Gimp

  • Who's Wilber?
  • Basic Concepts
  • Main Windows
  • The Main Toolbox
  • Image Window
  • Dialogs and Docking
  • Undoing and Things That Cannot be Undone
  • Change the Size of an Image (Scale)
  • Make JPEGs Smaller
  • Crop An Image
  • Find Info About Your Image
  • Change the Mode
  • Flip An Image
  • How to Draw Straight Lines
  • Common Causes of GIMP Non-Responsiveness
  • Preparing your Images for the Web
  • Images with an Optimal Size/Quality Ratio
  • Reducing the File Size Even More
  • Saving Images with Transparency

Painting with GIMP

  • Feathering
  • Making a Selection Partially Transparent
  • Creating and Using Selections
  • Moving a Selection
  • Creating a Free Selection
  • Using the Quickmask
  • Paths
  • Brushes
  • Adding New Brushes
  • The GIH Dialog Box
  • Creating a Brush with Variable Size
  • Gradients
  • Patterns
  • Palettes
  • Drawing Simple Objects
  • Drawing a Straight Line
  • Creating a Basic Shape

Combining Images

  • Introduction to Layers
  • Layer Modes
  • Creating New Layers
  • Text and Fonts
  • Text

Enhancing Photographs

  • Working with Digital Camera Photos
  • Improving Composition
  • Improving Colours
  • Adjusting Sharpness
  • Removing Unwanted Objects from an Image
  • Saving Your Results

Pimp my GIMP

  • Grids and Guides
  • Rendering a Grid
  • How to Set Your Tile Cache
  • Creating Shortcuts to Menu Functions
  • Dialogs and Docking
  • Removing Tabs
  • Customize Splash-Screen

Scripting

  • Using Plugins
  • Installing New Plugins
  • Using Script-Fu Scripts

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