GIMP Bible

GIMP Bible

Book - 2010
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The ultimate reference and guide to the GNU image manipulation program

GIMP is a free, Photoshop-like image manipulation program, and as its use grows, so does the demand for detailed instruction on how to get the very most out of it. GIMP Bible is the most comprehensive and current independent GIMP reference available that goes beyond official documentation.

If you're a digital artist or photographer, the step-by-step explanations in this authoritative guide show you how to power-use GIMP throughout a production pipeline. Topics include understanding the GIMP interface and how to work with it, how to use all of GIMP's tools to create high-quality images, GIMP's default filters and plug-ins, advanced techniques for customization with Python and Scheme scripting, and much more.

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free graphics editor that runs on Linux, Windows, or Macs; it is used to process digital graphics and photographs including creating graphics and logos, resizing and cropping photos, altering colors, combining images, creating basic GIF animated images, and more Whether you're a digital artist, professional photographer, or beginner, this detailed how-to shows you best practices, valuable techniques, and helpful tips for getting the most out of GIMP for your projects Topics include the GIMP interface and how to work with it, in-depth description of GIMP's tools and how to use them to create high-quality images, a comprehensive reference for all of GIMP's default filters and common plug-ins, and advanced customization with Python and Scheme scripting

Get the most out of this free image editing tool for your production pipeline with the GIMP Bible .

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Wiley Pub., c2010
ISBN: 9780470523971
0470523972
Call Number: 006.686 G429v
Characteristics: xxxv, 722 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Shimonski, Robert

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22penhead May 25, 2011

Open Source is the way to go. Just because it's free doesn't mean it's cheap (in this case!). Don't care for the emphasis on photo fixing and manipulation as much as the drawing and painting tools.

More on drawing, painting and printing skills, tips and work flows would be nice.

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