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27 GIMP Projects + 547 GIMP Templates

Access 27 GIMP projects & 547 GIMP templates + Learn How to Make Your Own

By Parker Photographic | in Online Courses

Access 27 GIMP projects that you can use for your business right now in this course! In addition to these projects, you'll also get 547 pre-made templates to help you get started even faster, and you'll even learn how to edit and customize them for your own use. What's more you'll learn how to create your own custom graphics, logo, flyers, brochures and more. Regardless of your GIMP experience, you'll learn its nuts and bolts step-by-step as you follow along a pro with 30 years of design experience.

  • Access 67 lectures & 8 hours of content 24/7
  • Access 27 GIMP projects & 547 pre-made templates
  • Learn how to develop your Brand Identity & how your Brand is different from your logo
  • Learn pro tips on creating your own logo in GIMP
  • Customize 1 of the 92 included pre-made logos & get additional tips about getting a logo
  • Learn how to retouch like a pro in GIMP
  • Discover how to remove blemishes, scars & tan lines.
  • Learn how to remove anything in GIMP

Instructor

Chris Parker has 30 years experience as a pro photographer and teaches photography, Photoshop, Lightroom, and GIMP. He has photographed thousands of portrait sessions and 500+ weddings in the last 30 years. He is also a graphic designer and a lifelong user of Photoshop (since 1991) and Lightroom (since 2007).

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

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  • Internet required

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7 GIMP Web Design Projects

Learn GIMP Web Design with 7 Hands-on Projects

By Parker Photographic | in Online Courses

Professional web design is all about the user experience and growing your customer's bottom line. Which, will lead to more web design work than you can handle. The goal of this course is to teach you how to create web designs that provide a great user experience through actually doing web design projects. Jump into this 17-hour course, and you'll learn how to create great user experience web designs in GIMP.

  • Access 95 lectures & 17 hours of content 24/7
  • Come to grips w/ the GIMP essentials via real hands-on projects
  • Dive into add-on services you can up-sell to your UX web design clients
  • Learn how to re-touch images like a pro
  • Discover how to remove subjects from a background non-destructively
  • Learn how to transform an ordinary image into a piece of artwork in GIMP
  • Explore using gradients in GIMP for creative backgrounds

Instructor

Chris Parker has 30 years experience as a pro photographer and teaches photography, Photoshop, Lightroom, and GIMP. He has photographed thousands of portrait sessions and 500+ weddings in the last 30 years. He is also a graphic designer and a lifelong user of Photoshop (since 1991) and Lightroom (since 2007).

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

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  • Internet required

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GIMP: The Photoshop Alternative

Learn How to Use GIMP as a Solid Photoshop Alternative for Your Artwork

By Parker Photographic | in Online Courses

GIMP, or GNU Image Manipulation Program, is a free and feature-rich alternative for Photoshop. Whether you're on a budget or just tired of paying for Photoshop each month, GIMP is an amazing tool that can take your digital art to the next level with absolutely zero impact on your checking account. This GIMP course was created with beginners in mind, guiding you through everything from installation to essential tools and even advanced projects to take your understanding to the next level.

  • Access 133 lectures & 15 hours of content 24/7
  • Walk through installing GIMP & setting your preferences
  • Familiarize yourself w/ the 4 main tools in GIMP
  • Learn how to add text along a path
  • Discover how to add an image to text
  • Learn how to create text out of grass
  • Explore adding smoke to your image
  • Discover how to add a source of light to your image

Instructor

Chris Parker has 30 years experience as a pro photographer and teaches photography, Photoshop, Lightroom, and GIMP. He has photographed thousands of portrait sessions and 500+ weddings in the last 30 years. He is also a graphic designer and a lifelong user of Photoshop (since 1991) and Lightroom (since 2007).

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

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  • Internet required

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GIMP 2.8/2.10 for Beginners

Get Savvy with This Photoshop-Alternative By Creating Professional-Looking Book Covers

By Brian Jackson | in Online Courses

In this course, you'll learn to use the Gnu Image Manipulation Program (GIMP), a great alternative to Photoshop that can help you produce professional-looking, high quality graphics on a budget. The course uses the creation of book covers for self-publishing as the basis for demonstrating the use of the program. The techniques demonstrated can be used to create stunning graphics for any purpose including display on the Web.

  • Access 101 lectures & 10 hours of content 24/7
  • Explore Installing, starting & stopping GIMP
  • Familiarize yourself w/ the GIMP window layout
  • Walk through creating a simple book cover
  • Explore working w/ layers & selections
  • Learn about using layer masks, stroking a path & more

Instructor

Born in Los Angeles, Brian Jackson has published well over 100 books in paperback and eBook formats over the past 4 years. Oddly enough this includes eBooks on how to self-publish books and how to create professional looking book covers using the GIMP platform.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Introduction to the GIMP, the Series and Your Instructor - 4:49
    • GIMP 2.10 Changes: How to Make GIMP 2.10 Look Like GIMP 2.8 - 7:41
    • How to Watch This Course -- Speed and Bookmarks - 5:07
  • Install and Use the GIMP to Create Logos and Graphics
    • Section Introduction - 3:45
    • GIMP Installation and Configuration - 6:06
    • How to Reconstruct the Standard GIMP 3 Window Layout - 6:05
    • Starting, Stopping and GIMP Windows - 5:42
    • Creating Logos - 5:50
    • Creating Web Graphics - 3:22
    • Screen Shot, Crop, Resize, Save and Export - 7:20
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 2:59
  • Selection and Layers with a Pool Table and Balls
    • Section Introduction - 0:58
    • Pool Table: Selection, Fill and Blur - 5:40
    • Pool Ball: Gradient - 4:28
    • Shadow: Rotate and Layer Mask - 5:10
    • Pool Balls 1: Table and Colored Ball - 5:00
    • Pool Balls 2: Ball Number and Shadow - 6:57
    • Pool Balls 3: Another Ball - 4:33
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 1:41
  • More Selection and Layers with a Colored Butterfly
    • Section Introduction - 0:55
    • Colored Butterfly - Free Selection and Layers - 7:10
    • Cowboy Christmas - Blend - 8:00
    • Transparent Logos - Color Selection - 5:48
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:35
  • GIMP Text to Create Stunning Text Effects
    • Section Introduction - 1:21
    • Text Font, Color and Size - 7:22
    • Using Fancy Internet Fonts - 4:28
    • Text with Colored Boxes - 4:42
    • Text and Box Drop Shadows - 6:47
    • Outlining with Text Paths - 2:39
    • Text Toolbox Effects - 5:25
    • Text Effects - 5:25
    • Text - Layer Mask.mp4 - 6:47
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 1:03
  • Recreate "The Last Divine" Book Cover
    • Recreate "The Last Divine" Part 1 - 5:23
    • Recreate "The Last Divine" Part 2 - 5:24
    • Recreate "The Last Divine" Part 3 - 5:39
    • Recreate "The Last Divine" Part 4 - 4:11
    • Recreate "The Last Divine" Part 5 - 7:53
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:53
  • Make a Simple Book Cover for Free
    • Section Introduction - 0:40
    • Book Cover Size - 2:55
    • Create a White Book Cover - 2:35
    • Scale and Crop Image - 3:54
    • Free and Pay For Images - 4:52
    • Add Text - 3:49
    • Add Colored Boxes - 2:11
    • Make Your Text Pop - 3:39
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:28
  • Make a 3D Book Cover for Free
    • Section Introduction - 0:53
    • Work Area and 2D Cover - 3:14
    • Create a Cover Reflection - 2:55
    • Bend the Cover - 1:45
    • Create a Spine - 6:21
    • Cant the Spine Into Place - 4:10
    • Add the Pages - 4:43
    • Add a Shadow - 4:20
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:25
  • GIMP Tips, Tricks and Techniques
    • Section Introduction - 1:33
    • Circular Text - 6:55
    • Text Along a Path - 3:54
    • Layer Groups - 4:33
    • Reflection and Water Effects - 8:43
    • Clone Tool - 2:58
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:17
  • Social Media Graphics with Facebook
    • Section Introduction - 3:11
    • Create a Facebook Profile Picture - 3:34
    • Create a Facebook Banner - 6:07
    • Create a Facebook Meme - 4:33
    • Making Text Pop - 1:42
    • Free and Pay for Images - 5:42
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:57
  • More Tips, Tricks and Techniques
    • Section Introduction - 0:40
    • Undo, Redo and Undo History - 3:01
    • Selection Addition and Subtraction - 4:48
    • Colored Boxes with Gradients - 4:34
    • Deconstructing Logos - 2:14
    • Bump Maps Using Images - 5:25
    • Bump Maps Using Text - 4:00
    • Colorizing a Layer - 4:46
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:21
  • Photo Manipulation, Enhancement, Touch Up and Correction
    • Section Introduction - 2:18
    • Photo Manipulation Basics - 7:12
    • Removing Redeye - 3:32
    • Remove Blemishes and Scenery - 5:36
    • Add Image Effects - 3:05
    • Adjust Colors and Brightness - 3:12
    • Export Your Work - 1:41
    • Section Project - 0:55
    • Section Conclusion
  • Display GIMP Web Graphics Using Wordpress
    • Section Introduction - 1:17
    • GIMP Image Preparation - 6:33
    • GIMP Wordpress Banner Image - 5:20
    • GIMP Wordpress Image Post - 4:38
    • Wordpress Text Editor Mode - 1:13
    • Section Project - 0:43
    • Section Conclusion
  • Display GIMP Web Graphics Using Wordpress & HTML
    • Section Introduction - 1:45
    • An Overview of HTML - 6:43
    • An Overview of CSS - 4:09
    • HTML Image Tag and Wordpress - 5:57
    • Graphical Horizontal Rules - 7:07
    • Overlapping Images with the Div Tag - 3:34
    • GIMP - HTML - Map.mp4 - 4:01
    • Graphical Button State Animation - 9:00
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:34
  • Using a Wacom Drawing Tablet with the GIMP
    • Section Introduction - 2:14
    • A Brief Look at Wacom Tablets - 9:47
    • Wacom Tablet Installation - 12:03
    • Wacom Tablet Configuration - 12:00
    • Drawing and Painting in the GIMP with a Wacom Tablet - 5:21
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:51
  • Drawing and Painting Sessions in the GIMP
    • Section Introduction - 0:47
    • Freehand Drawing of a Seashore Scene - 10:07
    • Perspective Drawing of a Building - 11:50
  • Single Window, Themes and GIMP Extensions
    • Section Introduction - 0:52
    • GIMP Single Window Configuration - 1:24
    • GIMP Standard Themes - 6:03
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:49
  • GIMP Drawing with a Surface Pro 4 Based Tablet
    • Section Introduction - 1:14
    • How to Draw Cheaply and Digitally - 10:24
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:30
  • GIMP Drawing Using 3D Perspective
    • Section Introduction - 1:46
    • What is Drawing Using 3D Perspective? - 2:23
    • How to Draw Lines in the GIMP - 7:20
    • Drawing without Perspective - 5:33
    • Drawing in Single Point Perspective - 10:30
    • Drawing in Two Point Perspective - 10:48
    • Drawing in Three Point Perspective - 5:06
    • Using the Perspective Tool to Conform Flat Shapes - 10:35
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:43
  • Guide to GIMP Filters
    • Introduction to GIMP Filters - 4:28
    • Blurs - 13:13
  • Question and Answer
    • Section Introduction
    • Side-by-side Pictures Using a GIMP Blend - 11:20
    • Merged Pictures Using Insets - 10:38
    • Leave the Porch Light On - A Layer Mask Gradient - 7:35
    • Seven Sentences to Glory - Layers and Layer Masks - 19:57
    • Create a Udemy Course Card in the GIMP (Part 1) - 12:09
    • Create a Udemy Course Card in the GIMP (Part 2) - 7:24
  • Conclusion
    • What Now? - 1:19

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GIMP 2.8/2.10 Intermediate

Go Beyond the GIMP Basics and Propel Your Projects to the Next Level

By Brian Jackson | in Online Courses

In this course, you go beyond the basics of GIMP as you learn tips and techniques for advanced text handling. Jump in, and you'll learn the instructor's favorite techniques when it comes to formatting text for presentation on the web. Whether its a book cover, album cover, web graphic, or logo, you'll discover the techniques required to make your images shine using GIMP.

  • Access 72 lectures & 6 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn how to set up GIMP & utilize text and text effects
  • Dive into layers & layer masks
  • Explore constructing & deconstructing logos

Instructor

Born in Los Angeles, Brian Jackson has published well over 100 books in paperback and eBook formats over the past 4 years. Oddly enough this includes eBooks on how to self-publish books and how to create professional looking book covers using the GIMP platform.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: intermediate

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Course Overview (2018 Version) - 3:18
    • Creating and Saving a GIMP Image for Q&A Project Submittal - 8:23
    • How to Watch This Course - 4:41
  • GIMP Setup
    • Introduction to GIMP Setup - 2:15
    • GIMP Installation - 3:15
    • Windows 10 Configuration - 3:26
    • Make GIMP 2.10 Look Like GIMP 2.8 - 3:35
    • GIMP Window Layout and Theme Configuration - 4:58
    • GIMP Window Layout Reconstruction - 7:36
    • GIMP Setup Section Workshop - 2:38
    • GIMP Setup Section Project
    • Conclusion to GIMP Setup - 0:52
  • Text and Text Effects
    • Introduction to Text and Text Effects - 3:22
    • Simple Text Configuration - 12:05
    • Outlining and Drop Shadows to Make Text Pop - 5:55
    • Shadowed Text, Shadowed Boxes and Ghost Writing - 7:18
    • Text to Image Effects - 4:25
    • Preview: Text Layer Mask Effect - 7:13
    • Text and Text Effects Section Workshop - 12:30
    • Text and Text Effects Section Project
    • Conclusion to Text and Text Effects - 0:58
  • Layers
    • Introduction to Layers - 2:15
    • Simple Layers - 16:49
    • Layer Groups - 4:17
    • Layer Opacity and Colorizing a Layer - 4:47
    • Layers Section Workshop - 8:16
    • Layers Section Project
    • Conclusion to Layers - 1:24
  • Selection
    • Introduction to Selection - 3:25
    • Text Selection - 4:28
    • Simple and Color Selection - 11:03
    • Adding and Subtracting to and from Selections - 7:03
    • Zooming and Lassoing an Image - 10:03
    • Selection Section Workshop - 9:39
    • Selection Section Project
    • Conclusion to Selection - 0:54
  • Image Manipulation
    • Introduction to Image Manipulation - 2:04
    • Resizing Images - 5:32
    • Clone Tool - 6:00
    • 40 GIMPInt - images - outro - 0:52
  • Colored Boxes
    • Introduction to Colored Boxes - 1:39
    • Colored Box Designs - 11:34
    • Colored Boxes to Make Text Pop - 8:22
    • Simple Gradients and Opacity - 6:17
    • Drop Shadows and Outlines - 7:52
    • Conclusion to Colored Boxes - 0:58
  • Layer Masks
    • Introduction to Layer Masks - 1:42
    • Blending Images Using Layer Masks - 13:00
    • Layer Masks and Text - 13:22
    • Layer Masks Section Workshop - 16:49
    • Conclusion to Layer Masks - 0:40
  • Paths
    • Introduction to Paths - 1:06
    • Outlining Text - 1:37
    • Circular Text - 7:04
    • Text Along a Path - 4:50
    • Conclusion to Paths - 0:46
  • Intermediate GIMP
    • Outlining and Drop Shadows to Make Text Pop - 5:31
    • Blending Image Layers Using Layer Masks and Opacity - 4:53
    • Using Smeared Red Backgrounds to Highlight Text - 8:00
    • Zooming in and Lassoing an Image - 6:35
    • Adding, Subtracting, Inverting, and Undoing Color Selections - 2:08
    • Constructing and Deconstructing Logos - 3:02
    • Using the Clone Tool to Fix Images - 2:32
    • Applying Filters - 2:51
    • A Colored Butterfly Amongst a Black and White Garden - 4:47
  • Continuing Education
    • Shadowed Text, Shadowed Boxes and Ghost Writing - 14:00
    • GIMP Window Configuration - 14:25
    • Circular Text - 5:54
    • Colorizing a Layer - 6:22
    • Layer Groups - 8:09
    • Pumpkins and Jack-o-Lanterns - 14:39
    • Smooth Merging of Multiple Images - 14:11

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GIMP/HTML: Wordpress Website Development

Bring GIMP & HTML Together to Easily Create Professional Websites

By Brian Jackson | in Online Courses

This course will guide you through creating stunning web graphics with GIMP. You'll learn to produce common web graphics such as bullets, logos, banners, separators, and buttons, as well as where to find free and inexpensive images on the web. In the second half of the course, you'll discover how to use HTML and a browser to display and animate those images. Ultimately, you'll get a solid understanding of how to create each graphical element in the course and how to display those elements on a web page.

  • Access 33 lectures & 3 hours of content 24/7
  • Expand your understanding of GIMP & HTML
  • Learn how to use GIMP to create stunning web graphics on a PC or Mac
  • Explore using HTML & a browser to animate your images
  • Learn to use table & div tags to position graphics and text on the screen

Instructor

Born in Los Angeles, Brian Jackson has published well over 100 books in paperback and eBook formats over the past 4 years. Oddly enough this includes eBooks on how to self-publish books and how to create professional looking book covers using the GIMP platform.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Course Overview - 4:57
    • Downloading, Installing, and Running the GIMP - 5:17
    • Finding an HTML Editor - 7:38
    • Accessing the Online Examples
  • The GIMP and Web Graphics
    • Creating 3D Sphere's and Bullets - 13:29
    • Obtaining Free and Inexpensive Images - 6:46
    • Cutting Out Images - 7:49
    • Image Manipulation - 6:57
    • Creating Graphical Horizontal Rules and Separators Pt. 1 - 9:29
    • Creating Graphical Horizontal Rules and Separators Pt. 2 - 10:28
    • Creating Graphical Horizontal Rules and Separators Pt. 3 - 15:27
    • Touching Up Photos and Adding Effects - 7:34
    • Creating Banners Pt. 1 - 8:53
    • Creating Banners Pt. 2 - 4:28
    • Creating Company Logos - 12:07
    • Creating Banners and Overlaying Images Pt. 1 - 13:35
  • Adding Image Effects with HTML
    • Writing Well Formed HTML - 9:06
    • Inserting Images Using the HTML "img" Tag - 1:56
    • Creating Banners and Overlaying Images Pt. 2 ("div" Tag Positioning) - 8:35
    • Review of "table" Tag Based Positioning - 10:35
    • An Introduction to CSS - 6:30
    • Using Background Images - 6:11
    • Creating Image Maps - 6:35
    • Creating Button Effects - 9:00
  • WordPress and HTML
    • Introduction to WordPress and HTML - 2:43
    • Where You Can Place HTML in Wordpress - 10:01
    • Enabling Text or HTML Mode While Editing Posts and Pages - 4:04
    • Creating Pure HTML Pages in WordPress - 3:39
    • Wordpress HTML Highlighter Options - 3:09
    • WordPress and HTML Section WorkShop - 6:20
    • WordPress and HTML Section Project
    • Conclusion to WordPress and HTML - 1:11
  • Conclusion
    • Course Wrap-up and What Now - 4:07

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GIMP Advanced Graphic Design

Use the Free GIMP Software to Create 3D book & eBook Covers for Self-Publishing

By Brian Jackson | in Online Courses

If you're getting bored doing the same old things in GIMP, maybe it's time to learn some new tricks. In over an hour and a half of lectures, this course will show you some of GIMP's advanced capabilities. From 3D book covers to a eye-catching water reflection effect, you'll discover a range of new things you can create using GIMP.

  • Access 19 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Take your understanding of GIMP to the advanced level
  • Explore creating 3D book & eBook covers w/ GIMP
  • Learn how to create a water reflection effect w/ GIMP

Instructor

Born in Los Angeles, Brian Jackson has published well over 100 books in paperback and eBook formats over the past 4 years. Oddly enough this includes eBooks on how to self-publish books and how to create professional looking book covers using the GIMP platform.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: advanced

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Course Overview - 1:33
  • 3D Book Covers
    • 3D Boxed Set: Finished Product - 0:52
    • 3D Boxed Set Pt. 1: A Stack of Book Spines - 7:42
    • 3D Boxed Set Pt. 2: Flip, Shadow, and Cover - 14:57
    • 3D Boxed Set Pt. 3: Create the 3D Box Effect - 5:23
    • 3D Boxed Set: Clean Up - 8:37
    • 3D Book Covers: Finished Product - 1:17
    • 3D Book Covers Pt. 1: Cover, Reflection, and Bend - 8:17
    • 3D Book Covers Pt. 2: Spine, Reflection, and Cant - 8:04
    • 3D Book Covers Pt. 3: Pages and Shadow - 7:13
  • Tricks My Grandpa Taught Me About the GIMP
    • Bump Maps Pt. 1: Using Images - 6:46
    • Bump Maps Pt. 2: Using Text - 4:43
    • Water Reflection Effect - 6:54
    • Filters: Homework Assignment - 3:50
  • Additional Lectures
    • Things I Forgot to Mention - 1:34
    • Wait a Second, That Happened Too Fast - 6:21
  • Bonus Material
    • Creating a Book Cover Pt. 1 - 14:27
    • Creating a Book Cover Pt. 2 - 10:34
    • Creating a Book Cover Pt. 3 - 7:59

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Beginner Digital Drawing

Dive into Drawing with the Free GIMP Software & Learn Basic Digital Art Skills

By Brian Jackson | in Online Courses

This course provides an introduction to both digital drawing using a tablet and the GIMP program. First, you'll take a look at tablet selection and installation and basic GIMP usage. From there, you'll deepen your GIMP understanding of using layers and digital editing. Plus, each section concludes with a workshop to refine your knowledge further.

  • Access 36 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn how to draw digital art w/ GIMP & a tablet (not included)
  • Explore drawing using layers
  • Dive into digital drawing & editing

Instructor

Born in Los Angeles, Brian Jackson has published well over 100 books in paperback and eBook formats over the past 4 years. Oddly enough this includes eBooks on how to self-publish books and how to create professional looking book covers using the GIMP platform.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Internet required
  • Tablet for drawing (not included)

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Course Overview - 4:32
  • Tablet Fundamentals
    • Introduction to Tablet Fundamentals - 2:14
    • Selecting the Perfect Tablet - 13:07
    • Configuring Your Wacom Tablet Using Windows 10 - 9:32
    • From Paper/Mouse to a Tablet - 3:43
    • Tablet Fundamentals Workshop - 6:40
    • Tablet Fundamentals Section Project
    • Conclusion to Tablet Fundamentals - 1:18
  • GIMP Fundamentals
    • Introduction to GIMP Fundamentals - 1:39
    • Installing the GIMP - 3:57
    • Starting the GIMP - 3:24
    • Screen Layout and Configuration - 4:08
    • New, Save, Open, Close, Export and Quit - 4:40
    • Simply Drawing Using a Digital Pen - 5:28
    • Undo and Undo History - 5:10
    • Finger Gestures: Zoom, Pan and Rotate - 1:14
    • GIMP Fundamentals Workshop - 8:37
    • GIMP Fundamentals Section Project
    • Conclusion GIMP Fundamentals - 1:00
  • Drawing Using Layers
    • Introduction to Drawing Using Layers - 1:02
    • What Are Layers? - 8:22
    • Adding, Moving, Copying, Deleting, Renaming and Grouping Layers - 8:24
    • Reference Images and Tracing - 8:08
    • Background Layers and Gradients - 11:40
    • Two Layer Mask Applications - 9:44
    • Drawing Using Layers Section Project
    • Conclusion to Drawing Using Layers - 0:35
  • Digital Drawing and Editing
    • Introduction to Digital Drawing and Editing - 1:15
    • Selecting, Deleting, Moving, Copying, Resizing and Rotating - 9:56
    • Drawing Straight Lines - 1:51
    • Drawing Rectangles, Squares, Ovals and Circles - 5:48
    • Creating Picture Frames and Matting Your Work - 8:39
    • Digital Drawing and Editing Workshop - 13:03
    • Digital Drawing and Editing Section Project
    • Conclusion to Digital Drawing and Editing - 1:17
  • Conclusion
    • What's Next? - 3:03

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GIMP 2.8/2.10 Beginner-Advanced

Learn How to Use GIMP to Create Banners, Book Covers & More

By Brian Jackson | in Online Courses

Go from absolute zero to GIMP pro with this comprehensive 10-hour course! Jump in, and you'll go all the way from installing the GIMP software and configuring it to run on Windows, to producing banners, book covers and even memes that you'll display using Facebook and other social media, Wordpress and HTML. What's more, you'll even explore touching up photos and complete each section with a small project to demonstrate your understanding.

  • Access 156 lectures & 10 hours of content 24/7
  • Go from beginner to advanced w/ GIMP
  • Explore producing banners, book covers & even memes w/ GIMP
  • Deepen your understanding of touching up photos w/ GIMP

Instructor

Born in Los Angeles, Brian Jackson has published well over 100 books in paperback and eBook formats over the past 4 years. Oddly enough this includes eBooks on how to self-publish books and how to create professional looking book covers using the GIMP platform.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Internet required
  • Tablet for drawing (not included)

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Introduction to the GIMP, the Series and Your Instructor - 4:49
    • GIMP 2.10 Changes: How to Make GIMP 2.10 Look Like GIMP 2.8 - 7:41
    • How to Watch This Course -- Speed and Bookmarks - 5:07
  • Install and Use the GIMP to Create Logos and Graphics
    • Section Introduction - 3:45
    • GIMP Installation and Configuration - 6:06
    • How to Reconstruct the Standard GIMP 3 Window Layout - 6:05
    • Starting, Stopping and GIMP Windows - 5:42
    • Creating Logos - 5:50
    • Creating Web Graphics - 3:22
    • Screen Shot, Crop, Resize, Save and Export - 7:20
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 2:59
  • Selection and Layers with a Pool Table and Balls
    • Section Introduction - 0:58
    • Pool Table: Selection, Fill and Blur - 5:40
    • Pool Ball: Gradient - 4:28
    • Shadow: Rotate and Layer Mask - 5:10
    • Pool Balls 1: Table and Colored Ball - 5:00
    • Pool Balls 2: Ball Number and Shadow - 6:57
    • Pool Balls 3: Another Ball - 4:33
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 1:41
  • More Selection and Layers with a Colored Butterfly
    • Section Introduction - 0:55
    • Colored Butterfly - Free Selection and Layers - 7:10
    • Cowboy Christmas - Blend - 8:00
    • Transparent Logos - Color Selection - 5:48
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:35
  • GIMP Text to Create Stunning Text Effects
    • Section Introduction - 1:21
    • Text Font, Color and Size - 7:22
    • Using Fancy Internet Fonts - 4:28
    • Text with Colored Boxes - 4:42
    • Text and Box Drop Shadows - 6:47
    • Outlining with Text Paths - 2:39
    • Text Toolbox Effects - 5:25
    • Text Effects - 5:25
    • Text - Layer Mask.mp4 - 6:47
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 1:03
  • Recreate "The Last Divine" Book Cover
    • Recreate "The Last Divine" Part 1 - 5:23
    • Recreate "The Last Divine" Part 2 - 5:24
    • Recreate "The Last Divine" Part 3 - 5:39
    • Recreate "The Last Divine" Part 4 - 4:11
    • Recreate "The Last Divine" Part 5 - 7:53
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:53
  • Make a Simple Book Cover for Free
    • Section Introduction - 0:40
    • Book Cover Size - 2:55
    • Create a White Book Cover - 2:35
    • Scale and Crop Image - 3:54
    • Free and Pay For Images - 4:52
    • Add Text - 3:49
    • Add Colored Boxes - 2:11
    • Make Your Text Pop - 3:39
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:28
  • Make a 3D Book Cover for Free
    • Section Introduction - 0:53
    • Work Area and 2D Cover - 3:14
    • Create a Cover Reflection - 2:55
    • Bend the Cover - 1:45
    • Create a Spine - 6:21
    • Cant the Spine Into Place - 4:10
    • Add the Pages - 4:43
    • Add a Shadow - 4:20
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:25
  • GIMP Tips, Tricks and Techniques
    • Section Introduction - 1:33
    • Circular Text - 6:55
    • Text Along a Path - 3:54
    • Layer Groups - 4:33
    • Reflection and Water Effects - 8:43
    • Clone Tool - 2:58
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:17
  • Social Media Graphics with Facebook
    • Section Introduction - 3:11
    • Create a Facebook Profile Picture - 3:34
    • Create a Facebook Banner - 6:07
    • Create a Facebook Meme - 4:33
    • Making Text Pop - 1:42
    • Free and Pay for Images - 5:42
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:57
  • More Tips, Tricks and Techniques
    • Section Introduction - 0:40
    • Undo, Redo and Undo History - 3:01
    • Selection Addition and Subtraction - 4:48
    • Colored Boxes with Gradients - 4:34
    • Deconstructing Logos - 2:14
    • Bump Maps Using Images - 5:25
    • Bump Maps Using Text - 4:00
    • Colorizing a Layer - 4:46
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:21
  • Photo Manipulation, Enhancement, Touch Up and Correction
    • Section Introduction - 2:18
    • Photo Manipulation Basics - 7:12
    • Removing Redeye - 3:32
    • Remove Blemishes and Scenery - 5:36
    • Add Image Effects - 3:05
    • Adjust Colors and Brightness - 3:12
    • Export Your Work - 1:41
    • Section Project - 0:55
    • Section Conclusion
  • Display GIMP Web Graphics Using Wordpress
    • Section Introduction - 1:17
    • GIMP Image Preparation - 6:33
    • GIMP Wordpress Banner Image - 5:20
    • GIMP Wordpress Image Post - 4:38
    • Wordpress Text Editor Mode - 1:13
    • Section Project - 0:43
    • Section Conclusion
  • Display GIMP Web Graphics Using Wordpress & HTML
    • Section Introduction - 1:45
    • An Overview of HTML - 6:43
    • An Overview of CSS - 4:09
    • HTML Image Tag and Wordpress - 5:57
    • Graphical Horizontal Rules - 7:07
    • Overlapping Images with the Div Tag - 3:34
    • GIMP - HTML - Map.mp4 - 4:01
    • Graphical Button State Animation - 9:00
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:34
  • Using a Wacom Drawing Tablet with the GIMP
    • Section Introduction - 2:14
    • A Brief Look at Wacom Tablets - 9:47
    • Wacom Tablet Installation - 12:03
    • Wacom Tablet Configuration - 12:00
    • Drawing and Painting in the GIMP with a Wacom Tablet - 5:21
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:51
  • Drawing and Painting Sessions in the GIMP
    • Section Introduction - 0:47
    • Freehand Drawing of a Seashore Scene - 10:07
    • Perspective Drawing of a Building - 11:50
  • Single Window, Themes and GIMP Extensions
    • Section Introduction - 0:52
    • GIMP Single Window Configuration - 1:24
    • GIMP Standard Themes - 6:03
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:49
  • GIMP Drawing with a Surface Pro 4 Based Tablet
    • Section Introduction - 1:14
    • How to Draw Cheaply and Digitally - 10:24
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:30
  • GIMP Drawing Using 3D Perspective
    • Section Introduction - 1:46
    • What is Drawing Using 3D Perspective? - 2:23
    • How to Draw Lines in the GIMP - 7:20
    • Drawing without Perspective - 5:33
    • Drawing in Single Point Perspective - 10:30
    • Drawing in Two Point Perspective - 10:48
    • Drawing in Three Point Perspective - 5:06
    • Using the Perspective Tool to Conform Flat Shapes - 10:35
    • Section Project
    • Section Conclusion - 0:43
  • Guide to GIMP Filters
    • Introduction to GIMP Filters - 4:28
    • Blurs - 13:13
  • Question and Answer
    • Section Introduction
    • Side-by-side Pictures Using a GIMP Blend - 11:20
    • Merged Pictures Using Insets - 10:38
    • Leave the Porch Light On - A Layer Mask Gradient - 7:35
    • Seven Sentences to Glory - Layers and Layer Masks - 19:57
    • Create a Udemy Course Card in the GIMP (Part 1) - 12:09
    • Create a Udemy Course Card in the GIMP (Part 2) - 7:24
  • Conclusion
    • What Now? - 1:19

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