Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Professional
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Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Professional

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From first installation to advanced image manipulation techniques, the third edition of Beginning GIMP explains how to use version 2.10 of the GNU Image Manipulation Program, and allows experts to learn more about its new filters, tools, and features. GIMP is the most popular open source image manipulation and digital drawing program in the world, running on Windows, Mac,...more
Paperback, 3rd Edition, 600 pages
Expected publication: November 18th 2014 by Apress (first published January 1st 2006)
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Craig Cecil
Sooner or later you eventually learn that you need some basic proficiency with a graphics tool if you are going to play in this web-based world. Whether compressing images for optimal appearance versus file size, correcting red eye on family pictures, or constructing a collage of screenshots, you need to know the basics of image editing, resizing, cropping, etc. And you need to learn about layers. Layers will save you. Layers will set you free. So, I decided that after using PaintShop Pro for a...more
Maria Gebhardt
This book is a tool to help people who want to use free, downloadable software to edit images. The book includes a thorough explanation of GIMP. Chapter two is dedicated to improving digital photos, and is written in text that can be understood by beginning and experienced users. Peck also explains layers, drawing and selection tools. She further provides detailed explanations of erasing and touch up tools such as dodging, burning, and the clone tool. The book even covers elements such as filter...more
Seth Kenlon
This is a great manual on the Gnu Image Manipulation Program (a Free Software version of programs like Photoshop). This covers a lot of tricks that you will be able to use in most any Photo manipulation program, so the noob can learn a lot from this, but it's also a good brush-up on how things you might know how to do in Photoshop but are not clear on how to do it in GIMP.

All in all, this is a great place to start if you are trying to learn photo manipulating, or the GIMP specifically.
Grant
Jan 12, 2008 Grant rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: all digital artists
This the perfect book for anyone getting into using the GNU Image Manipulation Program. Full of information to help you get a better feel for the UI and every tool. also has "tricks and tips". a must read for any digital artist using this program. written by a source code contributer, was a plus. It gave me a strong sense that she was very knowledgeable about what she was talking about. Very up to date. Based on GIMP 2.4
David
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