Tutorials

Beginner

GIMP Quickies Use GIMP for simple graphics needs without having to learn advanced image manipulation methods.

Simple Floating Logo This is an updated tutorial for creating the floating logo image. This tutorial walks through some basic image and layer manipulation techniques to produce a neat result.

Draw On Selections Borders Use the selection tools to draw simple or complex shapes.

Paths (Bezier Selections) Use paths (bezier curves) like the GIMP Masters do.

Quickmask Use Quickmask to make a vignette of your photos.

Red Eye Removal Use the Channel Dialog in one method of removing red eye from photos.

Straight Line Tutorial 'Tis somewhat rude. Perhaps the exact right frame of mind which to approach GIMP with though, at least the first few times ....

Introduction to Layer Masks An introduction to adding and using Layer Masks to non-destructively modify the opacity of a layer.

Intermediate

Drawing Shapes With Paths Make a dimensional box with paths (bezier curves) and gradients.

Anti-Aliased Threshold Use curves and modes to transform your photo into a pen and ink watercolor like image.

Film Grain Give your photos the appearence of film grain and learn about a new mode.

Changing Background Color 1 Change the background color of your image and learn the magical properties of color2alpha.

Changing Background Color 2 Change the background color of your image and learn the magical properties of Select By Color.

Coloring A BW Sketch Color sketches anime style.

3D Floating Logo Another GIMP Floating Logo method, this one uses modes along with layers and select tools.

Tileable Textures Learn about gradients, animated brushes and how to make tileable images as well.

Simple Animations Learn how to work with GIMP's layers as animation frames.

Custom Brushes Make custom brushes for your GIMP.

Expert

Make GIMP Image Pipes Rank and Dimension. GIMP's Image Pipes can do alot.

Make GIMP Image Pipes 2 Even more options for pipe creation.

Golden Text Make beautiful golden text and learn about the curves dialog and other color options.

Sketch Effect Change your photo into a normal sketch.

Photo To Sketch Change your photo into a nice painting or sketch.

Draw A Paint Brush Put it all together and work your GIMP like the masters do.

Creating Icons Use GIMP to create nice icons.

Using GAP Learn the basics about using GAP, GIMP Animation Package.

Advanced Animations Learn how to make an animation with GAP.

Photo Editing

Color2BW Converting Color Images to B&W.

Selective Colorization Convert images to black and white and restore color selectively.

Reducing CCD Noise Learn how to reduce the CCD Noise in photos.

CCD Noise removal Use selective Gaussian blur to remove CCD Noise in photos.

Contrast Mask Decrease problem contrast in photos.

Sepia Toning Create a nice sepia photo from color images.

Gaussian Blur Overlays Increase saturation and add a "dreamy" feel to your photos.

GIMP Surgery "patch" blown out hightlights in your photos.

Blending Exposures Increase dynamic range by combining different exposures of the same scene.

“Smart” Sharpening Sharpen images without making noise more noticable.

Luminosity Masks Isolate specific luminosity tones in your image for editing.

Web

Perlotine Get your image in place with the help of perlotine and tables.

Image Map Use GIMP to create a nice Image Map.

Script Authoring

Working With The Image Before you script, know what an image is and isn't and what a drawable is. Or at least be able to take a good guess about it ...

Basic GIMP Perl Learn how to write simple perl scripts using the gimp-perl module (GNU/Linux users only).

GIMP-Perl Debugged Ways to debug your gimp-perl scripts.

GIMP Batch Mode A basic instruction about batch mode and GIMP.

GIMP Script-Fu Write Scheme for GIMP.

GIMP Script-Fu 2 Write More Scheme for GIMP.

Automated Jpg to Xcf Import Xcf Images a Directory at a Time.

Automate Editing in GIMP Using GIMP Python to automate a workflow.