Experience amazing GIMP photo editing tools with Packt’s new e-book.

February 2013 | Open Source, Web Graphics & Video

Packt is pleased to announce a new book titled GIMP Starter Guide that helps the readers to create and edit images, and apply special effects to their photos using exciting photo editing features. It provides new techniques and tools in a comprehensive format to draw simple images and compose multiple pictures.

About the Author:

Fazreil Amreen works as a Software Configuration Management Engineer at MIMOS Berhad, the national R&D organization. Apart from his daily development job, he also works to produce papers for conferences and new innovations. Being a video game player since the 8-bit era, Fazreil enjoys challenging games and his motto is that "nothing can stop him" in his virtual life.

GIMP, the GNU Manipulation Program is an image retouching and editing software consisting of amazingly creative tools that can be used for image retouching and editing, free-form drawing, resizing, cropping, photo-montages, converting between different image formats, and more specialized tasks.

The GIMP Starter Guide teaches to draw and manage images with layers, and shade them with gradient effects. Users will be able to draw a precise graph, scale, transform, and rotate images, and use filters to beautify them. Packed with easy-to-follow steps, this book guides its readers to use some wonderful features like drawing a poster and an info-graphic, combining multiple pictures, using filters etc.

Packed with easy-to-follow steps, this book guides its readers to use some wonderful features like drawing a poster and an info-graphic, combining multiple pictures, using filters etc.

Chapters emphasized in this book are
1. So, what is GIMP?
2. Installation  
3. Quick start – a tour around GIMP
4. Top 5 features you'll want to know about
5. People and places you should get to know

Filled with plenty of examples and screenshots, this is an excellent handbook for readers from any age with minimal amount of computer literacy. For more information, please visit the book page at: http://www.packtpub.com/gimp-starter/book

GIMP Starter

Learn to compose multiple pictures in an image along-with drawing and coloring images using the GIMP software.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/gimp-starter/book

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