Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting brush attributes, part of GIMP Essential Training (2012).
Now that we have a basic understanding of what the brushes are inside of GIMP, and how they…work in terms of just operating the basic brush themselves,…let's talk about how we can customize the brush settings to make them work a little bit better for us.…I am going to create a brand new document again.…Just File > New, and I am going to start off 1024 × 768; that looks good.…I am just going to grab the brush Tool, the Paintbrush Tool; you can access that with the…letter P on your keyboard.…When you do that, you're going to notice you get this big Tool Options panel popping up down here.…So you've got all different types of things you're able to change, and that's what we're…going to be over here. So the Mode.…
This is going to the mode in which you paint with,…so most of the time you're going to leave this to Normal, but if you ever wanted to…do some special effect type painting, or if you are doing a lot of retouching, you might…want to use some of these modes in order to create some different types of effects.…
- What is GIMP?
- Performing nondestructive edits with layers
- Exploring blend modes
- Adjusting transparency
- Making selections
- Creating layer masks
- Adjusting color and contrast with Curves, Levels, and other auto adjustments
- Sharpening images
- Using patterns and gradients in your images
- Fixing image flaws
- Enhancing photos with filters
- Automating your workflow
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 09/04/2014. What changed?
A: We added a movie that explains why you can't achieve some of the effects shown in these tutorials in the Windows version of GIMP. This is due to the fact some plugins have been removed since this course was recorded. Watch the "IMPORTANT: Before we get started" to learn more about how these changes will impact you.
Q: I don't have access to some of the tools and can't create some of effects shown in this course. What's wrong?
A: Unfortunately, some plugins have been removed from the Windows version of GIMP since this course was recorded. Watch the "IMPORTANT: Before we get started" to learn more about how these changes will impact you.
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Learning Photoshop for Design (2011)with Deke McClelland3h 36m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started
2. Working with Layers
3. Creating Selections and Masks
4. Manipulating Images
5. Working with Paths
6. Working with Text
7. Using the Paint Tools
8. Fixing Image Flaws
9. Exploring the Filters
10. Automating Tasks
Using the batch processor5m 15s
11. Printing and Saving Images
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