Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Cage Transform tool, part of GIMP Essential Training (2012).
Another one of GIMP's nice little transformation tools is something called the Cage transformation tool.…It's located over here in your Tools panel, and if you hover over it, it says Cage Transform.…It says it basically allows you to deform a selection by using a cage.…And so I have got this document open here, I am going to press the number 1 on my keyboard…to go to 100%, and then I am just going to zoom out one time by pressing the Minus key…so you can see exactly what's going on.…I am going to select the Cage Transform tool, and you will notice when you do that, you…have three tool options; create or adjust the cage, deform the cage, and fill the original…position of the cage with a color.…
And so in this case, I'm actually working with a white background, so I am going to choose…to fill the original position of the cage with a color, and so then I'm going to also create the cage.…So I am going to go ahead and create the cage first.…Basically, when you create the cage, you are just creating points along a path here that…
- 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
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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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1. Getting Started
2. Working with Layers
3. Creating Selections and Masks
4. Manipulating Images
5. Working with Paths
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