Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Ink tool, part of GIMP Essential Training.
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In addition to the regular brush tools inside of GIMP, we also have access to something called the Ink Tool.…The Ink Tool is really neat, because it simulates calligraphy, and this is actually something…that I was interested in when I was in college, and even in high school, and I really loved…the look of calligraphy.…GIMP actually provides you with a nice way to sort of replicate calligraphy in this digital space.…Now, I will say that it works a lot better if you are using a pen and tablet for drawing,…but you can get some really nice results just by using a mouse as well.…
So let's go ahead and create a brand new document here by going to File > New.…It doesn't matter how big or how small it is.…Let's switch to the Ink Tool.…You can get to that by hitting letter K on your keyboard, or simply by clicking on it here…in the Tools panel.…Once you do that, you're going to set up your options,…the first of which you can change is the Angle.…You can also change the Size.…You can also change the Tilt of this,…
- 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
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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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