Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Paths tool, part of GIMP Essential Training.
Now that we have a basic understanding of what paths are, let's take a look at how we…can create our own paths here inside of GIMP by using something called the Paths Tool.…In order to do this, I am going to start a brand new document, and I am going to show…you two ways to create a path.…So I'm going to just stick with the 800 x 600 document here, and I am going to make sure…I am working with the Paths Tool.…You can get to that by hitting the letter B on your keyboard.…When you get to the letter B on your keyboard, and you get to the Paths Tool, you are going…to see the tool options switch to Paths mode and you can choose between Design, Edit, and…Move mode. Snd so Design mode basically means that you want to design a path, or create a path.…
You can also choose Polygonal if you want to restrict the editing to only the polygons…that exist onscreen.…And so right now what I want to do is just be in Design mode, with nothing else selected.…And so basically, what you're able to do here is just click, and click to add two points.…
- 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.
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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