Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the blur filters, part of GIMP Essential Training (2012).
Now it's time to start exploring some of the filters that are available to us inside of…GIMP, and we are going to start in a very exciting place.…We are going to start in the blur section of the filters.…This is where you can apply lots of different blurry effects to your photographs, and then…make them interact with the photo underneath to do some really creative stuff.…So I am going to show you the blurs first, and then we'll go in, and I'll show you exactly…how they work, and how you can create some really interesting looks on your photos.…So the first thing I am going to do is take this image I have, I am going to zoom out…on it a little bit by pressing the Minus key, then I am going to come over to the Layers…panel, and I am just going to add a few copies of this layer in here, and I am going to name…these copies accordingly.…
So the first one here is just going to be Blur. The second one here, I am going to name…it Gaussian Blur. The third one, we are going to name Motion Blur. And the fourth one, we…
- 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.
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
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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