Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Using paths with brushes, part of GIMP Essential Training (2012).
In addition to using paths to make selections around objects inside of GIMP, you can also…use paths to enhance the artwork in an artistic fashion by applying brushstrokes to the paths that you create.…In this movie, I am going to be exploring how to add interactivity between brushes and…paths inside of GIMP.…So the first thing I am going to do is I am going to make a selection inside of this…image by using the rectangular select tool.…And I am just going to go just inside the image on all four sides, something like this;…it doesn't really matter how far or how close you are to the inside of the photo, just as…long as you have a little border there.…
So what I am going to do now is come over into the Paths panel,…and I am going to go down to the bottom, and there's a little button called Selection to path.…This turns the active selection you have onscreen into a path.…And so when I click that, you are going to see a new path pops up there.…I can then go into the Select menu, and choose None, or press Shift+Command+A, and I'll turn…
- 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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