Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with brushes, part of GIMP Essential Training.
GIMP, just like any other image editing application, has built-in brushing capabilities,…and in this movie, I am going to be discussing the different brushes that we have available to us.…So, I am going to first start off by creating a new document.…I am just going to choose 1024 × 768, and we will hit OK,…and that creates a brand new document for me.…And you'll notice in the tools panel, I actually have three different brushing type tools.…I have a Pencil Tool, which, as you can see by the description, gives you a hard edge…painting using a brush.…Then you've got the Paintbrush Tool, which paints a smooth stroke using a brush, and…then of course you've got the Airbrush Tool, which paints using a brush with variable pressures.…
And so those three are the basic brush tools we have at our disposal.…We also have something called an Ink Tool, and we'll talk about that in its own specific…movie a little bit later on.…But for now, I am just going to work with the brushes here for just a moment, and show…
- 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
Up and Running with Photoshop for Designwith 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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