Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with pattern fills, part of GIMP Essential Training (2012).
In addition to using gradients to fill objects and backgrounds here inside of GIMP, you also…have the ability to use pattern fills as well.…Pattern fills are actually really easy to do.…Let's go up to the File menu, and choose New.…We'll create a brand new blank document here.…I'm going to also come over here to the right, and click on the Patterns tab, so you can see…the patterns that are available to us.…In the Patterns tab, in order to utilize these, all you have to do is just click and drag…one over, and it will fill the object that you have with whatever pattern you choose.…
So let's undo that, and let's pick one of these other ones.…I think the wood textures actually look really nice.…In the age were skeuomorphic design is all the rage, using a pattern like this would…be something that a lot of people would want to know how to do.…Now, you can also, in addition to using the patterns to fill large areas, you can also…use them to fill other areas as well, like selections and whatnot.…So if were to make a selection on this document, like so, and I'll create a new layer in the…
- 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.
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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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