Session 1 - recorded 23/10/2017
Session 2 - recorded 30/10/2017
Session 3 - recorded 6/11/2017
Session 4 - recorded 13/11/2017
Session 5 - recorded 21/11/2017
Session 6 - recorded 27/11/2017
Session 7 - recorded 4/12/2017
Session 7 - recorded 11/12/2017
What do you know about image processing programs (apps)?
What other graphic programs programs have you used?
What has been your your experience using and Learning it?
GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. GNU stands for GNU's not Unix, which makes the term a recursive acronym (an acronym in which one of the letters stands for the acronym itself). see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU So the Name GIMP is a part acronym of a recursive acronym See on the Gimp Web site: https://www.gimp.org/
A video with a bit of an explanation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcqVqgICC-4
And another: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YG5SIOMuorE
What is Free and Open Source? See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_and_open-source_software
To get some Idea do a google search on Gimp and show only images. Then do the same for only Videos
Do you know how to use Windows windows functions of Maximise, Minimise, Restore Down, Resize windows multiple ways?
If not got to here: http://www.greig.net.au/geoff/BC.htm#_Manipulate_windows or watch these videos: http://geoff.greig.net.au/docuwiki/doku.php?id=beginers_course_videos#open_and_arrange_multiple_windows_in_windows_7
Do you know how to switch between programs (apps)?
Multi Windows Mode (The default, ie as Gimp is when its first installed) and Single Windows Mode.
Switch between modes by: Windows Menu, Ticking, by clicking on Single Windows Mode.
Or watch this Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhaYr1Idkig
What are tools? What is on the Tools Menu. Why are they called Tools? Because you use them to make something.
How else can you access Tools? From the Tools bar.
What is the difference between Select, Paint and Transform Tools? How could you find out? See Learning Material
Navigate through Edit menu → Preferences → Window Management → and click the button for Reset Saved Window Positions to Default Values. Then click Ok to close the Preferences dialog and restart GIMP
and or watch this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDOhxuiQ7ZU
By detail, I mean learning every possible option of the tool. You may not wish to learn to use a tool in this amount of detail, as you may not not currently have a use for what the detail provides. However if you dont no what functionality the detail can provide, you may end up spending a lot of time performing functions that could have been otherwise done in a few seconds.
Here is a Video that shows many of the painting functions, that basically used the above procedure:
GIMP Tutorial - Beginners, How-to Use New Brush Tools & Dynamics
Some have links to material or videos that show how to do it, others dont, but you can search to find the material.
Make Your Photos Look Better - GIMP 2.8 Tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbWghBFQ9Bo
GIMP- Photo editing the eyes in a picture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ov8Iop1BVdM
Remove a person from the background
GIMP Selective Coloring https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18ipeyNdzC8
GIMP Tutorial: Transform Face into Galaxy Silhouette
GIMP Cartoon Effect Tutorial | Photoshop Alternative | #44 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbtukN4o1Hw
How To Fix An Old Or Damaged Photo Using Gimp https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEzZO3GHoDg
Turn Image into a Pencil Drawing - GIMP Tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLgsSN2MsMo
Layer Masking - GIMP 2 8 - Tutorial
Mastering Layers & Masks in GIMP
This guy does a good job explaining and showing what layers and masks are
How to use Gimp like an Artist (How to draw in Gimp)
Gimp: Using a Layer Mask
This Guy not only shows how to use it but also explains it
GIMP Tutorial - Make GIMP Brushes from Photos and Cut-Outs
This Guy has some good tutorials on Gimp
See the Glossary of the Gimp Manual: https://docs.gimp.org/2.8/en/glossary.html
As well as the index to the Gimp Manual https://docs.gimp.org/2.8/en/gimp-help-index.html