New Gimp Tutorials RSS http://www.penguintutorials.com/gimp/all_new en Make Brushes from Images http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/make-brushes-images <p>See how to take an image and turn it into a brush so you can paint and create pattens with it. </p> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="640" height="510" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/4s0Vb1KoXkU?hi=1&rel=0" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen ></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/make-brushes-images#comments Gimp bitmap brushes clones cloning creating Current drawing duplicates editing images logos making pattern patterns pictures raster tool tutorial Intermediate Sat, 11 Aug 2012 17:55:43 +0000 Paul 325 at http://www.penguintutorials.com Image Embedded Text http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/image-embedded-text <p>Make a pattered image like a brick wall look like text is popping out of it.<br /> Tip:<br /> Instead of popping out, you can make the text look like it's going inside the wall by by making the shadow thicker on top than on bottom. </p> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-2" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="640" height="510" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/vfPV1Yp_rlU?hi=1&rel=0" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen ></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/image-embedded-text#comments Gimp 3D art backgrounds bitmap brick wall brickwall creating Current design designs edge edges editing embed graphics images layers lighting logos making objects out outer outlines outset outside over overlays pattern patterns photographs photos pictures pop-out popout popping raster shadows text texture tricks tutorial wallpaper word art words Intermediate Fri, 11 May 2012 11:39:46 +0000 Paul 323 at http://www.penguintutorials.com Image Thumbnail http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/image-thumbnail <p>Make a Thumbnail Image in 3 Minutes<br /> Shrink a larger picture down to a thumbnail or icon size. </p> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-3" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="640" height="510" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/hyuuoMJ_12A?hi=1&rel=0" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen ></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/image-thumbnail#comments Gimp avatar basics bitmap bmp Current editing image images jpeg jpg logo logos making photographs photos pictures png raster resize resizing scale scaling shrink size sizes smaller stretch stretching tutorials Beginner Mon, 02 Apr 2012 01:50:24 +0000 Paul 322 at http://www.penguintutorials.com Perspective Clone Tool Introduction http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/perspective-clone-tool-introduction <p>Perspective Clone Tool will allow you to clone part of an image into the foreground or background. It does this by scaling the area at the same time that you are cloning it. </p> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-4" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="640" height="510" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/xHaEwoF6CjQ?hi=1&rel=0" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen ></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/perspective-clone-tool-introduction#comments Gimp backgrounds bitmap clones cloning copy Current drawing duplicates editing enlarge foreground gimp images increase move over overlays perspective perspective clone tool photographs photos pictures raster resize resizing scale scaling shrink size sizes smaller tool Intermediate Wed, 01 Feb 2012 01:55:34 +0000 Paul 314 at http://www.penguintutorials.com Cropping and Resizing Images http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/cropping-and-resizing-images <p>The Crop tool allows you to Cut off the unwanted edges of your pictures. After that, see how to resize your image bigger or smaller with image scaling. </p> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-5" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="640" height="510" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/2rGGpOTSpbc?hi=1&rel=0" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen ></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/cropping-and-resizing-images#comments Gimp basics bitmap bmp borders canvas crop crop tool cropping Current cut cutting edges editing enlarge image images jpeg jpg outer outside photographs photos pictures png raster rectangle resize resizing scale scaling shrink simple cropping size sizes smaller stretch stretching trimming tutorial Beginner Wed, 01 Feb 2012 01:48:52 +0000 Paul 312 at http://www.penguintutorials.com Draw a Circle in Gimp http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/draw-circle-gimp <p>Don't Stroke the Selection, Stroke the Path<br /> This video shows you how take the selection of a circle (or square, text, or other shape) and draw the outline from that selection. First create a path from the selection, then remove the selection, and finish by stroking the path you created. </p> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-6" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="640" height="510" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/NqAozyd4AhU?hi=1&rel=0" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen ></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/draw-circle-gimp#comments Gimp bitmap borders circles Current curved drawing edges editing ellipse images making outlines outside path paths pencil photographs photos pictures rounded select selecting selection selections shapes stroke stroking tool Beginner Wed, 25 Jan 2012 08:59:32 +0000 Paul 311 at http://www.penguintutorials.com Aligning/Centering Layers and Shapes http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/aligning-centering-layers-and-shapes <p>See how to put layers in a straight line on your canvas. If you have small layer shapes like circles, you will need to make sure the layer border is reduced to the edges of the shapes (using autocrop). </p> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-7" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="640" height="510" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/AgCePjr9jeU?hi=1&rel=0" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen ></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/aligning-centering-layers-and-shapes#comments Gimp align tool alignment alignment tool borders canvas column Current edge edges editing horizontally image images layers line up move objects ordered outside photographs photos pictures putting row shapes straight tiled tiles tiling tool vertically Intermediate Wed, 25 Jan 2012 08:59:20 +0000 Paul 310 at http://www.penguintutorials.com Make a Photo Lay Down Like Paper http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/make-photo-lay-down-paper <p>Take a photograph or website snapshot look like a piece of paper that is laying down. </p> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-8" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="640" height="510" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/qnVimDpDUoM?hi=1&rel=0" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen ></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/make-photo-lay-down-paper#comments Gimp bitmap change crop cropping Current curved down editing gimp image images lying paper perspective perspectives photographs photos pictures piece raster rotating screenshot sheet skew skewing snapshot stretch tool transform wallpaper Intermediate Tue, 17 Jan 2012 15:47:36 +0000 Paul 308 at http://www.penguintutorials.com Round Picture Corners http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/round-picture-corners <p>Create transparency on the edges of your pictures so they look like they have rounded corners. </p> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-9" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="640" height="510" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/CoYDIrppc2s?hi=1&rel=0" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen ></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/round-picture-corners#comments Gimp alpha bitmap corners crop cropping Current cut cutting edges editing images outlines outside photographs photos pictures png raster rectangle rounded select selecting selections squares transparency transparent tutorial Beginner Tue, 17 Jan 2012 15:46:23 +0000 Paul 307 at http://www.penguintutorials.com Adding Text Behind a Picture http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/adding-text-behind-picture <p>Add text to a photo in a way that makes it look like it's behind other objects in the scenery. </p> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-10" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="640" height="510" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/ezTPLLyWO7A?hi=1&rel=0" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen ></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.penguintutorials.com/tutorials/gimp/adding-text-behind-picture#comments Gimp adding Advanced backgrounds behind bitmap combine combining Current drawing editing flip images layers mirrored mountain over overlays photographs photos pictures putting raster reflected reflection something text tricks tutorial wallpaper words Tue, 10 Jan 2012 14:11:14 +0000 Paul 306 at http://www.penguintutorials.com