PacktLib: GIMP 2.6 cookbook

GIMP 2.6 Cookbook

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Using Draw and Paint Tools

Introduction

Creating an orb using different paint tools

Blending colors

How to paint a sky and clouds

From sketch to finished piece: creating a cartoon of yourself

Image Filters and Effects

Introduction

Using Blur

Using Distorts

Using Light and Shadow

Using Noise

Using Edge-Detect

Using Artistic

Using Decor

Using Map

Using Render

Using web design-oriented filters

Using logo-creation filters

Text and Fonts

Introduction

Creating a quick logo for your company

Creating 3D text

Creating glowing text effects

Creating shining plastic text

Creating gold text

Creating icy cold text

Creating fiery text

Creating paper cutout text

Creating rubber stamp text

Photo Manipulation

Introduction

Scaling an image

Cropping an image

Flipping or rotating an image

Improving low-light photos

Scaling an image without deformation (Liquid Rescaling)

Creating a diorama effect (simulating depth of field)

Creating HDR photos

Creating a black and white postcard with a color touch

Playing With Color and Sharpness

Introduction

Removing red eyes from a picture

Coloring black and white pictures

Removing objects from an image

Removing backgrounds

Creating surreal picture manipulations

Adding graffiti to a photo

Cleaning objects

Correcting facial imperfections

Web Design Tips: Buttons and Blogs

Introduction

Creating a simple Web 2.0 style web design layout from scratch

Creating custom glossy buttons

Creating an Art Nouveau inspired blog template

How to create an Impressionist inspired template

Creating headers for your blog/website

Web Design Tips: Backgrounds

Introduction

Creating a colorful abstract background

Creating a green time-machine background

Creating a light spikes background

Creating a retro dots background

Plugins and Scripts

Introduction

Installing plugins and scripts

Using the 3D Screenshot script

Using the Midnight Sepia script

Using the Star Scape script

Using the Antique Photo Border script

Using the National Geographic script

Using the Watermark script

Using the Save for Web plugin

Using the DBP Plugin

Beyond GIMP

Beyond GIMP

Beyond GIMP

Beyond GIMP

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Index