Covers image manipulation concepts and which GIMP tools are the most effective for the implementation. Grokking the GIMP. “!$ # %’ & by Carey Bunks. (0)” [email protected]@ GH @IQPS RUTWVBYX`[email protected] b)c DedfGHdhgpirqpsut vxw. Grokking the GIMP by Carey Bunks – free book at E-Books Directory. You can download the book or read it online. It is made freely available by its author and.

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Gokking you so much for an easy to understand manual. It covers the GIMP in depth, and complex tasks are intuitively presented and explained using an interactive approach. The original book’s website is not responding. Eric Casteleijn rated it it was ok Jun 27, Other books gloss over key features and focus on learning the program quickly, or are theoretical and provide no practical information on the product.

New Riders Publishing License: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The basics are explained in usable detail. Ahmedh rated it it was amazing Jan 19, Rather, imagine the mind’s capacity for juxtaposition and GIMP’s power for actualizing this visual synthesis.

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For those who are interested in trying it, I strongly recommend it not because it is reasonable in cost but because it is very good. Customers who bought this item also bought.

I guess it is just not a substitute for time spent on the keyboard. This book covers many areas of working with digital images, including touchup and enhancement, compositing, 3D rendering, and the presentation of graphics on the World Wide Web. Highly readable, extremely easy to use. New Riders February 15, Language: Although the GIMP has long been the right tool for digital image manipulation, until now there has been no serious guide describing the right way to use it.


Refresh and try again. This book also gives a unified and in-depth introduction to layers, selections, masks, colorspaces, and the use of blending modes.

The book’s strengths are Bunks’s obvious passion for his subject, his mature didactic style, and the wonderfully spacious design and breathtaking color-on-every-page strategy that allows him to beautifully frame GIMP features at their best. Advanced Techniques for Working with Digital Images melds a photograph of the moon’s surface from a high orbit with an apparent solar eclipse by the earth.

Having started his career at Verizon, now the largest telecoms operator in the US, he subsequently joined startups in the Internet space funded by the Deutsche Bank and then Apax Partners. The GIMP can do some absolutely amazing graphics operations. Bunks documents each step in the transformation and describes the required geometrical, hue, and brightness adjustments needed to warp and blend them together. This book only available in Spanish describes how to use free software GIMP for the conversion of digital pictures to black and white photography.

It is first about understanding image manipulation concepts, second about knowing which GIMP tools are most effective, and third about the savvy use of these tools. The most notable of his many case studies is the “Panorama” project that glues a series of laterally hrokking narrow-view photographs of an ghe interesting room into a single, stunning, wide-angle panorama of the whole. Not quite as comprehensive as I would like, but still an excellent reference.

Oct 02, Rick Dikeman rated it really liked it. The contents follow that path set down by many other how-to tech book authors: It seems perfect for me! Page 1 of 1 Grokkinb over Page 1 of 1.

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Tutorials cover the gamut of design topics, from Web design and Photographic techniques to Advertising and Interface design.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It covers everything you need to know about using the GIMP in a clear, concise manner that anyone can understand with good practical examples. Covers image manipulation concepts and which GIMP tools are the most effective for the implementation. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

I learned quite a bit from this book.

Grokking the Gimp

Numbered steps and an abundance of color images walk the reader through real-world examples of color correction, image enhancement, collage, photo montage, rendering, and Web-graphics creation. This publication has what a beginner needs to learn the basics. Thoroughly covers one of the most powerful aspects of GIMP filters, including how to create images invoking Cubism, Van Gogh, embossing, warping, rippling, glass tile, and fractals.

It covers the basics of image editing and guides the reader through the functions and tools of the GIMP from simple adjustments to more advanced techniques of working with layers and masks. This book in French, released under the Free Documentation License, contains loads of tips and tutorials for GIMPas well as giving a thorough tour of the main tools and features. Self rated it really liked it Mar 24, Return to Book Page. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

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In addition to emphasizing the theory and core concepts of image manipulation, “Grokking the GIMP” beautifully illustrates the practical aspects of working with digital images. Click here to read the full license.