Tutorial: The technique of “split-toning” with Gimp

split-toning_risultato.jpg The technique of split-toning consists in altering the natural colors of an image. Today we will see how to apply this technique in a few easy steps with Gimp. To understand this with an example photo shows the "before"And"after"Operation. [more]

First we choose a beautiful photo Whose su operating. Best if taken by us, otherwise Flickr and Panoramio are inexhaustible sources of photographs (if you publish them eye to comply with the licenses). (more…)

Buon San Valentino

San Valentino, the party of the lovers. If you have nothing better to do during Valentine's Day I recommend some "brush" for GIMP, of course consistent with the holidays. Heart Brush Set (Extended version). Author: “Easy Elements” Heart Brush Set. Author: “Obsidiandawn” Candy Hearts Transparent PNGs (shaped candies Read more…

The mouse pointer GIMP

mouse.jpg Gimp is the application open source for photo manipulation more prevalent on the internet, and as already often repeated, unlike its "brothers” closed source (come PhotoShop) is to all effects customizable.

One of the most unpleasant that I noticed in the use of the program is management of the mouse pointer. For each selected tool pointer changes to show the "little drawing"Corresponding to the instrument. (more…)

Download PSD issued free of charge

While scarce, sites hosting source files GIMP (with estensione ".xcf”), proliferate archives file sorgenti PhotoShop. Aside from PSD Graphics there are several other websites that allow free downloading of files ".psd”. The files are issued free of charge, PhotoShop is indeed no ... very dear. [more]

PhotoShop not can open files ".xcf"GIMP, but fortunately GIMP (being very flexible and also lighter antagonist closed source) you. (more…)

Tutorial: Rounded letters with GIMP

On the net there are a wide range of are free and often can also be used for commercial purposes, and for "Vasta gamma"I mean that there is something for all tastes. What we will do today is "smooth edges"The letters written in arial with GIMP.

Create a new image, on which we write the text to be "round"With the tool"text”: (more…)