Getting Started with The GIMP: an informal tutorial

CSLUG and Rock Eagle Presentations, October 2002

Giles Orr

Table of Contents
1. Getting Started
Where to Get the GIMP
2. Adding Text to an Existing Image
Loading an Image in the GIMP
Resizing the Image
Adding Text
Placing and Modifying the Text
Adding a Background to the Text
Saving the Image
3. Creating a New Image
Starting from Scratch
The Drawing Tools
Colour Selection
Brush Selection
4. Tiles
Other Tutorials
Starting a Tile
5. Miscellaneous GIMP Features
Taking a Screenshot
Adjusting Colours
6. Other Resources