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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Fundamental Techniques

    1. Multi-Window vs. Single-Window Mode

    2. The GIMP Toolbox

    3. The Image Window

    4. The Preferences Dialog

    5. 1.1 Drawing and Painting

    6. 1.2 Layers and Modes

    7. 1.3 Color Modes

    8. 1.4 Selections

    9. 1.5 Paths

    10. 1.6 Drawing Basic Shapes

    11. 1.7 Patterns and Gradients

    12. 1.8 Working with Text

    13. 1.9 Digital Cameras

    14. 1.10 Basic Tutorials

  2. Chapter 2 Photographic Effects

    1. 2.1 Soft Focus

    2. 2.2 Photo to Sketch

    3. 2.3 Antiquing with Sepia Tones

    4. 2.4 Color Swap

    5. 2.5 Changing Depth of Field

    6. 2.6 Reflections on Glass

    7. 2.7 Lake Reflection

    8. 2.8 Photo Restoration

    9. 2.9 Casting Light Through a Window

    10. 2.10 Light Streaks

    11. 2.11 Miniaturizing a Scene

    12. Tips for Photographic Effects

  3. Chapter 3 Web Design

    1. Working in a Native Medium

    2. GIMP Tools for Web Design

    3. 3.1 Gel Buttons

    4. 3.2 Metal Buttons

    5. 3.3 Tabs

    6. 3.4 Website Banners

    7. 3.5 Simple Logos

    8. 3.6 Icons

    9. Tips for Web Design

  4. Chapter 4 Advertising and Special Effects

    1. Print vs. Web

    2. Stock Images

    3. Color, Contrast, and Grayscale

    4. It’s Up to You

    5. 4.1 Creative Text Design

    6. 4.2 3-D Package Designs

    7. 4.3 Reflective Glass

    8. 4.4 Popping an Image

    9. 4.5 Shiny Emblem

    10. 4.6 Wine Bottle

    11. 4.7 Gears

    12. 4.8 Cube City

    13. 4.9 Underwater

    14. 4.10 Colored Lighting

    15. 4.11 iPod

    16. Tips for Advertising and Special Effects

  5. Chapter 5 Type Effects

    1. GIMP’s Text Tools

    2. Predefined Text Effects

    3. Creating Your Own Type Effects

    4. 5.1 Chrome and Metal Text

    5. 5.2 Gel Type

    6. 5.3 Distressed Text

    7. 5.4 Frost

    8. 5.5 Neon Signs

    9. 5.6 Spray Paint

    10. Tips for Type Effects

  6. Chapter 6 Creative Inspiration

    1. 6.1 Fire Girl

    2. 6.2 Star Field

    3. 6.3 Creamsicle Love

    4. 6.4 Mobsterville