New Video Class: GIMP Part 1

Gimp Part 1

In this first part one of a four part series, Vicki introduces you to the power of GIMP and covers the basics of installation, layers and exporting. If you’re looking for a great open source (free) alternative to Photoshop, GIMP is a great choice!

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.

Outline of the GIMP Part 1 Class

  • Introduction and Installation
  • Overview of the Interface
  • Creating and Opening Files
  • Saving and Exporting
  • The Toolbox
  • Layers Part 1
  • Layers Part 2
  • Layers Part 3
  • Crop and Resize
  • Preferences
  • GIMP Part 1 Quiz


  • Rod Martin

    Rod holds two masters degrees and has been training people how to do "things" for over 25 years. Originally from Australia, he grew up in Canada and now resides just outside Cincinnati, Ohio. He has worked in both the non-profit and for-profit worlds, in small companies and large corporations. His extensive open source experience includes WordPress, Joomla and Drupal and he really knows how to help you get the most out of the system you chose. Rod plays ice hockey a couple of times a week and rides his Goldwing motorcycle pretty much everywhere he can.

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