GIMP Tutorials for Beginners

GIMP Tutorials for Beginners was created for, well, beginners! Learn how to edit photos like a pro, re-touch (remove blemishes, people and more), learn all of the photo editing tools and more.

Learn GIMP by doing!  Projects included to help you refine your new GIMP skills.  Once completed, you’ll have the confidence to apply your new skills to your own photos.

Plus, a GIMP Essentials Guide is included to use as you work through the tutorials.  Print it out and use it to take notes. 

The guide also includes a summary of the tutorial covered.  And a description for your project!  Perfect for using when off-line.

  • 10 hours of pro tutorials

  • 1080HD on-demand video

  • Images to practice what you learn

  • Covers GIMP 2.10+

  • Learn the basics of all tools and features

  • Work on advanced projects to enhance your GIMP skills

  • GIMP Essentials Guide (90+ page PDF)- Use for taking notes, includes additional tips/techniques and use when off-line

  • Learn how to retouch your images in GIMP

  • Learn how to edit like a pro

  • and much more

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  • GIMP for beginners
  • Virtual classroom
  • Online community
  • Lifetime access
  • Private Facebook community
  • Ongoing support
  • 10 hours 1080HD tutorials

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GIMP Tutorials for Beginners

How to install GIMP

First, we’ll start off by learning how to install GIMP for your operating system: Linux, Windows or Mac.

Quick start guide for GIMP

Next, you’ll learn the 3 things all GIMP beginners want to know:

  • How to make your images “POP”
  • How to retouch your images in GIMP
  • How to save/export images for social media

How to work with files in GIMP

Now that you’ve learned how to edit, retouch and more, let’s now learn how to work with files in GIMP.  What do you say?

This section will include…

  • how to create a new document
  • how to configure the GIMP interface
  • how to open files in GIMP
  • how to navigate around your images
  • how to save your GIMP files for web and print

Learn what GIMP layers are and how to use them

GIMP layers are an essential tool all digital artists must master. Layers help make your creative vision come true.

You’ll learn everything you need to know about GIMP layers, like; the 4 types of GIMP layers, layer masks, layer attributes, layer boundaries and more.

Learn what “Adjustment” layers are and how to use them in GIMP

If you have a Photoshop background you may be used to using Adjustment layers. They’re a powerful tool for editing non-destructively.

Unfortunately, they are not a tool available in GIMP. Fear not!

I’ve developed a workaround for using a non-destructive editing technique (that provides the same power as Adjustment layers).

Found out how by doing actual editing projects to master this technique!

Learn how color affects your ability to edit in GIMP and much more

Understanding AND seeing color is essential in achieving your creative vision.

You’ll learn how to see the color of light, how and why you should capture it in-camera, how to manage color for more accurate edits, how to calibrate your monitor and much more.

Learn how to use GIMP’s color tools for editing your photos

Over 30 lectures covering all of GIMP’s color tools for basic and creative edits!

Not only will you learn about each tool, in detail, I’ll provide pro tips as well.

Plus, you’ll use the included photos to practice what you learn!

Learn how to use the paint tools in GIMP to retouch your photos, like a pro

We’ll cover the core retouching tools in GIMP for removing blemishes, large objects like boats and people, how to use the blur and sharpen tool, and how to use the dodge and burn tools for custom edits.

Once you’re done with this section you’ll know how to precisely retouch and edit your images in GIMP.

Learn how to use Blending Modes for creative effects

There are 7 types of blending modes that will provide you with a variety of creative options.

Each type has numerous modes available to help you achieve your creative vision.

You’ll learn the distinct differences between each of the 7 types of blending modes and how they affect your images.

Detailed information is provided so you know what to expect when applying and when to apply (based on your creative vision).

Learn how to use GIMP’s transform tools for additional editing options

In this section, you’ll learn how to crop, rotate, and warp your images… and much more!

Cropping and rotating are two essential edits all photographers will use.

Learn how to quickly and easily straighten your photos, and how to properly crop as well.

Learn how to use the selection tools in GIMP for more advanced types of editing

There are a ton of options for making selections. You’ll learn how to use all of them… in detail.

In fact, once you’re done with the included projects you’ll be a master of the section tools in GIMP.

Learn how to use the paths tool for making selections

The paths tool is an old and trusted tool for making selections.

Learn how to use it for making selections and more.

Learn how to use the text tool for, well, adding text to your images in GIMP

You’ll learn the basics of the text tool first.

Then, I’ll share some pro tips for maximizing the use of GIMP’s text tool.

This section is perfect for photographers that want to create a flyer, composite and more.

F.A.Q.

Includes 30 pre-made, custom Lightroom presets designed for fall photos.

Plus, a Quick Start Guide, Lightroom Preset Guide, and ongoing support. 

If you get a monthly or yearly Pro subscription you’ll have full access to ALL Lightroom presets, Photoshop actions, Lightroom + Photoshop templates, Pro tutorials and more!

Short answer; No.

Our Lightroom fall presets are easy to install and use. 

In fact, the Quick Start Guide will have them installed and ready to use in less than 60 seconds!

Supporting material is also included to help you get the most out of the Fall Lightroom presets.

Yes!  This is one of many Lightroom preset collections available to subscribers.  

Click here to sign-up and start downloading today!

The Lightroom fall presets you download are yours to keep… forever!

Make sure to make a back-up of your a la carte purchase.  There may be an additional fee to re-download.

No worries if you’re a Pro subscriber.  If your files become damaged or you need to transfer to a new hard drive you can re-download.  However, please keep in mind that sharing is illegal!

You may install our Lightroom fall presets on up to 2 computers. 

Anything more will require an additional purchase.  Sharing is not allowed!

We recommend Lightroom Classic for these Lightroom fall presets.

Lightroom has recently changed the format of Lightroom presets and they may (or may not) work with Lightroom 5 and 6.

If you sign up as a Pro member you’ll have access as long as you’re a subscriber.

You can join our private Facebook group to ask questions.  

Plus, you’ll have access to our online community where you can ask questions and network with like-minded artists.

Get. Everything.

Cancel anytime.
$ 10 monthly
  • 600+ Lightroom presets
  • 400+ Photoshop actions
  • 100+ Hours Pro Tutorials
  • New content every month
  • Unlimited streaming
  • 1080 HD recordings
  • Classrooms for Questions
  • Online Community
  • Cancel anytime

a La carte

$ 10
  • GIMP for beginners
  • Virtual classroom
  • Online community
  • Lifetime access
  • Private Facebook community
  • Ongoing support
  • 10 hours 1080HD tutorials