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GIMP for Beginners 3: More Selection and Layers: Colored Butterfly

Brian Jackson, Author/Publisher/Educator

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5 Videos (22m)
    • Introduction

    • Butterfly - Free Selection and Layers

    • Cowboy Christmas - Blend

    • Transparent Logos - Color Selection

    • GIMP for Beginners, Selection and Layers, Final Thoughts


About This Class

"To master selection and layers is to master the GIMP."
--- Brian Jackson

Learn even more about GIMP selection and layers in this supplemental Gimp for beginners class that provides additional demonstrations and useful techniques for becoming a GIMP expert.

Learn the following quick and useful techniques:

  • Butterfly - Free Selection & Layers
  • Cowboy Christmas  - Image Blending
  • Transparent Logos - Color Selection

Fun projects are provided to make you comfortable with the these essential GIMP concepts.

I'll see you in the classroom,


11 of 11 students recommendSee All

Awesome class :D
The 3 projects in this lesson add another layer in a notebook I am keeping that will be of great help in future projects. This group of projects presented a lot of thought on my part because in example with the Blend Project. I went and found 2 images that I felt could be merged together. The horse I had to do the most manipulation with and the Christmas Bulbs had only to be flipped. But I did learn that I have to think outside the box with these lessons.





Brian Jackson


Born in Los Angeles in the middle of the last century, I have always wanted to be a writer. After twenty-five some odd years spent working in the computer industry in the heart of the Silicon Valley, first for Lockheed as a Systems Programmer and later for Cisco Systems as a test tool developer, I managed to retire early and begin my next career as a self-published author.

Along with writing and publishing my own novels I also publish the works of my wife, Melanie Jackson. During the p...

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