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,


17 of 17 students recommendSee All

So clear, systematically proceeding, slow enough way to teach. Thanks again, Brian!
Jarmo Tikka

Teacher, Designer, Carpenter, Artist

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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