GIMP for Beginners 7: Make a 3D Book Cover for Free | Brian Jackson | Skillshare

GIMP for Beginners 7: Make a 3D Book Cover for Free

Brian Jackson, Author/Publisher/Educator

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9 Lessons (29m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Work Area and 2D Cover

    • 3. Create a Cover Reflection

    • 4. Bend the Cover

    • 5. Create the Spine

    • 6. Cant Spine Into Place

    • 7. Add the Pages

    • 8. Add a Shadow

    • 9. GIMP for Beginners to Intermediate, 3D Book Cover, Final Thoughts


About This Class

In this GIMP for beginners class, you'll learn how to use the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) to create a 3D book cover.  I'll be using the book cover I created in my 2D book cover class in this demonstration.

Note that this is a fairly advanced class so you should be familiar with the GIMP.

In this class, you'll follow this seven step process to complete the project:

  1. Work Area & 2D Book Cover
  2. Create a Reflection
  3. Bend the Cover
  4. Create Spine & Reflection
  5. Cant Spine into Place
  6. Add the Pages
  7. Add a Shadow

So if you're ready to take the GIMP and your book covers to the next level, let me show you the way.

See you in the classroom,