Gimp: Quick & Easy FREE Image Fixes for Beginners | Kristen Palana | Skillshare

Gimp: Quick & Easy FREE Image Fixes for Beginners

Kristen Palana, Professor, Award-Winning Artist, Digital Do-Gooder

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9 Lessons (43m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Adjusting Your Levels: Always do this First and Every Time

    • 3. Adjusting Brightness, Contrast, Hue, and Saturation

    • 4. Scaling, Rotating, Flipping, and Transforming

    • 5. Easy Resizing, Cropping, and Formatting For Any Situation

    • 6. Removing Red Eyes and Blemishes

    • 7. Brighten That Smile and Just Add Lipstick -To a Horse of Course

    • 8. Blurring Out a Face, Logo, or Background

    • 9. Take Something Annoying Out of the Background


About This Class

Get ready to take charge and learn simple, quick, and efficient methods for re-sizing, reformatting, enhancing, and editing powerful images like a professional in just 45 minutes.

This course is a mini version of a larger, more in-depth course I offer called Photoshop | GIMP: Quick & Easy Image Hacks For Beginners. THIS course specifically focuses on freeware and making the most basic yet essential image fixes you need to know right away using the free program, GIMP.

Whether you are an employee, business owner, content creator, teacher, author, or social media maven, over the last few years it has become CRUCIAL to know how to do a little bit of everything online. With this course as your guide, you'll learn how to confidentially and professionally edit, fix, touch-up, and manage your OWN images for your website, blog, eCourse, eBook, presentations, or social media pages.

Save time, money, and sanity by learning how to finally edit and enhance your own images without having to always pay someone else to do the most essential tasks for you.

This course was created especially for complete beginners as well as people who fight with technology who want to gain new and valuable image editing skills that can be used every day. You can watch and follow along with me as I show you how to make the nine most essential image fixes in the free program GIMP.

I'm a tenured Associate Professor of Digital Media and the Program Director of Film & Digital Media at The American University of Rome and a practicing award-winning multimedia artist.

I have 15+ years of experience teaching students all over the world using my tried and true custom approach (turning complex information into something simple, memorable, easy-to-understand in as short amount of time as possible) to ensure that you get the most important, relevant, and useful information that can be applied immediately to your art, work, and everyday life.

Empower yourself now by enrolling in this course and join our growing learning community! Let's get started building your new imaging editing skills today.