Next Generation of GIMP Magazine is Coming Soon

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I would like to announce that GIMP Magazine is coming soon. Here are a few details that we can share with you at this time. We spent the summer working on a new format for our Magazine. We have some amazing content ready to go for our next few issues. This format change will be significant for our magazine, and more details will be revealed in the next issue of GIMP Magazine, due out in the next month or so.

We have changed our ad rates and you can now advertise with us for a significantly reduced rate. Read more at http://gimpmagazine.org/about/

We have also made it easier for you be featured in our magazine. We are now open for submissions at http://gimpmagazine.org/submissions/

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And all of these plans include continuing to make this magazine absolutely FREE for everyone to download.  We thank you for your donations, and we have also made it easier for you to donate. We have recently setup our Patreon account at http://www.patreon.com/gimpmagazine . You can set up a donation once, and every time we release a new issue, your donation is sent to us automatically. And you can change it or stop it at any time.  We also have a goal set up to pay content providers and people who work on our magazine.

Thanks so much for staying with us over the summer, and we are totally looking forward to the next generation of GIMP Magazine. Please share the news by re-tweeting, re-sharing, re-whatever, etc…

Thanks
Steve Czajka, Managing Editor

 

Gothic Calligraphy Video Based Course – Now Available

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Learn Gothic Calligraphy & Lettering in this online calligraphy course. A portion of the proceeds will be given to the Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto. All available as a digital download:

Learn Gothic Calligraphy & Lettering Video Based Training ($99.99 via PayPal or Credit Card)

Learn Gothic Calligraphy & Lettering eBook ONLY ($39.99 via PayPal or Credit Card)

Calligraphy Review Service (including eBook ($79.99 via PayPal or Credit Card)  

For the Calligraphy Review Service all you need is a camera or scanner, and ability to send your images through the internet (e.g. email).  It is as easy as taking a photo with your mobile phone and sending it.  I then review and comment on your work.

A portion of the proceeds will go towards maintaining the Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto’s website (a non-profit arts guild in Canada).

This entire eBook was created with open source software – GIMP for image manipulation, Inkscape for all diagrams and exemplars and Scribus for desktop publishing.  All graphics for the video based training course were also created using open source software. Amazing software tools that work great together!

The video based training course is ALSO AVAILABLE IN 720 HD FORMAT FOR A TOTAL DOWNLOAD OF 4.5GB.

Below is a listing of the course topics . . .

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Learn Gothic Calligraphy and Lettering – Online Calligraphy Course

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Learn Gothic Calligraphy & Lettering in this online calligraphy course.

Click Here to purchase the 67 page eBook (Digital Download) – ($39.99)

Click Here to purchase the eBook (Digital Download) and Calligraphy Review Service – ($79.99)

For the Calligraphy Review Service all you need is a camera or scanner, and ability to send your images through the internet (e.g. email).  It is as easy as taking a photo with your mobile phone and sending it.  I then review and comment on your work.

A portion of the proceeds will go towards maintaining the Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto’s website (a non-profit arts guild in Canada).

This entire eBook was created with open source software – GIMP for image manipulation, Inkscape for all diagrams and exemplars and Scribus for desktop publishing.  Amazing software tools that work great together!

Below is a listing of the course topics . . .

Continue reading

GIMP Magazine Hits One Million Impressions on Issuu

ANNOUNCEMENT – The GIMP Magazine team is incredibly pleased to announce that we are quickly approaching one million impressions on Issuu.com. Our publication located at http://issuu.com/gimpmagazine is approaching one million impressions in just over a year. One million of anything is typically a big deal, but this is a huge achievement for our free and community based magazine. Issuu.com allows us to have our magazine be read from all over the world on a variety of platforms. It also allows us to quickly and easily track how our magazine issues are being viewed. We want to sincerely thank everyone for being a part of our magazine and we also want to thank Issuu.com for such an amazing service. If you have never experienced our magazine on Issuu.com please check it out. You can also view our magazine from our website, but using the embedded Issuu.com viewer at http://gimpmagazine.org/issues

One Million Impressions SMOn a separate note, we want you to know that we have been working hard, receiving and editing the story articles and galleries for our next issue, #6. We are planning for an early March release with our regular previews launching a few weeks prior. What I have seen so far is pretty spectacular and we can’t wait to launch this next issue.

ABOUT ISSUU

Issuu is the world’s fastest growing digital publishing platform.
Millions of avid readers come to Issuu every day to read free publications, created by enthusiastic publishers from all over the globe. Issuu’s publishers include the biggest names in fashion, lifestyle, art, sports and global affairs. We’re also host to a prominent range of independent publishers utilizing the vast Issuu network to reach new fans every day.

Created by a bunch of geeks with a mad love for the publishing industry, Issuu has grown to become one of the biggest publishing networks on the planet.  You can follow Issuu at:

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ABOUT GIMP MAGAZINE

GIMP (www.gimp.org) is an image editing software package licensed as free and open source.   GIMP Magazine (http://gimpmagazine.org) features the amazing works created from an enormous community from all over the world estimated at around 8-10 million people.  Photography, digital arts, tips and tricks, step by step tutorials, master classes, help desk questions, and so much more are showcased and explored in this free publication.