Resources

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In Issue #1 of GIMP Magazine we featured this story.  We want to keep this list going.  Help us by submitting your Essential GIMP Resource Site Link Below . . .

 

Official GIMP Website
http://gimp.org

 

Gimp Help – Forums, Chat etc

GIMP Help – Forums
http://gimpforums.com/

GIMP Help – Blog
http://blog.meetthegimp.org/

GIMP Help – Forums
http://gimper.net/

GIMP Help
http://gimphelp.org/

 

Tutorials

Gimpology (various GIMP tutorials)
http://www.gimpology.com/

Noupe (tutorial article)
http://www.noupe.com/how-tos/30-exceptional-gimp-tutorials-and-resources.html

GIMP Tutorials
http://gimp-tutorials.net/

Pixtuts (GIMP tutorials)
http://gimp.pixtuts.com/

DeviantArt (tutorials by Griatch-art)
http://griatch-art.deviantart.com/journal/Tutorials-237116359

Moved, Now gimpedtutorials (below)
http://www.gimpedblog.blogspot.com/

Alex Standifords GIMP Tutorials
http://www.gimpedtutorials.com/

GIMP Help – Forums, Tutorials, Downloads
http://www.gimpusers.com/

Abduzeedo (tutorials / design ideas / textures / wallpaper / art promotion)
http://abduzeedo.com/daily-inspiration-570

GIMP Wiki
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GIMP

Wikipedia (FOSS, Free and Open Source Software List)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Free_graphics_software

Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Pro (GIMP book)
http://gimpbook.com/index.html

Meet The Gimp (Video Tutorials)
http://www.meetthegimp.org/

JX Tutorials (GIMP video tutorials)
http://www.youtube.com/user/jxtutorials

GIMP Know How (GIMP video tutorials)
http://www.youtube.com/user/gimpknowhow

GIMP tricks (GIMP video tutorials)
http://www.youtube.com/user/GIMPtricks

Malgalin (GIMP video tutorials)
http://www.youtube.com/user/malgalin

Steve Czajka (GIMP and Inkscape video tutorials / design)
http://www.youtube.com/user/steveczajka

heathenx (Inkscape video tutorials)
http://www.screencasters.heathenx.org/

Inkscape (Inkscape tutorials)
http://inkscapetutorials.wordpress.com/

Getting Around in GIMP (GIMP Tutorials)
http://blog.patdavid.net/p/getting-around-in-gimp.html

Todo GIMP
http://todogimp.com/

XD Tutorials (New)
http://www.xdtutorials.com

 

 

Scripts and Plug-ins

Official GIMP Plug-ins and Scripts
http://registry.gimp.org/

Overview of GIMP Scripts and Plug-ins
http://steveczajka.posterous.com/essential-gimp-scripts-and-gimp-plugins

GIMP Plug-ins
http://www.techzilo.com/download-free-gimp-plugins/

 

 

Brushes and Stock Textures

GIMP Brushes (brushes)
http://gimpbrush.com

Deviant Art (stock photos, brushes, tutorials)
http://www.deviantart.com/

SXC (stock photos)
http://www.sxc.hu/home

Morguefile (stock photos)
http://www.morguefile.com/

flickr Search (Creative Commons stock photos / textures / group / community)
http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=texture&l=commderiv&ct=0&mt=all&adv=1

Qbrushes (brushes)
http://qbrushes.net/

OpenClipArt (clip art)
http://www.openclipart.org/

Brushes Patterns and More . . .
http://www.deviantart.com/

Stock Textures
http://texturemate.com/

Stock Vector Textures
http://www.vectorstock.com/free-vectors

Stock Patterns / Colors
http://www.colourlovers.com/

Creative Commons Stock Photos (New)
http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Image#Featured_Image_Sites/

GIMP Paint Studio (New)
https://code.google.com/p/gps-gimp-paint-studio/

 

Design Ideas and Inspiration

Design Dust (design ideas / inspiration)
http://designdust.tumblr.com/rss

Design Your Way (design ideas / inspiration)
http://www.designyourway.net/blog/

Designspiration (design ideas / inspiration)
http://designspiration.net/

Dribbble (design ideas / inspiration) (New)
http://dribbble.com/

 

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