Interested in downloading and giving GIMP a try? Or maybe you are already an expert user of GIMP and you want to extend GIMP in magical ways.

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


Gimp Help – Forums, Chat etc

GIMP Help – Forums

GIMP Help – Blog

GIMP Help – Forums




Gimpology (various GIMP tutorials)

Noupe (tutorial article)

GIMP Tutorials

Pixtuts (GIMP tutorials)

DeviantArt (tutorials by Griatch-art)

Moved, Now gimpedtutorials (below)

Alex Standifords GIMP Tutorials

GIMP Help – Forums, Tutorials, Downloads

Abduzeedo (tutorials / design ideas / textures / wallpaper / art promotion)


Wikipedia (FOSS, Free and Open Source Software List)

Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Pro (GIMP book)

Meet The Gimp (Video Tutorials)

JX Tutorials (GIMP video tutorials)

GIMP Know How (GIMP video tutorials)

GIMP tricks (GIMP video tutorials)

Malgalin (GIMP video tutorials)

Steve Czajka (GIMP and Inkscape video tutorials / design)

heathenx (Inkscape video tutorials)

Inkscape (Inkscape tutorials)

Getting Around in GIMP (GIMP Tutorials)


XD Tutorials (New)



Scripts and Plug-ins

Official GIMP Plug-ins and Scripts

GIMP Plug-ins



Brushes and Stock Textures

GIMP Brushes by TheAngelDove  (New)

GIMP Brushes (brushes)

Deviant Art (stock photos, brushes, tutorials)

SXC (stock photos)

Morguefile (stock photos)

flickr Search (Creative Commons stock photos / textures / group / community)

Qbrushes (brushes)

OpenClipArt (clip art)

Brushes Patterns and More . . .

Stock Textures

Stock Vector Textures

Stock Patterns / Colors

Creative Commons Stock Photos

GIMP Paint Studio

FOBO: (New)
From Old Books dot Org: Pictures, Engravings & Extracts From Old Books
Over 3,500 free images from old rare antique and vintage books. Site by Liam Quin.


Design Ideas and Inspiration

Design Dust (design ideas / inspiration)

Design Your Way (design ideas / inspiration)

Designspiration (design ideas / inspiration)

Dribbble (design ideas / inspiration) (New)


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