GIMP Magazine – Issue 5

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The GIMP Magazine team humbly presents Issue #5.

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Issue 3 Preview – GIMP vs PS Comparison

This article compares over 70+ features between GIMP 2.8.0 and Adobe Photoshop (PS) CS 5.5 Extended.  The magazine will showcase a 12 page sample of the full 25 page article / white paper that we will make available from our website.  Maybe you are considering moving to the open source world and want to get an idea of how the two products roughly compare?  Maybe you are considering a change from GIMP to PS, or maybe you are coming into this cold and are trying to decide which route to take.  This article will help answer all of those questions.  Be sure to download Issue #3 of GIMP Magazine on March 6th when it is released.  Issue #3 is complete and we are awaiting a print test.  Issue #3 will be available in the regular formats: PDF direct download, online viewing via Issuu.com, ultra high quality print version, and iPad tablet version.  And did I mention that GIMP Magazine is free?

 

WANT TO LEARN GIMP AND INKSCAPE?

Check out a 5 hr 27 min Digital Arts DVD course.  This course is designed for Photographers, Digital Artists, Illustrators, Industrial Designers, Graphic Artists and even Fine Artists looking to promote their work over the web.  We have a special topic in this course to show people how to photograph / scan fine art, create blogging sites and upload their works.  This DVD is available anywhere in the world and can be ordered on line using a credit card or PayPal.  Click here for more http://gimpmagazine.org/courses

Issue 2 Preview – Design Brochures

Design Professional Brochures Using GIMP, Inkscape, and Scribus
Written by Steve Czajka, Edited by Sandra Livingston

This article will show you how to create professional brochures using completely free and open source software. This article uses a high-level approach to show you the overall steps to create a brochure, and some items to consider. Read this article and decide if open source can do the job for you. Keep in mind that GIMP, Inkscape, and Scribus are similar to Adobe® Photoshop®, Illustrator®, and InDesign® respectively.

This 26 minute HD video tutorial walks you through the basic steps to creating a brochure in Scribus while using GIMP and Inkscape for your graphics.

 

WANT TO LEARN GIMP AND INKSCAPE?

Check out a 5 hr 27 min Digital Arts DVD course.  This course is designed for Photographers, Digital Artists, Illustrators, Industrial Designers, Graphic Artists and even Fine Artists looking to promote their work over the web.  We have a special topic in this course to show people how to photograph / scan fine art, create blogging sites and upload their works.  This DVD is available anywhere in the world and can be ordered on line using a credit card or PayPal.  Click here for more http://gimpmagazine.org/courses

DESKTOP PUBLISHING COURSE DVD – (SCRIBUS) NOW AVAILALE!

The Desktop Publishing Course uses free and open source Scribus (http://scribus.net).  Scribus is very similar to Adobe InDesign and MS Publisher.  Learn to use free and open source scribus to create business cards, brochures, leaflets, full size posters, newsletters, magazine publications, and even books.  I use Scribus to create GIMP Magazine and several other professional looking documents.  Purchase your copy at http://gimpmagazine.org/courses

Desktop Publishing Course - CD Jacket Wallpaper

 

 

CALLIGRAPHIC TYPEFACE CREATED USING GIMP

Like the Gothic Textura Calligraphic Typeface used in the brochure?  I developed this authentic hand done calligraphy that was post processed using GIMP and Inkscape.  I call this Textura Tall and Narrow, and it is commercially available at: