GIMP Magazine – Issue 6

GIMP Magazine - Issue 6 v2-page001The team at GIMP Magazine presents Issue #6, the launch of Next Gen GIMP Magazine!

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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 . . .

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Desktop Publishing Course (Using Scribus) Now Available

Desktop Publishing Course - CD Jacket WallpaperI am pleased to announce that the new Desktop Publishing Course is now available.  Scribus is free and open source software that is comparable to Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress, and MS Publisher.

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THIS COURSE INCLUDES:

  • RUNNING TIME: 5hr 51min of step-by-step video tutorials with voice instruction
  • LANGUAGE: English
  • PLATFORM: Windows, Mac and Linux
  • ASPECT RATIO: 16:9 widescreen
  • FILE FORMAT: HD 720 WMV
  • COURSE INDEX: 40-page interactive PDF including table of contents, resources, definitions, index and more
  • VIDEOS: 32 instructional videos
  • EXERCISES: 19 exercise and four demonstration folders, approximately 100 files, totalling roughly 300 MB
  • COURSE NOTES: 94-page printable course notes PDF, plus an interactive PDF format
  • SUPPORT: Basic email/Skype support provided
  • UPDATES: Course updates provided as digital download.  This includes minor updates and you will be notified by email with a digital download link of any updates, new exercises etc. And this is included in the cost of the course purchase.
  • SPECIAL FEATURES: Steve Czajka, the managing editor for GIMP Magazine, provides a review of self-publishing an international magazine. This review covers the major steps to start up a magazine, build a following via social media, and provide amazing content. Steve shares the publishing workflow procedures that GIMP Magazine utilizes for each issue of the publication, typography style guides and several design considerations to creating a clean and appealing magazine layout. Check out Steve’s design portfolio at http://flickr.com/steveczajka

 

I think this is amazing value…

Desktop Publishing Course (Digital Download) $49.99




 

Desktop Publishing Course (Physical DVD mailed anywhere) $99.99




Upon payment confirmation you will be sent an email with the digital download link.  It is as simple as that!

 

Still not convinced?  Check out how Scribus is used to create professionally designed and printed brochures.  And of course, Scribus is used to publish GIMP Magazine!

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GIMP Magazine – Issue 2

The GIMP Magazine team proudly presents Issue #2.  We have a whole lot of awesome ready for you!

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