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Gimp Quickie Tutorials

Postby akovia » Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:03 am

Just a repository for gimp tutorials that cover some common tasks relating to creating fanart.
*Make sure to select the 1080p option for playback under the gear icon on the youtube player.*



How to Properly Re-Size and Center HDLogos.

How to Adjust Levels in Gimp.


A Practical guide to adjusting levels in Gimp for beginners.

Detailed information on levels available here.
How to level your monitor here.

Poster Creation Basics.


Not really a "quickie" but I go over some basic stuff like aspect ratios, how to find a source, and even some text removal techniques.
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Re: Gimp Quickie Tutorials

Postby akovia » Fri Jan 31, 2014 4:58 am

Just a heads up that I posted a new quickie video on how to adjust levels. Though this is for gimp, the Photoshop tool is almost identical in every way.

BTW, I'm taking requests, so post if you want to see a specific tool/filter or technique. <== That I know of course.

Thinking of doing the resynthesize plugin next.
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Re: Gimp Quickie Tutorials

Postby akovia » Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:36 am

*update*

Just added a video for poster basics. Been having a lot of denials lately for stretched out posters so I made this to help explain how to properly size and crop your posters. Also covers finding a good source and some text removal.
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Re: Gimp Quickie Tutorials

Postby schimi2k » Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:45 am

i want to thank u for all the nice video tutorials buddy !
maybe one day i switch to gimp, and i would say your videos will help me so much 8-)

so keep going - i wanna see mooooore :ugeek:
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Re: Gimp Quickie Tutorials

Postby A-MiLi » Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:02 pm

hey akovia :) you did make a great work whith these tutorials for gimp.
I am a beginner and I'm glad I was able to see some tutorials which are explained very clear. thanks !
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Re: Gimp Quickie Tutorials

Postby akovia » Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:35 pm

A-MiLi wrote:hey akovia :) you did make a great work whith these tutorials for gimp.
I am a beginner and I'm glad I was able to see some tutorials which are explained very clear. thanks !


I'm glad it was helpful. Post here if you have any suggestions for tutorials you'd like to see in the future. ;)
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Re: Gimp Quickie Tutorials

Postby schimi2k » Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:21 pm

nevermind...
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Re: Gimp Quickie Tutorials

Postby akovia » Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:25 pm

schimi2k wrote:i wish a tutorial video for images with real hair rendering 8-)


and we'll have one as soon as you make it. :D
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Re: Gimp Quickie Tutorials

Postby shevman » Thu Mar 20, 2014 9:11 pm

Ooo yeah ... Hair - is the most necessary!
Hair!!! Is a very complex topic!
I can tell you three options! Use the channels, channel mixer, and selection color range! Work with multiple layers and with different refractive!
Option fourth - on YouTube a lot of lessons! :-D
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Re: Gimp Quickie Tutorials

Postby akovia » Thu Mar 20, 2014 9:19 pm

shevman wrote:Ooo yeah ... Hair - is the most necessary!
Hair!!! Is a very complex topic!
I can tell you three options! Use the channels, channel mixer, and selection color range! Work with multiple layers and with different refractive!
Option fourth - on YouTube a lot of lessons! :-D


Option 5: Shevman makes a video. :D
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