GIMP has a huge collection of special effects, tools, and techniques you can use to modify your image or create something brand-new.
You've probably already experimented with some of GIMP's plug-ins, but there may be some interesting toys that you haven't seen yet.
In this chapter, I'll take you on a tour of some of GIMP's filters and special effects. I won't cover everything—there's always more to explore—but this chapter should give you a taste of the sorts of effects you can create. You'll learn about the following:
Image window filters vs. Toolbox Xtns
Filters for images
Scripts and plug-ins that make new images
Most of GIMP's fun special effects are located in two places: the image ...