In Chapter 4, you learned the basics of drawing with GIMP. But there are still quite a few tricks that can give your drawings more polish.
In this chapter, you'll learn how to use layer masks, gradients, and layer modes to create great-looking drawings and logos. You'll learn how to control the Perspective tool, and create shadows and highlights. Finally, you'll learn how to create your own brushes, gradients, and other GIMP resources. The chapter will cover the following:
Useful mask tricks
Creating depth: drawing with layer modes
Drawing realistic shadows
Realism and multipoint perspective
Adding reflections and shading
Making brushes, patterns, and gradients
You learned about the basics of layer ...