CHAPTER 1

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An Overview of GIMP 2.8

In This Chapter

  • Downloading and Installing GIMP 2.8

  • The GIMP Interface

  • The Image Menu

  • The Image Navigation Bar

  • The Toolbox and Important Tool Functions

  • Working with Layers

  • Plug-ins to Enhance GIMP

Image Note  If you are an absolute beginner, I hope that this chapter will provide you with enough information about GIMP to follow along with the exercises in this book. The GIMP User Manual will provide much more detailed information and can be accessed from the official GIMP web site at www.gimp.org.

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