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GIMP for Absolute Beginners by Roman Joost, Jan Smith

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C H A P T E R   9

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Digital Art: Drawing in GIMP

Digital art can be created in many different ways, with many different tools. You can create digital art without freehand painting and a graphics tablet. This chapter will show you how you can create digital art with GIMP’s tools.

In This Chapter

  • How to draw in GIMP
  • Draw with selections
  • Drawing freely
  • Paint without a tablet

How to Draw in GIMP

In principle, all painting tools can be used for drawing, too. How can you create geometric forms with only a mouse and no assistive tools like a drawing pad? It can be achieved by doing any of the following:

  • Drawing freehand aided by GIMP (for example, ...

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