GIMP Basics -Introduction + Beginner tutorial exercise (How to use GIMP)

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GIMP beginner tutorial and/or Gimp basics tutorial. Has an introduction to the GIMP interface and a beginners excercise to get started with GIMP. A great way for GIMP beginners and learning the GIMP basics, basically getting started with GIMP/beginning with GIMP. Follow the steps and you will learn how layers work in GIMP, how to make a basic gradient in GIMP. How to use the text tool in GIMP, how to change the font color in GIMP, how to make a border around text in GIMP, how to make a drop shadow in GIMP, how to make a border around an image in GIMP, learn the basics about selections in GIMP and layers in GIMP. All explained so a GIMP beginner will be able to follow it. For more GIMP basics tutorials see my playlists and see my other videos for cool gimp tricks. Other phrase(s) that would apply to this tut are: How to use GIMP for beginners GIMP tutorials for beginners GIMP tutorial for beginners


David Duez says:

Great job. I appreciate it. My goal is to learn Gimp in this new year and move all of my image creation jobs to it. Thankful for your video and the time you took to create it.

jonas4669 says:

how do i get those two things on the side back?

GooshGooshVlogTime says:

you are soooo dutch XD

David Fasnacht says:

I loved and understood her accent/English very well. In fact it is the first GIMP video where I felt like I understood something about GIMP when it was done. She is wonderful! I have 25 years + collage experience in photography, the old fashioned way, retouch/airbrush,etc. This is very helpful for me trying to translate to the computer. Are there more of these, and w th photo editing of photographs?.I am new to computers.

gamers606 says:

She was speaking pretty good english.
I could understand her 😀

Matthew Logan says:

is it just me – why the hell would you have a tutorial done by someone who has poor English.I found her difficult to understand … surely the gimp developers can do better.

Rita Ellmer says:

It was very helpful, thank you xx

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ItsApple3820586 says:

hahahahhaaha captions ftw…

Rhianna Rhodes says:

why doesnt mine have the fucking middle window??? -_-

Josh14Films says:

thank you

Gordon Dewar says:

Could u perhaps start a new project for each tutorial as when u get to the end and u say “click on save” but u then click on cancel as a beginer it all gets a little confusing.Apart from that I really loved the video and look forward to watching the rest of ur work.Thank you.

alexrthegamer says:



u really helped me thank you so much!!!

aowald says:

I’m trying to make a rounded effect on text using GIMP. For example, a word like GIMPTRICKS; I want the left and right of the word to be very small, and the center of the word to be large shaping the word to appear as if it were a circle. Do you have a video that explains how to do this?

Shivali2971 says:

Please check out my channel! I upload GIMP tutorials 🙂

Isak Nordqvist says:

Stop saying “and” so much

Gordon Dewar says:

lovely dutch accent with crisp clear english and no loud music.I found the video very helpful thank you.

GetEmPro says:

Very helpful! I hope there are more videos. I like your step by step instructions.

spacoverman says:

Yes, go to ‘EDIT’ and then select ‘CUT’.

cookiestar910 says:

This is not the gimp i was looking for…

muntheking says:

Ahahahaha!!! Thats too bad

r3vmixman says:

I wish I didn’t read that until the video finished. 🙁 I can’t pay attention to what she’s saying anymore.

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bobbyd963 says:

I noticed that too. I kept having to pause it every 10-15 seconds to follow her steps as she was presenting them and then I got to that part and it showed her pushing cancel so I did too. That shit kind of bugs….

EverBadDesigns says:

Hey guys If you could do me a huge favour and check out my channel- I will be doing tutorials on how to make avatars, backgrounds, wallpapers, effects and a lot of other things! So drop me a subscription and i will love you forever!
~EBD~ (btw I do free avatars for practicing my techniques, so don’t hesitate to ask.)

Brainbust100 says:

Is “and” available to download as a ringtone?

Jessica Fenney says:

When I pressed delete on my keyboard, when trying to delete the middle of the black layer to create the border, nothing happened. Is there another way to do this?

Juergen Fassbender says:

Good video on how to work with layers .. I am a beginner and it helped. Thanks.

Gabriel Hasbun says:

Flipped horizontally(by the vertical axis).

ThePaulc222 says:

Count Dracula

NiiNjaEDIT says:

Maybe she’s left handed. =p

androstempest says:

Layers is something I just could not understand where to begin. Thank you for presenting it in a way even a novice like me can understand.

23daley23 says:

you are dutch i can hear the accent ;3

xjlonelystar says:

anddddddd thank you

Dayna Quartz says:

That was my thought, too. I haven’t spoken to many Dutch folk but she sounds so much like Sharon Den Adel in her normal speaking voice / accent / lilt. 🙂

Matthew T says:

incredible teacher, I’m highly impressed on your lecture.

rdx1312 says:


Charity Makashi says:

Cool thank you for the help 🙂

djruben1001 says:

nice dutch accent

Laurie Whiteside says:

Thank you for this. It was very helpful. Great to get a glimpse into what GIMP can do, and you explained the layering technique very well.

phillips1012 says:

left handed?

ikheetNoor says:

are you Dutch?

ellonysman says:

I got lost at the part where she says…”For people who want to get well…started” hehe

SeeingTheSubtle says:

Thanks for your wonderful help!

cyberdejin says:

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaanddddddddd aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaannnndddddddd….. die !!!!

muntheking says:


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