Class Starter: What do these images all have in common?
Introduction to Gimp
Today we will experiment with the application GIMP. GIMP is a free and open source image editor. Not only can it edit photography, but it is used for graphics and original artwork. More information about Gimp. Here is a video about the Gimp interface.
Class Activity: Using GIMP to manipulate photography
I have provided a some images with a Creative Commons license. Download one of these images to use for your GIMP-1 Assignment. Instructions below…
GIMP – 1 ASSIGNMENT: (50 Points – Due Thursday March 16)
1- Copy one of the images that I have provided & open it in Gimp.
2 – Follow an online tutorial for photo editing with Gimp. This tutorial from 10-Steps is pretty easy to follow.
3 – Make changes to the photo using your own imagination.
4 – When you are finished, go to the Gimp file menu and export the document as a JPEG.
5 – Turn your JPEG in to your assignment folder.