GIMP 2.10 Masterclass: From Beginner to Pro Photo Editing (

GIMP 2.10 Complete Guide - Learn the Free Photo Editor GIMP. Go From a Beginner to Pro in Photo Editing & Graphic Design

Created by: Michael Davies

Produced in 2022

What you will learn

  • How to Master GIMP 2.10
  • How to use all the tools in the GIMP toolbox.
  • The GIMP layout and its most important features
  • All 38 layer modes (blend modes) for creating image effects.
  • Important design and image editing concepts like Layers and Selection Areas
  • What's new in the latest versions of GIMP, including GIMP 2.10.12
  • Edit a photo professionally from start to finish.
  • Use proper methods, not shortcuts, for better and more professional results.
  • Import photos into GIMP.
  • Edit photos for print or web.
  • Make image adjustments using powerful built-in tools and filters.
  • Touch up photos to remove imperfections or background objects.
  • Enhance photos for a better finished product.
  • How to Master the Paths Tool
  • How to add a vignette around photos for a more dramatic effect.
  • The Dodge and Burn Tools for a "Vogue" look.
  • Crop or resize images with minimal quality loss,

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Overall Score : 90 / 100

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Course Description

GIMP 2.10 Masterclass: From Beginner to Pro Photo Editing and Graphic Design
It's finally time for you to master GIMP.
Do you just wish you knew all of the great things GIMP had to offer (especially as an alternative to or replacement for Photoshop)? Have you taken photos with your camera but don't know how to edit them? Are you struggling to make your images look great or professional in GIMP? Are you curious as to what GIMP can offer as a graphic design program? Not sure which methods are best for getting professional results?
This is the course for you!
Join over 2,700 students and start mastering GIMP 2.10 today! This course has more in-depth GIMP 2.10 content than any other course on the platform, plus tons of projects, assignments and course resources to help you practice the skills learned in each lecture.
Get familiar with photo editing in GIMP 2.10 to improve your photos and master photo retouching with this BEST SELLING course, taught by an 8 year GIMP expert and photographer. No Photoshop required!

In This Course, You'll Learn:
  1. Getting started with GIMP
  2. The GIMP layout and other GIMP Basics
  3. A comprehensive overview of ALL GIMP tools in the Toolbox, including:
    • Selection Tools
    • Path Tool
    • Transform Tools
    • Paint Tools
    • Text Tool
    • Miscellaneous Tools
  4. Setting up the program interface for photo retouching
  5. Opening RAW images into GIMP
  6. Editing your photos to improve their color and quality
    • Color balancing
    • levels adjustment
    • Brightness & Contrast
    • Hue/Saturation
    • Hue/Chroma
    • Sharpening an image
    • Touching up an image
    • Eye enhancement
    • Creating a "Vogue" look
  7. Designing a Photo Collage Using Multiple Images and Layer Masks
  8. All 38 layer modes found in GIMP for blending images
    • Includes explanations of each Layer Mode Type
  9. Scaling and cropping your images, including cropping images into a circle shape
  10. Enhancing your photos with lighting effects and filters
  11. Editing Black and White Photos
  12. Creating social media banners for Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
    • Includes free templates for social media banners
  13. Exporting your images out of GIMP for use in print or web projects
  14. PLUS you'll get access to over 10 hours of Bonus Photo Editing Tutorials, Graphic Design Tutorials, and Photo Manipulation Tutorials (including GIMP 2.10 tutorials) at the end of the course - commercial free - to help you further develop and acquire new GIMP skills! Tutorials cover a wide range of topics, including:
    • Top 5 Photo Enhancement Techniques
    • Fix Dark Portrait Lighting the RIGHT Way
    • Picture in Text with 3D Pop-out Effect
    • Rain Effect Photo Manipulation Tutorial
    • GEGL, Explained
    • 5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do with GIMP
    • Acne Removal and Improving Skin Complexion
    • What's New in GIMP 2.10.2, GIMP 2.10.4, GIMP 2.10.6, GIMP 2.10.8, GIMP 2.10.10, GIMP 2.10.12, and GIMP 2.10.14
    • How to Open RAW Images in GIMP 2.10 (using DarkTable)
    • How to Fix Old and Severely Damaged Photos
    • How to Recolor Photos
    • How to Import Palettes
    • How to Create Pixel Art (For Game Design)
    • and more!

What Students Say About the Course
"I'm so glad I found this! I have been using GIMP for several years (a couple of decades actually) and have been looking for a comprehensive GIMP course like this forever. This course has finally given me exactly what I've been looking for. Michael's course and teaching method are absolutely impressive!"
-Reg E. | *****
"Very thorough explanations of numerous GIMP features. As a long-time Photoshop user, I wanted to learn more about how to use GIMP effectively, and this course has been very good."
-Jud D. | *****
"When I started this course I had some basic knowledge of GIMP. However I had many gaps and/or insecurities when applying my knowledge. So I wanted to become a better user. By the way you already noticed English is not my native language. But Michael's English is easy to understand and with the the help of subtitles I understood most everything[...] After having concluded the course I can say: - I am really a better user - I learned a lot[.] This course is worth every penny. Highly recommended!"
-Hans-Peter L. | *****
"An Outstanding course on Gimp that will help any user develop a solid understanding of all the tools and how to apply them."
-Arthur | *****

Whether you want to edit photos for clients, touch up your own portraits, or make your own graphic design compositions, this is the place to start! Join over 2,700 students!
By the end of this course, you will have a strong understanding of how to use the photo editing tools within GIMP. You will also develop a better eye for coloring and correcting your images. Overall, you'll be able to more consistently enhance images for a better looking final product!
My goal for this course is to teach you the proper and professional way to edit your photos, plus how to create amazing graphic design projects or compositions. I don't take shortcuts in my methods - I only recommend the best methods based on my 8 years of experience using GIMP and the recommendations that come straight from the creators of the GIMP photo editor. This comprehensive course will, in the end, allow you to focus on your artistic abilities when editing photos while also harnessing your newly-acquired technical knowledge of the GIMP program. Take the limitations and guesswork out of your photo editing and design process and create with confidence!
Take your time with the course - there is not time limit for completing it and you'll get lifetime access once you enroll. Learn from one of the top GIMP-dedicated educators in the world - not someone who only teaches GIMP as a footnote to other programs like Photoshop.
If you don't like the course, there is a 30 day money-back guarantee. However, I think you'll really enjoy it!Who this course is for:
  • All skill levels looking to improve their knowledge of GIMP's features, filters, and tools.
  • Beginner GIMP users who want to get familiar with this free photo editor.
  • Photographers who want to edit their photos on a free

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Instructor Details

Michael Davies

I'm a GIMP guru and owner of Davies Media Design, one of the largest GIMP educators in the world! I've been using GIMP since before it was cool (back in 2011) and have watched this software grow up to be a real asset to any graphic designer or photographer. My goal is to help beginners master GIMP so they can create beautiful projects of their own without needing to purchase expensive image manipulation programs like Photoshop.
My videos & tutorials on GIMP have received over 3 million views from all over the world. They can be seen on sites like YouTube, where I have over 35,000 subscribers, the State University of New York (SUNY) online, Imaging Resource, K12, Sitepoint, and Guilford Technical Community College online.
I have a Marketing Degree from the University of Central Florida and am the owner of a company that specializes in online education. In addition to teaching online, I have also taught various workshops in the US. I am also the founder and moderator of the Denver Green Forum, a sustainability panel featuring green thought leaders from around Colorado, and am a sustainability enthusiast!



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By Arif on

Pretty good course. Definitely worth of time and money.

Great course. Great Instructor. This was well worth my time to take this online course. I learned the techniques I need to enhance my astrophotography. As an additional benefit I was also introduced on many ways to use GIMP to modify, enhance, sharpen, many photography elements. I learned how to combine text, Imagery and graphic elements to create new products like posters, book covers, pixel art, vector art, etc. Over all this was a great course with a very knowledgeable instructor. Thanks Butch Limrick

I would rate the tutorials five stars. So far I have been able to do almost every exercise. The only thing I would change is the ability to get help when I am stuck.

I have been using GIMP for quite a few years now, and have wanted to fine tune it, great course if your looking to take it to the next level

The course becomes more interesting once you get beyond the introductions to the various tools available to you. It's quite hard to take it all in but I can see it being a great resource to use as I edit my own picture. The worked examples are probably the best part of the course. I may come across it at the back end of the course but the thing that would take it to another level would be some sort of workflow advice on images and seeing video examples from start to finish on a couple of images

While the course is packed full of great information, and you will learn a lot, I have rated it lower because it is all free on Michael's You Tube channel, and there are still lectures with Patreon supporters popping up with tools named after them, which are misplaced on a paid course. Gosh, why do that?My personal opinion is that people shouldn't create free content and then sell it here for �199.99 (current price).That said, Michael has taken the time to collate the lectures and has created a structured course, which is why I didn't ask for a refund.As I mentioned, there is a lot to learn and Michael explains things very well, with lots of real examples of how to apply the tools. This is not just a, "This tool does this, look at these random shapes", course. It does go into depth of each tool.

The instructor is showing me in depth details about the software at the outset of the course. I feel I will learn a lot with this style of instruction.

Great course! Mikedoesgoabitfastattimes, but you can deal with it. I plan on definitely going over the course again and again. Thanks for the life long access!

A LOT of information but he talks really fast, and often I don't think he uses the simplest way to explain something. For instance, he completely lost me on his explanation of Quick Mask, so I looked it up on YouTube, found a video that explained it MUCH more clearly, and came back to the Udemy class. Also I'm having a bit of trouble switching back and forth between the Udemy screen and the GIMP window -- he doesn't say "I'll give you a minute while you find that," which would be helpful -- and God help you if you're trying to take notes. I pause him while I find what I'm looking for (or jot down what I want to remember) and then I start him up again. I do admit that he definitely knows his stuff.

So far, being a beginner, I am learning at what I feel to be a quick pace, yet thorough and done in such a manner as to cement the techniques in my mind. So far so good! The quizzes and assignments are helpful toward reinforcing the techniques. UPDATE ON CONCLUSION: This was a great course! I've learned amazing skills from having no experience at all. I really enjoyed every lesson and assignment and added each one to my own skill set... there is no doubt in my mind that this course is worth the time and effort if you have any interest in learning artistic skills in a digital environment. I don't just feel confident that I can complete projects using GIMP 2.10, I know I can because I already have!

"just click over here", "you can see over here"... by the time I find your cursor, you've moved on to another spot!Too hard to follow, I'm constantly going back to re-run the sequence.In chapter Transformation tools, you used a red arrow to indicate where you are. Why not this in other section?

Tak, bardzo. Czekam na dalsze informacje