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Best Open Source Apps for Daily Use

What the proprietary world can do, FOSS can do better! That’s what this article hints at, as it takes you through the 11 most used open source apps. Every day, we use a…

Final output

The Art of Illusion: Creating Digital Art the Easy Way, Part-2

In Part 1, we covered what The Art of Illusion is about. We learnt how to create profile curves and tables. Now it’s time to create a wall, add texture to the created…

The propeller, after being given an ID

Wings 3D and the GIMP: UV Mapping and Texturing the Airplane

This article continues from the previous one in which we dealt with modelling an airplane. Here we look at UV mapping — making a 2D image of the 3D model. Why is texturing of…

Default desktop

A Quick Look at Ubuntu Studio 10.10

Ubuntu has a large and growing variety of flavours. Ubuntu Studio is a useful Ubuntu derivative targeted at multimedia artists. If you’re a professional, or need applications to create/edit images, video and audio,…

Free from clutter?

The GIMP 2.8:2.7 Development Release: Free From Clutter

The GIMP version 2.6 was released two years back, and it’s time for us to embrace a new development series of the GIMP. Dubbed as 2.8:2.7, the FOSS editing software is finally getting…

The final design of the airplane

Wings 3D and the GIMP: Quickly Modelling and Texturing an Airplane

For those of you who are artists, and eager to get into 3D art but lack the resources to get high-end  packages like Maya, Max, Softimage, Houdini, LightWave, etc, here is a launchpad!…

Learn Image Manipulation & Create a Glassy Wallpaper on GIMP

Here’s a tutorial on how to create glassy effects on images and text, using GIMP.

GIMP for Beginners, Part 3: Toolbox Demystified

The third article in our series on the GIMP will guide you through Toolbox, and help you to work with the various tools featured in it.

GIMP for Beginners, Part 2: Understanding Layers

Welcome to the second installation of The GIMP tutorials. In this issue, we will try to understand the most crucial part of image editing—layers. Describing layers in words is pretty arduous.

GIMP for Beginners, Part 1: User Interface

GIMP is a great tool, but many of us don’t even know how to get started with it. So let’s get a grip on this powerful image manipulation tool, beginning with its user interface.

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