A practical approach to GIMP for DIY. Use these easy to follow tutorials. Learn design tips and techniques for online business, web, social media and print.

Fantasy Map Pin Example

Create A Fantasy World Map Free

Create a fantasy world map for free using GIMP. GIMP map-making techniques are the perfect fantasy world map creator that anybody can use.

Gimp Brushes On Mac

Install GIMP Brushes On Mac

I needed to install GIMP brushes on Mac for a map project. I found free brushes from DeviantArt. In this post, I share how to install GIMP brushes on Mac.

8 ways to sell your GIMP Designs

8 ways to sell your GIMP Designs

GIMP is simply the best free online photo editor available, but let’s face it, GIMP doesn’t make vector graphic art or SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) like Inkscape. Still, there are GIMP features that make GIMP a good choice for creating designs to sell online.  So you can definitely make money with GIMP by selling your …

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5 Ways To Remove Backgrounds Using GIMP

Wondering how to remove a background? GIMP is a free background remover with multiple ways for GIMP to erase backgrounds. Removing the background from an image with GIMP is very straightforward. While removing backgrounds from images with GIMP depends on image complexity, there are 5 basic ways that GIMP makes backgrounds transparent. GIMP erases backgrounds with four tools or using layer masks.

Let’s look closer at how GIMP removes backgrounds.


Adding A GIMP Pattern

Add a gimp pattern to use with filters and special effects. GIMP comes with default patterns but you can easily make your own and then use for all kinds of special effects. Add patterns to GIMP easily; here’s how to do it.