Steve Kinney wrote:
The other day I spent a couple of hours looking through this book at
Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Professional by Akkana Peck
As it happens, I've recommended this book in past threads to other
users, and am glad to see Steve's recommendations, too. Couple of points
to mention: there are two editions to the book, the first edition used
GIMP 2.4; the second GIMP 2.6. If you're buying it, the second edition
is probably the one to get.
Also, the publisher used to have (and as far as I know, still does) the
policy that if you purchase the print version, you can get the digital
version for a nominal fee. This has proved useful to me; I've several
Apress titles, and when I travel, I can carry a reference library on a
thumb drive, or micro SD card, and not have to carry a briefcase full of
Finally, Akkana is a list member, which permits me to say, "Thank you."
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