On Sat, Feb 8, 2014 at 11:22 PM, Dave W. Favor wrote:
> New to GIMP. I want to try and add a simple text on top of a photo.
> Probably two layers, one with a background photo and one a layer I can
> type a message on.  What tutorial would I read to get started.

1) Open your photo.
2) Choose Text tool on the left (the T icon).
3) Click on the canvas where you want your text to start
4) Type your text
5) Select it with a mouse, change font, font size etc.
6) Export as JPEG

That is really all :)

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