There is a straight line tutorial on the tutorials section of the website (
GIMP Quickies _has_ been updated on the tutorial section as well (
A basic photo enhancement tutorial is in the pipeline when I find some
On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 8:20 PM Steve Kinney <ad...@pilobilus.net> wrote:
> On 05/13/2015 08:48 PM, Steve Lett wrote:
> > Hi everyone!
> > In chapter 3 it starts out telling you how to fill in the lines with
> > etc. But I think they should have started at the beginning with drawing
> > lines. What do you think? Thats a hell of a price to pay for a book and
> > find the basics in it, hey?
> > Am I mistaken?
> Maybe yes and no? I have seen the Book Of GIMP and it looked like
> advanced material only. Obviously a chapter on "bare bones basics"
> would not have been out of place...
> Try here though:
> The online GIMP manual has a Common Tasks section that does include
> drawing straight lines:
> An introduction to image file formats and their uses might also be
> useful. Note that the GIMP "saves" files to its own native XCF
> format, and "exports" images to numerous other formats for purposes
> like web display, printing, etc.
> This tutorial on basic photo enhancement is one of the best, now its
> only home is the Wayback Machine:
> After working through these materials, the Book Of GIMP may prove a
> lot more useful.
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