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In 2011, we created Davies Media Design on YouTube to provide a free way for beginner graphic designers, photographers and business owners to learn GIMP, the free image manipulation software. Today, the channel is a huge success with nearly 2 MILLION views from all over the world and 20,000 subscribers.

In our tutorials, you’ll learn how to edit and manipulate photos without needing to purchase Photoshop, how to make professional flyers and greeting cards for your business or personal projects, and how to design graphics for web and print projects. We also teach you how to use the tools found in GIMP, as well as other important and useful features. Watch one of our acclaimed tutorials below!

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20 GIMP 2.10 Tutorials for Beginners

20 GIMP 2.10 Tutorials for Beginners

Are you just starting out with GIMP, the free photo editing and graphic design software? Congrats! You're about to discover an amazing alternative to Photoshop that will help you...
How to Install Fonts in GIMP 2 10 6 Tutorial

How to Install Fonts in GIMP

Installing fonts in GIMP is, thankfully, a very simple process - especially if you are using a Windows machine. However, if you still aren't quite sure how to do it - or don't...
How to Remove Solid Color Backgrounds in GIMP 2 10 Tutorial

How to Remove an Image Background in GIMP 2.10 (Solid Background)

“There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” I’ll admit this is an odd proverb, but I think it is a great phrase to keep in mind when removing backgrounds from images in GIMP. That...
GIMP 2.10 New Tool Spotlight Hue-Chroma Tool 2018

GIMP 2.10 New Tool Spotlight: Hue-Chroma Tool

In technical terms, an image's “Hue” is the wavelength of the color in the image, whereas the “Saturation” of an image is the intensity of that color. If you’ll remember in the...
Install Luminosity Mask Setup Plugin in GIMP 2.10 Tutorial

How to Install Luminosity Mask Plugin Developed by Kevin Thornton (GIMP 2.10)

In May of this year (2018), Davies Media Design created a tutorial on how to edit photos using a luminosity mask in GIMP 2.10. This technique allows you to edit the light,...
Customize the GIMP User Interface Text Tutorial

How to Customize Your GIMP 2.10 User Interface (Theme and Icons)

GIMP 2.10 comes with a slightly different look than many of you may be used to. In some cases, the user interface may be darker than previous versions, and the icons may take on...
Top 10 GIMP Tutorials of 2018 Q1

Top 10 GIMP Tutorials on YouTube of 2018 (So Far)

The first half of the year is (already) over for 2018, and we've put out a TON of new GIMP tutorials to help you learn this great piece of free photo editing and graphic design...
GIMP 2.10 Release Candidate 1 Install

GIMP Releases GIMP 2.10.0 Release Candidate 1 for Final Testing

GIMP has just announced (minutes ago at the time of this post) that it has released the "GIMP 2.10.0 Release Candidate 1" - which is a semi-stable version of GIMP designed to...
10 New Features Coming to GIMP 2.10

10 New Features Coming to GIMP 2.10

(UPDATED 5/2/2018) Pat David, a leader on the GIMP Development Team, recently spoke at the SCaLe 16x (Southern California Linux Expo) about upcoming features coming to the...
How to Make a Movie Poster in GIMP

How to Make a Movie Poster in GIMP (Text Version)

This summer… one designer… will make an unforgettable movie poster… without… needing… Photoshop! That’s right, in this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to make an awesome...

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