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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 1.6 MILLION views from all over the world and 15,000 subscribers.

In our tutorials, you’ll learn how to edit 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 things Save & Exit like social media banners or websites. 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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Top 10 GIMP Tutorials of 2018 Q1

Top 10 GIMP Tutorials on YouTube of 2018 (Quarter 1)

The first quarter of the year (Jan 1st through March 31st) 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...
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

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 soon-to-be-released (and...
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...

How to Paint Graphics on a Face in GIMP (Text Version)

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to paint graphics on a face using GIMP - a free photo editing and manipulation software very similar to Photoshop. This is a pretty simple...

GIMP Tutorial – Picture in Text with 3D Pop Out Effect (Text Version)

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to place a picture inside your text, plus create a 3D pop-out effect with an element from your photo so that it appears the photo is popping...

How to Create a Professional Flyer in GIMP (Text Version)

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a professional flyer using the free (open source) graphic design and photo manipulation program GIMP, version 2.9.8. If you have an...
How to Install Brushes in GIMP

How to Install Brushes in GIMP

Adding brushes to GIMP is as simple as finding the brushes you want online, and dragging them into the GIMP brushes folder. Well, there are technically a few other steps in there...
Final GEOTECH Logo Design GIMP

How to Create a Logo in GIMP 2.9.8 (Text Version)

In this tutorial, which has a video version on our YouTube channel, I’ll show you how to create a professional logo using GIMP 2.9.8 (download it here), which is the latest...

GIMP 2.9.8 Tutorial: Create a Modern Album Cover

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to combine some great GIMP photo editing and manipulation techniques with graphic design techniques to create a dynamic final composition –...

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