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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 over 2.3 MILLION views from all over the world and 25,000 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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Design Wedding Invitations in GIMP 2.10 Walkthrough How-to Article

How to Design Wedding Invitations in GIMP 2.10

The cost of having a wedding can get out of hand nowadays (especially here in the US) with the need to pay for a venue, videographer, photographer, caterer, florist, DJ, etc....
How to Get GIMP Toolbox Missing Issue Solved GIMP How-to Article

Is Your GIMP Toolbox Missing? Here’s How to Get It Back

It is a common problem for GIMP users to open up their GIMP and realize they have no toolbox on the left side of their GIMP program window. Fret not - this issue is simple to...
25 GIMP Photo Manipulation Tutorials from 2018

25 GIMP Photo Manipulation Tutorials From 2018

GIMP is surprisingly good at creating photo manipulation compositions. I think this fact shocks people on a daily basis when they come across our GIMP tutorials on YouTube and...
Top 10 GIMP Tutorials for Photographers

Top 10 GIMP Photography Tutorials

In 2018, the GIMP team released some serious updates to its free photo editing and photo manipulation software, making it a serious rival against its paid-subscription...
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

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...

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