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jarink
05-05-2005, 05:30 PM
Just postin' here so more people might see it...

For those who have not heard of it, GIMP is a <span class="ev_code_RED">free</span> program similar to Paint Shop Pro and Photoshop. As part of my never-ending quest to find, use and share <span class="ev_code_RED">free</span> software for skinning and movie making, I've started writing a series of tutorials using GIMP. Hopefully, my efforts will be of assistance to those of us who are financially challenged!
(Did I mention GIMP is <span class="ev_code_RED">free</span>?)

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/45410763/m/3071064713

jarink
05-05-2005, 05:30 PM
Just postin' here so more people might see it...

For those who have not heard of it, GIMP is a <span class="ev_code_RED">free</span> program similar to Paint Shop Pro and Photoshop. As part of my never-ending quest to find, use and share <span class="ev_code_RED">free</span> software for skinning and movie making, I've started writing a series of tutorials using GIMP. Hopefully, my efforts will be of assistance to those of us who are financially challenged!
(Did I mention GIMP is <span class="ev_code_RED">free</span>?)

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/45410763/m/3071064713

JunkoIfurita
05-05-2005, 11:52 PM
Ah, you beat me to it http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

I've been using GIMP to create nose-art for quite a while (both in my Linux partition and in XP), and I've kept meaning to start a few tutorials seeing as though the major complaint with the software is that it's fairly opaque compared to PhotoShop.

But, it's comparably powerful - at least to the level to which I use it.

Looks like some good tutorials http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif I'll check 'em out.

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Waldo.Pepper
05-06-2005, 10:47 PM
A bump is deserved.

stansdds
05-07-2005, 06:49 AM
I have PaintShop Pro v 3.12 (yeah, I'm archaic, I know it), does GIMP really provide an improvement over PSP 3.12?

jarink
05-07-2005, 07:28 PM
The oldest PSP version I've used was 5. I'd say the current version of GIMP would be a great improvement over that, so, yes.

One of the better aspects of GIMP (at least, if you're a programmer) is that the source code is available for your inspection or modification.
If there's something you don't like or want to add, you can.

I've only seen one real 'redo' of GIMP, though, called GIMPShop. Mainly, it's GIMP running in a single window with menus and commands rearranged to mimic Photoshop.

JunkoIfurita
05-07-2005, 08:12 PM
Probably the only short-coming of the Gimp under windows is a lack of Filters, Mods and 'Script-Fu'.

Doesn't really mean much for skinning, as filters are of only minimal use.

And of course, the Gimp under Linux has many hundreds of filters available for download, some of which rival expensive Photoshop plug-ins.

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