Photo Editing Basics A guide to The GIMP Free Software

In Cirencester

£ 60 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    Cirencester

  • Duration

    3 Weeks

Description

You will learn through tutor demonstration and practical hands-on experience of The GIMP software. The tutor will provide suitable sample images to edit, but you may if you wish edit your own images at certain points in the course.

Facilities

Location

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Cirencester (Gloucestershire)
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Fosse Way Campus Stroud Road, GL7 1XA

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On request

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Course programme


Photo Editing - Basics: A guide to The GIMP (Free) Software
A short course in digital photo editing aimed at near beginners using this popular Open Source software, downloadable free from the Internet. Some basic experience of using a computer is desirable.

* Monday 10:00am - 12:00pm at Castle, Cecily Hill
* Fee £60.00
* Starts: Feb 22, 2010
* Duration: 3 weeks
* Code: DC9X09C1VD

* Friday 10:00am - 12:00pm at Tetbury (Tetbury Learning Centre)
* Fee £60.00
* Starts: Feb 26, 2010
* Duration: 3 weeks
* Code: DC9X09C1VE

What does the course involve?
You will learn through tutor demonstration and practical hands-on experience of The GIMP software. The tutor will provide suitable sample images to edit, but you may if you wish edit your own images at certain points in the course.

What will I study?
Changing the size and orientation of an image We will cover a range of techniques to crop photographs to create not only oblong shapes but circular and elliptical images. We will discover how to flip an image and to rotate it accurately, for example, to straighten the horizon.

Adjusting colour balance We will investigate the Levels, Curves and Colour Balance settings to make fine adjustments to an image.

Making changes using the Clone Tool The Clone Tool can be used to remove blemishes or to repair an image. We will also look at ways of using it to add new elements to an image.

Applying Special Effects The GIMP offers a wide range of filters to apply subtle or dramatic changes to your images. We will explore some of these and give you an opportunity to be creative with the software.

Using Layers Layers open up a wide range of editing possibilities, effectively creating a vertical stack of several images or multiple versions of the same image to manipulate and combine them.

What are the entry requirements for Photo Editing - Basics: A guide to The GIMP (Free) Software?

* You do not need to have studied this subject before.

How is the course assessed?

* There is no assessment for this course

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Photo Editing Basics A guide to The GIMP Free Software

£ 60 + VAT