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Gimp Tutorials | 70 Creative Gimp Tutorials | Best Gimp Tutorials

gimp tutorialsGimp Tutorials in this review include a handpicked selection of creative Gimp tutorials for intermediate and advanced users. Gimp is a free multiplatform image editing tool, using Gimp you can achieve pretty much everything what can be done in pricey Photoshop. These Gimp tutorials will help you to learn text, Gimp photo editing, advanced photo manipulations such as changing colors, background, remove objects, proper black and white conversion in Gimp. You’ll also learn by following these Gimp tutorials how to design poster, website, wallpaper, logo and icons with Gimp.

Gold Plated Effect Gimp
One of the best Gimp tutorials explains how to convert image colors into golden sun color shades.
Gold Plated Effect gimp tutorial

Speed Effect with The GIMP Tutorial
Turn a static car photo into a speeding car with this Gimp Tutorial.
Speed Effect gimp tutorial

Vintage look in Gimp
Create your own vintage image with one of the best gimp tutorials.
Vintage look gimp tutorial

Contaminated Effect Gimp Tutorial
In this Gimp tutorial you’ll use various overlay techniques, pen tool and stock images to add texture to the design.
contaminated effect gimp tutorial

Fancy Glow Effects in Gimp
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create some fancy glowing lines and how to make it so that the end of the line will fade nicely.
Fancy Glow Effects gimp tutorial

Web 2.0 Button in Gimp
In this Gimp tutorial you’ll create a round web 2.0 button/icon with a metal ring around it which is handy for download icons.
Round Web 2.0 gimp tutorial

Transparent Glass Lettering Gimp tutorial
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to make a stunning glass text effect in Gimp.
transparent glass lettering gimp tutorial

Abstract Wave Effect Gimp tutorial
This Gimp tutorial will teach you how to create abstract background in some easy steps.
abstract wave effect gimp tutorial

Text filled with image Gimp tutorial
How to fill in text with image in Gimp you’ll learn using this tutorial.
see through text gimp tutorial

Light leaks Gimp tutorial
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to make Light Leaks photo effect and create a sense of vividness or soft blurs of color.
light leaks gimp tutorial

Hockney style Gimp tutorial
Learn how to create fancy multiple image panorama with gaps using this Gimp tutorial.
hockney style photograph gimp tutorial

Scrapbook style heading in Gimp
Follow this tutorial to create stylish folded and cut papercraft heading in Gimp.
scrapbook style gimp tutorial

Mac style Wallpaper Gimp tutorial
This GIMP tutorial explains how to create Mac style Wallpaper with quite simple and easy techniques.
Mac style Wallpaper Gimp tutorial

3D Text Effect in Gimp
Create stylish fantasy 3D text in Gimp by following this tutorial.
3d text effect gimp tutorial

Gimp Sin City Tutorial
This Gimp tutorial shows how to convert a photo into Sin City style illustration.
Gimp Sin City

Awesome Bokeh Effect in Gimp
Create bokeh effect in Gimp for abstract wallpaper or background with this step by step tutorial.
Bokeh Effect Gimp

Aurora Borealis Wallpaper Gimp Tutorial
With this Gimp tutorial you’ll learn how to create Aurora Borealis effect using GIMP.
Aurora Borealis Gimp tutorial

Gold Text Effect in Gimp
Follow this tutorial to learn how to create a beautiful gold text effect in the GIMP.
Gold Text Effect gimp tutorial

Advanced Photo Separation in Gimp
This Gimp tutorial explains how to separate objects from backgrounds, including such hard to extract objects as hair.
Advanced Photo Separation gimp tutorial

Fun with light Gimp Tutorial
In this GIMP tutorial author teaches you how to transform a stock bulb photo into a switched on light bulb.
Fun with light gimp tutorial

Adding life into a Flat Photograph in Gimp
Gimp tutorial on how to add life to a flat photograph using overlays, layer masks, and a few stock photos.
Adding life Flat Photograph gimp tutorial

Cool Typography Design Poster in Gimp
With this Gimp tutorial you’ll learn how to create an amazing typography poster in Gimp.
Typography Design Poster gimp tutorial

Light Painting in Gimp
This tutorial shows you how to create a neat light-painting in Gimp.
Light Painting gimp tutorial

Dramatic Winged Dragon Gimp Tutorial
With this tutorial you can create a fantasy image with the Gimp starting with a picture of a baby iguana and a bat and combine them to be a full-fledged dragon.
Dramatic Winged Dragon gimp tutorial

Beautiful Parrot Photo Manipulation in Gimp
This Gimp tutorial will describe how to make a colorful photo manipulation using a parrot picture, two flower stock photos and two texture backgrounds.
Parrot Photo Manipulation Gimp tutorial

The Ultimate Gimp Planet Tutorial
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a planet, and more importantly how to create planet textures. We will have a look at several different planets to see how they are created, and how to easily change the look of planets using layer modes.
Planet Gimp tutorial

Glow Effect Gimp Tutorial
In this Gimp you’ll use different overlaid layers mixed with radial gradient tool to achieve an awesome light effect.
Glow Effect gimp tutorial

Beautiful Planet Effect in Gimp Tutorial
In this Gimp tutorial you will learn how to create a brush, play with layer mode and use brush dynamic option, and also basics of layer mask.
Beautiful Planet Effect gimp tutorial


Light Effects in Gimp

This tutorial explains an easy way to create light effects in GIMP in 9 steps
Light Effects gimp tutorial

Creating Dark Surreal Image in Gimp
This tutorial is about creating a dark surreal image using some free stock photos.
Dark Surreal Image gimp tutorial

MSNBC Style Effect Gimp tutorial
This GIMP tutorial will teach you how to create an effect similar to the one used at MSNBC.com
MSNBC Style Effect gimp tutorial

Full Spectrum Circle Effect Gimp Tutorial
In this tutorial full spectrum circle created in Inkscape will be polished in Gimp.
Full Spectrum Circle Effect gimp tutorial

Lightsaber effect Gimp Tutorial
This tutorial will show you how to create lightsaber effect in Gimp.
Lightsaber effects gimp tutorial

Touch-up portraits in Gimp
This tutorial explores a few simple techniques to improve a portrait using GIMP using Healing Tool and Red Eye Removal filter.
Touch up portraits gimp tutorial

Classy Black and White Gimp Tutorial
A very classy black and white conversion with soft-glow filtering – ready to print, frame and hang on the wall.
Classy Black and White gimp tutorial

How to brand a product in Gimp
In this tutorial, you’ll see how to apply a logo image to a textured background image such as bags, shirts, vehicles and more.
apply logo gimp tutorial

Smooth skin Gimp Tutorial
This tutorial show you how to smooth skin and give it a healthy glow using Gaussian Blur and Saturation blend in GIMP.
smooth skin gimp tutorial

Avatar Na’Vi photo effect in Gimp
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to turn yourself into a Na’Vi, from Avatar movie.
Avatar NaVi photo effect gimp tutorial

Advanced Jigsaw Puzzle Effect
This Gimp tutorial explains how to create a fancy jigsaw puzzle effect to images with GIMP.
Jigsaw Puzzle Effect gimp tutorial

Sun breaking through clouds effect
How to create the effect of the sun’s rays breaking through clouds using the Supernova filter in GIMP.
Sun and clouds effect gimp tutorial

Car Vector Tutorial
This tutorial will show you how to create stylish vector illustration using Gimp and some stock images.
Car Vector gimp tutorial


Smart Sharpening Gimp Tutorial

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to do smart sharpening of your images, i.e. applying an unsharp mask to specific areas.
sharpening gimp tutorial

Reducing CCD Noise in Gimp
This tutorial will show you how to remove an unpleasant amount of noise in your image if you shoot with a higher ISO.
reducing ccd noise gimp tutorial

Selective Colorization Gimp Tutorial
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to convert a color photograph to a B&W one with color restored to selective areas.
selective colorization gimp tutorial

Converting Color Images To Black and White
In this tutorial you’ll learn different ways to convert color RGB images to B&W.
converting color black white gimp tutorial

Changing Background Color
In this Gimp tutorial you’ll learn how to remove a particular color from the image.
changing background color gimp tutorial

Website Design Gimp Tutorial
With this Gimp tutorial you’ll learn how to create webdesign mockup in some easy steps.
Website Design gimp tutorial

Web 2.0 Text logo in Gimp
This tutorial will help you to make web 2.0 text logo and you’ll learn several techniques that could be used for many things other than text logos.
Web 2.0 Text logo in Gimp

Blog Theme Design tutorial
Create a theme for your blog with this easy to follow Gimp tutorial.
Blog Theme Design gimp tutorial

Modern Navigation Gimp Tutorial
In this gimp tutorial you’ll learn how to create a cool modern website Navigation which works well with both dark and light backgrounds.
Modern Navigation gimp tutorial

Correcting white balance GIMP tutorial
This tutorial shows you a simple technique to correct color casts with GIMP.

Designing IPod Touch in Gimp
This tutorial shows you how to design iPod Touch in Gimp
Ipod gimp tutorial

HDR effect Gimp Tutorial
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to add HDR-like effect to a portrait picture in Gimp.
HDR like effect gimp tutorial

Masking hair with fine strands Gimp Tutorial
This tutorials shows a way of masking objects with GIMP that produces good results for fine details like strands of hair, especially for portrait photos.
Masking hair fine strands gimp tutorial

Perfect masking using a highpass in Gimp
This GIMP tutorial shows highpass technique to save lots of time for the difficult hair masking and is extracted hair automatically.
Perfect masking highpass gimp tutorial

Fake HDR Look in Gimp
Make fake HDR photo in a few simple steps with this Gimp tutorial.
Fake HDR gimp tutorial

Neon Lights Gimp Tutorial
This tutorial will teach you how to create neon lights in Gimp from a photo.
Neon Lights Tutorial gimp tutorial

A guide to GIMP vexelling
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create vexel picture from a photo in Gimp.
guide vexelling gimp tutorial

Grid on a Globe Gimp Tutorial
Easy way to create grid of photos on a Globe in Gimp.
Grid on Globe gimp tutorial

Curl Your Image in Gimp
This Gimp tutorial will teach you how to curl your image in 3 easy steps.
Curl Your Image gimp tutorial

Magic of Black and White photography Art with Gimp
Learn how to make high quality black and white photos with this Gimp Tutorial.
Magic Black and White gimp tutorial

Making one photo look like a pile of
This is a simple Gimp Tutorial on making one photo look like a pile of photos.
pile of photos gimp tutorial

Make Cool Eye Edits with the Gimp
Change the Eye color and make it look stylish with this Gimp Tutorial.
Make Cool Eye gimp tutorial

How to white teeth with Gimp
This tutorial shows how to white teeth in a portrait image with Gimp.
white teeth gimp tutorial

Soft Focus Portrait Gimp Tutorial
Make a soft, slightly hazy, “dreamy” looking portrait with this Gimp tutorial.
Soft Focus Portraiture gimp tutorial

Create Oil painting From Photo Gimp Tutorial
With this Gimp tutorial you’ll learn how to convert an image into an oil painting.
Oil painting gimp tutorial

Making a gray day brighter Gimp Tutorial
In this Gimp tutorial you’ll learn how to make a gray day brighter, create a new sky, and make some color adjustment.
Making gray day brighter gimp tutorial

Spicing up black/white images with Gimp
Spice up a grayscale image by coloring some parts with this Gimp tutorial.
Spicing up black white gimp tutorial

Cloning in Gimp – advanced photo manipulation
Learn advanced and creative photo manipulation in this Gimp tutorial.
Cloning Gimp gimp tutorial

Fantasy illustration Gimp tutorial
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a fantasy and sexy illustration in Gimp.
Fantasy illustration gimp tutorial

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5 thoughts on “Gimp Tutorials | 70 Creative Gimp Tutorials | Best Gimp Tutorials”

  1. Mike says:

    Thanks for the add:)

  2. Mohamed Shafi says:

    Hai,
    Nice well written tutorials.
    i have been using gimp for doing graphics recently.
    i ahve drawn a couple of graphics using gimp and converted to jpg image and lined them in fotolia and dreamstime.
    both sites rejected the image.
    i dont know why,
    can u tell me reasons pls,

    “We regret to inform you that photo 27256998 was not accepted. Your photograph did not reach our desired level of aesthetic quality.”

  3. Alvarae says:

    Awesome site thank you!!!

  4. Faie says:

    Really great list, this shows how great GIMP is.
    Have been looking for something like this.

    Thank ye very much for sharing.

  5. zeke43 says:

    Great list Garmahis! I also want to thank you for including several of our tutorials in your list. I have responded to your comment on our site and included a backlink!
    Regards,
    zeke43

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