If you're looking for a powerful, free alternative to Photoshop, GIMP is a great choice.
GIMP (short for "GNU Image Manipulation Program") is available for Linux, Mac and Windows. It's been around since 1996 and is still going strong with millions of users.
You can use GIMP for image retouching, editing, drawing and much more.
These five introductory videos are from Part 1 of our 4 classes on GIMP.
#1. Introduction and Installation
If you're completely new to GIMP, watch this video to get you started.
#2. Overview of the GIMP Interface
Vicki, our GIMP teacher, shows you how to navigate around the GIMP admin:
#3. Creating and Opening Files
Here's how to import or create your first GIMP image:
#4. Image Editing Tools
This video gives you an overview of the image editing toolbox available in GIMP:
Here's an introduction to using layered images in GIMP:
If you want to learn more about GIMP, click here to start watching Part 1 of the GIMP classes.