Written by Michael Davies, an 8 year GIMP expert, best-selling online educator, and founder of the popular GIMP YouTube channel Davies Media Design, the GIMP Book of Layers is a compilation of 7 GIMP Help Articles and Tutorials covering everything you need to know about important layer concepts and features. This book will take you from a beginner to expert on everything from layer basics, to layer groups, to layer masks, and more! If you've ever wanted a firmer grasp on how layers work in GIMP, and how they can be used to improve your photo editing and graphic design projects, this is the book for you. Screenshots are used throughout the book to guide you through each concept, making it super easy to follow along and understand the ideas discussed.
Important concepts covered in this book include:
Creating a New Layer
The Layer Stacking Order
Creating New Layers From Images
Layer Groups, and
Resizing a Layer
Each chapter contains sections that expand upon the topics listed above, or multiple methods for performing a specific task using layers. GIMP users will love the in-depth descriptions of this E-book!
Version 2 contains updates to the book's formatting, allowing for users to change the font size for easier reading. Additionally, a Table of Contents was added that links to the various chapters and sub-chapters of the book. This makes it easier for readers to jump to certain topics in the book.