The GNU Image Manipulation Program (the GIMP) has been called
“Photoshop for Linux”. While the GIMP is not just for Linux and is not
an Adobe Photoshop clone, it is a very powerful image manipulation
program. It is clearly on the other end of the spectrum from TuxPaint
as far as capabilities.
In this first article, Micheal offers a tour of the cabilities. If
you are like me, the GIMP seemed intimidating because it has so many
capabilities. This article will help you get more comfortable with all
the possible things you can do without getting buried in details. In
subsequent articles we will explore some specific capabilities.