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    The Gimp: Animation

    +*PROJECT: The Bouncing Ball*+ _Step 1: Storyboard_ Complete a 12-frame storyboard including sketches of what you see and notes about what you hear. _Step 2: Object Definition_ +*Setup*+ p(. 1. Open The Gimp p(. 2. Select File>New p(. 3. At Preset select: NTSC - 720x480. Under the Advanced Options select: p((. *Colorspace: RGB color* p((. *Select Contents: White* p(. 4. Click ...
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    GUIDE: How Do I Create an Original Background?

    *+PART 1: OPEN A NEW THE GIMP FILE:+* 1. Open The Gimp 2. Go to File>New (Ctrl+N) 3. Type p((. • Name: “background” p((. • Width: 100 pixels p((. • Height: 100 pixels p((. • Resolution: 72 pixels/inch p((. • Mode: RGB color p((. • Select Contents: White 4. Click OK. 5. Save as “background.xcf” into the Documents>originals folder. *+PART 2: ...
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    GUIDE: How Do I Create an Original Banner?

    *+PART 1: OPEN A NEW THE GIMP FILE:+* 1. Open The Gimp 2. Go to File>New (Ctrl+N) 3. Preset: Web banner huge 728x90 4. Under the Advanced Options set: p((. • Resolution: 72 pixels/inch p((. • Mode: RGB color p((. • Select Contents: White 5. Click OK. 6. File>Save As… (Shift+Ctrl+S) and name the file “banner.xcf” into your Documents>originals folder. [widget:9_steps_guide_design_benifits] ...
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    Create an Animated GIF Using GIMP

    *+PART 1: OPEN A NEW THE GIMP FILE:+* 1. Open The Gimp 2. Go to File>New (Ctrl+N) 3. Type p((. • Name: “animated_gif” p((. • Width: 100 pixels p((. • Height: 100 pixels p((. • Resolution: 72 pixels/inch p((. • Mode: RGB color p((. • Select Contents: Transparent 4. Click OK. 5. Save as “animated_gif.xcf” into your Documents>originals folder. *+PART 2: ...
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    Create a Web 2.0 Style Button Using GIMP

    Create a Web 2.0 Style Button Using GIMP
    1. Create a new sub-folder called "originals" in your "beta_images" folder. *+PART 1: CREATE THE IMAGE+* 1. Open The Gimp 2. Select File>New (Ctrl+N) 3. In the Create a New Image dialogue box set: p((. a. Width: 110 pixels p((. b. Height: 55pixels p((. c. Under the Advanced Options p((((. i. 72 ppi p((((. ii. Colorspace: RGB color p((((. iii. Fill ...
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    Create a Metal Button Using GIMP

    Create a Metal Button Using GIMP
    *+PART 1: CREATE THE IMAGE+* 1. Open The Gimp 2. Select File>New (Ctrl+N) 3. In the Create a New Image dialogue box set: p((. a. Width: 110 pixels p((. b. Height: 55pixels p((. c. Under the Advanced Options p((((. i. 72 ppi p((((. ii. Colorspace: RGB color p((((. iii. Fill with: Transparency 4. Click OK. 5. File>Save As… (Shift+Ctrl+S) name the ...
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    Create a Glassy Button Using GIMP

    Create a Glassy Button Using GIMP
    *+PART 1: CREATE THE IMAGE+* 1. Open The Gimp 2. Select File>New (Ctrl+N) 3. In the Create a New Image dialogue box set: p((. a. Width: 110 pixels p((. b. Height: 55pixels p((. c. Under the Advanced Options p((((. i. 72 ppi p((((. ii. Colorspace: RGB color p((((. iii. Fill with: Transparency 4. Click OK. 5. File>Save As… (Shift+Ctrl+S) name the ...
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    Create an Aqua Button Using GIMP

    Create an Aqua Button Using GIMP
    *+PART 1: CREATE THE IMAGE+* 1. Open The Gimp 2. Select File>New (Ctrl+N) 3. In the Create a New Image dialogue box set: p((. a. Width: 110 pixels p((. b. Height: 55pixels p((. c. Under the Advanced Options p((((. i. 72 ppi p((((. ii. Colorspace: RGB color p((((. iii. Fill with: Transparency 4. Click OK. 5. File>Save As… (Shift+Ctrl+S) name the ...
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    Creating a CD Cover for the Web Using GIMP

    +*CREATING A CD COVER GRAPHIC FOR THE WEB*+ 1. Open your original CD file “yourname_cd2.psd” 2. Crop out the original. 3. Flatten the image 4. Save as “yourname_cd3.xcf” into the "yourname_cd" folder. [widget:9_steps_guide_design_benifits] 5. Experiment with saving/exporting the new file for the web. Try: a. JPEG with high compression/low quality. b. JPEG with low compression/high quality. c. GIF with web palette. ...
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    Create Your Own CD Cover Using GIMP

    *+PART 1+* Select a CD from any genre of music. Choose one that you are familiar with. On a separate sheet of paper, sketch a tasteful and creative design for the CD that includes: p((. • The Title p((. • The Artist p((. • Meaningful imagery p((. • Color choices *+PART 2+* Create a new Word document and explain the choices ...

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