Hello Everyone! This is going to be a short glance at all the tools and some extra features that can be helpful with you and your endeavors with GIMP, the GNU Image Manipulation Program.
The Site- http://www.gimp.org
If you have the latest version of Gimp, this is what will pop up when you load it:
&& the toolbox:
If you don't want to go through resizing and blahh...you can easy Copy n' Paste an Image here:
In the ToolBox:
Rectangle Select Tool: Select A rectangular region.
Ellipse Tool: Select an elliptical region.
Free Select Tool: Select a hand-drawn region with free and polygonal
Fuzzy Select Tool: Select a contiguous region on the basis of a color.
Select by Color Tool: Select Regions with Similar Colors.
Scissors Select Tool: Select Shapes using intelligent edge-fitting.
Foreground Select Tool: Select A region containing foreground objects.
Paths Tool: Create and edit paths.
Color Picker Tool: Select colors from image pixels.
Zoom Tool: Adjust the Zoom Level.
Measure Tool: Measure distance and angles.
Move Tool: Move layers, selections, and other objects.
Alignment Tool: Align or arrange layers and other objects.
Crop Tool: Remove edge areas from image or layer.
Rotate Tool: Rotate the layer, selection, or path.
Scale Tool: Scale the layer, selection, or path.
Shear Tool: Shear the layer, selection, or path.
Perspective Tool: Change the perspective of the layer, selection, or path.
Flip Tool: Reverse the perspective of the layer, selection, or path.
Text Tool: Create or edit text layers.
Bucket Fill Tool: Fill selected area with color or patten.
Blend Tool: Fill selected area with a color gradient.
Pencil Tool: Hard edge painting using a brush.
Paintbrush Tool: Paint smooth strokes using a brush.
Eraser Tool: Erase to background or transparency using a brush.
Airbrush Tool: Paint using a brush, with variable pressure.
Ink Tool: Calligraphy style-painting.
Clone Tool: Selectively copy from an image or pattern, using a brush.
Healing Tool: Heal image irregularities.
Perspective Clone Tool: Clone from an image source after applying a perspective transformation.
Blur/Sharpen Tool: Selective blurring or unblurring using a brush.
Smudge Tool: Smudge selectively using a brush.
Dodge/Burn Tool: Selectively lighten or darken using a brush.
Foreground and Background Colors: The black and white squares reset colors. The arrows swap colors.
It's over? xD 38 screenies total. 0___0. Enjoy, hope I helped! More guides n' such to come!!