"A really instructive book that is expanding my knowledge of the program. Users who are looking to get more out of the GIMP might want to check it out."
—Ryan Paul, Ars Technica (Read More)
"All in all I feel this is a brilliant book."
—Jayson Broughton, Linux Journal (Read More)
"For anyone wanting to familiarize themselves with GIMP, The Artist's Guide, either as paper or an ebook, is one of the best resources on its subject available in any medium."
—Bruce Byfield, Linux Magazine (Read More)
"This resource is a solid stepping stone."
—Oma Dial, GIMP Magazine (Read More)
"The design is clear and concise, while the structure of the book will take the reader from a complete GIMP beginner to a confident designer."
—Graham Morrison, Linux Format
"This is a really, really good book. It explains everything well, in detail, without expecting any prior knowledge from you."
—Tony Mobily, Free Software Magazine (Read More)
"A very good book if you want to create your own artistic pieces with GIMP. It's well explained with big photos, good design and it will teach you lot of things covering a wide range of GIMP's uses."
—Ramon Miranda, creator of GIMP Paint Studio
"It's a good book, with decent instructions and engaging projects that any competent computer user should be able to handle, whether or not they have previous experience with an image editing package."
—Phil Bull, author of the official Ubuntu documentation (Read More)
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"I highly recommend this book for anyone who wants to learn photo manipulation, advertising style and creating your own web graphics, such as buttons, logos or mouseover menus."
—Ken Hess, The Frugal Networker (Read More)
"The Artist's Guide to GIMP, 2nd Edition was easy for me to read and helped me do exactly what I set out to do in a short amount of time."
—Beginlinux.com (Read More)
"I would definitely recommend The Artist's Guide to GIMP to those who want an all-round, practical book on how to use GIMP."
—Kevin Unhammer, Software Engineer (Read More)
"Hammel has done an excellent job of creating a number of chapters focused on creating beautiful artwork with GIMP. The chapter on setting up GIMP would be especially useful to absolute beginners."
—Partha Bagchi, GIMP advocate and blogger
"The material is extremely solid, well organized, and pertinent for new or mid-level GIMP practitioners."
—Matt Paddock, Game Vortex (Read More)
"This is what I want from a book."
—John D. Cook, The Endeavour (Read More)