Translating from Gimpshop to Photoshop

Have you ever come across the perfect tutorial for what you’re trying to do in Gimpshop, only to find that the tutorial was written for Photoshop instead? It can be a really frustrating experience. We here at Gimpshop feel that your image editing software shouldn’t slow you down; it should be as easy to use as possible so you can spend more time doing what you set out to do. To that end, here is a Gimpshop to Photoshop dictionary of sorts that should help you translate the commands so you can stop worrying about software and get back to creating.

Photoshop – Gimpshop

The first thing that you should do when you start Gimpshop is navigate to Windows>Single Window Mode. This simple change will make a world of difference in the Gimpshop user interface, more closely approximating the look and feel of Adobe Photoshop.

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Signature Tutorial in Gimpshop

This tutorial will show you exactly how to make an awesome signature image using Gimpshop’s built in photo editing features. Use it as a signature in forums, as a Facebook or Google+ cover image, or for anything else you can think of. As always, the only limit is your imagination.

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How to Make a Stylized Emo / Grunge Effect in Gimpshop

This one is for the more advanced users. A lot of illustrations have been popping up lately with the same heavy grunge or emo effects, and people have been requesting a tutorial on how to replicate that same grunge effect in their own images. Well, look no further. This tutorial will walk you through the process. Keep in mind that this is intended for more advanced users, and skips over a few steps that might not be obvious to beginners.

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How to Make a Loading Bar in Gimpshop

If you do any web design work, or create graphics for software, this tutorial is for you. One of the most fundamental things that you come across in those media is loading bars and sliders of all kinds. This tutorial will walk you through the steps of creating a dynamic and professional looking loading bar of your very own.

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How to Install Gimpshop Brushes

One of the best things about Gimpshop is how customizable it is to your needs and purposes. With tons of plugins, brushes, and other extensions, you can make the software do exactly what you want. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to expand your brush library through free brush downloads.
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