I'm looking for quality and up-to-date references (at least close to the current release :)) to learn Blender and Inkscape. Hardcover books, online books, tutorials, etc. I like resources that contain real-world exercises that you can immediately apply. I stay away from hardcover books that contain chapters on "installing" or "history". Substance not fluff :)
Hi, Damo -- excited to try this, but I cannot seem to get GURM to load anywhere in GIMP. It's not under the Filters menu, nor is it anywhere to be found. I did try setting it up using your <Toolbox> tweak, but that didn't work either.FYI, I followed all your instructions, for both GPS and GURM, including duplicating the folders, etc.
Just like you I am a fan of free and opensource software and specially GIMP (becuase I am an artist).
However as much as GIMP is my favorite program I must admit that it is at a great disadvantage with similar but comercial software that have more money and manpower becuase they are comercial for example Paint tool sai, Corel painter, photoshop etc...
HowTo: Set up GIMP, GIMP Paint Studio and GURMIntro I like to run Gimp Paint Studio which installs a bunch of pre-sets (tools, workspace, brushes etc) which is great for digital painting, but doesn't suit other stuff I like to do.
I understand that it's pretty late in the process right now, but I thought it would be worth mentioning that a new stable version of Gimp was announced a few days ago. -current has Gimp 2.8.6, and 2.8.8 was announced on www.gimp.org.
I have some problems with my GIMP recently. When I start GIMP it runs perfectly fine, but over time, say about 15 minutes, it's starting to slow down my Ubuntu (14.04). After checking my system resources I figured out that GIMP is not using much CPU as I initially thought, but rather uses up all the RAM (90% or more).