Gimp and Inkscape for web graphics (Wellington)

9am start
$760.00 per person (excl. GST)

About the course

This course will introduce two widely used Open Source graphics programs: Inkscape and The Gimp.

Course outline
  • Basic graphics concepts covered will include:
    • File formats
    • Raster vs vector images
    • Component colour
    • Transparency
    • Antialiasing
    • Fonts and text
  • Tools and techniques:
    • Layers
    • Selections
    • Cropping
    • Compositing
    • Blurs and shadows
    • Objects and paths
    • Alignment
    • Screen captures

Note: These are the topics normally covered but might alter slightly depending on the needs of the trainees.

Target audience

Anyone that wants to learn more about creating and manipulating images in Gimp and Inkscape. This will be particularly relevant for people who are preparing images for use in web sites.


A basic understanding of copying and renaming files. 

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