Initiation GIMP and Inkscape - Leuven

Introduction

Bitmap vs vector images
Image resolution
PPI and DPI
File formats
VIB guidelines on image editing

GIMP
prepare images for publication

Installation and documentation
User Interface
Import image files
Image Properties
Selection tools and options
Transforming options
Scaling and cropping
Using Layers
Contrast and brightness
Undo/redo
Image print size
Saving/Exporting images
Exercises

Inkscape
annotate plots and images, create figures (diagrams, schemes, ...), design posters

Installation and documentation
User interface
Import image/vector files
Drawing lines
Creating paths
Drawing objects
Fill and stroke
Aligning and distributing objects/nodes
Z-order
Adding text and text options
Path effects
Live path effects
Diagrams
Exporting images
Exercises

Target audience: Life Science Researchers, PhD students, post-docs

Authors: Christof De Bo

Remote created date: 2016-04-22

Remote updated date: 2016-06-15

Initiation GIMP and Inkscape - Leuven https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/initiation-gimp-and-inkscape-leuven Introduction Bitmap vs vector images Image resolution PPI and DPI File formats VIB guidelines on image editing GIMP prepare images for publication Installation and documentation User Interface Import image files Image Properties Selection tools and options Transforming options Scaling and cropping Using Layers Contrast and brightness Undo/redo Image print size Saving/Exporting images Exercises Inkscape annotate plots and images, create figures (diagrams, schemes, ...), design posters Installation and documentation User interface Import image/vector files Drawing lines Creating paths Drawing objects Fill and stroke Aligning and distributing objects/nodes Z-order Adding text and text options Path effects Live path effects Diagrams Exporting images Exercises Life Science Researchers PhD students post-docs 2016-04-22 2016-06-15