Colorize Black & White Photos in GIMP

Continuing from my last post "Intro to GIMP, the free Photoshop alternative", this post will cover one of the first projects/classes I like to do with patrons. This project is really simple, covers a lot of different areas, plus patrons get to leave with a tangible piece of art they made themselves, which makes it … Continue reading Colorize Black & White Photos in GIMP

Intro to GIMP, the free Photoshop alternative

Photoshop is an incredibly powerful and useful tool for artists, photographs, marketers, graphic designers, and hobbyists alike. Unfortunately, an annual subscription for Adobe Creative Suite can run upwards of $250 per year, well out of the budget of most people. Luckily there is an alternative: GIMP. GIMP is a completely free, open-source image editor, loaded with many … Continue reading Intro to GIMP, the free Photoshop alternative

Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi: Personalize and Optimize

Basic Configurations Open the Terminal. Type raspi-config and hit Enter. This will open the Raspberry Pi configuration file. Below are a few things you may want to change to the default settings: Change User Password: Very important. The default password for all Raspberry Pis is "raspberry." This is well known. Change your default password! Network … Continue reading Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi: Personalize and Optimize

Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi: Raspbian Applications

If you do not already have Raspbian installed on your Raspberry Pi, check out the previous post, Intro and Setup. Applications If you've downloaded the version of Raspbian that includes its recommended software included, you'll find a list of application categories when you click on the Raspberry Pi icon in the top-left corner of your … Continue reading Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi: Raspbian Applications