Association for Computing Machinery Presentation
GIMP: Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Professional
Presented by: Akkana Peck, author and freelance programmer
Date: Wednesday, 15 July 2009, 6:30 PM
Location: Hewlett Packard (see directions),
Bldg. 48, Oak Room
Pruneridge and Wolfe, Cupertino, CA
Cost: Free and open to all who wish to attend, but membership is only $20/year.
Note: Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Professional will be available for sale before and after the meeting. Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Professional
Akkana Peck will demonstrate tips, tricks, and techniques for using GIMP to improve your digital photographs and turn them into art. She'll also cover more advanced details like how to use layer modes, layer masks, and (if time and interest permit) gradient maps and writing GIMP scripts and plug-ins.
About the Speaker
Akkana Peck is a freelance programmer and the author of the book, Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Professional. She has worked for a diverse collection of companies that include Netscape, Silicon Graphics, Sun, HP, and Apple, and has contributed to numerous open source projects such as GIMP and Mozilla.
Akkana will be speaking at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) 2009 in San Jose, CA on July 22. Her website can be found at http://shallowsky.com