GIMP (Free Image Editor) course

Saturday, 7 March, 2020 - 10:00 to Wednesday, 11 March, 2020 - 16:00

Led by Elvin Mullinger (SyAS). The advanced follow-up course will run from 10:00-16:00 and be either Saturday 7 March or Wednesday11 March. The venue is at the Abinger Research Centre (Hackhurst Lane, Abinger Hammer RH5 6SE). 

Digital Line Drawing for Archaeology introduction
The course will involve looking at the installation and setup of GIMP for line drawing; an overview and description of the screen and basic functions; a demonstration and practice drawing simple shapes; demonstration by use of a computer graphics tablet; basics of image manipulation, copying cutting and pasting; working with digital drawing layers; use of text, scaling and measuring; and saving and exporting files to common file types.

Digital Line Drawing for Archaeology follow-up workshop
The follow-on course will consist of a review of the GIMP introduction course; demonstration and practice digitising drawings from photographs and scanned pencil sketches (trench sections, pot sherds and lithics); standards – Historic England and SyAS; manipulating, scaling and joining sketches; file organisation and backing up.

Email to book. 

*Please note that a laptop and computer mouse are needed for this course*

Postal Address: 
Abinger Research Centre
Hackhurst Lane