One of the most important parts of game development is graphic design. How can you have a game without graphics? So some game developers hire an artist to draw the graphics for their games. But some of us are the do-it-yourself type. I'm part of the latter group as I like to draw my own graphics, make my own music, and write my own code.
So... say you have just downloaded the popular graphics software, GIMP. Perhaps you only want to draw something simple like a baseball or something. Shouldn't be too hard, right?
Well, like most advanced software, it's easy to get lost in the endless menu and options of GIMP! And the help page is so long... where to start?
So, lo and behold, here is this article which will list ten tips and tricks which will help you get started!