Although the book is focused to Linux users, all the applications described there are also available for Windows and Mac.
See that some of them are specially valuable for worldbuilders, as with Blender you can build 3D models, with GIMP you can build textures and backgrounds, and Audacity is an audio editor for sound in your 3D worlds.
This new book will be out on June 22, 2009, and you can preorder it and save 34% ($13.60), being only $26.39.
Free Software for Creative People: Building Digital Media with Blender, GIMP, Scribus, Audacity, and More
Linux is the only free creative platform with world–class free creative applications.
You can be an artist without paying an entrance fee, but you have to learn how to use your tools.
Free Software for Creative People is your university of 2D and 3D graphics, and of video–based art and web presentation.
Everything is possible on Linux, but this book shows that all these applications work on Windows and Mac OS X.
So if you are a creative type who happens to use Linux, or if you are a Linux user who wants to learn how to be creative in your Linux space, this is the book for you! Find your multimedia creativity with the tools at your fingertips.
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