Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
I don't know if it's the new economy driving people away from pricey alternatives, or if Adobe lost the asstroturf war and now people understand that Gimp is a viable image editor. All I know is that Gimp just seems to be a buzz topic lately. Since I have searches pouring into my site to find the five or six little Gimp tutorials I have, here is a whole list of resources from my personal bookmark list, covering everything from beginners to intermediate to expert advice:
Learn the Gimp:
Meet the Gimp! - The Gimp podcast, with video tutorials!
Gimp.org - The official Gimp site.
MMMaybe.Gimp.org - Gimp.org's own small list of tutorials, organized by category.