In today’s tutorial we will be learning to create some astounding vibrant tessellated backgrounds in GIMP using the default GIMP filters and some GMIC plugins. The GIMP version i am using for this tutorial is 2.8.14 Windows version and the GMIC plugin is 1.6.0.3.

KittoZutto is an art and design boutique comprising of Yana & Jun. They combine fine art illustration with digital imaging, and the highly-detailed results are often best seen in large formats. Their hyper-realistic yet surreal illustrations are inspired by woman, fluids and nature.

Alessandro Pautasso aka Kaneda is a graphic designer and illustrator whose specialty lies in vector art and mixed media. He began drawing when he was a child, under the guidance of his mother who is a painter. It was when Alessandro discovered an illustration book about the Beatles by Alan Aldridge that he realized that he wanted to become a designer/illustrator.