About the Author
Akkana Peck is a freelance software developer and writer who has been working with open source software for several decades. She has worked for a diverse collection of companies that include Netscape, Silicon Graphics, Sun, HP, and Apple; in addition to GIMP plug-ins, she has written software including HTML editors, mail programs, software installation tools, scientific visualization aids and web back-ends.
Akkana is a longtime member of the GIMP community and enjoys giving GIMP courses and presentations, as well as filling up her hard drive with digital images. She lives in northern New Mexico, with her husband and a motley assortment of old computers.