3D Text and GIMP

Hello,

I’m attempting to make a 3D logo, and be able to use it with GIMP ( for coloring and other sorts of manipulation ).

How would I go about this?
PLEASE, include step-by-step, detailed instructions. I am extremely new with Blender.

Thank you,
Vesp

Here you can find a beginners Blender course
http://gryllus.net/Blender/3D.html

You will find text-related step-by-step informations in the mesh-objects section.