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July 5, 2011 in Books
Title: GIMP 2.6 Cookbook Author: Juan Manuel Ferreyra Over 50 recipes to produce amazing graphics with the GIMP Here is a listing of the chapters in the book: Using Draw and Paint Tools Image Filters and Effects Text and Fonts Photo Manipulation Playing With Color and Sharpness Web Design Tips: Buttons and Blogs Plugins and [...]
June 13, 2011 in Books
Title: Inkscape 0.48 Illustrator’s Cookbook Authors: Mihaela Jurkovic, Rigel Di Scala Publisher: Packt Publishing 109 recipes to create scalable vector graphics with Inkscape That is the subtitle of this book. I really did not count up the number of recipes in the book, but there seems to be that many spread across 12 chapters. Creating [...]
Software: Inkscape 0.48, GIMP 2.6 (for study) Hardware: Dell Studio XPS, Wacom Intuos3 You can see the full size version over at deviantART. You may also buy the print from deviantART.
Software: GIMP Level: Intermediate Subject: Glass of Ale This is a follow up tutorial I made after I created Mug of Ale. Download the GIMP save file containing the color palette: Glass Of Ale Template Please post your suggestions and questions below.
Software: GIMP 2.6, Ubuntu 10.10 Hardware: Dell Studio XPS, Wacom Intuos3 This is a painting I did as part of another project. This is a digital painting but note that I restricted myself from blending the colors. You can view the full size over at deviantART to observe the details.
Software: Inkscape Level: Intermediate Subject: Wings In this video tutorial we will be looking at how to illustrate simple feathered wings in Inkscape. I have used Inkscape in this video tutorial but you should be able to adopt a similar process in Adobe Illustrator or Corel Draw as only basic Bezier paths were used. Please [...]
Software: Inkscape Level: Beginner Subject: Server Box In this video tutorial, we’ll look at how to create a Server Box illustration. This will be done in Isometric view in Inkscape. Check out the video tutorial on Setting up Isometric Grid in Inkscape if you need that information in detail. Please share your suggestions and questions [...]
In this tutorial, we will be looking at setting up Inkscape for Isometric illustration. Isometric projection is a type of axonometric projection. It is commonly used in engineering drawing. It is also used in some form of info-graphics. While creating 3D illustrations in isometric projection, it becomes easy to draw if there is an isometric [...]
Software: GIMP or Photoshop Level: Advanced Subject: Glowing Objects – Effects Earlier, we saw how to paint glowing objects by taking lightning as an example. That technique can be used for other things like sparkles, energy beams and flames – not just for lightning. In this article, we will discuss how to further integrate these [...]
After drawing the Phoenix, I just felt like doing a digital painting from it. The digital painting is done using GIMP and Wacom Intuos3. See a larger view, and print, see Phoenix – Painting at devaintART. For those interested, I had take a couple of intermediate screenshots. Head over to CGPainting.com thread to read through [...]