Month: March 2009

Aquarelle with Gimp

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Hey! The last two days i try out to get a watercolor painting look from original photos.

Ok, here my experiences:

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And today, the ones with better technique:

child1

strawberry


and the cool wilber…..

wilber

It is not overpainted, only filtered by five Layers:

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COLORS !

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Wow !
Today was a good day for inspiration! I play around only with colors and this is really cool.
No curves, no pixel nothing….only palettes, tables, shemes….
First the Gimp. You can create your own palettes here or extract it from a foto. Then you can use this in Inkscape too.
palettes

After that, i was searching in the web and find some cool sites. I really like the color sheme designer:

colorsheme

Well they are many more online tools in the web, but i like this one. 🙂 You can ask Google about “color sheme” by yourself…

Next i found a color community ! What is that?

You can create you own palettes and download other ones as Gimp palette (.gpl) or many other files …cool!

colorlovers

http://docs.gimp.org/en/gimp-concepts-palettes.html

http://colorschemedesigner.com/

http://www.colourlovers.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Color_scheme

Edit: a big resource site for colors, plaettes and gradients is http://soliton.vm.bytemark.co.uk/pub/cpt-city/

Support the Libre Graphics Meeting!

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The Libre Graphics Meeting (LGM) is an annual workshop for developers and users of free software graphics applications to collaborate and advance the cause of high-quality free graphics software. From now until April 22, you can help support this event by making a donation to the LGM 2009 community pledge drive. LGM is free to attend, so your support is critical to making this important event a success.

The fourth annual LGM will be held May 6 – 9, 2009 in Montreal, Canada at École Polytechnique. Donations will be used solely to help cover travel costs for volunteer developers and presenters. Last year’s campaign raised more than $12,000 dollars from individuals and corporations in the community.

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