MyPaint 1.0.0 released!Here's what's new in this release:
A configurable toolbar has been added with dropdown widgets for colour,
brush, and brush settings.
Floating tool windows can now be docked into a
sidebar inside the main window.
A "Lock Alpha" mode has been added for
There are now some basic layer compositing modes
Mouse and stylus buttons can be bound to different actions via the preferences
There's a new scratchpad tool which can be used for thumbnails, notes, or
recording brushstrokes and colour choices.
Finally, there have been
numerous little improvements and bugfixes to MyPaint's speed, user
interface, and its brush collections.
Download MyPaint (only the sources, at the moment)
(and yes, there will be an updated windows build - as far as I know, that is )
Mypaint 1.1 : A guide through the new featuresAt the very end of 2012, the code of the famous free and open-source digital-painting program Mypaint 1.1 was released. If you still using Mypaint 1.0 , you might be interested to see what happened into this one year of change. For reading an excellent review about it , please read the very cool and full article wrote by Alexandre Prokoudine on Libre Graphic World , he also made a cool video.Mypaint 1.1 : A guide through the new features2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Here I will focus on writing a review for Mypaint 1.0 user, to let them know what changed and how they will benefit from it.
On Canvas Notifications
Now Mypaint is a bit more talkative when you press '+' or '-' on the keyboard to zoom with the 'Control+Space' shortcut. It was difficult back to Mypaint 1.0 days to have an idea of the actual zoom level. For the future development , this box system was made to be reusable ; so Mypaint might have better and better visual feedbacks on the next versions.The notifications are activated by defaults , and concern for the moment only