Re: [Gimp-developer] Edge-sensitive painting?

on the danger of not having anything constructive to add. It sounds
like a good proposal to me. This is a potential option which could
increase the speed of certain workflows, I know I'd make use of it.
More so, the proposal seems well researched and presented, the image
really wasn't necessary. To have the first reply be something slightly
dismissive seems unnecessary.
If it is possible to use this independently of layers (or node
"layers", as GEGL will hopefully bring someday), then you can add this
in the "paint in the new layer" step. Only you'd have a lot less
cleaning up to do, depending on how sloppy you are.
Best regards

2012/2/8 Richard Gitschlag <strata_ranger hotmail com>:
>> Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2012 12:27:47 -0600
>> Subject: Re: [Gimp-developer] Edge-sensitive painting?
>> From: cr33dog gmail com
>> To: strata_ranger hotmail com
>> CC: gimp-developer-list gnome org
>> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 12:09 PM, Richard Gitschlag
>> <strata_ranger hotmail com> wrote:
>> > Say for example that I am digitally coloring an inked linework (black
>> > lines,
>> > white background).
>> 1. Set blending mode on ink layer to "multiply".
>> 2. Create new layer with white fill and move it below *below* ink layer.
>> 3. Paint on new layer.
>> Does that not work?
>> Chris
> I'm already aware of how to use layer blending modes (etc.) for this
> purpose, thank you, but that's not what I was talking about.
> One of the minor, but slightly annoying (and minor annoyances are always the
> worst) things about digitally inking underneath any outline layer is what
> happens when your brush strays very close to the lines you're inking inside
> of.  If your brush size is large enough to pass completely through that line
> onto the other side, or you just hit a bad stroke somewhere, then naturally
> the brush will end up painting (or as I phrased it, "bleeding") onto both
> sides of the line, which you probably didn't want -- you have to take time
> cleaning it up later.
> I've attached a simple JPG to supplement what I'm talking about - on the top
> half is your existing behavior where stray too close to a line and your
> brush will pass through underneath it and end up painting on both sides.  On
> the bottom half is the suggested "edge-sensitive" behavior, where as long as
> you remain on the same side of a line, the brush area "stops" at that line
> and does not pass through.
> For an analogue, compare a simple coloring book to those toy-section "fuzzy
> posters".  One requires a reasonably steady hand and conscious effort to
> remain within the lines; the other enforces it for you.
> To be fair, there are other ways to achieve the desired end result
> (selection masks, etc.); but I'm suggesting, could it be possible as a
> checkable option in the actual painting tools themselves?
> -- Stratadrake
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