On Tuesday 23 November 2004 05:41, Laxminarayan Kamath wrote:
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> From: Laxminarayan Kamath <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 23:41:01 -0800
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-developer] Re: whishes for Gimp
> To: Sven Neumann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> On Tue, 23 Nov 2004 00:32:23 +0100, Sven Neumann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
> > Hi,
> >......................
> > Seriously, if you have an idea for a new paint tool, tell us
> > about it. With a little help from me and Mitch you or anyone else
> > should have the new paint tool added to the GIMP core in less
> > than a day. Sven
> I would like an "interpolate brush". wherever you paint, it
> interpolates from the *REST* of the image or selection what the
> "brushed" part must look like.

Oh, I see. You mean like they are requesting here:


My idea of asking the possibility  of a callback brush is that any 
such impelementation would take lots of parameters. And Huge amounts 
of trial and error before good results are achieved.
And even them, if someone would like to try with other 
parameters/methods than the hard coded ones , there 'd be a need to 
rebuild the GIMP.

So, we may think of a compromise - a tool that would read a special 
type of "brush" files that would contain descriptions of how to 
paint. It could even contain some procedural descriptions - and have 
a pool of available parameters - the stroke parameters - which could 
be used on its computations - 
It could use a simple, graphic turtle like vetorial description of  
mask of the actual brush to use on raster painting, and maybe some 
other parameters - (different masks for each component color, masks 
to apply from other drawables (patterns, etc), that would them work 
as texture maps, maybe special mask type to indicate spreading of the 
underlying colors)

That would avoid the issue of having to call an external program and 
still allow flexibility and functionality. 

I think we can discuss this idea and get a better idea of what said 
"procedural brush file" could look like in some more e-mails.


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