Re: [Gimp-user] Drawing simple shapes.

2008-04-29 Thread Jason Cipriani
On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 12:43 PM, Jason Cipriani [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I need to draw a circle and a box, outlined in black, preferably without erasing the background underneath the shape. How do I do this? I found the answer in the FAQ: Use the elliptical select tool, hold down CTRL key

[Gimp-user] Drawing simple shapes.

2008-04-29 Thread Jason Cipriani
I need to draw a circle and a box, outlined in black, preferably without erasing the background underneath the shape. How do I do this? Thanks, Jason ___ Gimp-user mailing list Gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU

Re: [Gimp-user] Drawing simple shapes.

2008-04-29 Thread Jason Cipriani
On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 1:03 PM, Martin Nordholts [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There are a couple of reaons, some of them partly overlap: [snip] * It is a big UI task to define exactly how drawing tools should work and how they should interact with existing tools and workflows in a good way.

Re: [Gimp-user] Drawing simple shapes.

2008-04-29 Thread Martin Nordholts
Jason Cipriani wrote: Hypothetically speaking, if somebody were to sit down and try to work on this in the far, far future, it seems like there would only be two choices, both of them fairly straightforward (I'm new to gimp but AFAICT there's no vector-graphics layers so both choices end up

Re: [Gimp-user] Drawing simple shapes.

2008-04-29 Thread Rich
Nathan Lane wrote: You're right that there aren't vector graphics layers, per se. However there are path layers, which can be treated like vector although they themselves don't have fill or stroke colors or patterns - if you change a path and you want to change the stroke or whatever, you

Re: [Gimp-user] Drawing simple shapes.

2008-04-29 Thread Michael J. Hammel
On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 14:24 -0400, Jason Cipriani wrote: AFAICT there's no vector-graphics layers so both choices end up with rasterized shapes). Paths are vector oriented objects in the GIMP. They aren't associated with specific layers so the path is not included directly in compositing

Re: [Gimp-user] Enhanced Lighting

2008-04-29 Thread Michael J. Hammel
On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 16:41 -0300, Rich wrote: A friend was telling me about a method he uses with Enhance / Adj Lighting for Shadows and Highlights in Photoshop. I see the different values under Color Balance, but is there another tool or method that would only adjust lighting in Gimp?

Re: [Gimp-user] Drawing simple shapes.

2008-04-29 Thread David Gowers
On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 1:55 PM, Jason Cipriani [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry for sending you this twice, Michael. Missed the reply all button the first time through. One thing I do want to add to what's below is, just to clear it up: I'm not pressing for a generic solution that allows

Re: [Gimp-user] Drawing simple shapes.

2008-04-29 Thread David Gowers
On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 2:53 PM, David Gowers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There is not a popular graphics program in existence that requires these steps to draw primitive shapes such as boxes. It's no more complex than that. A solution is to add a simple, basic primitive drawing tool