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bug #19650: Support for bitmap brushes

Submitted by:  bebin <bebin>
Submitted on:  Mon Apr 16 01:14:29 2012  
Severity: 1 - WishPriority: 1 - Later
Status: Wont FixPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Closed
Release: MyPaint 1.0.0+gitPlanned Release: None
Operating System: ubuntu 11.10

Sun Jun 29 01:29:45 2014, comment #3:

It's not completely impossible, but bear in mind that the engine rotates and stretches those dabs, and renders them at different scales. That's not something that'll look too awesome with bitmap brushes, as proposed here.

Anyway, I'm in the process of cleaning up this old bug tracker - we're moving its bugs over to github and closing them down here. This one is a wish without mockups or code, and I think it's not a good fit for the current brush engine anyway. Sorry all. Closing as WONTFIX.

(This is the sort of wish where not only do we need a mockup, we need enthusiastic developer input into the brush engine itself. Patches beat out mockups for this sort of bug a hundredfold.)


This bug tracker will shortly be moving to github. As part of this
process, we're reviewing old bug reports on gna.org and moving
them over. Please report new bugs at the new locations:

https://github.com/mypaint/mypaint/issues for the mypaint app, or
https://github.com/mypaint/libmypaint/issues for its brushlib

Andrew Chadwick <achadwick>
Project Administrator
Mon Feb 10 20:41:06 2014, comment #2:

Sorry if this is ignorant (I know almost nothing about programming), but from what I know all brushes in MyPaint are created/generated from dots... Is it completely impossible to add an option to replace the dot with an image? I think bitmap brushes will make MyPaint A LOT more attractive.

Camille <kamiru>
Wed Nov 28 13:02:00 2012, comment #1:

Triaging: marking as a low-priority "wish" since it's a feature request and not a software problem.

(Basically not without select of some sort at the very least. A good mockup of how it'd be supposed to work would be useful too; there are a lot of levels to this.

But it's probably not worth chasing this one in great detail. Painting with bitmap brushes is not a direction we're ever likely to go in due to MyPaint using a completely different brush engine model.)

Andrew Chadwick <achadwick>
Project Administrator
Mon Apr 16 01:14:29 2012, original submission:

It would be nice to create a pattern or a design in mypaint and use that pattern as a brush or it will be even better if we could select a specific part of image and use it as a brush.

bebin <bebin>


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    Sun Jun 29 01:29:45 2014achadwickStatusWish=>Wont Fix
    Fri Jan 4 22:51:52 2013jonnorSummarycustom brush=>Support for bitmap brushes
    Wed Nov 28 13:02:00 2012achadwickPriority5 - Normal=>1 - Later
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