Best Scanner for Artwork: A Comparison I remember there used to be many brands of scanner but nowadays it seems the choice comes down to two main ones, Epson and Canon. Epson scanners get mentioned more often than Canon. This is probably due to the fact that Epson has a great reputation at producing photo scanners. Since I don't have all the scanners, I've asked a few friends Erwin, Don and Whee Teck to contribute their scans for comparison. Pixel Art Chances are that if you've used Pixel Art before, you've wanted to try to take a normal image and pixelate it. Well up until now, that's been a massive nightmare and would require external, specialized software. Not any more if you have Pixel Art Pro! Pipette Introduction Each designer, webmaster or friend of good photos or pictures knows how important is choosing the right color for web pages, graphics, pictures and photos. The right color encourages a product with his image, creates recognizable value and shows something cheap or elegant.
The Gamut Mask - FREE Interactive color harmony tool for painters The Gamut Mask is a great way to created harmonic color schemes. It simplifies your color choices and saves you lots of time and paint in achieving unified color palettes quickly and easily. This Gamut Mask Tool was developed by me (Richard Robinson) and is provided to you free to use. The original concept of the Gamut Mask was developed by James Gurney (www.jamesgurney.com), artist and author of the fantastically illustrated Dinotopia books (www.dinotopia.com). FastStone Image Viewer FastStone Image Viewer is a fast, stable, user-friendly image browser, converter and editor. It has a nice array of features that include image viewing, management, comparison, red-eye removal, emailing, resizing, cropping, retouching and color adjustments. Its innovative but intuitive full-screen mode provides quick access to EXIF information, thumbnail browser and major functionalities via hidden toolbars that pop up when your mouse touches one of the four edges of the screen.
firealpaca tutorials and brushes a small guide by me, because I get asked a lotQ: Why are both of these programs mentioned in the same breath all the time?Because FireAlpaca came to the scene first, and is the older twin. :U MedibangPaint Pro was originally named “CloudAlpaca” before the fork was acquired by the Japanese site, Medibang!Q: So if they’re derived from the same software, what’s the difference? FireAlpaca is great for drawing and illustration, and as of recent updates, has an animation feature! Colour Contrast Analyser Portable Analyze color contrast & readability Colour Contrast Analyser Portable is a tool that helps you determine the legibility of text and the contrast of visual elements, such as graphical controls and visual indicators. Version 18.104.22.168 for Windows, Multilingual 1MB download / 1MB installed (Details) - Support PortableApps.com's development and hosting Rapid CRC Unicode Portable works best with the PortableApps.com Platform
Here is a very simple little app I wrote in... Here is a very simple little app I wrote in AutoHotkey for Windows to help productivity. The artists I’ve attempted to give this to were horrified and sickened by the idea of it. It floats in the corner of your screen.
Krita Portable sketching on the go Krita is a free sketching and painting program that's great for things like concept art, texture or matte painting, illustrations and comics, and more. Version 3.0.1 for Windows, Multilingual 102MB download / 501MB installed (Details) - Support PortableApps.com's development and hosting Krita Portable works best with the PortableApps.com Platform JPixel JPixel is an editor for making pixel art animations and tilesets. Animations: Create animations and export them as spritesheets or animated GIFs.Tileset: Mockup your tilesets and export them as .png images.Palette/Tile swapping: Replacing a color or a tile in the palette and tileset panels will replace them in the document automatically.Tools, filters and a bunch of other features that you would expect from a graphic editor. The editor, while fully functioning, is in active development, pass by from time to time to grab the latest version with new features, improvements and more!
PNGmicro Optimize images and improve user experience With the remarkable development of networks, web content has grown rich. PNG file is most popular file format in the internet because it has a browser compatibility and high compression rate. PNGmicro is an application to optimize PNG images and reduce file size.By optimizing the PNG file and reducing its size, the amount of traffic is reduced, and the amount of time that it takes to download decreases. This can contribute to improved user experience. Two optimization modes