MainPage - gimp-plugin-insanebump - Main content page - Gimp Plug-in InsaneBump converted and improved from python script This is the main repository for the source code for the Gimp plug-in InsaneBump. This is a C language version of the Insane Bump plugin. I have converted the Python code to a C language program and all the needed libraries and tools to do so. I have improved upon this program by adding an AO adjustment and 5 Preview panes.
Spoon Graphics 42 Free Nail Varnish Brush, Drips and Splatters Graphics I’ve been having fun making a mess with my wife’s nail varnish to create some new free design resources for you to download. I brushed, dripped and splattered a whole bottle worth of varnish and scanned the results to create a variety of creative assets. There’s 42 graphics in total, ranging from brushed shapes, brush strokes, drippy circles and splashes, available as PNG images with transparent backgrounds, or within a PSD file that allows you to easily change the colour to suit your style. 15 Free Color Grading Photoshop Actions to Enhance Your Photos I love running Photoshop Actions on my images to quickly spruce them up with subtle photo effects, but one thing I love even more is creating my own batch of Actions.
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Flat Long Shadows: Step-by-step Tutorial, Resources and Examples Within the flat design trend on the rise at the moment, especially in this world of the web, one thing that stands out is the use of long flat shadows, particularly for small UI elements and icons. These shadows have a characteristic 45º angle below the horizontal axis and a gradient color close to the background shade can be applied. This technique is by no means new. It has always been a widely-used resource in photography to emphasize shapes and transmit different emotions to the viewer. We'll show you two different ways to achieve this long shadow finish with Adobe Illustrator.
Insane Bump This is a normal map generator from a single image, originally created by omaremad. Load a single layer picture, then choose filters/map/insanebump..., tweak the details, then hit OK. The normal/height/ambiend/specular maps for the picture will be created within the folder where the original picture resides. The script produces different files within the original image's directory: the _n is the normal map, the _s is the specular, the _d is the diffusion (just the color) the _a is the ambiend occlusion the _h is the displacement (or height map)
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