SpeedyPainter on Microsoft Store!

sp_microsoft_storeSpeedyPainter is finally available on Microsoft store!

You can download it for free in the official store page here.

 

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Improved image filtering – SpeedyPainter v3.4.5

SpeedyPainter v3.4.5 uses a better algorithm for alpha blending. This new solution allows to avoid image artifacts with image filtering, allowing to reduce the image graininess when zooming in and out from the image original size.

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Image filtering comparison between SpeedyPainter v3.4.3 and v3.4.5

Skansen – sketch on Asus VivoTab Note 8.0

Skansen

Skansen

Digital drawing.
Done with SpeedyPainter 3.3.0 on ASUS VivoTab Note 8.0 tablet.

Video of the drawing process:

“SpeedyPainter” is a simple and lightweight painting software. It is written in C++ and uses the OpenGL graphics library.
You can download it for free here:
http://speedypainter.altervista.org/download.html

41° CGHUB Anatomicae challenge: Knight in Shining Armor

My entry for the 41° CGHUB Anatomicae challenge: Knight in Shining Armor.
Done with SpeedyPainter 3.0.

Michael Corleone speedpainting

Portrait of actor Al Pacino as Michael Corleone in The Godfather.
Done with SpeedyPainter 3.0, a free lightweight painting program for windows.
More info and download link at:
http://speedypainter.altervista.org

 

SpeedyPainter 3.0 – brush library

This is an anticipation of the new feature that will be soon available in SpeedyPainter 3.0.

In this version the user can choose among different brushes available inside a brush library.

In this video we can see some different brushes in action:

The library contains some simple default brushes, like the ones used in the video.

The user can add his own custom brushes, by simply moving them into the brush folder (data/brushes) and restarting the application.

When saving a drawing process, if the user used a custom brush which is not present in the default library, the brush will be automatically saved inside the drawing process file. This way the drawing process can be replicated also on installations of SpeedyPainter which don’t contain that particular brush.

Hope you will appreciate this new feature 🙂

Speedy Painter v3.0 will be available soon for download at:
http://speedypainter.altervista.org/

The following video shows the default brushes available in the library:

New feature: Crop tool

This is a quick demonstration of the crop tool in action.

The crop tool is available since SpeedyPainter v2.7.0.

As you can see from the video, the tool is consistent with other canvas operations like canvas rotation, zoom or panning.
You can use the tool also to expand the current canvas size: useful when you realize that your whole drawing will go outside the current canvas area (a common mistake 😀 ).

Feel free to express your usage experience and suggestions.

Thank you! 🙂