SpeedyPainter v3.5.0 – improved brush properties dialog

 

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Additional brushstroke options in SpeedyPainter v3.5.0

 

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Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus) – digital potrait with SpeedyPainter

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Final drawing

 

Video recorded during the drawing (part 1):

Full video exported from SpeedyPainter:

SpeedyPainter experiments – brushstroke elevation

Doing some experiments for simulating elevation of brushstrokes and the texture of the canvas.
This feature is still a work in progress, I hope to add it soon in next releases of SpeedyPainter.
In this demo I used some Amazing brushes from various popular brush sets, from various amazing artists, like:
. Maciej Kuciara (https://www.artstation.com/artist/maciej)
. Wang Li (http://wawa3761.deviantart.com/)
. Houston Sharp (http://houstonsharp.deviantart.com/)
. Jan Ditlev (https://www.artstation.com/artist/ditlev)
. Jamshed Jurabaev (http://jamajurabaev.com/)
To use those brushes in SpeedyPainter you can use an useful free tool called AbrMate (http://www.texturemate.com/abrMate). Just open the “.abr” brush set in AbrMate, export the brushes as “.png” images, and put them in the “SpeedyPainter/data/brushes” folder.

SpeedyPainter v3.4.6 – bug fixes and cleaner interface

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SpeedyPainter is a lightweight painting software for Windows.
You can freely download it from here

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

female face study – cartoonish/realistic style – SpeedyPainter v3.4.1

Female face study

Female face study

Female face study,

trying a mix of cartoonish/realistic style.
I think I like the final result.
Reference used:
http://laurencalaway.deviantart.com/art/A-Long-December-423941310

Drawing done with SpeedyPainter:
http://speedypainter.altervista.org/

Video of the drawing process: