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Postby Telvannia on Wed Jul 04, 2007 3:30 am

Does anyone know a good quick way to make animations using gimp?
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Postby DiM on Wed Jul 04, 2007 9:27 am

Telvannia wrote:Does anyone know a good quick way to make animations using gimp?


here you go 2 tutorials to animations in GIMP:

http://www.gimp.org/tutorials/Simple_Animations/

http://www.gimp.org/tutorials/Advanced_Animations/
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Postby Balsiefen on Sat Jul 07, 2007 8:17 am

I'm using gimp for my scotland map but i need a way of getting good, even lines for the sear routs. Is there a tool i'm missing or not using properly?

EDIT:ok ive worked that one out now
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Postby DiM on Thu Jul 19, 2007 9:40 am

sorry to make this topic but i had no idea who to ask and were to post. it can be deleted after i get my answer.


so here's the question. how can i merge some brushes or layer styles or shapes?

i have let's say basic brushes file and assorted brushes file. and i want all of them in one single file because i'm tired of switching between them all the time.

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Postby mibi on Thu Jul 19, 2007 9:59 am

you keep loading new brushes and make sure to APPEND to the current set. then when you have all the brushes you want you save the brush set as something else.
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Postby DiM on Thu Jul 19, 2007 10:02 am

k tanks mibi. =D>


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Postby Spockers on Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:34 pm

I wouldn't be concerned about topics like this, Dim.

I think it's the best place for them, and there probably should be a lot more.
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Postby fireedud on Thu Jul 19, 2007 5:30 pm

Spockers wrote:I wouldn't be concerned about topics like this, Dim.

I think it's the best place for them, and there probably should be a lot more.


Omg, is that your first positive comment?
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Postby gimil on Thu Jul 19, 2007 5:32 pm

fireedud wrote:
Spockers wrote:I wouldn't be concerned about topics like this, Dim.

I think it's the best place for them, and there probably should be a lot more.


Omg, is that your first positive comment?


*sniffs*

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Postby Spockers on Thu Jul 19, 2007 7:14 pm

All my comments are positive. You just look at them the wrong way.
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Postby gimil on Thu Jul 19, 2007 7:19 pm

Spockers wrote:All my comments are positive. You just look at them the wrong way.


im not convinced
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Postby DiM on Fri Jul 20, 2007 4:19 am

fireedud wrote:
Spockers wrote:I wouldn't be concerned about topics like this, Dim.

I think it's the best place for them, and there probably should be a lot more.


Omg, is that your first positive comment?


:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby balvanboy on Fri Jul 20, 2007 4:46 am

Where is place for PS questions?

Is this?
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Postby DiM on Fri Jul 20, 2007 5:31 am

balvanboy wrote:Where is place for PS questions?

Is this?


if you have questions about using PS for map making try here:

http://www.conquerclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=22320
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Postby misterman10 on Fri Jul 20, 2007 11:02 am

Can someone tell me how to actually download gimp?
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Postby gimil on Fri Jul 20, 2007 11:04 am

misterman10 wrote:Can someone tell me how to actually download gimp?


http://www.gimp.org/downloads/ :wink:
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Postby misterman10 on Fri Jul 20, 2007 11:06 am

gimil wrote:
misterman10 wrote:Can someone tell me how to actually download gimp?


http://www.gimp.org/downloads/ :wink:


which link from that page do I actually use though?
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Postby DiM on Fri Jul 20, 2007 11:13 am

misterman10 wrote:Can someone tell me how to actually download gimp?


try here: http://gimp-win.sourceforge.net/stable.html

you need to download The GIMP for Windows (version 2.2.17) and also GTK+ 2 Runtime Environment (version 2.10.13, for Windows 2000 and newer)
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Postby misterman10 on Fri Jul 20, 2007 2:21 pm

When opening the program GIMP i got the following message:

All image and undo data which doesn’t fit into the tile cache will be written to a swap file. This file should be located on a local filesystem with enough free space (several hundred MB). On a Unix system, you may want to use the system-wide-temp-dir (“/tmp” or “/var/tmp”).

I then got a chance to choose what folder to do this to, what folder should I choose as I have tried opening this program several times and it always freezes
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Postby DiM on Fri Jul 20, 2007 3:21 pm

do you have several partitions on your HDD?? then make a folder named Gimp Swap on a partition with plenty of free space. when gimp asks you what folder to use point it to the folder you just created. i never used gimp but i think that's how you should do it.

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Postby misterman10 on Fri Jul 20, 2007 3:43 pm

thanks for all your help DiM, anyways, I cant get GIMP to work so I decided to use inkscape
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Postby KEYOGI on Fri Jul 20, 2007 9:45 pm

I've promoted this thread to Sticky status to try and encourage people to use the thread properly. There's been an increase in off-topic discussion in map development threads lately, discussion that is perhaps more appropriate for this thread.

So please, if you have questions on how best to make a river, some mountains, a forest or anything else for that matter, ask for some advice here. Any other threads or posts of this nature will start to be merged here from now on.

Should this thread grow in popularity and prove to be a useful tool, we may add a new sub-forum for such discussion in the future.
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Postby cairnswk on Sat Jul 21, 2007 6:28 am

Keyogi...can I say...not before time. This will become a valuable asset. :)
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Postby gimil on Mon Jul 23, 2007 9:26 am

can anyone help with a tutorial on bump mapping in photoshop.

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Postby Telvannia on Thu Jul 26, 2007 3:19 am

gimil wrote:can anyone help with a tutorial on bump mapping in photoshop.

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you cant bumpmap with photoshop according to DiM.

He had to get me to bumpmap, with gimp, this might be a gimp only feature.
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