5 entries tagged graphics

Colour graphics the hard way

On my badly broken Linux desktop, the Gimp is missing its file-saving plug-ins, so it cannot save files except in a format I cannot use. XPaint does not exist, for some reason. The venerable bitmap program does work, but can only produce X11 bitmap files (which are black and white only). How then to produce colour icons for my Picky Picky Game mock-ups?

Using PBMPlus to colourize monochrome bitmaps

Purple tablet

New toy! My Wacom Intuos2 graphics tablet arrived yesterday, and, despite being a rather shocking shade of dark purple, works very nicely. Read more