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Graphics Tasks

Sketching Images

Explanation - Draw sketches through use of a graphics tablet.

Requirements - Graphics Tablet

Applications Used - MyPaint

Workflow

  • Open MyPaint

  • Select your desired brush
  • Draw using your graphics tablet
  • Export result as a png for upload into online galleries.

Painting digital pictures

Explanation - Create full-colored, complete pictures

Requirements - Graphics Tablet

Applications Used - MyPaint and/or GIMP-Painter with upload plugins (DeviantART Stash, GimpPublishr, twitpic-gimp)

Workflow

  • Open MyPaint or GIMP-Painter

  • Select your desired brush
  • Draw/sketch/paint using your graphics tablet
  • Save result
  • Go to step 1, or
  • Use a GIMP upload plugin, or
  • export result to .png or .jpg for upload to unsupported online galleries.

Painting real-media imitating pictures

Explanation - Create full-colored, complete pictures

Requirements - Graphics Tablet

Applications Used - MyPaint and/or GIMP-Painter with GIMP Paint Studio

Workflow

  • Open MyPaint or GIMP-Painter

  • Select your desired brush
  • Draw/sketch/paint using your graphics tablet
  • Save result
  • Go to step 1, or
  • export result to .png or .jpg for upload to online galleries.

Make a Flyer

Explanation - Design a flyer to be printed and distributed

Requirements - the post-processing application must support CMYK color management and ICC profiles

Applications Used - Inkscape, sK1 (needs packaging), Scribus

Workflow Workflow #1 - Inkscape & sK1

  • Design the flyer in Inkscape
  • Export it as plain SVG
  • Import the SVG to sK1
  • Apply the ICC profiles of your printer and screen [first-time only]
  • Set the exact CMYK colors in sK1
  • Save or print the flyer

Workflow #2 - Scribus

  • Design the flyer
  • Print or save it

Resize/Trim Image

Explanation -

Requirements -

Applications Used - GIMP

Workflow

  • to do

Design a Brand

Explanation - Users can design a branding campaign.

Requirements - N/A

Applications Used - Agave, Inkscape, Fontforge

Workflow

  • to do

Create Images and Mockups for Websites

Explanation - Users can create graphics for a website design project.

Requirements - N/A

Applications Used - Gimp, Gcolor2, Agave, Inkscape

Workflow

  • to do

Making a music publication

Explanation - Music does not only need to be written down for reading/playing, but also for educational purposes. The use of sheet music in combination with regular text and images can become a tedious task.

Requirements - N/A

Applications Used - Lilypond, Frescobaldi, Scribus, Gimp, Inkscape, Mypaint

Workflow

  • Open Scribus
  • Start making content (text)
  • Insert 'renderframe' on your page, edit code, choose lilypond option, and write sheet music or choose external editor, which opens frescobaldi if it is installed.
  • Save often
  • Use Inkscape, Gimp or Mypaint to create or edit images (see related workflows)
  • When finished, export the song to PDF for printing

UbuntuStudio/Workflows/Graphics (last edited 2015-04-26 15:21:05 by zequence)