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  1. This is my try in Affinity Photo I must write here that this is made by me in Ipad Pro with Apple Pencil
  2. bodobe

    Portrait

    Portrait, oil painting, photographed, edited with Affinity Photo. http://b-bertuleit.de/portrait/
  3. I'm trying to create a low-poly picture in AP, and can't figure out how to draw my polygon mesh, fill it with the colors I want, and then make the mesh itself disappear. I've been sampling from the layer below that contains the actual image, and then using that color to fill in the polygon of the layer above. My problem is, that when I do this I can't separate the fill color from my drawn polygons, but without the drawn polygons I can't fill. Any tips would be appreciated on this.
  4. michaelmar777

    Acquire Photo

    To whom it may concern: I truly like Affinity photo, but I have a few issues about the program. First. The Aquire Photo does not work. It will not recognize my drives—internal or external. Also, it does not recognize any of my card readers. At this moment, that part of the program is useless. Second. The inpainting brush does not work when clicked on. If I click another brush in that set it will work, but not if I click it on first. Also, if I do any color correction then go back to the inpainting brush or any brush nothing works. It's very frustrating.
  5. I tried to use as many of the brushes as I could. Starting with a black background saved me a lot of work. Keeping foreground, mid ground, and background in separate layers also helped a lot. The texture brushes are a blast to use.
  6. I started with an all-brown drawing and used very low transparency brushes to overlay color
  7. I tried to keep the total time below 2 hours and 1 Brush. This is based on a photo of the waterfall that run through the center of Camden Maine. I am liking the speed and responsiveness of the brushes, and the program in general. Fast and so far no crashes or problems. Very good.
  8. paolo.limoncelli

    Some watercolours

    Messing around a bit with watercolours and some blenders. I recently repainted this picture from scratch using the new Watercolour Set, using much more refined tools. Now textures are subtle but perceivable and the final result is more credible. Affinity's engine has been growing a lot since 2015!
  9. I use Corel Painter, but often for sketching first before I consider doing any painting. I do this because I want to have a digital copy of my sketches and I don't want to have to scan everything in all the time from a paper+pencil pad. When I do use the sketch pad, I will often scan that sketch and drop it into Painter to play with. Clean it up, rework it, etc. Sometimes I take that sketch further and play with painting it using Painters transparent page feature to sketch and paint over another image as well. Can your software incorporate more of the Corel Painter like qualities. Tools that can incorporate pressure of digital pens/paint brushes, etc. Perhaps giving people an opportunity to use their Stylis pad more with your software. Yes, I do understand that your software is for Vector art, but incorporating something like this feature with Vector art opens up a lot of options. Drawings that start as a sketch then evolves into clean vector art like comic books, architectural renderings, and other various Graphic Art styles. Having pencils, pens, and paint brushes that accomodate pressure, style, and skill beyond just click click click offer a great deal more.
  10. It seems that whenever I draw lines using the Affinity Designer, the program automatically smoothes/straightens/corrects them. I'd love for this feature to be able to be toggled on and off, because sketching would be a lot easier. Even though the feature is helpful in some ways, users should be able to draw the lines to their preference without having the software automatically correct it- which oftentimes results in the line looking like nothing I had drawn in the first place. I thought it was a problem with my pen settings (I use an Intuos 4 by Wacom) at first, but after experimenting with the settings I wasn't able to find anything that would toggle this automatic response on/off. While looking around, I also thought that it would be quite useful to see some more settings to adjust pen pressure and other pen qualities as well. I'm new to this software, and this happened to be one of the first things I noticed as I played around with the pen and paintbrush tool.
  11. retrograde

    Digital painting in Designer

    Hi all, just some doodling here trying out painting inside of shapes in Designer. Started playing with Paolo's blender brushes he so graciously created. When using them in conjunction with the smudge tool you get some really nice mixing abilities. In the call out shape for instance I painted a mixture of the 2 main colours then applied some "blending" using one of Paolo's spatter blend brushes. It just spatters using the underlying colour and doesn't put any new colour down. Changing the size of the brush changes the size of the texture it paints. For the eyeball, (I didn't start out to do an eye it just ended up that way) I used a mix of painting and blending especially in the white of the eye with the blood vessels and texturing... then in the iris I painted inside the circle shape laying in the colour in the general areas and using Paolo's blenders to really gave it a nice complex feel. I usually add a .01 gaussian blur to take the hard edge off the shapes. it tends to soften the paint work a bit but it's a reasonable trade off. On the donut-pie shape I was just playing with a nice painterly play of light and shadow. The blenders are great for adding that "painterly" feel with tons of control. Again by reducing the blender brush size the blend effect gets smaller and more precise. This is all in Designer, which for me is probably where I will spend most of my time. The fact that I can get these type of results in a "vector" app is incredible. The hardest part of all of this is knowing when to stop! :D
  12. So... I wanted to see how Affinity Designer's pixel painting feature set stacked up to Photoshop's with a little experiment. I had created this Bunny illustration in Photoshop CS4 (yes I know I'm a little behind the curve) and decided to take a crack at it in AD. I was excited with some earlier attempts at painting in AD so I thought a back to back comparison would really reveal it's strengths and/or weaknesses. The original image on the left is PS the recreated AD image is on the right. The other two images are from AD with a background added. Years ago I used to be an airbrush artist and I worked out a workflow in PS where I used the paths as "frisket" to created selections to "airbrush" inside of. The AD piece at right is done in a similar fashion. I created paths of the various objects, arranged them on layers and painted inside them using the great selection of brushes available. But with AD I was finding I could work a little more flexible and more "un-destructive" allowing for more freedom to experiment and play with ideas... for instance the whiskers are strokes that I can continue to tweak if needed, the high lights on the ears are also strokes that could be further refined and a lot of the "painting" are actually effects and not painted at all, so those would be adjustable after the fact as well... ...all in all I was very pleased with the outcome and more importantly the "workflow" exceeded my expectations. For me, truly this is the perfect workflow that I have been wanting for years, a real balance of vector and pixel that delivers on what it promises - finally! Now I'm not dis'ing Photoshop, and I don't want to start an Adobe bashing thread... I just thought a comparison of what I discovered in my working method might benefit others and also I wanted to thank the Serif team for offering all of us a solid choice!
  13. try to sketch a plant in Pixel persona and AD crops the top...
  14. Just wondering if there is a way to get the noise feature to work on painted or pixel work? Can't seem to find it, don't know if it's buried somewhere or just not a feature... sure would be great to have it work in a similar fashion to the vector stuff.
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