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making circle shaped brush "hard edge" in Affinity Photo/Designer


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making circle shaped brush "hard edge" i mean brush is full colour or not not antialias border one what does now. its related making oldschool style game graphics. of course i can do this (but in this way i need do all sizes what i need itself) now i do images what i use bruses. i can draw vector circle in tool what without antialias what i want disable in such brush. i hope there is easier way.

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I'm trying to do the same thing (Photo on Windows, v 1.10.5.1342) but the forum posts I can find that seem related are years old and the fix they suggest (hardness less than 100%) doesn't work for me.
I would like to draw a 1 pixel wide circle without any anti-aliasing on the pixels. I have Force Pixel Alignment enabled, Move by Whole Pixels enabled, and a line width of 1pt when drawing the circle. The circle looks like this

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when I would like it to look like this
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I've tried both the elipse tool, and the paint brush tool.

Is this possible please?
 

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Use Force Off in the Blend (accessed by hitting the little Cog Wheel in the Layers panel once you select the Elipse layer)

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Before:

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After:

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Mac Pro (Late 2013) Mac OS 12.7.2 
Affinity Designer 2.3.1 | Affinity Photo 2.3.1 | Affinity Publisher 2.3.1 | Beta versions as they appear.

I have never mastered color management, period, so I cannot help with that.

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1 hour ago, Old Bruce said:

Use Force Off in the Blend (accessed by hitting the little Cog Wheel in the Layers panel once you select the Elipse layer)

Tip: If you regularly want to use aliased circles or ellipses, create one as above & add it to your Assets panel with some descriptive name like "Aliased Ellipse." That way, whenever you want to use one you can just drag it out onto the canvas & adjust its size, color, or other properties however you want without ever having to open & then close the Blend Options window to force off anti-aliasing.

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