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Overview This is a quick tutorial on creating interweaving effect with paths generated by Vector Path and SpiroGraph plug-ins.
I updated the SpiroGraph and Vector Path plug-ins. Please re-download corresponding packages. SpiroGraph Update Details: Added “Reverse Path” option to the dialog. This allows to create a duplicate path with opposite direction. Useful for certain effects – like interweave (see … Continue reading
Andrew Kramer of Video Copilot posted a Matte Painting challenge for an upcoming VFX tutorial. Here is my entry.
Ok, the script is now available. I haven’t had a chance to test thoroughly in Gimp 2.8, but it seems to work ok. So, as of the moment there is only one version of it (1.0) for both – Gimp … Continue reading
This script has been in the works for some time now, and I think it is ready to go. I will release it in a couple of days. This is a vector path generator script, includes several modes: Random Random … Continue reading
The SpiroGraph plug-in is finally out, two versions are released – for Gimp 2.6 (version 1.0) and 2.8 (version 1.2). Look in the downloads section for it.
I am excited to announce a new Python plug-in for GIMP – SpiroGraph, which will be released in a few days. It is a symmetrical circular vector path generator with a bunch of parameters. I’ve been playing with it and … Continue reading
For those of you who have been asking, here it is. All plugins are updated to the API changes in GIMP 2.7+. I coded them in GIMP 2.7.3 Portable. If some of you can confirm whether everything works smoothly in … Continue reading
Nick Campbell of Greyscalegorilla.com not so long ago released a “Softbody Glass Mesh with Dynamics” tutorial, using Cinema 4D R12. Myself and many others were able to achieve much the same result in earlier versions of Cinema. Some people were asking … Continue reading
Here is a recent Xpresso exercise I did – a sci-fi turret gun. aims at the target vertical barrel movement restriction fire is triggered when target is within range. XPresso setup:
Here is a new plugin for GIMP written in Python. Check it out > It creates random text art based on a number of settings. I think the setup is pretty cool (I am quite proud of it) – lots … Continue reading
Recently I was plying around with creating some snowflakes in After Effects. I tried few approaches – creating design in external program like Flash, Illustrator or Photoshop then bringing it in to AE, as well as doing all the steps … Continue reading
Greetings to all! The site is now live! Happy Birthday to bytes-and-pixels.com. Added some Adobe Illustrator brushes to downloads.