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Graphic Basics: Paint and Draw


  • Edit individual pixels in a picture.
  • Once you draw an object - it ceases to exist as a separate object.
  • Very detailed image creation.
  • Most like real - life painting and drawing.
  • No use of layers (No "Send to Back" or "Group")
  • Similar to the Scratch Sprite Painting function.
  • Some Paint programs allow you to work in layers (GIMP)
  • Can save images as .jpg, .gif, .bmp

  • Edit shapes and objects in the picture.
  • Once you draw an object. It continues to exist and have properties
    •     Fill
    •     Line
    •     Size
    •     Orientation
    •     Layer
    •     Shadow
  • What you are used to in Power Point and Open Office Present.
  • Easy but basic image creation
  • Able to "Group" shapes

Painting Tools:
  • Lines
  • Shapes
  • Text
  • Fill
  • Paint Brush
  • Eraser
Drawing Tools:
  • Lines
  • Shapes
  • Text
  • Word Art
  • Layers
  • Grouping
  • Rotating
Painting Software:
  • Kolour Paint (Linux)
  • GNU Paint (Linux)
  • TuxPaint (Linux)
  • Windows Paint (Windows)
  • GIMP (Linux, Windows, MAC)
Drawing Software:
  • Built into Microsoft Office and Open Office 2.4
  • Available in:
    • Text Editors (Word, OpenOffice Text)
    • Spreadsheet
    • Presentation
    • Drawing

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