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This document aim to provide '''standards to unify''' the default brush preset icons of Krita , and ease the work of preset builder who wants to have their default preset join Krita releases.  
 
This document aim to provide '''standards to unify''' the default brush preset icons of Krita , and ease the work of preset builder who wants to have their default preset join Krita releases.  
  
== Color code ==
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== Default background ==  
  
The brush preview feature a mini representation of the stroke. This stroke is colored with those color codes :
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The default background is a neutral grey gradient, of 200px X 200px
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[[Image:Krita-preset-preview-default-background.png|center]]
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== Placement of elements ==
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A preview icon is composed of 3 main blocks :
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[[Image:block-disposition.jpg|center]]
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* Text/Picto area : a zone to write or use little picture
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* Stroke area : a preview of the brush stroke itself
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* Emblem/Icon : a visual to ease memorization of the brush
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== Stroke area ==
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The brush preview feature a mini representation of the stroke.   This stroke is colored with those color codes :
  
 
* Black is "normal"  
 
* Black is "normal"  
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* light-blue for smudge-only
 
* light-blue for smudge-only
 
* FX presets can use distinct colors according to the fx-related resulting color
 
* FX presets can use distinct colors according to the fx-related resulting color
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Note : The stroke can be exaggerated to boost the particular aspect of a brush.
  
 
== Emblem / Icon ==
 
== Emblem / Icon ==

Revision as of 11:33, 21 July 2013

This document aim to provide standards to unify the default brush preset icons of Krita , and ease the work of preset builder who wants to have their default preset join Krita releases.

Default background

The default background is a neutral grey gradient, of 200px X 200px

Krita-preset-preview-default-background.png

Placement of elements

A preview icon is composed of 3 main blocks :

Block-disposition.jpg
  • Text/Picto area : a zone to write or use little picture
  • Stroke area : a preview of the brush stroke itself
  • Emblem/Icon : a visual to ease memorization of the brush

Stroke area

The brush preview feature a mini representation of the stroke. This stroke is colored with those color codes :

  • Black is "normal"
  • White is "erase" ( note : Checker pattern representing alpha too )
  • dark blue is color-smudge smearing mode ( note : little gradient in the stroke to a warmer color can helps )
  • purple is color-smudge dulling mode ( note : little gradient in the stroke to a warmer color can helps )
  • light-blue for smudge-only
  • FX presets can use distinct colors according to the fx-related resulting color

Note : The stroke can be exaggerated to boost the particular aspect of a brush.

Emblem / Icon

A little icons/emblems pasted on the "brush preset preview" ease the selection for user with a visual memory. It also make the UI more user friendly

Here are the guidelines for default placement of the emblem icons :


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