Difference between revisions of "Krita/Brushes Preset Preview"

Jump to: navigation, search
(Stroke area)
Line 21: Line 21:
 
The brush preview feature a mini representation of the stroke.  This stroke is colored with those color codes :
 
The brush preview feature a mini representation of the stroke.  This stroke is colored with those color codes :
  
* Black is "normal"  
+
* '''Black''' is "normal"  
* White is "erase" ''( note : Checker pattern representing alpha too )''
+
* '''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 )''
+
* '''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 )''
+
* '''Purple''' is color-smudge dulling mode ''( note : little gradient in the stroke to a warmer color can helps )''
* 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
  
Note : The stroke can be exaggerated to boost the particular aspect of a brush.  
+
Note : The stroke can be exaggerated to boost the particular aspect of a brush.
  
 
== Emblem / Icon ==
 
== Emblem / Icon ==

Revision as of 11:39, 21 July 2013

This document aim to provide standards propositions to unify the default brush preset icons of Krita , and ease the work of preset maintainers.

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 :


Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.