Pixel-art friendly features & tweaks #1387

Open
dacap opened this Issue Jan 10, 2017 · 0 comments

Comments

Projects
None yet
1 participant
Owner

dacap commented Jan 10, 2017 edited

There are several features that can be improved, need some tweaks, or need a complete re-design to reach a professional level for full-time pixel artists. These recommendations are thanks to cyangmou + some old notes/to-do items.

  • Pencil tool: Shift key to start drawing a line from the last point with preview. Dev note: Shift key should start a Line tool ToolLoop, then releasing Shift cancels the loop or releasing mouse button finishes the loop successfully. (Related, fix bug #1005)
  • Pencil tool: Ctrl+Shift (or other combination)
  • New color picker (issues) with RGB/HSB at the same time.
  • Contour tool: Shift key should start a straight line and releasing Shift should continue the regular freehand mode.
  • New brushes manager (#175) with preset brushes and patterns. Possibility to Import/Export brushes. Import GG brushes (1bpp bmps). Fix bug #1261. Brushes should be in extensions (#1403)
  • Rectangle/ellipse aspect ratio on status bar
  • Fill selection content changing FG color or other recolor technique. There are plans to recolor an RGB sprite as an Indexed image (all layers/all frames) which might be related to this new feature.
  • Alternative mode to create planned rectangle/ellipse shapes before the final fill/stroke. (Ref 1, Ref 2)
  • Fix rotated squared brushes. We need a new specific algorithm to create these brushes.
  • Fix bug #245 and #728, continuous stroke of diagonal brushes is broken
  • The whole UI should be accessible through keyboard shortcuts. E.g. show a popup, execute a command in a popup menu, change a value in the context bar etc. This is something I thought before and it's related to macros #475, as a macro could contain the execute of any UI element, these elements should generate recordable commands (same commands that could be triggered with keyboard shortcuts).

More to read here: https://twitter.com/cyangmou/status/818881183283023872 (Aseprite_1_1_13_Review.pdf)

dacap added the enhancement label Jan 10, 2017

dacap added this to the v1.2 milestone Jan 10, 2017

dacap self-assigned this Jan 10, 2017

dacap added the bug label Jan 10, 2017

dacap added the maintenance label Apr 18, 2017

dacap referenced this issue May 4, 2017

Closed

Pattern Fill #479

dacap changed the title from Pro-level features & tweaks to Pixel-art friendly features & tweaks Jun 16, 2017

Sign up for free to join this conversation on GitHub. Already have an account? Sign in to comment