[WWI] Electronic Painting Tutorial?

BT orc51o at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 19:52:56 EDT 2020


As far as I know Inkscape is a vector program, but I'm no expert. I'm sure
it isn't as powerful as Illustrator and Draw. However it is free. :-)

On Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 4:12 PM Michael McMurtrey <mcmurtreyjames at twc.com>
wrote:

> To do instrument panels, you'd be better off using a vector drawing
> program such as Adobe Illustrator or Corel Draw. With either one you have
> the ability to import a photo for use as a template which you can, in
> effect, trace. Either one will also allow your image to be scaled up or
> down as necessary without any loss of resolution.
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> Michael McMurtrey
> IPMS-USA #1746
> IPMS-Canada #1426
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> CAHS #5646
> Carrollton, TX
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> On Mar 24, 2020, at 11:05 AM, BT wrote:
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> Howdy gang,
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> We have a lot of smart talented people on the list. I'm interested if
> someone can suggest a link to help learn how to use programs like Inkscape
> and Gimp to paint. The tutorials I find don't help me do what I want to do.
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> For starters I want to make my own instrument panels. Those pre-painted
> panels from Eduard are addictive and easy. I ought to be able to draw and
> paint my own because they often aren't available for what I am modeling.
> Then I can print them out and install them.
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> I don't have time to become Bob Pearson. But I wish I did. I've done some
> rude coloring on profiles but it always leaves me unhappy. A dream of mine
> would be to color those cutaway drawings I'm always saving. OK, the dream
> is to color those and do a magnificent job. :-)
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> Any ideas?
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