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The Book of GIMP by Karine Delvare, Olivier Lecarme

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15.5 The Painting Tools

Painting tools are intuitive because they behave like traditional drawing media.

We already discussed the features shared by the painting tools (Drawing Tool Options). In this section, we discuss each tool individually, focusing on options and features unique to that tool.

The Pencil Tool

The Pencil tool () paints hard-edged strokes. Its icon and pointer are shown in Figure 15-39. The characteristic that makes the Pencil tool unique is that the stroke edges are not anti-aliased. See The Pencil Tool.

The Pencil tool options are shown in Figure 15-40. The FADE OPTIONS settings work only if the Paint Dynamics Mapping matrix contains ...

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