I wanted to share with you a (very simple and short) method for creating cow-skin patterns, totally random each time, for your GIMPin needs.
This can actually work the exact same way in GIMP, PS or Paint.NET.
I will demonstrate with GIMP, but it is so simple you can do it in any of the aforementioned programs.
So here goes:
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Today I stumbled upon Paint.NET.
It seems like an awesome tool for quickly drawing stuff.
I also read that some compare it to The GIMP (which I adore...). I found Paint.NET is easier for simpler tasks that the GIMP can drive you nuts while trying to do them.
In the GIMP i find myself using the select tool A LOT. You want to draw a circle? select and fill. You want a simple rectangle? select and fill...
Sometimes I wish GIMP was more like plain ol' Paint...
Here I think Paint.NET really excels. It keeps the simplicity of Paint, but adding the open-sourceness and variety of GIMP.