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Paint Portraits Using MyPaint Graphics Application

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MyPaint is free open-source and simple graphics application for digital painters, works on Linux/Unix operating systems. MyPaint has a clean user interface gives you more space to easily draw and edit images. Also,  includes my functionality for such a small and portable applications.

MyPaint designed for pressure sensitive graphics tablets, comes with variant types of drawing brushes, and you still able to add more brushes and modify currently available brushes. Support basic layer. MyPaint includes different types of color selector, you can adjust these colors with keyboard shortcuts.

Kristen Stewart portrait, painted using MyPaint

Check the youtube video shows painting process of Kristen Stewart portrait

Install MyPaint 1.0.0 On Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Using PPA

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:achadwick/mypaint-testing
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install mypaint

[note]PPA works on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal, Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, and Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx[/note]

Check the installation instruction for different Linux distribution, and compiling the source code.

Check MyPaint galleries for more portraits.

MyPaint repository.

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