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Fri, Sep 30, 2011 6:33 AM

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Photoshop: Mirror Paint/Symmetric/Seamless Tile Paint Function

Photoshop could use a interactive Mirror Paint and Seamless edge/border painting function. Painter has had this feature for about 10 years now.

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156 Points

5 years ago

It seems promissing, but it s still lack the symmetry tool :)

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212 Points

5 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Drawing with symmetry and radial.

Hi Photoshop team,
one of the coolest and smartest thing that Photoshop is missing is a tool that allows to draw with symmetry and radial mode, that exists on third party softwares as ArtRage and Sketchbook Pro.
Please think to add it to the the next update.
Thanx a lot.

Samy

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82 Points

5 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Tool for creating kaleidoscope effect in real time.

This would be very useful for designing geometric tattoos/designs, playing cards (you know how the royal cards are mirror but in a complex way), and various other works of art.

You would select the kaleidoscope tool (or whatever it would be called) and start out by placing your Origin. Then, you can push dials to change how many Sectors will radiate from your Origin(one sector to a billion sectors), and whether you want it to mirror every other sector or not.

The layer that you placed the Origin on doesn't have anything else on it. It only applies the effect to the layers beneath it.

Also, you can choose between two settings: if you want a certain Sector to be the repeated Sector (to be the one copied into every other sector) or if you want every Sector to be copied onto every other Sector.

For the first setting, you could start with a blank layer under the kaleidoscope layer. Then, whenever you draw within the chosen sector, the drawing is reproduced in the other sectors in real time. If you draw outside the chosen sector, no mark is visible (until you remove the kaleidoscope layer).

For the second, anything you draw anywhere on the blank layer would be copied into every other sector. Obviously, this would be pointless if you have a completely filled layer.. it would be very useful though to design geometric tattoos or playing cards where you need to make sure a line will continue seamlessly from sector to sector.

What do you think!

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104 Points

5 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Symmetrical Rules/Drawing & Real-time result of Smart-Object editing on original ....

How about if Adobe implements Real-time Symmetrical Drawing once you define an axis (or some axes)?

Also, it would be nice to have also a Real-time smart-object result shown while editing the smart-object, without having to hit Cmd+S to see the changes on the original file.

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195.8K Points

If the future - please post one suggestion per topic.

And Smart Objects don't update in realtime for several reasons -- you choose when to do all the heavy work by saving the child document and updating the parent document. Trying to update them in realtime would be incredibly slow and ruin the usefulness of Smart Objects.

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104 Points

Well, Affinity Designer can. You can check the video here:

https://affinity.serif.com/en-gb/desi...

Minute 1:40

So I think it's a matter of optimization and programming ;) And almost every computer nowadays can handle that processing.

What is reaaaaally slow is to keep saving again and again to see updates, making the workflow slower. If you can check changes in real-time, THAT would save a lot of time instead of the method of trial & error.

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That doesn't have to deal with even 1% of the document complexity that Photoshop works with. Yes, they can get away with things because they work with relatively small, simple images.

No, it is not a matter of optimization -- Photoshop is simply doing a lot more work than you realize when you update a smart object in the parent document.

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162 Points

5 years ago

The lack of mirroring is literally the only reason I use Krita, the free open source photoshop competitor (for painting). Although brushes are more intuitive in krita too, if PS had mirroring, I'd never really bother using a second program. For gamejams I don't go to photoshop at all because almost everything has to tile.

It would be exiting to see photoshop have live mirroring and tiling. Krita only supports it for the painting, but I would like it for when I do transforms to things too, or add gradients/etc. basically just a mirrored rendering of whatever it is I do on one half of the canvas. If PS can show it to us once, why not twice, or more?

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196 Points

I like using krita too. Im just so familiar with photoshop I just wish they put that function in. I just dont get it.

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156 Points

5 years ago

Wow

this topic started 4 years ago.... for symmetry matters, I've already moved to clip paint studio (or others softs) since it allows me to save psd :) compatible with photoshop . but I m still using photoshop after the design phase :)

I hope it won't take another 4 years to include this realtime / radial / symmetry .... feature ...

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154 Points

5 years ago

Judging from how long it took them to implement the rotate canvas tool, I doubt we will be seeing this feature added any time soon.  I have to mention that Corel Painter has had both tools for over 10 years or more.

Come on Adobe answer your users who need this feature!  I would gladly pay for a plugin to be developed if someone just wants to bust it out.  I can't tell you how long I've been using the freaking offset tool.

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456 Points

5 years ago

after years of getting these emails and being sick to see this NEVER be added to photoshop i finally reset my password (after the adobe hack) just so I could come here and unsubscribe from this topic,
Why can't I unsubscribe via email link without loggin in?

I'd also like to reach out to everyone who follows this topic like i did and let them know I have since stopped using Phothshop and now use a program called Manga studio (clip paint studio), Don't let the name fool you its actually a really good drawing program that has mirror painting and a LOT more features than photoshop (for digital drawing) Its paint tools are miles ahead of what photoshop tries to do Also take a look at Paint Tool SAI.

Its also very cheap and you can buy it and own it, NOT JUST RENT!

Show adobe that not adding basic art features to the industries most used drawing program is what will drive you away.

Good bye adobe, I won't miss you

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86 Points

5 years ago

As a game artist and concept artist this would save me sooo much time and hassle. Just in terms of real time symmetry, a free program called 'Krita' has the ability to easily mirror paint in real time by dragging around the dividers. Why not photoshop, which has SOOO many concept artists wishing for better experimental painting solutions..

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104 Points

5 years ago

...Whats this? I noticed an 'UNDER CONSIDERATION' next to the title of this thread... could it be? Is the long wait almost over?!?!

I don't want to get too excited, but after 4 year or so I think Adobe may be answering our prayers, cries and in some peoples cases, out right rants.

Is there anyone there from Adobe willing to comment on an update?

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196 Points

I am starting to wonder if the right people are seeing these threads.

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104 Points

5 years ago

This would be a GREAT improvement, because although I use Corel A LOT, along with ArtRage and Clip Paint Studio, at the end of the day I always come back to Photoshop for final retouching. Having this feature would improve our workflow and it's not that hard to implement.

And since this has to do with guides and rulers, by the way, it's about time you fix the latency issue with Wacom Tablets in Photoshop when rulers are visible. Up till now, the workaround to draw a smooth line with no latency is to turn off the rulers while drawing, but this bug has been here since Photoshop CS5, so... yeah.

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82 Points

5 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Mirror painting /sketching.

okay one major feature missing : mirror painting , it exists in Corel painter , and why not in photoshop ? , I do concept design and  Art direction  and this will tremendously help . i feel that photoshop sometimes could do a better job regarding  digital painting , also its filter gallery  didn't evolve for decades ...I missing also the anisotropic filter ( i think this was the name back then ) it use to give a very good painterly look to photographs , way better than paint daub "artist filter " .... still waiting before I try out another software 

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Please submit one idea per topic.
And I think you mean the Oil Paint filter - which got rewritten for Photoshop CC 2015.

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92 Points

5 years ago

Come on Adobe it's 2016!!!

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196 Points

5 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Better tile creation. Like Krita.

Please try Krita and copy it's tile/wrapping mode. I really dislike having to do a trick to tile..... It is very confusing how you guys have not put this function in. Please upgrade and have a tile mode. Google Krita wrap mode(press w) when in krita

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196 Points

5 years ago

some of these are from 4 years ago and they still have not done it...why...maybe they are not doing it on purpose, just to piss people off. not sure...adobe should check out Krita if they want to learn create a tile mode that works.