The above mentioned tutorial
is something we recommend that ou view in case
you ever have experienced a crash during the use
of Howler, and you had stored animations. If
they were stored on disk, they can likely be
recovered. Do this before launching Howler
Buttons with round
corners, using alpha channel blur, adjust,
grow and shadow drops
This is a short animation
made with a single static image, drawn by
Michael McDonald. It was done with the Frame
Painter, included with Howler. You can see the
step by step technique in the following tutorial
the making of "My Name
is Mush" - working with Frame Painter
Do you ever wake up in the
morning, with a head ache or bad taste of
government-did-this-to-you? Well, it's not all
bad. Yes, there are bad and wrong things we can
blame on government's insanity. When that's the
case, feel free to vent...
President, Do you understand the words that
are coming out of my mouth?!?!?
Of course, like with so many other things in
this short and challenging life, when it comes
to government, if you want it done right, you've
gotta do it yourself. Until that happends
though, let's arm ourselves with the tools for
Learn a foreign language.... duolingo.com
Because the day may come where swearing, cussing
and protesting may be more productive that way.
Also, get a tool to learn to paint and animate.
Because you need a way to make pamphlets,
posters, fundraising flyers, video shorts, toon
or just to get away from this crazy surreality
and paint a better world.
here it is:
The 2015 Big
Fat 'n Angry President's Day Promotion
- after all - there were some
good ones too, long ago, so let's
honour their memory with humility
no code needed, discount is automatically
through President's Day February
applies to PD Artist 9.2, PD Howler 9.2 and PD
Price before the
Price with the
discount: frankly, ridiculously affordable
Please don't wait till the next election...
Do you have your own discount coupon?
If you already have a discount coupon, use it only
if it is for a bigger discount. If you own a
license of the most recent prior version, v8 or
v9, you should get a bigger discount, perhaps as
much as 72% off(!). Contact us if you need your
discount coupon for an even better deal: Ask
Philip or Dan - http://www.thebest3d.com/dogwaffle/about
If you use PD Artist and wish to switch to PD
Howler, or you use ArtRage, Photoshop, Painter,
and many other 2D / 3D art software, and you want
to switch to Howler or add Howler as a companion
(dare we say: alternative?) to your current tools,
please don't hesitate to contact us. We have a
special promotion of 45% discount waiting for
you. Possibly more. Ask, and you shall be
rewarded for the effort.
This offer expires end of February. So don't wait
until the snow melts away.
We're getting ready for a first
update since v9.5. This may be just a zip archive
with a few files to replace your existing
installation, or it might be an update installer,
we haven't decided yet. It will perhaps be another
"doggiebag" type of update.
It will have bug fixes and new features and
improvements to existing features. Here are some:
Zooming with CTRL-Shift
now zooms from the pointer instead of the
to make it easier
to work with tablets that don't have the
benchmarking (The Poochmark, er
Useful for comparing
Computes typical image
Now you can compare the
speed of your other software with howling
fast Dogwaffle. There's a reason why it's
for larger monitors...
Fewer stacked toolbars
at the top.
and using the GPU
Lighting tool ...
now on the GPU
Motion blur ...
now on the GPU
Text tool ...
a bug has been fixed.
It's better/easier to use now.
The max font size goes
higher now, great for big posters. If it's
still not big enough, remember that you can
apply the text into a brush image. Then you
can further upsample the custom brush to
really super-size the text!
Still has a known
glitch when applying text directly to alpha
and you have a scaling (zoom) in effect at
the moment. There are known easy
workarounds, but if you must apply it to
alpha directly, we recommend temporarily
using unzoomed view, applying the text, and
zooming back in (or out) to the desired area
of interest, and fine-tune the position with
Control-Left-drag (which is used to move the
alpha channel, shifting it around with the
There may be more goodies. Stay tuned, and thanks
for waffling and howling!
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