brushes for Gimp

Pete Wright pnwright at
Sun May 26 01:43:52 UTC 2013

Thanks, Andy et al!
Never thought to look for the actual download link over there; thought
those were just for advertised pdf readers and such.
I will calm down now.
Have a nice weekend, all.

On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 6:28 PM, VE4PER/ Andy <ve4per at> wrote:

>  I managed to get a couple of brush sets from those links. I found the
> link that worked was on right hand side about 1/3 way down the page simply
> click the word "Download"
> worked for Gimp 2.6 as well just extract the files and copy to the hidden
> gimp brushes folder in ur linux home folder.
> Haven't tried photshop elements yet to see if they work there.
> On 26/05/13 02:22, Pete Wright wrote:
>    Please note that in all the previous mewling and whining I have
> confused using torrent and just clicking download links.
>  Neither is working for me.
>  I keep hearing about all this great stuff that is available for Gimp, but
> I can't download so much as a logo.
>  Good thing I know how to make my own brushes -- I can just sit
> cross-legged here in the corner and make my own while the rest of you play
> nicely together.
>  Sheesh!
>  Pete
> On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 6:18 PM, Pete Wright <pnwright at> wrote:
>>     Nothing seems to actually be downloading.
>>  Well, one of my attempts got me something with a .gbr extension, but
>> putting it in my gimp2.8 brush folder doesn't seem to have made any
>> difference.
>>  I click on the links at deviantart and nothing seems to happen.
>>  I suppose there is some way to search for brushes on torrents so I can
>> use transmission, but I don't know how to do that, either.
>>  The instructions at Lifehacker say "just search."
>>  How do you search in transmission? I just know how to start it from a
>> seed; a seed I download in the usual manner.
>>  I disabled noscript in Firefox and when that didn't help I installed and
>> tried Chromium. No Joy.
>>  Am I cursed?
>>  Pete
>> On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 6:07 PM, Matt Wheeler <m at> wrote:
>>> On 25 May 2013 23:33, Pete Wright <pnwright at> wrote:
>>> > Almost through the process of getting weaned from PaintShopPro after
>>> many
>>> > happy years with it.
>>> > Now I can do pretty much everything in Gimp I could do with PSP.
>>> > I can make my own brushes and use them.
>>> > But so far I can't get any of the zillions of free brushes from sites
>>> like
>>> > Noupe.
>>> > How do I get a set of brushes using Transmission?
>>>  Transmission is a program specifically for using bittorrent. If you
>>> have downloaded a file that is not a .torrent file you don't need to
>>> use Transmission, you already have the file you want.
>>> > Madly right and left clicking the various links (my usual last resort
>>> when I
>>> > don't know what I am doing) yields no joy.
>>> > I use Transmission for getting iso files, etc. so I know it works.
>>> > NoScript is often the fly in the ointment, but even with "temporarily
>>> all
>>> > this page" I am getting nothing.
>>> > What obvious thing that everybody else knows by osmosis or instinct
>>> (yes, I
>>> > am feeling sorry for myself!) am I missing?
>>>  Perhaps the file you have downloaded is an archive of some sort (zip,
>>> rar, gz etc.) that you need to uncompress. I'm not sure exactly which
>>> tool you would use to do that in xfce (the desktop environment that
>>> ubuntustudio uses), but you might be able to just right click on it
>>> (in your downloads folder) and click "extract here" or something
>>> similar.
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