Tux Paint
Tux Paint: Open Source Drawing Software for Children


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Tux Paint is free computer art software for children.
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Magento Partner - AOE


Random review:
“I have purchased and used photo editing software and painting sofware for many years and it takes alot to impress me. This program, however, is just wonderful.” — Ann


Reviews - Macworld Magazine - April 2007

Macworld Magazine
April 2007


Kid's Digital Easel
New Life for Old Macs

By Christopher Breen


A Child's Art Station
Tux Paint provides hours
of entertainment for
youngsters

Photo by Peter Belanger

Does your five-year-old watch in fascination as you work with Photoshop? Encourage your child's interests by turning your retired Mac into a digital art station.

Prepping the Canvas

Small children often have trouble drawing with a mouse, so invest in a pen tablet such as Wacom's Graphire 4x5 [...] Use the Wacom Tablet preference pane to configure the device's behavior (for example, you might want to disable the pen's side button to prevent your child from accidentally pressing it).

When it comes to drawing, check out the open-source painting program Tux Paint. The program's art tools include a paintbrush a Stamp tool, and a Magic tool that lets pint-size scribblers apply textures like grass and sparkles.

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See the complete article, "Kid's digital easel: New life for old Macs", in the April 2007 issue.


Did you know? Tux Paint runs right on your computer, and doesn't require Internet access.