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Phidias

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Phidias
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General
Author(s)Tapio Pyrhönen (Tassu)
TypeDrawing
VersionFull
LicenceMixed
Links
Download
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Phidias is a drawing program for Nintendo DS made by Tapio Pyrhönen (aka. Tassu). It has all the features needed to create amazing drawings and pixel art.

Installation

  1. Download and extract file
  2. DLDI patch .nds file and copy it to the root directory of the card

User guide

Drawings are saved into the Phidias folder of your card.

Control

L - toggle between drawing and menu screen

D-pad - scroll image

A/B - zoom in / out

X/Y - set tool size

Start - reset view

Select - undo / redo

R + Left/Right - set tool pressure

R + Up/Down - set tool size

R + any direction - offset the image (good for creating seamless textures)

L + R + any direction - flip the image horizontally or vertically

A (in color picker) - add chosen color to palette

A (in brush selecting screen) - save current image as a brush (saves a resized 32x32 grayscale image to brushes folder)

Double tap the pencil or brush icon to enter the brush selecting screen. Everything else should be self explanatory.

Media

Known Issues

Freezes occasionally. All drawn data is lost.