Hi, this is half of the work I did to realize an Owl Brush (for Gimp – GBR extension).
First of all I took a pic of an owl that amazed me. Than I cut around the subject, to obtain the brush base.
Then I vectorized the cutted image in Inkscape, setting 6 colors scanning.
Below the rough result:
As you can see, it was saved with transaparency.
At last I worked on the vectorized object in Gimp, so as to obtain a basic brush.
Here’s the outcome
Download and enjoy freely the owl-brush. (just click below on the icon)