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I am new to GIMP and I do not understand how to change the color of the Pencil tool. The only options I see are:

  • Mode
  • Opacity
  • Brush
  • Dynamics

Where is the option for the color that will be drawn?

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using mac btw if that matters –  bmende Jul 14 '12 at 0:49

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At the bottom of the toolbox you see a black and white square. Those are your foreground and background colors. To change them, just click on the square. Also have a look at some Gimp tutorials, as there is certainly plenty of other stuff left to learn:

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wow this thing thing is the most complicated thing ever. lol thanks for the advice! and, I'm using the right thing right? i mean, to make 2d animation art for a game? –  bmende Jul 14 '12 at 0:57
o, and dang nice gold medal! –  bmende Jul 14 '12 at 0:57

Foreground and Background Colors:

tools tooltip

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