I've been searching for this but all I find are annoying tutorials on how to click the eraser button.

Whenever I switch to the eraser it keeps the tool size I was using for the pencil, I'd really like it if it didn't.


Uncheck brush option in Edit- Preferences - Tool options- Paint options shared between tools

  • Thanks, is there a list any resource you can recommend for "learning Gimp but not being really slow" - because the tutorials and stuff are painfully slow. – Alec Teal Mar 20 '15 at 18:25
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    As per my opinion, if you want to learn GIMP in detail, reading books might help you (although it is even more time consuming than tutorials)One such book I found useful is 'Beginning GIMP' by Akkana Peck. For tricks you might look at GIMP video tutorials. – chanduc Mar 20 '15 at 18:47
  • The GIMP user manual is a recommended reading: docs.gimp.org/2.8/en - some people even expect you to be reading it when they give you advice. – Michael Schumacher Mar 26 '15 at 20:47

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