How to draw MS Paint like (aliased), 1px circle in GIMP


I was trying to draw some pixel are amd first thing is to try a circle via stroke path with miter set to 0, anti-alias off, 1 px line. Here is what I get in Gimp. Part of the circle are ok, others are not (red arrow points to them). Any suggestions? Thanks.

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8/27/2014 9:40:00 AM

Accepted Answer

It seems you can get slightly better results by stroking the path with the pencil tool, using a single-pixel brush:

        Pixelated circles drawn with pencil tool in GIMP

They're still not quite as nice and symmetrical as the pixel art circles produced by the Bresenham circle algorithm used in MS paint, but at least they're a little bit closer.

8/27/2014 8:18:00 PM