Just a moment for the blog today, as I am still embroiled in marketing, which is a story all on it's own.
Puppy ray has more or less wound down for now. There's always more to do, but time to move on to other things.
The "Allow custom brush transforms" checkbox is being moved to a button on the context strip. A big time-saver and a lot more intuitive.
I'm posting a "your feature requests for version 9" thread to the list on Yahoo groups.
Usually when we go into a development cycle, we have a pretty good idea of where we're going. The same was true for 9 on some level, but right now, it seems to change every day as we look at what we can do and what is feasible and what isn't. There's always a lot we want to accomplish, then our humanity gets in the way.