I've updated my Java installation to v1.6.18, and went to test Shi-Painter with Firefox 3.5.7 (don't want to upgrade to 3.6 yet). Everything seems to be running properly, including the tools that you mentioned.
I don't know why Firefox would require Java 1.6.10 or later, but that sounds like a specific issue with Firefox itself. For the record, Java is a nice language and platform; Java applets, on the other hand, are much more annoying. It's not always fun to deal with, but it does offer several tools that would be difficult to have on the web otherwise!
This is the first time that I hear about the Chibi Paint applet. Would that be worth adding to the board?
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