How do you use Brushes

Started Oct 26, 2009 | Discussions thread
Steve Bingham
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Or make your own
In reply to skutters, Oct 26, 2009

Or have even more fun making your own.

1.Using any selection tool, select the image area you want to use as a custom brush. The brush shape can be up to 2500 pixels by 2500 pixels in size.

When painting, you can’t adjust the hardness of sampled brushes. To create a brush with sharp edges, set Feather to zero pixels. To create a brush with soft edges, increase the Feather setting.

Note: If you select a color image, the brush tip image is converted to grayscale. Any layer mask applied to the image doesn’t affect the definition of the brush tip.

2.Choose Edit > Define Brush Preset.

3.Name the brush, and click OK.

Example: A brush made from an old shoe.

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