How do you use Brushes

Started Oct 26, 2009 | Discussions thread
Steve Bingham
Steve Bingham Forum Pro • Posts: 24,789
Or make your own

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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