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Photoshop Brushes Part One by ceruleanvii Photoshop Brushes Part One by ceruleanvii
I am in the process of writing this up for someone else and decided to adapt it for a DA tutorial. This first part covers the basics of how PS brushes work and their settings. The second part is here: [link] and will cover customization and brush blending modes and answer some questions. A lot of this I've already gone over in various forms and places, but now I'm gathering it all under one roof, so to speak.

See any mistakes, inaccuracies, typos, confusing parts? Just let me know - and thanks!

Note: None of these deal with the CS5 natural media brushes. I'll probably write up a separate document on those.

edit 10/28/10 - thanks very much for the DD on this tutorial, glad people have found it helpful! And thanks very much Aaraujo for suggesting it and shelldevil for featuring it!
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Given 2010-10-28
Photoshop Brushes Part One by *ceruleanvii Suggester Says: It's very helpful and really break the brushes' parameters down in a way everyone can understand! It's important to know those, since people sometimes overlook how helpful tweaking the parameters might be. And now it's easy to customize your brushes and get a better painting experience! ( Suggested by Aaraujo and Featured by shelldevil )
gisela1910 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013
God send saint on earth as they say and you are one of them thanks ever so much for sharing your tutorials very generous indeed!
pinklady92 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Awesome tut
Rubyjessicalockheart Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Mine are all locked for some reason
ceruleanvii Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Your brushes are locked? Are you using Photoshop or Elements? if so, what version?
Rubyjessicalockheart Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
It's ok They are no longer Locked , I messed with the settings without knowing but thank you for responding
TrixyStarz Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Great tut! Thank you! :)
xStelmariax Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Both tutorials are so helpful, I really like your way of explaining these things! Thanks a lot!
pippyboy Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011
thank you so much,i will read this regular
bdunn1342 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2011   General Artist
Thank you so much for sharing this information. :heart:
kilusaozet Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2011
It's very helpful! Thank a lot! I've been using brushes in PS for yrs, some settings i don't really know how it's work. With this, it's easier. Thanks
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