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Picky Fuss Realistic Oil Brush

"Picky Fuss" oil paint brush for Photoshop
“Picky Fuss” oil paint brush for Photoshop

The latest oil paint brush “Picky Fuss” a responsive, stark, sharply defined thick and pasty oil brush is now in the store. To celebrate, it’s free until  Thursday July 17th with a share. Expired Share below, then click the link that appears and it will be added to your cart and you can check out and download it for free.

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Emulating classic art styles in Photoshop

drawn with Pointy Pop the Pointillist Photoshop brush
drawn with Pointy Pop the Pointillist Photoshop brush

While most of the artisanal brushes here are of the natural media type, there is a lot that can be done with custom Photoshop brushes including emulating art styles, in this case, Pointillism which was popularised by Georges Seurat and Paul Signac in the late 1880s. This digital drawing was drawn with the Pointy Pop brush available here . The brush scatters a cluster of dots around your stylus as you draw, larger and more wide spread the harder you sketch. Maybe Seurat would consider it cheating, but couldn’t you make the same complaint to the first person who tied a tuft of hairs together to create the first paintbrush, or using a mahl stick, or how about a paint-roller? Are those all examples of cheating or just using the right tool for the job?

While you think about it, get the Pointillist Photoshop brush and start cheating today.
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Realistic Oil Painting Photoshop Brush

Digital oil painting done using Photoshop oil brush toolset 'Willows Tide'
Digital oil painting done using Photoshop oil brush toolset ‘Willows Tide’

My latest brush, “Willows Tide“, the first of many oil paint brushes for Photoshop is now in the store.

magnified brush strokes of Willows Tale Photoshop oil brush digital painting
magnified brush strokes of Willows Tale Photoshop oil brush

As I’ve been doing recently, you can download this brush for free for the next two days (until Friday July 10th) if you enter the coupon code freeoil (expired). Using this brush should give you digital artists a boost in reproducing oil paint or oil pastels in your digital paintings and drawings. There are currently several other oil brushes in the workshop that will be ready to publish soon.

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Here’s a video of the brush in action. While portions of it are sped up, the beginning, middle and ending is real time. Note the realistic ‘feel’ of the digital brush strokes painting on and the unique organic texture that varies with each stroke. Best watched full screen in HD to catch all the pigmenty detail.

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A Realistic Photoshop Pencil – The Borrowed Pencil

Photoshop pencil brush
Photoshop pencil brush

I’m working on a set of pencils, a pencil for every occasion, you know, HB, B, B2 etc. But sketching doesn’t always work that way. In the same way that the best camera is the one you have, the pencil you’ll use to sketch your next masterpiece with is often the one the waiter left on the counter, or the pencil from the box in the garage, or the Borrowed Pencil

Time-lapse digital digital drawing done using the 'Borrowed Pencil' pressure sensitive Photoshop Pencil tool toolset
Time lapse of a digital drawing done using Photoshop Pencil tool tool ‘Borrowed Pencil’

This Photoshop pencil is a versatile realistic sketching pencil that with a light touch, has a very faint light line but with firmer pressure produces a dark confident line. The graphite line has some slight edging, as if from a flaky lead and the fill texture is visible, perhaps akin to the look of a medium pencil on 100lb paper.

Download the borrowed pencil Photoshop pencil here for free today (free deal expired)when you use the coupon code GBPENCIL

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Free Photoshop Brushes are back!

[box type=”info”]UPATE: This promotion is now over but there will be plenty more like it in the future. In the meantime, there are always brushes available for free or on sale and newly published brushes can usually be downloaded for free for the first 48 hours so register to keep in touch[/box] Free Photoshop brushes for a share
free pressure sensitive artisinal Photoshop brushes
Download Photoshop brushes Free for a share

To anyone looking for the free Photoshop brushes deal for a share, the coupon wasn’t working for a while and the blue box wasn’t showing up. It’s fixed now, and when you add brushes to your cart you should see the blue share box again. Click on Like, tweet or G+ in your cart and all the brushes in your cart will be free (while this deal lasts) The box to look for in your cart looks like this one here on the right:

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‘Poster Bantam’ – Photoshop Inking Brush

An artisanal Photoshop Inking brush for a change of pace. Poster Bantam is a broad and highly versatile Photoshop inking brush that can be used for sketching, painting and broad area fill. It mimics the look of wet water based poster paints on paper or card stock, with a a pretty fluid mostly opaque coverage while bits of the paper occasionally show through ever so slightly. A second swipe of the brush will give full coverage of course. At low pressure the brush is a bit drier, shows as well as some more textured bristles at the edges of the brush strokes. Great for broad gestural drawings, expressionistic sketching, signage and hand painted text.

Time lapse digital watercolor painting brush strokes painted using the pressure sensitive Photoshop Watercolour brush toolset 'Poster Bantam'
Time lapse digital watercolor painting done using the pressure sensitive Photoshop Watercolour brush toolset ‘Poster Bantam’ from Grutbrushes.com

free Photoshop brush offer

This brush is free for you today just for reading this! Enter the coupon code INKME01 into your cart and you can download this latest Photoshop brush for free (until June 23 2015)

Brush strokes drawn with Poster Bantam Photoshop inking brush
Brush strokes drawn with Poster Bantam Photoshop inking brush
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Leaky Pen Photoshop Brush

Do you miss the old leaky pens from the real world? Well now your Photoshop pen can spring a digital ink leak!

Splatter Reed, the latest digital ink brush is a leaky ink Photoshop brush that splatters ink as you draw. The faster you sketch back and forth the more digital ink splatter you’ll get. Get the messy leaky ink photoshop brush for yourself. This time, the carpet’s are safe.

free Photoshop brush offer

You can download this Photoshop brush for FREE for the next 48 hours with the code BLOG140617 I’m experimenting with providing all brushes for free for at least 24 hours to members (sign up for free) as they are published so check back soon while that lasts. (Hint…at least one more brush is coming up this week)

Time-lapse digital watercolour painting done using the 'Splatter Reed' pressure sensitive Photoshop Ink brush toolset
Brush strokes drawn with ‘Splatter Reed’ the pressure sensitive Photoshop leaky pen brush
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