Drawn with the new Photoshop inking brush “Fun Runner” it’s a nice responsive loose sketching brush with a grungy dry media look.
You can get it for free until July 18th in the store
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.
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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My latest brush, “Willows Tide“, the first of many oil paint brushes for Photoshop is now in the store.
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.
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
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
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:
When using the watercolour brushes, you may want to reduce, increase or simply control where the ‘edging’ appears. While painting, make sure you don’t lift your pen or stylus off the tablet, then reduce the pressure until you are pushing very lightly and go over the area where you want to remove the edging.
With a light stroke you will no longer be adding paint and will only be removing the dark edges. Then, if you like, you can go back over the same area with more pressure and add in fill. As long as you don’t lift your pen, your stroke will be ‘edgeless’ on the second pass. The key to all of this is you cannot lift your pen off the drawing tablet, you can take your time but it must all be done in one stroke.
Download a free realistic watercolour brush tool to try it for yourself.