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“Dense Weather” Photoshop oil paint brush

Painted using only the "Dense Weather" oil brush
Painted using only the “Dense Weather” oil brush
brush strokes of the dense weather Photoshop oil brush
brush strokes of the dense weather Photoshop oil brush

Here’s another oil brush. I really must put the oils together in a collection. This one has a jagged flower petal pattern shaped brush stroke. It’s a fairly wet diluted brush that can be built up to an opaque coverage. The diluted flow makes blending the surrounding tones together really easy.

This brush is used to best effect by going over and re-working an area to diminish the appearance of the individual strokes and blend the areas together. The distinctive pattern it produces when drawn in a line can be overpowering when not blended but really works to your advantage when re-working an area over a few times as the visible brush strokes maintain a painterly appearance and reduce the likelihood of all the strokes blending together too much and becoming a mushy blur so common with overuse of blender brush tools. If used sparingly you will always be able to maintain the visible strokes that will give your painting an impressionistic and organic feel. 

I hope to do a tutorial on how to best accentuate the oil painting look including adding a canvas texture but for now I’ll just say, paint on an Overlay layer and your background is important. If you watch the video at the bottom of this page, you can see that I paint most of it on an overlay layer, so that the canvas texture shows through the paint. Later, towards the end, I start painting on a normal layer, though with a light touch, to add a more opaque layer of paint in certain areas.

Brush strokes of a digital oil painting done using the Photoshop Oil Brush toolset 'Dense Weather' for digital artists
Brush strokes painted with the ‘Dense Weather’ oil brush

You can download this brush for free until Friday! (expired)

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Dense Weather - Photoshop Oil Brush
Dense Weather – Photoshop Oil Brush
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‘Dense Weather’ Photoshop Oil Brush.
A patchy oil brush with a widely variable flow and a loose frayed edge. With low pressure you get a very diluted low opacity brush for roughing in shapes that quickly converts to crisp layers of built up texture to create nice blended tones.
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Watch the brush strokes in action

painting live with the ‘Dense Weather’ Photoshop oil brush video is sped up after the beginning.
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Win 30 Realistic, Responsive Photoshop Brushes for Digital Artists

Win every single Photoshop brush in the store, currently 30 brushes and counting.

 

Win 30 realistic natural media Photoshop brushes for digital painters and illustrators Win 30 realistic natural media Photoshop brushes for digital painters and illustrators

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Enter your email address (sign up for the mailing list) and get a chance to win the whole set of digital artists brushes, currently 30 with more added almost every week.

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Loosest Digital Oil Paint Brush Yet

Painted with the Mount Relief digital oil Paintbrush for Photoshop
Painted with the Mount Relief digital oil Paintbrush for Photoshop

My latest Photoshop oil paintbrush ‘Mount relief‘ is probably the loosest of the oil brushes (although you could say that it’s more of an acrylic)  I love painting with it as it is very expressive and has a very controllable flow from rough and scratchy to a rich fill depending on how hard you press.
As often on brush release day, today’s free Photoshop brush (today only – 09/06) Get it here: https://www.grutbrushes.com/shop/photoshop-brushes/mount-relief-photoshop-oil-brush/

After that it will be available as a single paid download and also as part of the all Photoshop brushes package.

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The First Pastel Brush

‘Positive Proof’ is the first pastel brush in the store. A soft digital pastel brush for digital painting and drawing it’s an opaque natural media digital drawing brush that has a round smooth thick pastel appearance.

Drawing done with the 'Positive Proof' pastel brush for Photoshop. A realistic, responsive, natural media Photoshop brush for digital artists.
Drawing done with the ‘Positive Proof’ pastel brush for Photoshop. A realistic, responsive, natural media Photoshop brush for digital artists.

 

Video of Pastel drawing done using Photoshop Natural Media Pastel brush tool 'Positive Proof'
Video of Pastel drawing done using Photoshop Natural Media Pastel brush tool ‘Positive Proof’
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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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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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