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New Ink and Watercolour Brushes

painted with 'gently swayed' the watercolour brush

painted with 'gently swayed'

There are two new brushes in the shop this week, Gently Swayed A soft, responsive watercolor brush with a fine woolly textured edge. It's soft fibrous pigment grain gives it a distinct organic personality.

Drawn with the Pelican Teeth ink brush

Drawn with the Pelican Teeth ink brush

The second is a rough scratchy ink brush "Pelican Teeth" A ragged ink brush pen with an intermittent line and the occasional periphery spray from those stray bent bristles. You can get these two latest as part of the 'All Brushes" package of 25 brushes all for only $10. And if you bought that package in the last 30 days you can download these for free!

If you ever want to see what's new in brushes, just check the shop, they are listed in order of appearance.


New Artisanal Photoshop Inking brush

drawn with the "Fun Runner" Photoshop ink brush

drawn with the "Fun Runner" Photoshop ink brush

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


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.


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.

Share here to reveal the coupon code to download it for free

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