Archive | April, 2015

Free GrutBrush of the Week #07 “Gallic Whey” Oil Brush

Brush strokes of a digital oil painting done using the Oil Brush toolset 'Gallic Whey' for digital artists

digital oil painting brush strokes created with the ‘Gallic Whey’ Oil Brush toolset 

A soft oil brush with a fairly wide opacity range and a medium amount of range in width from minimum to maximum stylus pressure. At low pressure, this brush has a more dilute fill than some of the other more pasty opaque oil brushes which makes it a more subtle tone brush but still with the signature oily blotchiness and at the highest pressure it has a sharp crisp edge.

As always, you can download it from the shop or the member’s free Photoshop brush page for free until the end of this week (May 3) when there will be a new free brush.

*Requires Photoshop cs5.5 or higher and a pressure sensitive graphics tablet. Free registration required to download.

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“Roadside Tip” a new Charcoal brush

Natural Media Photoshop brush

drawing with the Thyme Liner Photoshop felt pen brush

drawing with the Roadside Tip Photoshop natural media brush

New in the store today, Roadside Tip is a rough granular charcoal which starts with a powdery coverage at the lightest pressure and moves into a wetter, almost oily grit fill at higher pressure. Though the square shaped tip scales with pressure this brush is best suited to broad gestural sketches or strong tonal blocking.
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Free GrutBrush of the Week #06 “Thyme Liner” Felt Pen


'Thyme Liner' Photoshop Ink Brush for digital artists

‘Thyme Liner’ Photoshop Ink Brush for digital artists

Drawing with the Thyme Liner Felt pen for Photoshop

Drawing with the Thyme Liner Felt pen for Photoshop

This week’s free Photoshop brush is a thin felt tipped marker pen with a soft fuzzy appearance. With a clearly defined line this sketching brush has the tonal range of a pencil but results in marker ink-like drawings with a soft downy glow.

As always, you can download it from the shop or the member’s free Photoshop brush page for free until the end of this week (April 26) when there will be a new free brush.

*Requires Photoshop cs5.5 or higher and a pressure sensitive graphics tablet. Free registration required to download.

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Free Brush of the Week #05 “Slither Dew”

Slither Dew Photoshop Watercolor Brush. A realistic, responsive, watercolour brush for digital artists.

Slither Dew Photoshop Watercolor Brush. A realistic, responsive, watercolour brush for digital artists.

Painting  with the Slither Dew Photoshop Watercolor Brush

Painting with the Slither Dew Photoshop Watercolor Brush

This week’s free Photoshop brush is a soft grainy watercolour brush with a cloudy form and a texture that accentuates a grainy and fibrous weathered medium. This brush has a farily strong presence but with a light touch of the stylus can also be used for more subtle shading.

As always, you can download it from the shop or the member’s free Photoshop brush page for free until the end of this week (April 19) when there will be a new free brush.

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Free Brush of the Week #04 “Wool Meander”

A grainy charcoal type Photoshop brush with a fairly wide range in both width and coverage. At the lightest pressure this brush is capable of very light, fine-grained middling width sketch line and even at medium pressure can be quite a versatile shader brush, capable of a wide range of tones. At full pressure you get a harsh, fully opaque line with a large grain and a crumbly edge.

Get it for free until April 12th 2015

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