Archive | July, 2016

Free Photoshop Brush of the Week #71 – “Flue Blow”

Drawn with the free Photoshop brush of the week "Flue Blow"

Drawn with the free Photoshop brush of the week for July 25th “Flue Blow”

This week’s free Photoshop brush is a big broad brush that covers your image in a fast flowing cloud of debris. Like a broken sack of coal this brush is capable of a light dusting, but with a little more stylus pressure it will release a thick billowing dust cover. Get it for free all week on the free Photoshop brush of the week page

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Free Photoshop Brush of the Week #70

Painting in Photoshop with the Pensive Linny ink Brush

Painting in Photoshop with the Pensive Linny ink Brush

Closeup of brush strokes painted with this week’s free Photoshop brush, the ‘Pensive Linny’ ink brush, a highly responsive and controllable ink brush with a well defined paper edge bleed texture. This one is somewhat different from most of the ink brushes in that the bleeding ink into paper effect on the edges of the brush stroke into the paper is inherent in the brush itself.

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Free Photoshop Brush of the Week #69

Drawn with the Humble Bee Photoshop crayon brush

Drawn with the Humble Bee Photoshop brush

Drawn with this week’s free GrutBrush, the “Humble Bee” natural media brush. It’s a thick saw-tooth edged opaque brush with a free flowing thick wet ink appearance, with a very slight width variation but when used with a lighter touch as I’ve done here it can have a bit of a crayonlike appearance. The background texture was created by scaling the brush to an absurdly large size. You can get the brush as always on the free brush of the week page

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How to Save Sets of GrutBrushes in the Photoshop Plugin

With version 1.2.1 of the GrutBrushes Photoshop plugin you can now save custom sets of brushes so that they don’t all have to be in one big set.  In this short video I show you how to create a new set and how to modify which Photoshop brushes it contains.

If you have the GrutBrushes plugin already, you can download the latest one from your account page. If you don’t have it yet, the GrutBrushes Photoshop plugin is free for Photoshop CC 214/15 and you can get it here.

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Free GrutBrush of the Week #68 – “Rug Thunder” Natural Media Brush

Painting done with Rug Run Photoshop brush

Sketching with the Rug Thunder Photoshop brush

This week’s free Photoshop brush is Rug Thunder, a brush with a large grungy covering of brittle sticky paint, starts at about 50% textured coverage with low pressure but will fill to completely opaque with repeated strokes. Get it for free until July 14th when there will be a new free Photoshop brush.

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