Tools with Brush Settings

Almost all you need to know about the following tools is covered earlier in this chapter. What differs from one tool to another can be found in the Options Bar when you choose each tool. Those options are discussed below.

Brush

The quintessential painting tool. This paints with the foreground color. To erase, hold down the grave accent (`) key for an eraser with the same brush characteristics as the Brush tool, or hold down the E key to access the Eraser tool with its own, previously set options.

Symmetry

The Symmetry options create axes around which your brush strokes reflect to create (hopefully) interesting forms. ...

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