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Digital Painting, 37 Advanced Tricks and Techniques by Gary Tonge

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Create Textured Brushes

As you start to define your own style of painting, part of this style will come about with the creation of some specific brushes. The following steps were used to create two of my favorite brushes. I use them often, particularly when I create loose and fast sketches of concepts. They are useful for adding texture and organic feeling.

(Please note: The pink boxes in the following images are overlays that I placed for clarity of instruction and are not part of the original screen shots.)

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1. Start With a Basic BrushOpen the ...

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