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Manga Studio Ex 5 Cookbook by Elizabeth Staley

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Making a brick brush

In this recipe, we're going to create a brush that we can use to obtain the look of a brick wall.

Getting ready

To start with, we'll need to create a blank canvas. For this recipe, I've used the postcard horizontal (350 dpi) default template. Set Basic expression color to Color.

How to do it…

You may find that this brush requires some additional experimentation before you get the look that you want. I hope this recipe will give you at least a starting point to take off from:

  1. With the blank canvas open, go to Figure | Direct draw | Rectangle from the toolbox.
  2. In the Tool property palette, check the box next to Roundness of corner and set the value to 2.0 using the slider. The location of the Roundness of corner option is shown in ...

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