In order to access on-image hardness and opacity controls for brushes (see page 127), and to enhance painting performance (particularly for large brushes), go to Preferences > Performance and make sure Use Graphics Processor is checked (if it’s not, check it, click OK, then close and reopen your document).
In this chapter, you will paint with the Brush tool, customize your brush using a wide assortment of controls, and manage brush presets. You ...
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