15.10 Combining Tool Presets, Brushes, and Paint Dynamics

We briefly discussed tool presets earlier in the chapter, but let’s take a closer look at them now. Tool presets are a new feature of version 2.8, and they are especially powerful when combined with brushes and paint dynamics.

Getting to Know the Dialogs Involved

Figure 15-109 (inspired by Ramón Miranda) shows how tool presets, brushes, and paint dynamics interact. In the Paintbrush’s tool options dialog (1), click the DYNAMICS button (2) to open a temporary menu of the available paint dynamics. From this menu, you can select the dynamic you want or click the button in the bottom-right corner to open the Paint Dynamics dialog (3). In this dialog, you can use the tag field only to select the ...

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