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Photoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Install Custom Brushes

This post is part of a series called In 60 Seconds: Adobe Photoshop.
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Welcome to our Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!

How to Install and Load Brushes

Whether you're a designer or digital painter, the Brush Tool is a remarkable feature you should get to know. And with the option to create or download custom brushes, you'll want to expand upon the brush presets already available. 

First, place the brushes into the Photoshop/Presets/Brushes folder, under the Adobe folder in the Program Files for Windows. Or if you're using Mac, place them in Applications.

Let's see how it's done by learning how to install and load brushes in the video below. 

A Bit More Detail

Learn more about Adobe Photoshop on Envato Tuts+:

Check out how to create the painting from this video from my Realistic Skin Painting Tutorial. And download the custom dirt and decay brushes seen here from fellow Envato Tuts+ instructor, Kirk Nelson.

60 Seconds?!

This is part of a series of quick video tutorials on Envato Tuts+ in which we introduce a range of subjects, all in 60 seconds—just enough to whet your appetite. Let us know in the comments what you thought of this video and what else you'd like to see explained in 60 seconds!

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