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Photoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Create Custom Brush Sets

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This post is part of a series called In 60 Seconds: Adobe Photoshop.
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Creating Custom Brush Sets in Adobe Photoshop

Welcome to our Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Custom Brush Sets

Apart from creating your own custom brushes in Adobe Photoshop, you can also organize any selection of brushes into a specific set. This allows digital artists and designers to organize their favorites as well as share them with the world as downloadable packs.

Let's take a look at how to create your own custom Brush Set in this quick video. And feel free to create your own custom nature brush pack like the one in the video using this Leaf stock from Envato Market.

 

How to Create Custom Brush Sets in Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop already comes with a variety of Brush Presets you can use. To display your favorite brushes, go to Edit > Presets > Preset Manager and set the Preset Type to Brushes.

Setting the Brush Preset Type to Brushes in Photoshop

Now select all the brushes you want. Hold the Control key to select more than one. Select Save Set, Name your new brushes, and Save them as a .ABR file.

Select and Save Your Custom Brushes

To access your custom set, select the drop down option under the Brush Tool to replace your current brushes with your new set.

Replacing Brushes with Custom Ones in Photoshop

Want to see this in action? Check out the video above to see this lesson at work!

A Bit More Detail

Want to learn more about Adobe Photoshop's vast tools and settings? Check out these tutorials below:

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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