Welcome to How to Use the Brush Tool in Adobe Photoshop. My name is Melody Nieves, and in this Coffee Break Course we'll go over the essentials of the Brush Tool. For the first lesson of this course, get to know this tool and its limitless possibilities with a sneak peek of its features.
[SOUND] The saying goes that you're only as good as your tools. And as digital artists, how could we tap into the unlimited potential of our designs, photo manipulations and illustrations without first getting to know the basics. Hello everyone, my name is Melody Nieves for Envato Tuts+. And in this coffee break course, I'll walk you through all the essentials of the Brush tool in Adobe Photoshop CC. We'll the break the ice by starting off with the basics. Like where the Brush tool is located, how to adjust the settings in the Brush panel. And the extra perks available to you when working with a pressure sensitive graphics tablet. Before you know it, you'll be ready to develop that muscle memory by playing with texture brushes and all the other wonderful brush presets already included in the software. And the tips don't stop there. You'll also learn how to easily create your own custom brushes, as well as how to incorporate the Brush tool with others like the Pencil for instance to create the perfect line. As a digital artist myself, I know how important it is to see some of these tools in action. And you shouldn't think of the Brush tool as something limited to merely drawing or digital painting. So let's get ready to dive into the next lesson where we'll walk through the essentials. And I'll give you my quick tips for working with the brush tool in a variety of applications for illustration and design.