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Creating Custom Brushes

This post is part of a series called Digital Art for Beginners.
The Brush Panel and Using a Tablet
How to Set Up Your Photoshop Documents: Composition

Photoshop is an excellent tool for manipulating photographs but it can also be used as a means to create stunning digital art. This tutorial is part of a 25-part video tutorial series demonstrating everything you will need to know to start producing digital art in Photoshop. Digital Art for Beginners, by Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor, Martin Perhiniak will begin by teaching you how to draw in Photoshop. At the conclusion of this series you will know all you need to produce your own concept art and matte paintings in Photoshop.

Today's tutorial Part 3: Creating Custom Brushes will explore the true potential of the Brush Panel. We will demonstrate how to draw our own brush tip shapes and save them as custom brushes. We will also learn how to use tool presets to store and quickly select specific options for Photoshop tools, like the brush. Let's get started!

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