Join John Derry for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding texture to brushstrokes: part two, part of Photoshop CS6 New Features: Brushes.
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In this video we'll take a look at texture in brushstrokes.…Texture is a fundamental means of altering the look of brushstrokes and…ultimately of a painting.…The inclusion of a texture can imply a canvas surface for example and that's…something that is part of the normal vocabulary we associate with painting.…So if we can somehow imbue an image with the character of canvas within…the brushstroke, then it's possible to heighten the realism of the finished painting.…
As an example, I'm just going to paint a bit with a brush that's using texture,…so you can see how much it adds.…And one of the fundamental things about it is I can, by very lightly pressing…just yet the very top of a grain, in this case a canvas, and as I press down…more and more, what I essentially can do here is fake the look of a gradient of tonality.…So based on how hard I press or how light, I can get a lot of variation, just…within a single color.…
And as you start to add colors on top of colors. For example, let's say I want…
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- Setting up the painting workspace
- Getting acquainted with brush tip types
- Understanding brush behaviors
- Loading your brush with colors
- Managing the tool presets
- Drawing with pencils