Paint Tool Opacity, Size, and Hardness in Photoshop CC


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Changing the opacity, size, and hardness of the painting tools

Since the paint brush is such a powerful tool, we need to talk about how to quickly change the attributes so that you can paint more effectively when you're trying to change a mask. So in order to select the paint brush, if you don't already have it selected, just tap the b key. Now you'll notice that in the options bar here, we actually have the brushes preset picker, and if I click on the downward pointing arrow, you can see that it's very easy for me to change not only the size of my brush, but also the hardness of my brush, and I can even change the shape of my brush.

Insetead of a circular brush I can have an oval. We can see a little update right up here in the preview area. Now if I want that brush selected, all I need to do is tap Enter or Return in order to apply those changes. I'll go ahead and click that again, just to show you we also have a lot of different preset brushes. In fact, far more than we're actually going to talk about in the...

Changing the opacity, size, and hardness of the painting tools
Video duration: 9m 9s 14h 58m Beginner Updated Oct 06, 2014

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Changing the opacity, size, and hardness of the painting tools provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CC Essential Training

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Photography
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