Changing size and hardness


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Changing size and hardness

In this exercise I'm going to share with you a few shortcuts for changing the size and hardness of a brush on-the-fly, and these are some incredibly useful techniques. If you don't know about them yet, if you don't know about them, you'll be using them on a regular basis in the future. Now, I've gone ahead and created the new sample document for you. It's called Tips from Sketchy.psd found inside the 09_retouch_heal folder. It doesn't look like anything special, but it will shortly. So you can see the size of my brush on screen right there. And I'm going to go ahead and increase its size just a little bit here.

I'll go ahead and right-click inside of my Image window and I'll change the Size value to 300 pixels. Notice the Hardness value is set to 100%. And then I'll make my foreground color white and I'll click inside of this layer in order to paint a brush stroke. Now, I can reduce the size of my brush by pressing the Left Bracket key . Tha...

Changing size and hardness
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Changing size and hardness provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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