Join John Derry for an in-depth discussion in this video Drawing with pencils, part of Photoshop CS6 New Features: Brushes.
In this segment we are going to look at the Mixer Brush based Pencil tool presets.…So let's take a look at these, I'm going to get the Opaque-Hard Pencil here.…And I am just going to draw with that a little bit so you can see.…One of the things that you'll notice if we look up at the upper left here at…the Flotilla, these pencils are tipped with a sharp point, at least the basic pencil is.…What that means is when I go straight up and down I am going to just be using…the very tip of the brush, when I tilt however, I am going to start to use more…of a surface area of that beveled edge that is part of the tip.…
As I draw, based on how I tilt my pen as I'm working, I am going to get various…changes in the aspect of the tip as it touches the surface, and as a result you…are get a lot of different looks out of a single pencil, which is remarkable for a single tool.…It gives us a wide expressive range with just a very simple tool.…And that's probably the best kind of expressive media, something that very…
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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