Join John Derry for an in-depth discussion in this video Loading a brush with colors, part of Photoshop CS6 New Features: Brushes.
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Brush loading is a traditional technique where the artist will mix colors on the…palette, and while these colors are obviously wet, they will then take a brush…that is clean and load up the brush so that multiple colors from the palette…are on the tip of the brush itself.…When they paint, they then transfer these multiple colors across to the canvas.…And what you end up with our brush strokes that are visually interesting, they…have an additional complexity to them because of the various colors within them.…
And it adds an overall complexity to the final image that attracts the viewer's eye.…You can see in the sample that I have onscreen here, I've got some multiple…colors going on within the brushstrokes I am using.…And what I am going to show you is how you can do this multiple pickup technique.…Let's get started and I'm going to clean off the screen here.…I want to show you how this happens and basically I take advantage of texture in…the brushes to accomplish this.…
One of the things I'm going to start off talking about is we're going to be…
This course was created and produced by John Derry. We are honored to host his tutorials in the lynda.com library.
- 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