Loading brushes to enhance visual interest


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Loading brushes to enhance visual interest

With a prepared mixing layer, you can quickly load your brush with visually rich strokes. In this video, we will take a look at putting this technique to work. So where are we? I've now got my mixing layer set up, and I am going to start painting on layer 2, which I want to be sure I'm on. Now, I can go ahead and start sampling colors from these layers. One thing you want to make sure you have turned on is Sample All Layers. The way I am doing this is I am using the front barrel button of my Wacom Pen.

I've mapped the Option or Alt key to that button which is the way you pick up multiple colors in the Mixer brush. So just click down, and now I can start to paint my sky. You can see there is a couple of things going on here. We have color variation within the stroke, and I have also got my Texture turned on, so that the stokes also have some quality of the canvas in them as well, and that's what we want you here. So the combination starts to give you many qualities that you...

Loading brushes to enhance visual interest
Video duration: 5m 17s 2h 26m Intermediate

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Loading brushes to enhance visual interest provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Photoshop CS5: Painting with the Mixer Brush

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Design
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Photoshop
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