Join John Derry for an in-depth discussion in this video Managing tool presets, part of Photoshop CS6 New Features: Brushes.
In this segment I'm going to talk about tool presets.…In the world of brushes that I've created, they are all saved as presets in…order to preserve a bunch of settings beyond the typical brush preset.…Also included in a tool preset are the settings that you find up here when the…Mixer brush based as the tool presets are.…So I do need to use them as a tool preset and it also gives me a way to have a…list of preferred brushes available to me.…
Now I've been using this setup for a while.…When I initially created the tool presets, I utilized basically what the…different names for the tips were;…that was my primary way to provide a naming convention.…So if you look here, you'll see I have got several Angle brushes and we've got…Blunt brushes, Fan brushes, and Point brushes, and I didn't use all of them,…but I chose ones that have the most utility, as well as a combination of…brushes that will work well. If you do have a Wacom artist pen in which barrel…rotation is enabled,…particularly with brushes that are flat, you can rotate that barrel and get a…
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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