Sampling a brush stroke


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Sampling a brush stroke

Brushstrokes like these, simple Brushstrokes on sketchpads potentially make great sample brushes. What I want to demonstrate here is a different effect that you will get depending on the number of gray values you capture in your sample brush. So I have two versions of this, I have one where I have performed a Threshold Adjustment on the brush and it's all black, or it's nothing, and then we have this one where we have got various different levels of the gray values. So quickly, I will run through how those happened.

First of all, the Threshold, start out with a Levels adjustment and then follow that out with a Threshold adjustment, move that one way or the other, depending on how much black or how much white you want. I want to avoid getting the black specks down in that bottom-left corner. So I am going to pull it back to about there. Okay! Now what I am going to do is I am going to get my Magic Wand tool because I need the whites to become a transparent here and I am going to ...

Sampling a brush stroke
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Sampling a brush stroke provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Textures

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Design
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Photoshop
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