Using Sample All Layers


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Using Sample All Layers

The combination of layers on the Mixer Brush eats up a lot of processor power, so much so that sampling the color found on underlying layers can slow brush performance down. In this video, we'll take a look at the Mixer Brush's Sample All Layers option and I'll show you how to avoid potential interruptions in your creative flow. So the thing is that we've got this Sample All Layers option when we're in the Mixer Brush. You typically want to keep it off.

The reason is, as I mentioned at the beginning, when I start to paint on another layer, and let's just take something like the Smeary Brush. Now it's normally smeary, but you can see when it's not interacting with the layer below it. It doesn't smear, whereas another color on this layer will smear with it. If I want a color to smear with the color on a layer underneath of it, I have to enable Sample All Layers. Now, it's going to do the extra push to look at that color underneath of it.

Now, in this p...

Using Sample All Layers
Video duration: 3m 46s 4h 0m Intermediate

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Using Sample All Layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Digital Painting: Street Scene

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Design
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Photoshop
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