Join John Derry for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with erodible dry media, part of Photoshop CS6 New Features: Brushes.
In this segment I'm going to go over the Dry Media Tool presets.…I recommend that the first thing you do before you start using any of the dry…media brushes is to go to the Brush panel and open up Texture and then go to the…pattern picker and you want to make sure that you select Erodible Textures.…These are the textures that I designed to work with it and as such they are…designed to specifically look like the kinds of textures you're going to find…commonly used in concert with tools like Pastels and Soft Pastels.…
So I've got several here and I'll just for example take the Rough texture for…this example. Let's begin with the Pastel Pencil.…The reason you want to do this is that some of these at first may not appear to…have much texture and it just depends. I've noticed that many tool presets, when…you go to the textures, they tend to be turned up all the way to 100% and if…that's true, you're not going to see any texture in these brushstrokes at all.…So right away you've lost half of the intended functionality, the way these…
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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