Join David Lee for an in-depth discussion in this video Saving custom brushes, part of SketchBook Pro 2010 Essential Training.
In this lesson, I'll show you how to select, sample, resize, and save your…favorite bBrushes in SketchBook Pro.…To begin, let's go to interface lagoon and click on the Brush tools button.…So I'm going to move my cursor and point here to the Brush tools.…Let's go ahead and click on that once. Let's go ahead and move it towards the…middle of the screen so we can them.…So what we're going to do here is we're going to go ahead and select and save…four different brushes.…For this example, I'm going to go ahead and select my Pencil, an Airbrush,…a Marker Pen, and a Ballpoint Pen, and I'll go through the reasons why I chose those tools.…
Go ahead and hover your cursor over the Pencil tool and double-click and the Brush…Properties window will come up.…So we'll go ahead and grab the top of the window and bring it down.…Now, we talked about this in another lesson where we actually could grab this…handle and move it left and right to adjust the hardness or the softness of…the Pencil and keep your eye here on the dialog box because what this does is…
- Exploring the user interface lagoon
- Customizing brush settings
- Creating a texture brush
- Refining a sketch with blur, smear and sharpen tools
- Creating illustrations with layers
- Using the Symmetry tool to mirror drawings across the X or Y axis
- Using the ruler tool to draw and position precise straight lines
- Using the Ellipse tool to draw and position precise circles, ellipses, and curves.
- Saving projects
Skill Level Beginner
Q: The grid files the author uses in the course aren't included in the exercise files. Where can I find them?
A: The grid files are background template files that are provided with an Autodesk subscription, which comes with purchase of any Autodesk product, including Sketchbook Pro. To sign up for a subscription, visit http://subscription.autodesk.com and click Create an Account. You'll be prompted to enter your software license number, so make sure to have that handy.