Chalk writing effect using custom brushes
Chalk Text Effect
This tutorial explains how to modify a simple chalk brush then use it to create a nice colorful chalk text effect.
How to Create a Chalk Logo Effect
Creating a realistic chalk effect in Photoshop can be a bit challenging. While there are certainly some filters, plug-ins, and other completely digital techniques to help you achieve the effect you want, you can often achieve a more realistic effect using real-life pencil and paper. In this tutorial, I will show you how to apply a chalk effect to an illustration in Photoshop. This technique can be used on anything from a typographic illustration to a logo.
Today we are going to talk about creating custom brushes. The easiest way to create a custom brush is from an image. Once created, it will always be in your brush presets. We will show you how to use this custom brush and how and even how to delete a brush. Along the way we will even train you on the basics of the Lasso tool and we will get your feet wet with Layers. Have fun and enjoy this tutorial about custom brushes.
Creating beautiful brushes
Photoshop comes with a lot of pre-packaged brushed, but to any designer it isn’t complete until they have a full set of custom brushes as well. Brushes are a great tool to give that project a little extra texture or effect. To a lot of seasoned designers this tutorial will be old news, but to new designers read along to learn how to give yourself some great custom brushes.
Ghost Text and Chalk Effect
How to create mysterious looking ghost text, then change just one setting and get a chalk effect.
CS5: Create Dynamic Lighting Effect Using Custom Brushes
We have another great tutorial available for our readers today. I’m going to show you how to create dynamic lighting effect using a stock photo, custom brushes, simple shapes and masks in Adobe Photoshop CS5.
Custom Brushes - Part 1
If you use Photoshop, wether it is to paint textures for your 3D-models or for classical digital art, a really good tool is to build your own custom brushes. A custom brush can add that special texture or help speed up your workflow.
Make Your Own Watercolor Brushes
Creating custom watercolor brushes is as easy as dripping ink or watercolor paint onto paper. You will have custom, ready-to-paint brushes in no time thanks to this simple tutorial. Download the attached watercolor scans and follow the steps below to create your own set of drippy, splashy, and splattered brushes.
Create Custom Smoke Brushes
Smoke trails are elegant, beautiful, and amazing to watch. Thin wisps of smoke dancing through the air reveal just how fluid our atmosphere really is. The effect is deceptively simple, and the dynamics of it are dizzyingly complex. Recreating believable smoke in a digital environment is no easy task. However, capturing the practical effect is a much easier prospect. In this quick tip, I'll share a technique that I use to create stunningly beautiful custom smoke brushes in Adobe Photoshop.
Create Custom Smoke Brushes
Smoke trails are elegant, beautiful, and amazing to watch. Thin wisps of smoke dancing through the air reveal just how fluid our atmosphere really is. The effect is deceptively simple, and the dynamics of it are dazzlingly complex. Recreating believable smoke in a digital environment is no easy task. However, capturing the practical effect is a much easier prospect. In this quick tip, I'll share a technique that I use to create stunningly beautiful custom smoke brushes in Adobe Photoshop.
Custom Brushes - Part 2
Welcome to the second tutorial about creating custom brushes in Photoshop! Create a little tutorial series about brushes in PSP 7 and CS..
Playing with custom brushes to create magical scenes
Photoshop brushes are tools often underestimated. Download the set, load it and click over your canvas: this is the typical use of them. I want to show you some powerful features of brushes. We will start with a musical note shape to create a custom brush and deal with some options like shape dynamics and scattering.
How to Create a Realistic Cloud Text Effect
Photoshop brushes are extremely flexible and can help you create all kinds of different effects. This video will teach you how to make a fancy-shmancy cloud text effect using nothing but custom Photoshop brushes.
Simple Facial Manipulation with Layer Mask and Custom Brushes
In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a Very Simple Facial Manipulation with Layer Mask and Custom Brushes in Photoshop. This is a beginner level tutorial with the aim of showing you how to combine masking and brush to add special effect to an object (in this case human face).
Dirty' Custom Brushes
I am posting here some settings, so that you understand the logic of the creation of custom brushes in Photoshop. For the painting of the textures, I use 5 basic brushes customized by me. The one that I am posting, is probably the most important of them... I hope that through this "mini-tutorial" I can help people put some "dirt" in their textures.
Create Custom Coffee Ring Brushes
Coffee rings are a special type of grunge effect that tends to turn accidents into elements. The fluid nature of the effect makes it difficult to reproduce digitally in a realistic manner. Fortunately, they are really easy to create practically, almost unavoidable even! Follow along as I demonstrate how to create, capture, digitize and use your very own Coffee Ring brushes!
Create a Cosmic X-Box Using Custom Brushes
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create some custom line brushes, and then apply them to a subject to create a cosmic design. The line brushes, combined with some simple techniques in Photoshop, give the image a sense of motion and help bring the design together.
Create Your Own Custom Brushes
In this tutorial, we'll learn how easy it is to make our own custom Photoshop brushes! Photoshop ships with lots of great brushes for us to use, but it's way more fun and interesting to create our own, especially after Adobe completely revamped the brush engine in Photoshop 7, adding unprecedented painting ability to what was already the world's most powerful image editor.
Custom Abstract Brushes
Create custom light brushes that can be used on a render or by itself to create a trendwhore image.
Use custom brushes in Photoshop to create energy and light effects
In this tutorial I'll show you how to create from scratch abstract light effects in Photoshop, how to turn them in a custom Photoshop brushes and finally how to use them to add lights and vividness to your images just with few clicks. You will learn some useful techniques related to brushes, and you will understand how they can make your (graphic design) life easier.