All posts in Custom Brushes

Creative Painting – Using Only One Brush

Posted on 2012/06/22 at 12:50am by daarken 25 Comments
Creative Painting – Using Only One Brush

In this video Daarken challenges you to create a sketch or a painting using only one brush. Don’t pick a typical brush like the round or chalk brush, pick something that you would never consider doing an entire painting with. The example used in this video is the chain brush. Post your painting here! Creative…

Painting Rain – With Custom Brushes

Posted on 2012/05/21 at 12:43pm by daarken 4 Comments
Painting Rain – With Custom Brushes

In this video Daarken will show you how to use the custom rain brush that was created in the last tutorial to add some rain to an existing painting.

Custom Brushes – Rain Brush

Posted on 2012/05/15 at 11:30pm by daarken 3 Comments
Custom Brushes – Rain Brush

In this tutorial Daarken goes over one way to create a custom rain brush. Many times you will want to avoid using too many custom brushes because they tend to be very obvious if not used correctly, so make sure not to overdo anything when using custom brushes.

Managing Brushes – Preset Manager

Posted on 2011/12/01 at 6:16pm by daarken 14 Comments
Managing Brushes – Preset Manager

Have you ever wanted to rearrange your brushes or delete multiple brushes at one time? Daarken shows you how to manage your brushes with the preset manager.

How to Create Custom Brushes

Posted on 2011/11/29 at 7:05pm by daarken 5 Comments
How to Create Custom Brushes

Creating custom brushes in Photoshop is easy and sometimes necessary in order to keep up with your freelance schedule. That being said, it is also important to realize that the brush does not make the artist and custom brushes are not required in order to make you a professional artist. Most of Daarken’s paintings are…