Saturday, September 19, 2009

CU Patterned Grunge PS/PSE Brush Set

The other day I was playing with my Grunge Brushes and found an option called “texture” that I haven’t used before in the brush options palette. You can use any pattern loaded in your pattern palette and your chosen brush will “paint” that pattern using that brush. Very cool! So came up with a patterned grunge brush set that I’ve had a lot of fun playing with! Here’s the preview:
SC_PatternedGrunge As you can see there are 10 different patterns that will look grungy when you paint with the brush. Let me show you what I mean with a few screen shots. (You will need to click on the pics for the full screen shots, sorry.)
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As you can see, from the stroke preview you cannot really tell what the brush will look like. If you hover over the brush it will show you the descriptive name so you know what each brush will look like.
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Here is the grunge dot brush using two different colors. Just “paint” over the canvas and the brush paints the pattern. You can also scale the pattern larger or smaller in the brush options palette (PS only, not an option in PSE):
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Here’s the same brush with the pattern (texture) scaled down to 50%
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Here’s another brush in the set - “Grunge Argyle”:
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This literally takes seconds. Just choose your brush, your foreground color, and paint! You can also deselect the texture box to use the brush as a regular dynamic grunge brush:
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Then you can lower the opacity and use the brush to add more grunge detail to your paper:
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Easy peasy? You can mix the patterns, play with opacities and blend modes, and create unique grunge background papers! I hope you enjoy this very versatile set! I’ve also made some transparent overlays using these brushes for the non-PS/PSE readers that I will post later tonight.
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or HERE

40 comments:

Nettie said...

WOW!! this is an AWESOME brush set! i so love it :) thank you very much!

Laura said...

Awesome! Thanks so much, can't wait to use these.

xashee's corner said...

oh my goodness these will be so much FUN to play with! Thank you for sharing your CREATIVE talents!! Have a SUPER weekend! :D

Sudesh said...

Thats really great ! Thanks!

liam22 said...

You've got some really awesome stuff here. Thanks so much for sharing!

Ashes said...

Thank you very much !
These brushes are great ^^

Digi Free said...

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Sibylle said...

Thank you for the great brushes.

shineangel said...

It's exactly wath i need ! Thank you for sharing your beautiful work !

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the awesome brushes! Very fun!

CreativeBusyHands-Scrapbook Freebies Search said...

Thank you so much for this Freebie. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 3 post on Sep. 20, 2009. Thanks again.

Magnolia said...

Awesome brush set! Thank you so much for sharing.

Ephémère, Qc. said...

Fantastic, thank you. Merci beaucoup.

Nancy said...

These are great, thank you!

Gabriele said...

wow, just like always: your work is awesome! I can`t wait playing around with this set of brushes. Thank you so much for sharing :)

Susie Jefferson said...

Thank you so much for these: they look wonderful. Now I'm just crossing fingers & toes they are compatible with my old & clunky Photoshop 7. (ONE day I'll be able to afford CS3 ... or even CS4 - although I think I'd need to win the lottery to afford that one...)

Van said...

Fab brushes - thank you!

makeyesup said...

Thanks for the super brushes and the instructions. You are so thoughtful and it is much appreciated.

Cinn said...

Your brushes are fantastic as usual!!

Yvette said...

Thank you for the great grunge brush and the the how to.

Amber said...

These are just STUNNING, Deb! Thank you SO much!!! :D

Anonymous said...

WOW WOW WOW !!! fantastic freebies !!! thanks a lot !!!!!!!

Sue said...

Wonderful! Thanks so much for the brushes and tutorial! :)

TerriM said...

Thanks for sharing. Hugs!! (terri - hawaii)

2 Twisted Sisters said...

Thanks for this great brush set and for taking the time to post a tutorial!

txgwen said...

Many thanks for the fantastic brush set and the tutorial on how to play with them. I think I'm gonna have me some fun!

Anonymous said...

These look SO fun. Thanks for the little tutorial on using them, too. Very cool!!

~Jen

Anonymous said...

this is nice. thanks so much!

lawyerlyn

Brandi said...

OMG!! These are awesome! Thanks so much!

Piccolina Designs said...

These look great. Thank your for sharing.

Christina said...

Thank you so much! I downloaded these brushes the other day and started playing with them today. OMG they are amazing!!! I can't wait to try the texture set!

Scrap and Tubes (ZaZa) said...

Super ! Thanks

Wendy said...

Fabulous brushes, thank you!!

Jenni said...

Thanks so much, I LOVE these!!! Thanks so much for your time and generosity, your work is of top quality!

Cindy said...

Thanks for these!

Valerian70 said...

Thanks for the tutorial as well as the brushes.

SATW said...

how do you come up with so many wonderful ideas?! You rock. :)

Anonymous said...

thank you very much!

jody said...

These are great! And thanks for the tip about the linear burn

Anonymous said...

Did you post these as png files?