Using just a plain image of a fall-colored leaf, Dave shows you how to turn it into a pattern and a brush that can be used in multiple different ways!
Articles tagged with brushes
Karen uses brushes as ‘digital stamps’ to create a textured background for any photo.
Karen shows you how to load and install custom brush sets inside of Photoshop Elements, on both a Mac and a PC.
Karen shows you how to create your own star brushes, then apply them to any of your photos.
In the second part of his Reusable Border Effects series, Dave shows you how to create a unique edge effect using layer masks and the Brush tool.
Learn how to get the look of a silhouette photo with the help of third-party brushes.
Get the look of a silhouette by downloading third-party silhouette brushes.
Learn how to customize your Brush tool options and create straight and dotted lines, along with a nice scalloped edge that can be used as a unique photo frame.
One-click vignette; clear away red eyes; using the Eyedropper Tool’s sampling option; resize brushes the fast way (MAC).
Brushes are one of the most misunderstood tools of Photoshop Elements: I feel as if they never get enough love and appreciation.
Getting sharp edges when applying a stroke to a selection; rearranging brushes in the Brush Picker; how to position lens flare; and accessing full-screen mode in Camera Raw.
Quickly create a custom signature (or text) brush that you can use as a watermark over and over again for your photos.
In this quick video, Corey shows you how to create a custom brush from a photo.
This is a set of fairy brushes for use with your projects, including Wendy Williams’ “Baby in a Flower” tutorial.
Learn to master one of Elements’ most useful tools–and unleash your inner artist–with Diana Day’s excellent overview on using brushes in Elements.
If you can’t find exactly what you want among the brushes included with Elements, try searching the Web.
Tired of switching back and forth between different brush libraries to use your favorite brushes? Here’s how to combine the brushes you use most often into a custom brush set.
Want to become more adept at working with brushes? Check out these tutorials across the Web.
If you download many new brush sets to use in Elements, you may not wish to install them all in the Presets/Brushes folder as it may cause Elements to run slower.
Not sure what the brushes in Elements are for? Mike explains them in this 2-part series.