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Creating Fall-Inspired Leaf Patterns and Brushes

By Dave Cross  ·  November 14th, 2012

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!

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11 Replies to Creating Fall-Inspired Leaf Patterns and Brushes:

  1. Gigliola

    November 15, 2012 at 8:22 am

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    • Mendel A

      November 16, 2012 at 2:05 pm

      Well Maybe you need to constructively explain How !

  2. Gigliola

    November 15, 2012 at 8:24 am

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      November 16, 2012 at 2:12 pm

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  3. Richard

    November 15, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    Good video and well presented.

  4. Vern

    November 15, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    Can’t download some of the vidios.

    • Mendel A

      November 16, 2012 at 2:13 pm

      Explain more about why you can’t download. i.e what the error messages are — ect.

  5. Mendel A

    November 16, 2012 at 1:58 pm

    Another fabulous lesson of style using artistic variables with “How to “explanation video from the Magic Man Himself Dave Cross!

    I can’t get over how many times I have had the privilege of watching your videos and picking up new ways of creating images in Photoshop Elements – -Every Single Time!

    I will admit since picking up a copy of Elements 11 the interface looks and feels like a dummied up version of what they have had from their other releases. But nonetheless it’s up to me to adapt. It
    appears you have taken to it like a duck to water ( “no pun intended” )

    Many Thanks for your contributions Dave I wish you and yours Happy Holidays with many, many more to come you are the master educator and artist.

    Please keep you movies coming, it would sadden me if it were otherwise.

    Del Kahan

  6. Judith

    February 12, 2013 at 11:34 am

    Just watched the video above and thought I might get an answer to a question regarding “Preset Manager” in PSE 11. I printed out the “Combining Often-Used Brushes into a Set”; however that was using PSE 10. Seems to work a little different with 11. Do you have a lesson or FAQ section regarding this topic in PSE 11?

  7. Shannon

    July 8, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    Hi Dave, I really loved this tutorial; in fact I tried to make a stamp of my name to use as a watermark. I am stuck though. I put my name to a new layer with transparent background (ctrl J)…and went to edit to ‘define brush’ but I couldn’t select ‘define brush’….only ‘define pattern’ was highlighted for me to select.

    Can you tell me what step I missed or what I am doing wrong?

    Keep up the great work!
    Shannon Brandt

  8. Mae

    February 7, 2014 at 9:11 am

    Excellent tutorial. Thank you.

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