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I received many emails asking about the brushes I use.
Here is the set I give to my students. Feel free to use it as well. It is a mix of personal brushes and other artists's set, free of use.

I suggest that you ADJUST THE SIZE OF THE WINDOW accorded to the picture, to take full advantage of the set. The brush repeating itself is here on PURPOSE, to help classify the all thing.

This set was created on Photoshop-CC and works with Cs6 and Cs5 as well.

I hope this helps !
Just don't forget that brushes won't do the job for you.

- Deharme


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Hey everyone!  

This is the set of brushes that I currently use.  I like them because many of them do a great job of mimicking the look and feel of traditional media.

 I've gathered them from many sources over the past couple of years, and I organized and named them according to what properties they have, so the best way to view them (at first, at least) is to set your brush presets to the "small list" or "large list" in order to see the categories and names, and also have brush settings window open as well so that you can see the brush stroke of the selected brush. 

And although I already categorized them, I would recommend that you separate the pack into a few different sets, so that that there aren't so many brushes to navigate through.  When you need a brush from another category, simply load that set!

Hope you guys like them!

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I've been getting requests from people all around to share the brushes I use for my illustrations! Here are the brushes I use for basically -everything- when I paint. Some of them I've created myself, and others I've gathered from other sets through the years.

Hope they will be useful for you guys! Enjoy. :)

PS. These are all for Photoshop!

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A collection of all the brushes I find myself dabbling with when doing environment artwork. Typically a select few are used much more than the others but they all certainly have their uses. The image in the background is made entirely using the brushes found in this set, with every brush being used at least once. I normally don't use them so extensively or so exclusively when painting and I certainly don't encourage it, but in the very least it shows what they can achieve. Please remember folks that good art is not all about the brushes you use. They are as much a tool as photoshop itself and should be viewed as such when you're still learning.

Some of the brushes have been made by myself and the rest have been tweaked from others that are freely available on the internet.

They should all work in Photoshop CS3 and above but I cannot vouch for older versions, sorry :(

Hopefully some of you will find them as useful as I have over the years :D

NOTE: These brushes are free to use and may be used to produce commercial work, but please DO NOT redistribute the brush set itself for profit. They have always been and always should be free for everyone. If you should ever see a website selling this set for money please kindly re-direct people here.


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PHOTOSHOP ONLY (sorry brah's). 

Edit: I've done a live demo on how I use this smudge set and how the smudge tool behaves, the video will be put up in a couple of days on my new YouTube channel here: www.youtube.com/johnsilvaart , keep your eyes peeled!

By popular demand, you guys wanted more, so here's more 27 smudge brushes.
I created these brushes from scratch (Apart from 3 of them, sorry for not saying who, I just don't remember) due to the fact that I want to take my work have a more painterly feel..
Most of you know that I use smudge tool 90% of the time in my paintings, so this only made sense.

If you share these around, please make sure to put my DA link along with it, these took a lot of time to make and refine.

(I will make a youtube video on how I personally use them in my professional work, I'll edit this section out with a link to it when I'm done.)

Have fun!

Quick Tip's on how to use it:
- Put the smudge tool strength on 100%
- Apart from the top 3 brushes, for the most part if you want a nice texture, try to only tap with you tablet pen when using a smudge brush, the random setting will create a better mark of the texture.
- It works best in contrasty areas of your painting


How to load it:
- Right click on a canvas.
- Click on the cog wheel icon (or arrow depending on the PS ver.) .
- Select load brushes.
- Pick John Silva Smudge Pack Painter Edition.abr file.
- ???.
- Painterly profit! 
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For digital Charcoal
From traditional charcoal !

Little set of personal custom brushes.
This set was made on Photoshop CC and is NOT compatible with Cs5.

I was trying to create a few brushes to emulate a nice "charcoal" render, and got the idea to use my own charcoals on paper. The result works quite well, I hope you enjoy !


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Facebook Follow Me :www.facebook.com/jonas.dero
My Website:www.jonasdero.be
My Textures:www.cgtextures.com/

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Bullet; Blue Click the IMAGE to read the brush explanation guide.
Bullet; Blue Click the DOWNLOADS button to download for CS6.
Bullet; Blue Click this LINK: goo.gl/GrFFKp for GIMP, CS5 and older.
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Most importantly SHARE or FAVOURITE to spread the :+favlove:
And thanks to the people who created many of these brushes including Dan Luvisi, Levi Peterfy, Jaime Jones and many more
who allowed editing and distributing them!


Personal Computer  EDIT:
Thanks to Ozan-LeBlanC for converting the brushes to CS5 and older!
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Hey guys here are the Photoshop brushes that i often use in my paintings.

Click the download button to download, also these brushes were created in PS5, Works for Ps CS4, CS3 I'm not sure if it'll work with other photoshop versions, hopefully it does ^^;; !


I included 56 brushes in there, some I use often like the airbrush for skin, and some I like to experiment with.
Feel free to try them out. A lot of them are Photoshop standard brushed that I changed the settings on. I recommend playing around with the brush settings to see what you like best because every bush has the potential to be awesome, you just need to find the way to use it : ). Also I usually paint at 70-100% opacity with the pressure option on( its already included in the brushes).

have fun experimenting !



-sakimi
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The brushes I tend toward are always changing and evolving but this is my current set and one I enjoy using a lot. These are all custom made or tweaked from default photoshop brushes. They focus on making hard and soft painterly strokes, blending, and sketching.

They should all work in Photoshop CS2 and above but I cannot vouch for older versions, sorry :( (Sad) (please let me know in the comments if you are having difficulties)

Hopefully you will find something useful among them :)

NOTE: These brushes are free to use and may be used to produce commercial work, but please DO NOT redistribute the brush set itself for profit. They have always been and always should be free for everyone. If you should ever see a website selling this set for money please kindly re-direct people here. 
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This set represents the brushes I've created/customized and use the most lately in Photoshop CS6. Very good for adding a real-world feel and getting "happy accidents".

Also included is a 3000px texture of thick paint on canvas created from scratch which can be used in brush texture settings or as a layer. Enjoy, but don't even think about selling this. Free for all personal and commercial use in the creation of art. Just don't kill anybody.
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