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Pencil Looking Brush
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By palnk   |   Watch
Published: June 14, 2012
© 2012 - 2019 palnk
some people asked how i did the somewhat traditional looking, digital art i posted today :) all i did was give differentl setting to a standard photoshop brush to make it look like how the lines of scaned mechanical pencil look on my pc :)

so here is the stanard/default photoshop brush ( i cannot take credit for that) and the brush with the settings i gave ( ill take credit for that)
its a very small brush since it emulates... kinda... a line from a pencil :) you can change the size as every other brush :) but as it gets bigger it gets blurrier.

the brush wont do the job for you, the color blending youll have to do yourself, obviously.

will work MUCH better with Tablet
I hope it works for you, many peopla have told me it does.
No, i wont make a tutorial.
i only know how to make photoshop brushes, and this brush would only work there, i cannot make it for sai, gimp or others! im so sorry!!! im too lazy to learn. (but i think gimp can open any brush... i dont own it, so im not sure)
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hztwyHobbyist Digital Artist
thank you
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FrecheszinhoStudent General Artist
wooow it looks amazing :D
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VampireHostClubStudent General Artist
I'm going to test this in GIMP since it is an ABR file :>  Photoshop brushes with that file usually work in GIMP xD I'll tell you my results!
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FourXsProfessional Digital Artist
Works GREAT!! Sharing for you!
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lunaras13Hobbyist Digital Artist
im loving how this looks, but can u suggest a way to make it go darker easier? im not good at pressing hard against my tablet
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palnkHobbyist Digital Artist
go into the brush setting and check (or uncheck if it is checked) the invert texture box
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lunaras13Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks a bunch, worked perfectly, may end up using both
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H-Box Digital Artist
This is really handy. Thank you for making this.
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chrissyanaaProfessional Digital Artist
Ahh, thank you for this. 
Even if I mainly do digital now I still crave the sketchy look :D
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Kokoro-AoiStudent General Artist
OMG I love you! I hope this works
I miss the pencil feeling so much some times
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Very cool, a lot of fun to use! Thank you =)
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HanzaLeeHobbyist Digital Artist
thank you so much! XD
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crazymofoda1dHobbyist Interface Designer
thanks =D
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nightstrikersHobbyist Digital Artist
Does it work for SAI ?
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temari-foxStudent Digital Artist
woooow!!!!!
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Wow! Thank you very much, for this lovely brush :D 
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this is awesome! Thanks a lot!
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mechulkediHobbyist Interface Designer
thanks so much
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