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7 Charcoal Brushes for Photoshop

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Today’s Photoshop Brushes are for achieving the traditional charcoal look in your drawings.

For brush requests, ideas for future brush sets, or related questions you can email me at brushtip@pixelstains.net

The set contains seven different brushes:

  • The first one is charcoal sketching brush. Works well for gesture studies, loose sketches or figure construction.
  • The second brush is a pressure sensitive charcoal brush designed for drawing.
  • The third and fourth brushes are soft charcoal brushes for shading your drawing.
  • The fifth brush is for details.
  • The sixth is for soft shading. It simulates rubbing graphite over your surface.
  • The last one is for bold strokes and deep shadows.

Tips:

Set a paper texture in the background and paint over it for a pleasant traditional effect.

Set your foreground color to black to be able to work within the full range of values.

For a more appealing effect use the brushes in combination with smudge brushes. You can find some smudge brushes here.

NOTE:
All my brushes are FREE to use both in commercial and personal art.
I do not request credit or back linking, but if you do I'll take it as a kind gesture.
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Draqqorzi's avatar

Thank you so much!!

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Birisi6th's avatar

thanks a lot 😊❤️

thank you for the knowledge

arigathanks

javito2573's avatar

gracias!! excelente !!;P

amazing set of brushes

thank you!!!!!!!!!! thank you very mach!!!!

it's amazing!

where do I download it?

Super útiles, gracias!

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