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Photoshop Brushes for Beginners

with Khara Plicanic

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  •   01 Class Introduction

    03:18
  •   06 Creating Custom Brushes

    05:26

Class duration: 1h 17m

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About The Class

Create Your Own Brushes Using the Latest Updates

There’s an enormous assortment of brushes in Adobe® Photoshop® that you can use to create everything from watercolor and gouache paintings to charcoal drawings to manga-style illustrations. In this course, Khara Plicanic will provide a quick overview of brush basics along with a guided tour through some of the newest and biggest crowd-pleasing additions. Follow along step-by-step to make your own custom brush from scratch, and don’t miss the super fun, totally foolproof, insta-worthy course projects.


SOFTWARE USED:
Adobe Photoshop CC 2018


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    03:18
  2. 02

    Brushes Basics

    08:02
  3. 03

    Retouching

    05:43
  4. 04

    Masking

    04:41
  5. 05

    Tweaking

    06:21
  6. 06

    Creating Custom Brushes

    05:26
  7. 07

    Exploring Brush Presets: Kyle T. Webster Brushes

    20:36
  8. 08

    Using Brushes to Create an Image

    14:35
  9. 09

    Watercolor Brushes

    09:06

Meet Your Expert

Khara Plicanic

A one-woman show, Khara has been dazzling her photo clients with outrageous service and record-breaking turnaround times since shooting her first wedding 14 years ago. Her book, “Getting Started in Digital Photography” showcases ... read more

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  • Susan Taylor

    December 2018

    Wow... I had been fiddling around with brushes for a while, but this Class propelled me into a stronger foundation of talent! Excellent class, easy to follow step-by-step instructions and clear directions! Thank you to Khara and Creative Live!

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    user-241508

    June 2018

    Loved this course! I needed the basics as a good foundation and this class gave it to me. It helps to use what is being taught as you go along. Khara is a great teacher because she builds your confidence as you work along with her.

  • Emily Caven

    March 2019

    This was a great class! I watched all of the lessons in one evening, and played along in Photoshop with the instructor's demo files. I was looking to gain new skills in using brushes, and I definitely learned a lot of new techniques and tools! Great instructor, too. She concisely explained all her steps and pointed out shortcuts and other tricks for using Photoshop.

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