I’ve been working a lot with Photoshop’s amazing, newly upgraded mixer brush tool. I’ve done quite a few paintings and I’m am consistently impressed with the tool’s “real feel” interactive work flow. How easily the mixer brush functionality can be customized is thrilling to me. I’ve been so inspired. The tool is so customizable I’ve even been able to add a little bit of the impasto texture, typically missing in digital paint programs. Impasto is what gives real paintings their tangible magic.
Here are a few close up shots of the realistic texture of the brush strokes…
Below is a general step-by-step walk through of the various stages of production I went through while creating this image. I don’t know any other paint program out there now, that can beat Photoshop’s new mixer brush functionality. Especially with all the other Photoshop functionality such as blending modes, adjustment layers and layer styles. All of which I used to create this final result. My opinion? Photoshop just left Coral Painter in the dust…
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I really hope you are going to make a tutorial about how to use the mixer brush….please pretty please