For this tutorial, we’re going to focus on the settings you’ll need to create Watercolor brushes. If you are new to Photoshop or to the Brush Tool in Photoshop, please refer to Part 1 of this tutorial “How to create a Boa brush in Photoshop”.
Contact sheets are a great way to gather groups of images for inspiration, reference or comparison and Adobe Bridge has a handy feature to help create contact sheets for you with just a few clicks.
Photoshop’s brush tool is more versatile than first meets the eye. Not only are there a huge number of downloadable brushes available all over the internet (see Kyle Webster for a set of Photoshop brushes renowned for their high quality) but once you get to become familiar with Brush Presets, you can learn how to make your own. You can combine brushes, “program” brushes to have variance in color and spread, or create brushes from any shape or graphic.
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to set up Page Tiling in Illustrator to print out large pieces of artwork. This is especially handy for those of you who do not have large format printers and need to print out multiple pages of the art and then tape them together.
If you need precise aligning and or measurements in Illustrator then you’ll definitely need to understand the Use Preview Bounds feature. In this tutorial i’ll walk you through a couple of examples so you know what the Use Preview Bounds option does and when to use it.