Deke’s Techniques 469: Creating a Custom Dual Brush in Photoshop

In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke shows you how to create your own custom brush in Photoshop, crafted out of two disparate splotches of paint. Using Photoshop's Dual Brush feature inside the Brush panel, Deke combines the oil paint patch on the left with the powder blast on the right:And after a few tweaks, the new brush can make this textured brush stroke on-the-fly: Along the way, you'll acquire these useful bits of dekeWisdom: Choose the right channel for your component splotches in order to get the most contrast.Set the image to grayscale to give yourself (Read more...)