How to create a brush from an image in Photoshop tutorial

How to create Photoshop brushes from a photo / image tutorial. You can use any photo and images as a source for CC 2018 2017 2015 2014 CS6 CS5 etc.

Create brush tip from image in Photoshop

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  1. Open image in Photoshop

  2. Rectangular marquee tool and select area of image

  3. Edit menu

  4. Define brush (to create brush tip rom image selection)

  5. Give the brush tip a name

  6. OK

Would always suggest that you take your own photos or drawing / images and define that image as a new brush. You can use the entire image but you can also use only part of an image as a brush stroke

 

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adjustments images photoshop brushes

The key thing is to have a photo to convert into a Photoshop brush. The photo, of course, must be owned by you. It is best to turn it a black and white image so most photos / images probably need some initial setup using adjustments such as Black and white

 

Open image in Photoshop and then Image menu and Adjustments and the Black and white adjustment. Set as required and then click OK and you can use Edit menu and Define brush

 

frame added to images photoshop brushesAdding an edge to an image before defining as a Photoshop brush

 

Open image and then Goto the rectangle tool in Photoshop and Set foreground to white. Go around image and add multiple rectangle shapes around edge

 

Of course, all kinds of different shapes can be added around the edge or perhaps even brush strokes can be added to give a frame or edge to the image before it is turned into a brush

 

Now you have the required image (or something similar) you can then define the work via the edit menu. The photo is now stored as a stroke in Adobe ® Photoshop ®.

 

vintage images for photoshop brushes

You can always use books etc as a great source for all kinds of dabs though if you want to actually use them as a set of strokes, probably best to find a very old Public domain book (and I would suggest checking with your local laws on what is out of copyright etc).

 

The text comes from a book from about 1740 and I doubt if the writer is around now (I guess)

 

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