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I made a video to go with these here where I explain what I use each for, how I made them, etc, so I'm not going to explain that all over. Here's the video:

Brush Presets Panel and My Brushes - Photoshop for Digital Painters

As I explained in the video I made all of these myself or they're variations of Photoshop's basic brushes. The soft brushes are in white because I use those to erase. If the brushes have a light blue box around them that means those are different strokes made by the same brush. The rest is pretty self explanatory.

* These brushes only work and are only included for CS6 users. If you have CS5 and below or Elements install the corresponding brush pack which I have fixed and tested in CS2 with other people confirming they work with other CS versions AND Elements (all the way down to 5.0 is confirmed). I used abrMate, for anyone else who was as mystified by compatibility issues as I was.

Feel free to use them for whatever you like, no crediting needed. I licensed them under CC, commercial, share-alike. Basically you can use them in paintings you're going to sell and you can modify and repack the brushes as long as you share alike (you can't just download the pack and resell it).

And now I think I deserve some shameless self-promotion for this...

All basic brushes... mostly, the music notes were a temporary brush and I textured the background a bit, but otherwise you can see brushes aren't that important:

With this one I used the Real Media Wet to Dry that I worked hard to tweak just right and a lot of textures. If you saw the video you can see me use quite a variety especially for the floor.

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NaraimeAndo Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are the most generous people in the art world who doesn't ask for credit
ToT thank you for shared this awesome brushes
Ljoewing Feb 22, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for sharing ! it is great!
I have a question about the soft erodable pencil. It's a really cool concept, but how do I "sharpen" or reset the pencil to its pointed initial state after it's entirely eroded? Is there a quick way to do it, or do I have to reselect the brush from your brush list to resharpen the pencil?
AlanTheRobot Feb 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
If you go to Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts > Tools, at the very end of the list you can set a letter shortcut for that and a few other tool related actions. Unfortunately you can only set one letter shortcuts since it's listed under tools.

Another thing you can do is if you find there's a tip shape you like you can set that as a custom tip, up the hardness, then save that brush as a new one.
Ackroyd01 Feb 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
great thank you
temari-fox Jan 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
it's so cool!!Thanks for sharing.
M.E. Again.
I have made deviders brushes for all your brushes.
I love your brushes so much.
Hope you think they are usefull.
AlanTheRobot Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks, but I used my own categories and they're included in the file, not as images, but as text.
Good idea though, might adopt it if I have time as in stroke view the categories are next to invisible.
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