Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Brush Panel—A Look at the New 2018 Update

Get updated on the latest features to Adobe Photoshop. Check out the quick video below.

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Brush Panel—A Look at the New 2018 Update

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Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Brush Panel

Adobe recently unveiled a suite of new additions to Creative Cloud for 2018. Today, we’ll go over a few of the latest updates dedicated to Photoshop’s Brush panel.

Check out this quick video below to see a few of the new features explained, like folders for custom brushes and so much more!

Photoshop’s Brush Panel Features for 2018

Here are a few of the new features now available for the Brush panel in Adobe Photoshop.

Brush Management and Setup

You can now drag and drop any brush preset to a new location. Easily toggle different views to understand which brush you’re using and see additional settings like the Brush Tip, Stroke, and Name for a better workflow.

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Brush Panel—A Look at the New 2018 Update

Importing Brushes

Photoshop has also made it easier to download and install brushes! Choose the Get More Brushes option from the flyout menu to use awesome brushes from Adobe’s acquisition of illustrator Kyle Webster’s brush packs. Once you’ve downloaded a pack, just click on the ABR file while Photoshop is still running to use it right away.

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Brush Panel—A Look at the New 2018 Update

Stroke Smoothing

Photoshop now has advanced Stroke Smoothing to help artists and designers avoid jittery strokes. Enable different modes by clicking the gear icon, and experiment with the Smoothing value for the best results.

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Brush Panel—A Look at the New 2018 Update

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