Build your own bespoke brush library

I love spending time in my day turning my back to the computer, putting some music on and getting my box of tricks out to create textures and shapes for my illustrations.

I much prefer to get my own hands dirty and put some time and effort into experimenting than to simply buy textures and brushes from the web (though you can find some great free Photoshop brushes online). With that in mind, I'm going to give you a few tips so you can get busy experimenting for yourself and create your own brushes in Photoshop. In addition, I'll show you a handy way to keep organised so you can quickly get the best out of all your hard work splashing paint around.

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