A lot of people don’t realize how easy it is to create your own Photoshop brushes. So today, in this post I am going to share with you that how to create your own brushes in Photoshop. If you learn these simple and easy techniques to create a brush then I bet with you that you can create your own a lot of brushes. I hope you will like this tutorial. Feel free to share your comments with us.

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Tutorial details:

  • Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Difficulty: Beginner
  • Estimated Completion Time: 10 Mins

Learn How to Create Your Own Brush in Photoshop: Final Preview

Create Your Own Brush in Photoshop

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Lets start our tutorial that how to create your own brush in Photoshop.

Step 1

First of all, open this picture in Photoshop.


Now erase the background and unneeded area of this picture and go to Image > Adjustments > Desaturate to make it black and white.


Step 2

Then create a new brush with Edit > Define Brush Preset, enter the brush name, for example, Trunk and Branches brush and press Ok to save it.

Define Brush Preset

Now you will show up in your brushes.

Trunk and Branches Brush

Step 3

After you’ve create your brush, to turn it into a .abr format go to Edit > Preset Manager. Select the your current brush then click Save Set and save the brush in .abr format file.

Preset Manager
Save the Brush

After doing all these steps we have successfully create our own brush in .abr format.

Brush File

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  1. Thank You you have no idea how useful this bit of knowledge was. Looking forward to more(Y)…

    Upcoming Designer

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