Sign Up Now
Twitter Facebook Flickr Buzz
Social Networks


Forgot Password? Go Join Now
Sign Up for Starter's Pack (Free)
Call (800) 223-8720
Need Web Solutions? Get Free Sample Issue

Inside Photoshop: Search Articles

  Search Library:  
2019 |  2018 |  2017 |  2016 |  2015 |  2014 |  2013 |  2012 |  2011 |  2010 |  2009 |  2008 |  2007 |  2006 |  2005 | 

Get a quick preview of any brush preset's stroke (CS/CS2/CS3/CS4)

Added on Friday 17th of April 2009 12:47 am EST


Photoshop CS/CS2/CS3/CS4

Operating Systems:

Macintosh, Microsoft Windows


Photoshop displays a brush tip preview for any currently loaded brush preset in both the Brushes preset picker and in the Brushes palette. But a brush tip doesn’t always indicate what that brush will look like when you paint a stroke with it, which is why the Brushes palette also displays a stroke preview of the active brush preset. But do you know that you can change the brush preset’s stroke preview on the fly without selecting different brush presets? It’s easy!


To preview brush preset strokes on-the-fly:

1.   Choose Window > Brushes to display the Brushes palette.

2.   Select the Brush Presets panel ...