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Charcoal Brushes

Charcoal Brushes
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This pack is the result of hours of experimentation, which has resulted in brushes with a smudgy, life-like, soft textures that look so real that it's hard to believe that they're vectors. Use these tools to up your vector illustration game and create authentic looking artwork!

Use them to build subtle layers of charcoal tone but setting the opacity to 'Multiply'.

The pack contains all of these fantastic components:

The Brushes

  • 6 smudged charcoal brushes.
  • 13 smeared charcoal brushes.
  • 6 charcoal outline brushes.
  • 8 chunky textured charcoal brushes.
  • A pressure sensitive version of the brushes is also included - perfect for those who use graphics tablets (Please note that this feature only works in Illustrator CS5+).

A quick reference guide

This will help you find the right brushes for the task in hand quickly.

Example files

The bird image, the main cover image and the 'Charcoal' text image: Use these to see how I achieved the look.

Please note: the guide and example files are compatible with Illustrator CS5, CS6 and CC only.

Instructions

A very thorough guide on how to load, apply and then adjust the brushes is supplied.

Please note! This product is compatible with Illustrator CS1 to CC only.

  • Applications Supported

    Adobe Illustrator
  • File Types

    AI, EPS
  • Additions

    • Documentation Included
  • Commercial License

    Further Information

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