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Hello and Welcome to this exclusive Citizen Resource: The Metal Brush
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Hey everyone, I have been recently working on a character that required a lot of metal work, from the outer armor and helmet to the chain mail. Instead of trying to work up the detail using one of the Photoshop standard brushes, I created a surface metal brush that I was able to use for the entire metal work on this character.
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Below are a few tutorials that may be useful for you if you would like to practice creating your own metal brushes or if you would like a run down on drawing metal:
Creating a Custom Brush in Gimp – This will explain how to create a custom brush in gimp and how to use it in the future.
Creating a Custom Brush in Photoshop – This will explain how to create a custom brush in Photoshop and how to use it in the future.
Creating Metal Surfaces in Photoshop – This tutorial goes though how metal is drawn and knowing it’s textures and surface properties.