Download and use brushes to create smoke in Photoshop

Download and use brushes in photoshop

Photoshop allows us to create predefined effects by using Brushes with a wide variety of possible effects. Download and use brushes to create smoke in Photoshop It is one of the many effects that we can do quickly with the help of these brushes. Today we can find a multitude of pages in Internet where can download for free all kinds of brushes for Photoshop. 

Many times we will need to use these brushes for all kinds of jobs, either to finish off some design or photography or for speed up the work process thanks to the great facility offered by this type of Brushes. Photoshop allows us not only download brushes but also create them by ourselves and save them being ideal to reuse our own brushes.

To use a brush correctly we just have to make sure that adjust it correctly to our needs: adjust the size, opacity, hardness ... etc, all with the aim of making the brush more realistic.

The first thing we are going to do is Download our smoke brush in one of many websites that we can find.

We download our smoke brush on some website

Once we have it downloaded we only need load it in Photoshop looking in the brush menu for the option load brush. It is advisable to save the brushes in different folders and have them organized by topic to be able to work in a more orderly way.

loading brushes in photoshop is very easy

The last thing we have to do is look for a brush that suits our needs and get it to be as real as possible (if we are looking for realism) to do this we can use different options in Photoshop: play with the opacity of the layer where the brush is, change the hardness and opacity of the brush, and finally try merge the brush with the environment removing the edges of the brush. We look at a photograph that contains real smoke and we start to play with our brush until we get something that interests us, in the case of this photograph we did not seek to achieve great realism.

touch up our smoke brush until we get a good result

Brushes are a great ally for all creative you want to work faster or to create your own brushes and better automate your work. Photoshop today allows us to use infinite brushes of all kinds.

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