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    (Custom Brush) Simple Acrylic Brushes, 5 pcs.



    ✨ 🎨 🏵 google drive link 🏵 🎨 ✨ - artrage 6 and above -

    as weíre starting the weekend, Iím sharing a little brush set, sampled from real media, which has served me very well ever since Iíve had an opportunity to spend more time with artrage over this year.

    thereís no depth added for any of those - I prefer the impasto look of the oil brushes, and I'm not really well versed in the depth property set-up for the custom brush - but theyíre fast, and they work very well on top of oil brush or palette knife colour block-out.
    I prefer painting with those on a separate layer over an underpainting, sampling colours from below.

    they simulate a matte paint medium that is closer to tempera, or gouache, than actual acrylic paints - but if you use layer blending modes such as multiply and overlay, you can fake the acrylic translucency to a degree.
    they wonít work for pour-over abstract acrylic painting style, which is best achieved by combining palette knife strokes over scanned stencils and some other tools, but they still perform very well for any traditional brushwork purposes.
    I use them mostly for background detailing.

    if you are planning on modifying those for your personal use, you can grab the following brush thumbnails for easy navigation when saving your own presets:



    with some nice canvas texture, those brushes are a neat little addition to any digital workflow.

    happy painting! ✨🎨🌼🌻🌸🌷🖼

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    Your usage of the brushes for background detailing and traditional brushwork purposes demonstrates the versatility and effectiveness of the set. Artists often have their own preferred brushes and techniques for different aspects of their artwork, and it's great that you have found a set that works well for your background detailing needs.

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    Thanks for posting these brushes nekomata, much appreciated
    Truth be told Iíve not been able to do much painting of late but looking forward to taking them out for a spin later!
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    Quote Originally Posted by markw View Post
    Thanks for posting these brushes nekomata, much appreciated
    Truth be told Iíve not been able to do much painting of late but looking forward to taking them out for a spin later!
    you're welcome!

    my biggest motivation for sharing those came from reading a mind-numbing AI art conversation, which I should have just avoided because they all cycle in the same condescending direction anyway, but it did make me channel all the frustration into something that might help others feel more freely creative for a moment.

    I hope we'll get some AR news this year too.

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    (Custom Brush) Simple Acrylic Brushes, 5 pcs

    Thanks for sharing the brush set! I appreciate the detailed insights into your approach. Excited to try them out, especially for background detailing. 👩*🎨✨

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    enjoy! 👍🏻🎨

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