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Add brushes!

FireAlpaca is equipped with mlutiple of Brushes as default. If you want to create your own unique brush, you can create a new brush manually.

Here is the basic way to create a new brush; "Add Brush".

It is super easy. First, click the "Add Brush" icon at the bottom-left of Brush Window.

Diagram:Click the
Diagram:Click the "Add Brush" icon

The "Edit Brush" window will pop up, then you can set up your preferred brush. "Type" will change a brush type and show the setting options.

Let's explore each brush type.

Pen

This is a basic type. It enables to express a flat and even line like drawn with a pen.

Diagram:Brush Type Pen
Diagram:Brush Type "Pen"

AirBrush

AirBrush enables the soft, spread-out expression.

Diagram:Brush Type AirBrush
Diagram:Brush Type "AirBrush"

Eraser

This is an Eraser Tool. You can use "Eraser Tool" without selecting each time.

Diagram:Brush Type Eraser Tool
Diagram:Brush Type "Eraser Tool"

Watercolor

It enables to mix colors like an analog watercolor effect.

  • Color Mixing Level: It determines how much colors get mixed when you use Watercolor brush over a colored area.
  • Complement: Smaller value makes harder to mix a selected color into background color.
Diagram:Brush Type Watercolor
Diagram:Brush Type "Watercolor"

Blur

It enables to blur an applied color.

Blur Brush is to be used on where color is already applied. It will not draw anything.

  • Blur Intensity: Adjust the intensity of blur effect.
Diagram:Brush Type Blur
Diagram:Brush Type "Blur"

Smudge

It enables to smudge an applied color.

Smudge Brush is to be used on where color is already applied. It will not draw anything.

Diagram:Brush Type Smudge
Diagram:Brush Type "Smudge"

Edge Pen

It enables to draw an outlined line.

Diagram:Brush Type Edge Pen
Diagram:Brush Type "Edge Pen"

Please refer to here for "Edge Pen".

Let's use "Edge Pen".

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