The modern way to create customized backgrounds and ornaments, this collection of brush images covers a remarkable array of design styles, from Art Nouveau to Asian. Crafted at the maximum size and resolution, the set also includes infinitely scalable shapes plus style effects such as drop shadows, c... read more
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The modern way to create customized backgrounds and ornaments, this collection of brush images covers a remarkable array of design styles, from Art Nouveau to Asian. Crafted at the maximum size and resolution, the set also includes infinitely scalable shapes plus style effects such as drop shadows, color, and gradients. Includes 164 Brushes and 40 Custom Shapes, for use with Adobe Photoshop (versions CS-CS4) and Photoshop Elements. Also included: 20 special Texture Brushes and 20 Photoshop Styles. The enclosed CD-ROM features a robust selection of design tools: • Brushes: it's easy to create photographic and painterly effects as well as "rubber stamps" • Shapes: a quick way to added customizable vector shapes to your Photoshop compositions • Styles: ready-to-use shadows, glows, bevels,color overlays, and other effects for the shapes and brushes included The Book includes: • Index of all custom brushes and shapes • Instructions for loading and use • Gallery of designs
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Includes 164 Brushes and 40 Custom Shapes, for use with Adobe Photoshop (versions CS-CS4) and Photoshop Elements. Also included: 20 special Texture Brushes and 20 Photoshop Styles.
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