The March issue of Photoshop User magazine has now been released. If you’re a subscriber, it went out in the mail today or you can download it on the Zinio reader right now. In the ‘Down and Dirty Tricks’ sections, I’ve got a four page step-by-step on Designing Dynamic Hair and Fur Brushes with some tips on how to use them. This article was a challenge to write, as I wanted to make sure that I didn’t miss anything crucial, and I’m pretty pleased with how it turned out. While brush design in Photoshop is an art form in and of itself, this should get you started. The rest you get from putting in a lot of time and practice.
For more on how to paint fur and hair in Photoshop, check out my DVD, “PhotoshopCAFE Masterclass: Animal Painting in Photoshop.“