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Brush hardness

Jun 27, 2013 11:22 AM

Tags: #10 #brush #pse10 #hardness

I'm having issues with PSE10 on mac install.


When I try and use a round brush with 100% hardness, there is still significant dropoff in density from the center to the outside of the brush. Both the brush and layer are on "normal" mode. I've reset the brush tools. I've deleted the preference files for PSE10. What other settings should I be checking? I know that "brush flow" doesn't show up as a menu item in PSE10, but you can change it with keystrokes. I've messed with that and you can see the darkness of the brush change in the dropdown - I've set that to the "00" setting [shift-apple, ##], which I believe puts it to 100.


Any other ideas? Been pulling my hair out for a while now....




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    Jun 27, 2013 12:04 PM   in reply to ErikTurner

    Does it look like the cursor size is too big?


    What version of mac os x are you using?


    Could you post a screenshot?

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    Jun 27, 2013 6:19 PM   in reply to ErikTurner

    That's probably normal for the brush tool, as some anti-alias is always used for the brush tool, even when the hardness is 100% so

    the edges look a lot smoother.



    The pencil tool doesn't apply any anti-aliasing to the strokes, thus the harsh looking edges.

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