Cumulative brush opacity within one stroke

  • @micro Yes that would also account for it...It is a setting I would never use on a semi opaque line..... to me its only purpose is when drawing complex two color lines at 100% opacity as it can make them overlap behind the first pass of the line ( i.e. appearing to recede in 3D space)

  • @micro If you are finding it too dark at a low density setting it will be because the stamp gap setting is very small and so and so is stamping repeatedly at say 20% density on almost the same spot.... building up instantly to 100% ... below the Density setting is a setting called "Adjust brush density by gap" ... if switched on it will compensate for the small gap setting and 20% density will be similarly dark to 20% opacity.... but its still a density setting that can be built up to 100% by repeatedly going over the same area ( even within a single stroke)

  • @888toto

    Out of curiosity, what exactly is a "two-colour" line? I'm not familiar with this feature.

  • A brush can use both the main and sub colors with the mix rate being determined by pressure, velocity, tilt, or random.


  • @garlam
    Neat! Thank you very much.

  • alt text The key is that a CSP brush ( unlike Photoshop) can be made to use both the first and the secondary picked colors to produce complex powerful effects. If the brush shape you define is just black then it will only use the primary picked color but if its contains white then when used in the brush the white bits will be of the secondary color... so in this example ( a single stroke recorded in real time). This particular brush uses both the techniques..i.e. the one that Garlam describes and the use of black and white in the brush shape

  • here is another example using my soft edger two color brush ..just using black and white picked colors
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  • @888toto

    I'll keep my eye on that setting in the future; I had no idea that sort of usage was possible, thank you.

  • @888toto so nice pic you send. I love it.
    Could you recommend a tool to design cartoon clipart images?
    like images here ->
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  • Looks like much use of gradients.


  • That's a well-known behavior. Setting the Spacing smaller just means you have to tone down the Flow. It has always been thus as far back as I can remember.
    I initially thought that this coupling should have been compensated-for by Photoshop, but when you start to consider the continuum of values between the two settings you showed above, you realize that such compensation is not really possible, and that the Flow setting is the best answer.