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  02 February 2007
John's Real Variable Brush Available


There has been a lot of discussion about the apparent need for a Wacom 6D Art Pen to utilize Painter X's new RealBristle brushes. The only dimension of control missing without the 6D is barrel rotation. While a desirable attribute, the RealBristle technology is still highly expressive without rotation.

I've created a variant, John's Real Variable, that does a pretty good job as an expressive fine-point brush. Here's a sample:

OK, it's not art. My goal is to demonstrate a brush with a lot of expressive variability. In particular, this RealBristle variant utilizes pressure and tilt to alter the brushwork character.

You can play around with adusting the character of John's Real Variable. Here are the pertinent controls to adjust the brush's character:

You can download John's Real Variable to play with it:

Viva la Painter X!

John Derry

Pixels—it's all in how you arrange them.
  02 February 2007
Hi John,

Thanks! That'll help folks have some more fun with the new RealBristle Brushes!

Good on ya!

  02 February 2007
Thank-you for sharing, but you still need the art pen to use realbristles, because without it you cannot use any flat (or if it's easier to understand "caligraphic") brush as the brushes angle cannot be controlled (not even by any setting in the brush settings apparently either so it can't even be fixed to an angle). You also cannot be left handed because the brush twists on all strokes when the pen is held in the manner normal for someone left handed (i.e. tilted towards the left) when it's rotation is fixed, thus creating a taper to the start of all strokes as the particle bristles twist around.
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  02 February 2007
Thanks, I'll give this brush a spin.
  02 February 2007
Originally Posted by pixlart: OK, it's not art.

dont be so hard on yourself .. its just not inspiring art.
  02 February 2007
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