Live Brushes in Adobe Fresco

In this week’s free episode of Deke’s Techniques, Deke further explores the magic (I think this might be literally true) of the new mobile app, Adobe Fresco.

First, you’ll see Deke play with the watercolor brushes, including how to blend and not blend and add more water or not. It’s pretty dang cool.

If you’re a member of LinkedIn Learning, then Deke’s got an exclusive movie in which he explores the oil paint brushes in Fresco. Aside from being cleaner and less toxic than actual oil paints, I have to say that even for a non-artist, Fresco helps you do things that Photoshop proper can’t.

Even a non-painting, sea-obsessed creature like me can have fun with these brushes. And frankly, when I got the thing to Photoshop and tried to add some detail, I discovered that Deke was right and you have to use Fresco to get the right effects.

Fresco painted in Adobe Fresco

It’s a big gift to the future of digital art and mobile expression, methinks.

Deke’s Techniques, exploring the future one robot and electronic paintbrush at a time.

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