Marine Iguana – Part 4 and Photoshop Custom Brushes

Today saw some experimentation with custom brushes. Here is how to create lizard scales as a brush preset. In photoshop I drew this simple 128×128 pixel scale pattern and used that as a custom brush…lizard scale brushIt flowed in the direction of my stroke, with a little bit of scatter and pressure variation…

iguana scales brush settings


I then finished off my Marine Iguana #dailysketch much quicker than if I had drawn them all by hand..

Marine Iguana sketch