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Creating and Using Custom Brushes in Photoshop Elements

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Creating a Custom Brush - Getting Started
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In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to create a custom brush in Photoshop Elements, save it to your brushes palette, and then use that brush to create a border. For the tutorial, I'm going to use one of the custom shapes in Photoshop Elements and convert it to a brush, however, the steps are the same for anything you want to convert into a brush. You can use clip art, dingbat fonts, textures — anything you can select — to create a custom brush.

To begin, open Photoshop Elements and set up a new blank file, 400 x 400 pixels with a white background.

Note: You need Photoshop Elements version 3 or higher for this tutorial.

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