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John Silva Smudge Pack 2.0 (Painterly Edition) by JohnSilva John Silva Smudge Pack 2.0 (Painterly Edition) by JohnSilva
PHOTOSHOP ONLY (sorry brah's). 

Edit: I've done a live demo on how I use this smudge set and how the smudge tool behaves, the video will be put up in a couple of days on my new YouTube channel here: , keep your eyes peeled!

By popular demand, you guys wanted more, so here's more 27 smudge brushes.
I created these brushes from scratch (Apart from 3 of them, sorry for not saying who, I just don't remember) due to the fact that I want to take my work have a more painterly feel..
Most of you know that I use smudge tool 90% of the time in my paintings, so this only made sense.

If you share these around, please make sure to put my DA link along with it, these took a lot of time to make and refine.

(I will make a youtube video on how I personally use them in my professional work, I'll edit this section out with a link to it when I'm done.)

Have fun!

Quick Tip's on how to use it:
- Put the smudge tool strength on 100%
- Apart from the top 3 brushes, for the most part if you want a nice texture, try to only tap with you tablet pen when using a smudge brush, the random setting will create a better mark of the texture.
- It works best in contrasty areas of your painting

How to load it:
- Right click on a canvas.
- Click on the cog wheel icon (or arrow depending on the PS ver.) .
- Select load brushes.
- Pick John Silva Smudge Pack Painter Edition.abr file.
- ???.
- Painterly profit! 
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kein2006 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014
..Thank you so much
manikai Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is fantastic, thank you for sharing!
furi1 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Student General Artist
thank you :)
Stellit Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014
Thank You!
EratoLilith Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014  New member Student Traditional Artist
omg thanks this is awsome!! ♥
fduque Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
nice man! thanks for sharing!
KayVeeDee Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah, these are really wonderful brushes! They have such a nice organic feel to them~ ^^ Thanks for making them available!
Olessan Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just to mention it, these also work fabulously in Gimp!
(Thank you for opening these for download.)
ShayGar Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Student
....Thank you so much for this.
EdWilliams Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
These are awesome.
Really digging the presentation too.

Thank you!
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