Now you’ll work with
brush types that smear, blur, and erase paint.
To smear, blur, and erase paint
- Select Brush > Reset Template
Brush to select the default brush.
- On the Brush menu,
try the Smear, Blur,
and Erase menu items and paint on
the strokes already on the canvas. You can also change these settings using
the Brush Type setting in the Paint
Effects Brush Settings window (Brush > Edit Template
- If you need to perform compositing work,
you can view the image’s alpha channel by clicking this button: .
White regions represent
full opacity. Black represents full transparency.
- If you turned on the alpha channel (Display
> Alpha Channel), return to the display of full color
by selecting Display > All Channels.
- Clear the canvas and restore the canvas
color to white (Canvas > Clear > ).
- To quit the canvas display and return
to a scene view, select Panels > Perspective
> persp (Hotkey 8).
- In the Toolbox,
click the Select Tool.
Clicking the Select
Tool quits the Paint Effects Tool,
and the mouse cursor displays as an arrow.
- Select Paint Effects > Preset
Blending to turn off Preset Blending before you
proceed to the next lesson.