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My Brush Pack by DanLuVisiArt My Brush Pack by DanLuVisiArt
So these are really the only brushes I use, period. I barely, ever, use custom weird funky brushes unless its for design purpose. I find this collection achieves exactly what I want, and haven't searched elsewhere. It's like my Holy Grail so I figured all of you digi painters could use them as well!

Now you might be like "Why such a small list?" I don't mean this in an arrogant way , but I can really achieve any feeling I want with these brushes, just get used to them, play with it and it'll work out! They did for me.

I have a run down below on what each brush is used for in a painting:

Brushes

Standard Brush: This is what I use to drop my basic colors when quickly slapping down what I want. I seldom use it for actual detailing, but if I need to block in thick patches I'll use this brush.

Detailing Painting Brush: My favorite brush next to the fur brush. This one is simply used to get those nooks and crannies. If I were to use the brush above for 25% of the painting, this would be the other 75%.

Lighting Brush You know all those lens flares, over bright lights, shiny glowing areas I do? This is the brush. Use it softly and you'll achieve a nice bloom in your lighting.

Detailing Lighting Brush For tinier spots, harder lighting areas.

Texture Brush: I use this brush mostly for pores, dabbles on the skin, bumpy surfaces, or just to give texture to skin in general. Works like a charm.

Hair Brush/Smudge Brush Pretty Self Explanatory. Do I start off painting hair with this brush? No, I use the Standard Painting Brush then I go over it with this brush to create the strands/etc. As for the smudging, this is my ideal color mixer when I need to blend tones, acts like a bristle brush and merges all those nice colors together to create a creamy feel.

Chalk Brush: I use this for clouds sometimes, smoke, or just patching in colors. Works better than I can explain.

Hard Ink Brush: This I use rarely, but when I do use it, it really helps. Usually for adding glare, or tight highlights on certian objects to make them pop. Like the girls earring.

Texture Brush # 2 : This one I use a lot to get nice pores, that sweaty look or just overall skin texture.

Cloud Brush #1-3: Used to paint clouds, nuff' said.

Abrams Lighting Brush: I love this brush. In my "INSIDE THE BEAST" image, all those lighting effects you guys talked about were used with this brush.

Speckle Brush: Used for skin again, or to dirty something up.

Debris Brush: Need to create dirt flying? Tiny bumps on a sexy leg? This is it sucka.

Fur Brush: UNF! My favorite brush. I use this for skin, fur, cloth, metal, sparks, debris, glass, anything. It's a hard shell to crack, but once you do..it's a GREAT brush.

Pore Brush: Literally my 489474th brush used for skin/pores.

Glass Brush: Used to create shattered glass, papers flying, etc.


Have fun!!

Also, all I ask is if you download them, I don't expect any credit. But at least fav the pack, so they can be seen by more users.

Thank you.
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Given 2011-05-15
My Brush Pack by `adonihsSuggesters Words: This set of brushes is simply amazing. I had the chance to use them on a self portrait and I was very pleased with the results. I believe these should be shared with the rest of the dA community. ( Suggested by Blue-Cat00 and Featured by shelldevil )
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shiftkim Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Downloaded. Faved. really good pack )) Thank you!
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ovGG Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student Digital Artist
Thanks man! I really apreciate artists like you, who share their knowledge and tools!Love 
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JSLArt Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2015  New member Student General Artist
thank you !
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aquashiram14 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  Student General Artist
These are absolutely amazing!! You really don't need many brushes, I have a few luxury texture brushes that create very floral, "designy" textures for backgrounds and whatnot but otherwise I regularly use only four or five brushes as well. Thank you for sharing!
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taechan987 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  Student General Artist
so amazing thanks ^^
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Pwney Featured By Owner Edited Feb 21, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm having a huge issue if anyone can help me out.  I download custom brushes, but all the brushes are the same except for the shape.  There's no texture/pattern in any of them.  It's like all of them are hard brushes.  What am I missing here?  I'm so frustrated right now lol.


Now it randomly works without me doing anything.  WHY DOES THIS HAPPEN TO ME.
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Mischa1966 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015
thank you!
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sunny38 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015
thanks for the brushes
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schwarzeeis Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome brushes....thanks bunches :)
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VikingOwl Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for this deviation
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AnTalamh Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2015  New member
Thank you !
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xDizzyBx Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015   Digital Artist
Thanks for the brushes and the explanation. I use my own ones, but yours are a really nice addition to my collection and I wanna learn to use it as you describe them, right now, while painting, they are doing a really nice work. Thank you again.
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Lii07 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
 thx
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:iconcolorvibrance:
colorvibrance Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
solid list!
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:iconarneewenn:
arneewenn Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2015  Student General Artist
Love your brushes :)
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Sankovskiy Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2015  New member Professional Digital Artist
Thank you
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EmeraldSid Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015  Hobbyist
- Thnx for this ^_^
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lasernick Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015
your a boss
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archivist101 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  New member
Thank you, just purchased your line art tutorial.
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:iconkr41:
Kr41 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015   Digital Artist
how do i instal the brushes in photoshop?
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:iconkavalier:
KAVALIER Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thanks!
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kaya205 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
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gberbz Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
you save me a lot of time. Thank you.
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jerry141769 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thank you....
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Greerillustration Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  New member Student Digital Artist
Wow really nice style, i just made a new thing and thought it might be worth a look
greerillustration.deviantart.c…
Drop a watch or lend some help if your interested brah :)
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gweewee Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015
nice
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:iconthe-absolutus:
Thanks for brushen.
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oite Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:rainbowfrog: smoke weed everyday (Snoop Dogg) :mlgmontage: :illuminati: :callofduty: :420weed: :shrek: 
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EllexaArt Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I feel so dumb, but how do i download them? :P
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GraphicalMinion Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015
click download ^
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victorgoncalez Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Student Interface Designer
Thank you so much! I'm starting digi art now. Any advice? 
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2Scale Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  New member Student Digital Artist
Thank you sooooo much :)
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biskrit Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  New member
thankyou
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FuineFaireva Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
thanks a lot for sharing this! :))
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STUMBULL Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
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dottiii Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: :huehuehue: 
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ReapersPen Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  New member Student Traditional Artist
Thanks!
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Mom-EsPeace Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015
Thanks again!
En Rouge by Mom-EsPeace
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Nevaeh2076 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Awesome work! Heart +fav :D (Big Grin) 
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Kuro-Rey Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Woa that'll be rly useful! Thanks! :la:
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NamelessObsidian22 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Student Digital Artist
i download it, but all i got is zip file. its not used for windows 8 right?
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Legends-Of-Panorin Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Try downloading an unzipping program such as 7 Zip etc. It's probably a zip file because there are multiple pds files included in the download :)
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NamelessObsidian22 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Student Digital Artist
can it work on any computer like mac or windows?
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samrated86 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks this is awesome!
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TabeaBD Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Love the brushes, but for some reason, PS crashes whenever I use them for a few minutes. Any idea why that may be? :(
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MrJuniorer Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is AWESOME!!!
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tattoofun2003 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I got you brushes. I will use them soon.
I am watching you ! Hope to see more of your creations
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nuttynachos Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014  Hobbyist
Thank you so much. Some say "Hey, the brushes don't influence the quality of your artwork! It's all about talent and experience" ...Yeah, of course it is, but I gotta say that some good brushes of any types are always useful and make the work easier and help you sperimenting with new styles.
Sssoooo, thank you very much for these again!
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naptownhero Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the brushes!
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VicenteSenger Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you, I will try it, looks very useful.
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