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ZliDe's EASY DETAIL BRUSHES (v1.3) by ZliDe ZliDe's EASY DETAIL BRUSHES (v1.3) by ZliDe
You can use them for free! No need to credit me.

Current Version: 1.3

From top to bottom:
Fur - Best to use with a brighter tone on dark surface to set highlights
Armor Pattern - Best to use with a dark tone on long armor parts (like on legs) to give some easy depth
Bubbles (UPDATED 04.06.2015) - Use with white for some randomized basic bubbles
Lace Up - Use with black for corsage lacing etc
Braided - For a quick braid preview (Overpaint recommended)
Chainmail (UPDATED 21.07.14) - For decent chainmail styled lighting
Braids - Best to use with a brighter tone on dark surface to draw full braids
Scales - To add some scale texture
Skin Pattern - For some exotic skin pattern (on reptiles etc)
Rope - Best to use with a darker tone on bright surface to draw full ropes
Necklace - Plain necklace (Overpaint recommended)
Rain - Use with white to create some simple raineffect

Feedback highly appreciated! Questions too ;)

:bulletblack: Most brushes need a darker or brighter surface to use so i recommend to draw them on an extra layer and add the surface afterwards
:bulletblack: Of course they are heavily stylized and wont work for most realistic drawings. I find them most useful for a quick preview to overpaint or to add a small textured shimmer!

(I will update this file if i rework some of the brushes - so if you like the brushes, check for the latest version from time to time)
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:icontadzikonserwator:
tadzikonserwator Featured By Owner May 22, 2015
Just tested some of them, I love them. Thank you for sharing.
I will mantion you when I post my work.
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner May 23, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thank you, glad you like them! Can't wait to see where you get to use them :)
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:iconcandy-cerezaah:
candy-cerezaah Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015  Student Interface Designer
Thanks for share :aww:
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015  Student Digital Artist
YW! Hope you find a good use for them!
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RatchetJak Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015
So if I'm understanding correctly, all you need to do is just dab the brush on an above layer to add the detailing?
I'm sorry, I've always been a little confused when it came to brushes like this ^^;
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Yes! I always draw on an extra layer with them so i can easily add something beneath them or use the layeroptions.
Let's for example take the braids i also used in the preview image: Here's a quick step by step on how i use that brush
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:iconratchetjak:
RatchetJak Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015
Oh I see! In the last panel, did you just use a normal brush to fill it in?

And one last question lol Does this also apply with the fur brush?:)
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Student Digital Artist
The last panel is just some detail work, i added some small light areas with a very small brush, darkened the edges a bit with a soft round brush and added a shadow, also with a soft round brush.

Most of those brushes work that way - and so does the fur brush. I'd recommend to use it only on small areas since it's heavy stylized and looks really repetative on bigger areas :)
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:iconseiorai:
Seiorai Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You are my hero for the day :D
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Neko Emoji-16 (Blush) [V1] 
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:iconsabczi:
Sabczi Featured By Owner Edited Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you for these :3 perfect
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Glad you like them :)
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:iconlaviniachu:
LaviniaChu Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
used in Home-Sick, thank you so much!!! Heart 
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Wallaceclan Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
To bad miss! I'm giving you credit whether you like it or not. Llama...an important part of life 
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:iconxalsatianx:
xAlsatianx Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome!~ Thank you for these :>
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks :) i hope you fine a good use for them
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xNarutoFreakygirl93x Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
thanks you! ~is the braids is for hair also? :3
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Student Digital Artist
The braids brush is specially for hair, the braided is for anything else to give yourself an quick form preview :)
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:icondonw999:
DONW999 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014
Its Brilliant!! Thanks!
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Glad you like them :)
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:iconhermanworks:
Hermanworks Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
but on Photoshop
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Confused Emote 
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:iconhermanworks:
Hermanworks Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
yes what Software have it this brushes
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
It should work with photoshop (CS) and based on another comment it should work in gimp, too. I made them with CS5
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:iconignaciaok:
ignaciaOK Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
great brushes.....thanks :)
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
you're welcome :)
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:iconziggyman:
Ziggyman Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Professional General Artist
Excellent set. Thanks for sharing!! 
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks!
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:iconmistdragon:
MistDragon Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014
Excellent set of brushes!  Thank you!
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconitachi:
Itachi Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is for me because I'm lazy! :D
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Haha, yeah, that's why i made them xD
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boris-bullet-dodger Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014
That braid looks great!
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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l3-7-wolf Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
All i have to say my jaw just drop of happiness. Wut?  Great Brushes they will save a lot of time for everyone!
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Haha, glad to hear that :D
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:iconleannetran:
leannetran Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh wow!! These are amazing. Thank you for this! :)
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Glad you like them :)
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:iconthep4gan:
TheP4GAN Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I always wonder how to implement those crazy brushes... I see now!
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I thought it might help to add a sketch with possible uses :D
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Rainbow-Sorbet-69 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014
Will these work in Gimp?
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:iconj0ffe:
j0ffe Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014
Brushes to PS works in GIMP to. Just put the ABR file in GIMP's brush map.
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Rainbow-Sorbet-69 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014
Thank you! :)
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I never really used gimp - if you could link me a tutorial to make brushes for gimp i can give it a try :)
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Hatty-hime Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOVELY!!
Good job! I love this so much, I WISH I had my old computer so I could use them!
Great job none the less~!! <33
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks :) What happened to your computer? xO
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:iconimlovingdn:
ImLovingDN Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014
Thanks a lot! (:
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Student Digital Artist
you're welcome (:
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:iconkiyasama:
KiyaSama Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you for sharing!
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:iconzlide:
ZliDe Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Student Digital Artist
You're welcome :)
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