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There's probably a real simple answer for this that escapes me.

I'm cartooning and colouring in different sections of the image. When I have to change brush size to get into the corners I find that overlapping what I've already coloured in increases the colour strength like if I was using watercolours. Like each stroke adds a 33% opacity until I get a solid colour (see grey coloured area in attached image).  I'm using the Basic brushes.

What is the setting for brushes which paints the 100% final colour every time I brush an area so I don't get the overlaid brush stroke effect?

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3 hours ago, Zacatzontli said:

What is the setting for brushes which paints the 100% final colour every time I brush an area so I don't get the overlaid brush stroke effect?

Check the Flow setting for the brush you are using. If Flow is set to say 10% then you will need to paint over the same area ten times to create 100% of the solid colour, if it's set to 20% then five times to create 100% of the solid colour and so on. Set Flow to 100% and see if that gives you what you need...

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Also check the Wet Edges setting and make sure it's off. And Opacity should be 100%.

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and the Blend Mode should be set to Normal!

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9 hours ago, walt.farrell said:

Also check the Wet Edges setting and make sure it's off. And Opacity should be 100%.

That's the one! Thank you. The default was Don't set wet edges which I thought would default to off.

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8 hours ago, PaulEC said:

and the Blend Mode should be set to Normal!

Now set to Normal. Prior it was Don't set blend mode which I thought wouldn't impact the tool and once I set the wet edges to OFF I saw these settings of Don't set... actually have some kind of setting, possibly automatic which I'll have to look into. Thanks for this.

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13 hours ago, Hangman said:

Check the Flow setting for the brush you are using. If Flow is set to say 10% then you will need to paint over the same area ten times to create 100% of the solid colour, if it's set to 20% then five times to create 100% of the solid colour and so on. Set Flow to 100% and see if that gives you what you need...

Thanks for this. It was set to 100% and I tested it at 36% and could certainly see how that could produce a similar result. I've learnt something new.

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