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Hello,

This is my first post however I have been reading all the questions and getting great info on this forum. The one thing I am having trouble finding is more vector brushes specifically a few dry brush strokes. I’ve watched a couple tutorial on how to make brushes but am having trouble making a good dry brush stroke. 

My question is does anyone know where I can find some or does anyone have a couple to share. 

 

Thanks for any help or direction you can give. 

 

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I think there is some confusion as to what the Affinity Designer vector brushes are.

They are vector brushes if the shape is simple and you can create a vector brush called a solid brush, these are very basic and is effectively a stroke and that stroke can be expanded to create a curve shape, anything else is a rasterised image on a vector curve, so you can adjust the curve but not the brush shape itself.

You cannot create a true vector brush with a pattern or texture, in order to create a brush you have to export whatever shape you drew to a raster format such as a PNG file, you cannot create a brush from an SVG vector file.


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I did know that, maybe I worded this incorrectly. I am looking for more brushes to use in the vector persona as they are limited and even the ones in the pixel persona are limited as well. I can export those all day as PNG files but I’m still looking for one that resembles a dry brush look. 

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Have you looked through the Resources forum? Various users have made their brushes available there, and perhaps some will provide what you're looking for.


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