Introduction to Particle Brushes

Introduction to Particle Brushes

Learn how to use the new physics-inspired Particle Brushes with the help of Painter artists.

Image by: Jason Maranto

Found in Blenders, Cloners and our extensive new Particle Brush category, these brushes let you revel in chaotic creativity or take control for pinpoint precision to create the kind of jaw-dropping art you won’t find anywhere else. Whether you’re a photo artist, illustrator or traditional painter, no matter what kind of art you create, our new revolutionary Particle Brushes allow you to push your creative vision further.

Painter 2015 Particle Brushes Featuring Skip Allen

In this short video Painter Master Skip Allen will walk you through the brushes he created for Painter 2015 and the practical uses for them.


Particle Brush Painting with Karen Bonaker

In this short video Painter Master Karen Bonaker shows you how to create beautiful Particle Brush art by combining auto-painting techniques with hand painting.


Particle Flow Sparkler Glow Brush

Painter artist Jason Maranto explains how to use the Particle™ Flow Sparkler Glow brush to create a beautiful starry sky. He also explains the other uses for this versatile brush.


Particle Brushes Featuring Jeremy Sutton

Painter Master Jeremy Sutton walks you through some of his favorite Particle™ Brushes for sketching in Painter 2015 while creating a self portrait. Featuring the following brushes: Particles – Particle Gravity Sketch, Gravity Deco Stream, Flow Fur Tail, Gravity Concept Build, Spring Concept Scribble, Spring Variable Dream, Spring Silk Ribbon, Cloners – Oily Jitter Smooth Cloner


Introducing Graphic Impact Particle Brushes

Let Aaron Rutten walk you through the Graphic Impact particle brush pack to help create all manner of textures, patterns, and effects.

Lace Particle Brush Painting with Don Seegmiller

In this tutorial, Painter Master Don Seegmiller shows you how he used the lace particle brush in Painter 2015 to create his iconic Dark Princess.


Particle Spring Flame Glow Brush

Painter artist Jason Maranto walks you through creating realistic flames by tweaking the settings of the Particle™ Spring Flame Glow Brush, customizing your brush tracking and working with layers.


Particle Flow Flare Brush

Painter artist Jason Maranto walks you through the new Particle™ Flow Flare brush and explains how to tweak the settings to give it maximum impact.


Painter 2015 Particle Feather Sketch Brush Featuring Cher Pendarvis

In this short tutorial video we’re going to get acquainted with one of the new Particle™ brushes – the Particle Spring Feather Sketch brush created by Painter Master Cher Pendarvis. Watch as Cher, artist and author of the Painter Wow! books and the Artist Tablet books demonstrates sketching with the Particle Spring Feather Sketch brush.

Traditional Sketching Using Particle Brushes

In this short video Painter Master Cher Pendarvis introduces you to three of the brushes she designed for Painter 2015 – Particles: Spring Chunky, Gravity Bristle and Flow Organic Texture.


Particle Spring Cobweb Brush

Painter artist Jason Maranto walks you through how pressure and velocity effect the stringy cobwebs with the Particle™ Spring Cobweb Brush. He offers tips for adjusting a variety of brush settings and the Flow Map to give the brush maximum impact.


Particle Brushes Featuring Justin Buus

Painter Master Justin Buus shows you how he uses the Particle™ brushes he created for Painter 2015 while creating a concept art speed painting. Featuring the following brushes: Particles-Spring Mesh Concept, Gravity Concept Build, Charcoal & Conte-Scratchy Jitter Smooth, Concept Art Jitter Smooth.


Particle Brush Smoke

In this tutorial, Painter Master Don Seegmiller demonstrates how to draw smoke using the new particle brushes.

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