Actually there are two questions here.

  1. Creating personal customized new set of old brushes, where I want to put different brushes from different sets (like 2 from assorted, 2 from basic etc.) in one set.
  2. Creating personal customized set of new brushes, how can I create my own brushes?

2 Answers 2


This is how to create new customized brush set from old brushes :

go to Edit > Preset Manager > select brush from dropdown first load all the brushes which you want to use in your set (like all from assorted,all from basic ) You'll see all the brush now select one by one which you want in your brush set, select brushes (ctrl+click for multi) > save this set > again go to preset manager > load set which you have saved just now.

I attached a screen shot to make this process easy and clear to you, please follow the same (view image in new browser for clarity)

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This is how to create new brush :

First create any shape/drawing/art or anything of which you want to make brush, than again go to Edit > Define brush preset > Ok by this you can create as many as brushes you want and if you want to make set of such new brushes do as first answer says...

this is your brush :) i have attached a screenshot to make this clear...

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Tutorial for your reference :

Hope this will help....


Creating brushes is really easy :

1: create your brush

2: put a selection round it

3: go to Edit : Define Brush Preset

It will be added to bottom of you brushes .

  • this is how to create a single brush, i think op wants to know how to create set of brush
    – Jack
    Nov 29, 2011 at 5:31

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