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Jagged Edges of Brush in Adobe Photoshop

Luckily the culprit is right there in your screenshot. Your brush mode is set to Dissolve. You should set that to Normal instead. Note that a layer can also have a blend mode "dissolve".
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Photoshop CC brush-specific dynamics

Use the Brush Presets. Set your brush up how you'd like... Then click the New icon on the Brush Presets Panel. A new preset will be created with all your settings. If you want to change brushes you ...
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Chinese Calligraphy in Photoshop

Probably Photoshop is not enough. You probably want to use a pressure sensitive and angle sensitive drawing tablet. Some economic tablets are pressure sensitive, but higher end ones are angle ...
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Photoshop 'flow' not working

While brush Opacity setting is absolute and works the same for any brush, Flow effect will look differently depending on a lot of other brush settings: spacing, scattering, texture, dual brush, etc... ...
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Photoshop - How to choose a brush compatible with your selected tool

Stop using the Brush Presets panel and use the Brush Panel. Brush presets contain preconfigured, tool specific, settings.... The Brush panel contains only settings. They are two separate panels.... ...
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How to define a non-destructive contrast modification layer in inkscape?

It is possible, but Inkscape's raster capabilities are fairly limited in comparison to an actual raster image editor. So it's going to be a bit painful to be honest. Here's an example using Filters &...
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Photoshop - How to choose a brush compatible with your selected tool

If you click Show Additional Preset Info in the Brushes flyout menu you'll notice that some brush presets have icons in the top-right corner — those are presets with included tool settings (if I'm not ...
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With Krita, How to Create 'Pressure Sensitive' Circles and Curves With Brush Tool?

There are assistant tools to help you confine your brush stroke to a shape like physical rulers. The Assistant tool is denoted by a triangular set square like this . Activate the assistant tool and go ...
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Chinese Calligraphy in Photoshop

You absolutely can do this with a mouse in Affinity Photo, or in Adobe Illustrator or Affinity Designer, as all three support pressure-based brushes for tablets, but all three also allow you to easily ...
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Chinese Calligraphy in Photoshop

If you have no pressure sensitive graphics tablet and stylus, then it's going to be difficult in Photoshop. Photoshop has a "simulate pressure" option when stroking a path, but it makes the brush ...
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Paint with the Brush Tool from a light to dark color

Without a drawing/graphic tablet the best you can do in terms of opacity dynamics is to utilize the Fade option in the Brush Settings. Set the Transfer > Control to Fade then the text field to the ...
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