A brush is a tool used in Paint Shop Pro. An example of a Brush is my layout. The swirls all
around my layout are brushes. There are tons of bruhes you can find to install in your PSP, like
swirls, stars, circles, etc.!
Where to find?
You can go to most any search engine and just type in something like 'PSP brushes' and it will
bring up sites that have tons of brushes for you to search from.
Downloading and Installing
Click on the source of the page to download the brush. Click on save, and to make it easy, in the
Save in drop down menu, click on Desktop.
After the file has completed downloading, go to your desktop and double click the file. Most brushes
are saved in ZIP format so you will need WinZip to open the file up, if you don't have Winzip, click
here. After you get the file opened, save it to the
Right click the brush file from the desktop and click cut. Go to >> My Computer >> C: Drive >> Program Files>>
Jasc Software Inc >> Paint Shop Pro >> Brushes >> and then right click anywhere inside that folder
and click paste.
Make sure if you have PSP opened during this process, to close it and then open it back up.
To Use the Brush
File >> New. Make sure your Tool Options Palatte is on by going to View >> Toolbars >> and making sure
the Tool Options Palette button is checked. Scroll over the icons and click on the one that says
Paint Brush to the right of the Dropper and the left of the Clone Brush.
In the Tool Options box,
click once on the little paint brush to the top right corner >> then click Custom >> then click on
the drop down arrow to see the brushes you have and/or installed.
Click on any of the brushes inside the menu, and then hit OK. Hover over your new image and left click
once anywhere on the image to place the brush. You can continue this process to add as many brush
designs you like to your image! :)