Pixel Brush

Hey guys! A lot of you are asking about my recent textures and how to do them. I’m normally a cardboard-photo-texture-set-to-overlay-on-a-layer-above-your-drawing kinda gal, but lately I’ve been messing around with new grittier stuff.

so here’s my hard pixel airbrush made in photoshop. It’s super fun.

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(THE FULL IMAGE SIZE IS HERE. USE THAT)

Load the image in photoshop. Select the whole canvas and go to Edit> Define Brush Preset. Select this brush from your brush menu.

Now go to brush settings and use these settings:

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I would just upload the brush file itself but I don’t know how to do that. I ain’t a wizard. I don’t know how all the world works! Whatever! Learn how to make brushes yourself!! It’s very useful!

This brush is best used in high resolution (always work in high res!) It looks like soft grit when zoomed out, but when you get up close, you can see all the hard pixels.

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penelope staring towards the sky, contemplating existence

Random recent art junk. I guess I really want to draw people with pupil-less eyes lately!

the mechanical man of my dreams

the mechanical man of my dreams

This is all I’m gonna show you of my first board because holy cow I can’t stand to look at the rest of it, my eyes will fall out and I’ll vomit oil and spark to death. Here’s Will-E Badger doing a dance that was cut (but his leg twist got to remain!) and the first ever drawing of Old Goldie.

Soos and the Real Girl marks my first episode storyboarding for Gravity Falls!

I was so nervous, I had no idea what I was doing back then. Thank goodness for our wonderful, hilarious director Matt Braly ( radrappy ) for being SO patient and so encouraging. Thank you Matt!!

On this episode, I board alongside the INCREDIBLE  Sabringa Cotugno ( arythusa ) and Alonso Ramirez. They’re both so insanely talented and kind. I was starstruck from day 1 and still am!

Enjoy the silly fruits of our labor!

Soos and the Real Girl premieres Monday, September 22 on Disney XD at 8:30 PM! Check your local listings!!!

ananthymous:

Lindsay Small-Butera, Alex Small-Butera, Emmy Cicierega, Yuko Ota, Ananth Panagariya • SPX 2014

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FRIENDS! ♥

CUUUTIEEEES + me

Thank you for taking such nice pictures, Ananth!!

albinwonderland:

lindsay, emmy and I on day one and day two of SPX!! I like these photos because I they immediately put me in the middle and I was like yeah ang sandwich let’s do this

love you girls!!

I had a wonderful weekend at SPX! What a rare treat to hang with two of my fave gals at once! <3 <3 <3

gravi-teamfalls:

probertson:

Next Gravity Falls episode, watch it!http://youtu.be/oIKcyM4Ntn0

Rumble McSkirmish’s father isn’t really dead and in need of avenging- he’s master pixel artist Paul Robertson! Paul lent his talents to the next GF episode, Soos &amp; the Real Girl, premiering September 22nd! 

gravi-teamfalls:

probertson:

Next Gravity Falls episode, watch it!

http://youtu.be/oIKcyM4Ntn0

Rumble McSkirmish’s father isn’t really dead and in need of avenging- he’s master pixel artist Paul Robertson! Paul lent his talents to the next GF episode, Soos & the Real Girl, premiering September 22nd! 

itscarororo:

jigglykat:

Accompanying piece to demon!Dean making an entrance. 
Still playing around with SFX animation, this time with light and glowy effects! Normally, I dig the black wings, but white kinda works better for this one.

katy!!

Wow, Katy!!!

itscarororo:

jigglykat:

Accompanying piece to demon!Dean making an entrance.

Still playing around with SFX animation, this time with light and glowy effects! Normally, I dig the black wings, but white kinda works better for this one.

katy!!

Wow, Katy!!!