Can I import photoshop brushes?

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Can I import photoshop brushes?

Post by maryam » 29 Mar 2016, 10:47

Is it possible to import photoshop brushes and if so, would they behave exactly the same in TVP? the brushes are downloaded off internet and were made for photoshop cs5+ and are .tpl file...

I have tvp10 pro on a Mac yosemite

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Re: Can I import photoshop brushes?

Post by Fabrice » 29 Mar 2016, 11:11

Sorry, but not at this time.
That said, most of the photoshop brushes can be rebuilt in TVPaint.
Just post an image of the result you want to achieve and we will do our best.
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Re: Can I import photoshop brushes?

Post by D.T. Nethery » 22 Jul 2016, 14:08

Fabrice wrote:Sorry, but not at this time.
That said, most of the photoshop brushes can be rebuilt in TVPaint.
Just post an image of the result you want to achieve and we will do our best.
Could you make a tutorial on how to do this ? (recreate a Photoshop Brush in TVPaint) or is it too complicated for
the average user ?

I am frequently asked by students and fellow professionals -- who have a collection of favorite brushes from Photoshop that they would like
to use in TVPaint -- if it is possible to import Photoshop brushes to TVPaint.

When you say "post an image of the result you want to achieve" do you mean post an image of the Photoshop brush , like this ? --
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Re: Can I import photoshop brushes?

Post by Elodie » 25 Jul 2016, 04:45

Yes, we should record a tutorial.

Actually, we need 2 things to recreate a Photoshop brush :
- the original stamp / pattern
- an example of how it looks like when you drawn with brush (in order have a good idea of the result expected)

Some brushes are harder to imitate (we tried to convert Aaron Blaise' brushes from Photoshop to TVPaint), but we can try to be as close as possible.

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Re: Can I import photoshop brushes?

Post by Sewie » 02 Aug 2016, 09:18

maryam wrote:Is it possible to import photoshop brushes...
Fabrice wrote:Sorry, but not at this time...
I would be fantastic if you could manage to build that into the next engine as it would expand our artistic possibilities immensely! It would also give us acces to the enormous amount of (great) psd brushes that are being sold and shared all over the web. And it would definitely lower the threshold for other graphic artists to try out and start working with TVP.

Just the idea of this gets me excited.
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Re: Can I import photoshop brushes?

Post by Fabrice » 02 Aug 2016, 15:54

David wrote:Could you make a tutorial on how to do this ? (recreate a Photoshop Brush in TVPaint) or is it too complicated for
the average user ?
it would probably require a different tutorial for each brush you want to reproduce, but as Elodie said above we can do something.
Elodie wrote: Actually, we need 2 things to recreate a Photoshop brush :
- the original stamp / pattern
- an example of how it looks like when you drawn with brush (in order have a good idea of the result expected)
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Re: Can I import photoshop brushes?

Post by MattVG » 18 Oct 2016, 01:18

Elodie wrote:Yes, we should record a tutorial.
Some brushes are harder to imitate (we tried to convert Aaron Blaise' brushes from Photoshop to TVPaint), but we can try to be as close as possible.
Where can these brushes be obtained?

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Re: Can I import photoshop brushes?

Post by Elodie » 18 Oct 2016, 06:15

At the moment, they are not available (it was more a test : we just try with a couple of brushes, but didn't convert all Aaron Blaise's brushes )

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Re: Can I import photoshop brushes?

Post by Tjeburashka » 20 Nov 2016, 12:19

I love tv-paint. I am fairly new to it. I do have a collection of favorite photoshop brushes I use daily for my illustrations. Some could be easily translated to TV-paint by using the stamp made in PS. But some of the more advanced ones, like the ones from Tonka House I do not get to work. These brushes are great for textural work but in tv-paint I don't get them to work in the same way.

A tool for converting .abr en .ptl files to tvpaint would be awesome. Even better if we could import them directly with good brush management.But I guess the differences in the paint-engine make this a difficult request but still if anything that one would be on top of my list.

André

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Re: Can I import photoshop brushes?

Post by Elodie » 21 Nov 2016, 07:28

Hi, thank you for our kind message !

Sadly, that's not possible to convert Photoshop brushes into TVPaint Brushes simply because the engine behind is totally different : there are things that Photoshop can do and TVPaint cannot, and there are things you can do in TVPAint that are impossible in Photoshop.

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Re: Can I import photoshop brushes?

Post by Fabrice » 21 Nov 2016, 11:25

that said, you can still try to post a picture of what you want.
we will try to reproduce it.
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Re: Can I import photoshop brushes?

Post by Tjeburashka » 02 Dec 2016, 17:11

Hi Fabrice, thank you for your answer. I already thought something like that. I will make this weekend some screenshots of the brushes I ment and post them here.

Sincerely, André

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