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Editing Toolbox: Photoshop Brush Opacity and Flow Explained

editing toolbox free editing tutorials Jul 07, 2023

By Craig Turner-Bullock

There are so many different applications for brushes in Photoshop, applying colour, dodging and burning, masking, cloning, the list goes on and on! Whichever brush technique you're using, there are a couple of tools that can sometimes cause confusion and in this week's Editing Toolbox video, I'm going to explain the difference between the two. Let's take a look at Opacity and Flow and change the way you use them!

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