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Gradual shading?

Oct 2, 2011, 12:46
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Gradual shading?
Is there a tool I can use to gradually make a color lighter? The dodge/burn tool only makes it one shade lighter for the color that is highlighted by the cursor.

So lets say I start with a dark purple I need something that will decrease the shade as I move my mouse, kinda like the smudge thingy...
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Oct 2, 2011, 13:21
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RE: Gradual shading?
Set your foreground color to some light gray (the lighter the gray, the slower but ore adjustable the effect). Then set your paintbrush to "Divide" mode (better use a fuzzy brush). Each stroke lightens, so you set the lightness by the number of strokes. You can also use the airbrush in divide mode, lightness being a matter of duration or stroke speed... (you can use a darker gray for the airbrush).

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