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Changing the Brush

In the Brushes tab, you can set the shape and size of a brush.

Some brushes display a small red number in the lower-left corner. This is the brush size in pixels. The red number appears when the brush height or width exceeds 20 pixels.

Brush tab

1. Double-click to change the shape of an existing brush.

2. Click here to create a new brush.

Enter or adjust the following brush properties:


Sets the height and width of the brush.


Adjusts how the brush will dissolve into the original image.


Sets the brush's angle of rotation.


Lets you choose a rectangular or elliptical shape for the brush.

See Also

Editing Bitmaps

Using the Move Tool

Using the Eraser Tool

Using the Paintbrush Tool

Using the Pencil Tool

Using the Fill Tool

Using the Crop Tool

Using the Stamp Tool