Monday, August 16, 2010

Photoshop CS5: Painting with the Mixer Brush DVD Released

I'm pleased to announce that my title, Photoshop CS5: Painting with the Mixer Brush, has been released on DVD. With this release, you now have two options to access this training content: you can either purchase the DVD or access the content at Here is the lynda-supplied description of the title:
Join John Derry, a pioneer in the field of digital painting, as he shows how to master the natural-media painting features introduced in Photoshop CS5 in Photoshop CS5: Painting with the Mixer Brush. This course shows how to use the Mixer Brush, the Bristle Tips feature, and a new mechanism for blending colors in Photoshop to add beautiful, painterly effects to photographs, enhance artwork with paint-like strokes and illustrations, and paint entirely new art from scratch. This course also covers customizing brush characteristics and surface textures, applying keyboard shortcuts to paint smoothly and efficiently, and using a Wacom tablet to get the most out of Photoshop CS5’s painting features. Exercise files are included with the course.
Here's a segment from Painting with the Mixer Brush:

The Painting with the Mixer Brush DVD is $99; the same content is available on via subscription. For more information, visit


  1. John,

    I actually took this class directly on and it was awesome!!!! So much great information that I was able to put to immediate use in my art.

    Great job!!!

    Take care,

    Bob Merkle

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