Ribbon brushes

Learn how to create Ribbon brushes in Adobe Capture and use them in Fresco.

Create elegant and sophisticated banner-like patterns using Ribbon brushes created in Adobe Capture.

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Bring your ribbon brushes from Adobe Capture to Fresco

To get started on this creative design journey, all you need is:

  • Capture to be installed on your device.
  • Fresco's latest version to be installed on your device.

Create a Ribbon brush in Capture

Follow these steps to create a Ribbon brush in Adobe Capture:

  1. Open the Adobe Capture app.

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    Create Ribbon brushes in Adobe Capture.

  2. Select an image. In Edit, choose from various Brush styles.

  3. Crop the image and refine the image by removing the background. 

  4. To taper the ends of the brushes, choose Sketch brushes. You can adjust, angle pressure, spacing, velocity, jitter, texture from settings. 

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    Go to settings and enable Texture to taper the brush ends. If you do not enable, you'll get a flat brush.

    You can also create a brush in Capture using your iPhone. For information on styles and setting in creating brushes, see: 

  5. Save:

    1. Your pattern in the brush library with a custom name.
    2. Your brush in an existing or in a new folder in the CC library.

Capture Ribbon brushes in Fresco

The Ribbon brushes created in Capture can now be used in Fresco.

  1. Double-tap the pixel brushes    icon.

  2. Select the folder under library brushes to see the brushes you made in Adobe Capture.

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    View all the brushes saved in Capture under Library Brushes in Pixel Brushes

  3. Adjust the size, flow, and other brush settings from the tool options at the bottom of the toolbar.

Draw illustrations, patterns, borders, or even handwritten posters. Create them using your unique brushes and use the available options to share your designs with fellow designers.

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What's next?

We've got you started with smudge brushes in Adobe Fresco. The interface of Adobe Fresco is intuitive, so unleash your creativity with pixel brusheslive brushesvector brushescolorslayers, and more.

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If you have a question to ask or an idea to share, come and participate in Adobe Fresco Community. We would love to hear from you and see your creations.

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