Grouped together in the Tools panel of Photoshop Creative Suite 5 are the tools used for painting and retouching images. Each time you press it you will see the circle that represents your Brush get smaller. ), Brush Tip Shape: Without a check box to the left or a lock icon to the right, Brush Tip Shape is the pane in which you can select and customize a brush tip. It sure made my day. (Note that you can also select a brush tip in the Brush Tip Shape panel of the Brush panel. In addition to changing the brush size by typing/dragging in the brushes panel, you have two different shortcuts styles to pick from: Ctrl + Opt + drag left/right (Mac) -or- Alt + Right Mouse button + drag left/right (Windows) These options have kept both me and my Photoshop students happy for 25 years. The next thing you want to adjust in this panel is the brush size. Using latest version of Photoshop. Brush Pose: When working with a Wacom tablet, this panel enables you to ensure precision by overriding certain stylus-controlled variations in a stroke. Don’t overlook those little lock icons to the right of the various pane names in the Brush panel. The arrows point to the sides where the canvas will be added. it doesn’t show you the bush size in a circle outline, regardless of the Caps Lock. Method 1: Change the brush blend mode to "Clear" This first way to turn your brush into an eraser works with any recent version of Photoshop. You just saved my all life! guys follow the "PSUserConfig.txt" method and if it doesn't work try to make the name of the file "PSUserConfig" without ".txt" and keep "use windows ink" checked in Wacom Tablet Properties in mapping tap. When i click the pen button the brush size selector briefly pops up but almost instantly disappears. (You’ll generally want to leave Angle Jitter set to 0% so that the stroke follows the selection or path precisely. Firstly, caps is not on, secondly, I haven't made the brush size too big for the screen. Choose a Size. With your Brush Tool still active, go up to the Options Bar and change the brush blend mode from Normal to Clear: Create a file named  "PSUserConfig.txt" and this file add the line "UseSystemStylus 0" (without the quotes). You can add variation to the opacity and flow settings from the Options bar to change the way paint “builds up” in your artwork. I have many a custom brush that are meant to be singularly clicked, not dragged, like stencils. In this pane, you can select a brush tip, change its size, alter the angle at which it’s applied, change the height-width relationship (Roundness) of the tip, and adjust the Spacing setting. With the button set-up as shown below you can hold down the bottom button and hardness will change as you move the pen up/down across the tablet, and brush size will change as you move left to right. At least it does for me. As you can see in this figure, the Brush panel menu offers very few commands, whereas the Brush Presets panel menu includes variations in how to display the panel content, some housekeeping commands for resetting/loading/saving brushes, and a list of brush sets in the bottom half of the menu. Hitting left or right bracket will shrink or grow the brush size but it doesn’t show you the actual brush… Have the Legacy Brushes loaded but cannot change size on some of them. Personally, I use the keyboard shortcuts for this because it’s much faster. You can select from among the same patterns that you use to fill a selection. I just began having the same problem after the most recent Photoshop CC update (v.22) for Windows and the Logitech Options update. Click the lock to preserve the settings in that pane while you switch among brush tip presets. I have got the same problem. Photoshop Tip 002: In this video I'll show you how to change the brush size and brush hardness with a quick shortcut. Brush size : The brush size option allows you to choose the diameter of your brush, which can vary in size from 1 to 1000 pixels. Scroll down (almost the bottom of the list) and enter any single character to set a new shortcut for Decreasing/Increasing Brush Size. reinstalled the driver but it only drives me crazy :(, Ok I found a solution for Photoshop. Hold the left/right bracket to continuously decrease/increase brush size. Photoshop gives you the greatest flexibility when using this set-up compared to the other applications mentioned in this post. Now I'm happy again :-), It works but now I don't have Pressure Sensitivity :(, thanks so so much , it worked for me i don't know how to thank you. Best regards Jan, The Mac shortcut is Control + Option not Option + Right Click, brush size shortcut key not working [not bracket]. P.S. Just updated my Photoshop to Photoshop CC18 and now I am not able to define the size of my brush with my wacom pen. From 10 to 50 size, pressing [ or ] will increase/decrease the size with 5 px and so on. They are located next to the letter "P" on your keyboard. To customize the keys used to increase/decrease brush size and hardness (as many international keyboards do not have brackets), under Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts – choose “Shortcuts For: Tools”. Build-up: The Build-up check box simply activates the Airbrush button on the Options bar. Use this option when you want to simulate painting on canvas, for example. To quickly change the size of the Adjustment Brush in Camera Raw, Control -click (Mac) | Right -click Win drag left/right to decrease/increase the size of the brush.