Add brushes!

FireAlpaca is equipped with mlutiple of Brushes as default. If you want to create your own unique brush, you can create a new brush manually.

Here is the basic way to create a new brush; “Add Brush”.

It is super easy. First, click the “Add Brush” icon at the bottom-left of Brush Window.

Diagram:Click the
Diagram:Click the “Add Brush” icon

The “Edit Brush” window will pop up, then you can set up your preferred brush. “Type” will change a brush type and show the setting options.

Let’s explore each brush type.


This is a basic type. It enables to express a flat and even line like drawn with a pen.

Diagram:Brush Type Pen
Diagram:Brush Type “Pen”


AirBrush enables the soft, spread-out expression.

Diagram:Brush Type AirBrush
Diagram:Brush Type “AirBrush”


This is an Eraser Tool. You can use “Eraser Tool” without selecting each time.

Diagram:Brush Type Eraser Tool
Diagram:Brush Type “Eraser Tool”


It enables to mix colors like an analog watercolor effect.

  • Color Mixing Level: It determines how much colors get mixed when you use Watercolor brush over a colored area.
  • Complement: Smaller value makes harder to mix a selected color into background color.
Diagram:Brush Type Watercolor
Diagram:Brush Type “Watercolor”


It enables to blur an applied color.

Blur Brush is to be used on where color is already applied. It will not draw anything.

  • Blur Intensity: Adjust the intensity of blur effect.
Diagram:Brush Type Blur
Diagram:Brush Type “Blur”


It enables to smudge an applied color.

Smudge Brush is to be used on where color is already applied. It will not draw anything.

Diagram:Brush Type Smudge
Diagram:Brush Type “Smudge”

Edge Pen

It enables to draw an outlined line.

Diagram:Brush Type Edge Pen
Diagram:Brush Type “Edge Pen”

Please refer to here for “Edge Pen”.

>FireAlpaca | Free Digital Painting Software

FireAlpaca | Free Digital Painting Software

FireAlpaca is the free Digital Painting Software that is available in 10 languages and compatible with both Mac and Windows. Simple tools and controls let you draw an illustration easily.