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Find The HIDDEN Brushes, Icons, and Patterns Inside Photoshop! [Creative Cloud Market]

September 2, 2019

Welcome back to another very exciting tutorial
here at the My name is Jesus Ramirez and you can find
me in Instagram @JRfromPTC. In this video, I’m going to show you how to
get free Patterns, Vectors, UI Elements and Brushes in Photoshop. As some of you may know, I do a lot of traveling. I speak at a lot of conferences and this is
something that I usually show at conferences and it always surprises me how many people
don’t know about it so I decided to make a video about it. So here we are in Photoshop and some of you
may know that if you open up your Creative Cloud app, there is a section called Assets,
so I’m going to click on that and from this section, you can download different elements
on to Photoshop. You can click on this dropdown and you have
User Interfaces, Vectors, Icons, Patterns, and Brushes. I’m not going to go through all the categories,
but some of the more useful ones are Icons. So, if you’re designing a website and you
need something like a Facebook logo, you can just type in Facebook and you get different
Facebook logos that you can download onto the Creative Cloud so that you can use them
on your design. So, if you wanted to use this button here,
you can just click on the Download button and you can select the library. And I have this library titled “Assets Tutorial,”
so I’m going to select it and I’m going to move this to the side and it’s going to come
up in my Libraries panel in the Assets Tutorial library and there it is. So, I can click and drag it into my working
document and this is a smart object. You can see the icon here is linking to the
Cloud, but if I double-click on it, it opens up and I can make adjustments to it if need
be. I’m going to close this and we’re going to
look at a couple of other things. I’m just going to delete this layer, so I’m
going to hit the Delete key. I want to bring the Creative Cloud app back
and I’m going to clear that search. And you can also type in Icon set so that
you get a whole bunch of icon sets like this here so that you can use on your designs. So, that is really useful when you’re creating
websites or apps in Photoshop. Another thing that you can look for is Patterns. So I’m going to select Patterns and, again,
you can just search for something or just go down the list and look at all the different
patterns that you can download. So this could be backdrops for your photography
or it could be patterns to be used on your designs. You could use them for anything that you like. So, you can select something like this pattern
here. Once again, I’m going to add it into the Assets
Tutorial library. I want to move this to the side and you can
see it uploading here. Some of these may be vectors and if you double-click
on them, they will open in Illustrator. If they’re bitmapped images, they’ll open
up in Photoshop. So, I’ll double-click on this one. This particular one is an SVG. If I hover over it, you can see, and you can
see that Illustrator is opening up and you can see the vectors that make up that image. I’m not going to make any changes to it, but
I could if I wanted to, so I can just drop this in here and I can scale it up. It’s a vector image so scaling it up will
not pixelate it and then, I can just hold Ctrl, Command on the Mac, click in the layer
thumbnail to make a selection around that object, then go to Image and crop, then I
can go into Edit, Define Pattern and now this will be a pattern that I could use for anything
I want. So you can rename it if you want to. I’m just going to call it “Pattern 1” and
I’m going to press OK. And I’m actually going to Undo the crop, disable
that layer, press Ctrl D, Command D, to deselect, and I’m just going to create a Pattern Fill
layer and look at that pattern there, so then I can click and drag this pattern around;
it’s seamless. I can scale it to maybe 50% or 25% and, again,
I can move it around. And now that it’s a layer, I can adjust it
anyway that I want and obviously, I have access to the Blending Modes. And, finally, the last thing that I want to
show you is you can download brushes and this is really powerful because you can now simply
look for the type of brushes that you need for your compositing projects or whatever
project you’re working with. So, I’m just going to close this and I’m going
to go into Brushers, and I can just type Clouds. It looks for clouds and it’s under All Categories,
so I need to change the two brushes, and there you go. I have access to all these cloud brushes,
so I’ll just select this very first one here, just to see how that one works, so I’m going
to add it into my Asset Tutorial library and I want to move this back out, and it’s loading
on to my library, there it is. If I double-click on it, it selects the brush
that I downloaded and I can select the background, and I can start painting with my brush and
maybe I can bring the opacity down and continue painting these clouds. So, as you can see, you have a lot of options
of the things that you can download into Photoshop and start using them right away for your projects. Also, we didn’t go through everything. You can also download User Interfaces if you’re
a designer, so you can download Calendars, Phone mockups, all kinds of things. There’s a whole bunch of things available
for you to download. So, just remember, it’s in the Creative Cloud
app under Assets and Market, and you have all these different categories. If this was new to you, let me know in the
Comments. If it wasn’t new to you, then maybe leave
a comment letting people know the useful things that you have downloaded to help you with
their projects. Thank you so much for watching and I’ll talk
to you again soon.


  • Reply Photoshop Training Channel August 15, 2017 at 2:05 am

    Did you know about the CC Market?
    What useful assets have you downloaded?

  • Reply Carolina Hurtado August 15, 2017 at 3:17 am

    Those patterns in the cloud are there FREE?

  • Reply Doina Seiciuc August 15, 2017 at 3:39 am

    The patterns aren't free. I think it says $49.99per month

  • Reply Tina Tippett August 15, 2017 at 3:59 am

    new for me, thank you

  • Reply Rick Fravor August 15, 2017 at 4:11 am

    so… this is available even if you don't have adobe stock??? Is it FREE???????

  • Reply Nancy Neupert August 15, 2017 at 4:19 am

    New to me, was great to know. Now I'll try it!

  • Reply Peter Wydmuch August 15, 2017 at 4:28 am

    Hi Jesus. It was new to me, Thankyou I like all your other tutes too

  • Reply Returning Shadow August 15, 2017 at 4:44 am

    And what if you AREN'T a part of this creative cloud thingamajig?

  • Reply Ryan Gajsek August 15, 2017 at 5:07 am

    I didn't see anything in your video that shows these were free. I don't want any surprises when I get my photography plan auto-bill.

  • Reply emma lissette alvarado vasquez August 15, 2017 at 5:57 am


  • Reply Robyn Aldridge August 15, 2017 at 7:01 am

    Thank you. This is the first time I've watched one of your videos. Enlightening.

  • Reply Neville Kershaw August 15, 2017 at 7:03 am

    Very informative. Thanks

  • Reply Peter Vogl August 15, 2017 at 8:21 am

    Thanks Jesus, It is quite useful.

  • Reply Lidija Hauck August 15, 2017 at 8:56 am

    New to me, Thanks Jesus for the tip

  • Reply Gabriel Cardaire August 15, 2017 at 9:41 am

    Thank's for this tuto… I did'nt knew this possibility with photoshop and… Good morning from France !! 🙂

  • Reply Iffath Ziyard August 15, 2017 at 9:46 am

    I'm a multimedia student and Adobe apps are not available in my country sadly but this is so useful to me

  • Reply Lisa Maier August 15, 2017 at 9:57 am

    Did NOT know. Great info thank you so much. I will share this one . Thanks again.

  • Reply Nikos Tsirigotis August 15, 2017 at 10:08 am

    New to me too, that is great and very helpful ! Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Randy Arnold August 15, 2017 at 10:20 am

    I didn't know that at all. I thought it was like Stock and had to pay for each of them. A real "Doh!!!" moment. Thanks Jesus

  • Reply Ludo van sanden August 15, 2017 at 12:12 pm

    It was new to me to

  • Reply Constance S. Hanscomb August 15, 2017 at 12:14 pm

    New to me too. Great tip! Are they all free to use?

  • Reply Victor Voznyuk August 15, 2017 at 12:45 pm

    now I know it

  • Reply sophie Pouit August 15, 2017 at 1:10 pm

    Totaly new for me, Thank you

  • Reply Rachel Baber August 15, 2017 at 1:13 pm

    New to me! Thanks for sharing.

  • Reply Alan Smith August 15, 2017 at 1:49 pm

    yes new

  • Reply North Woods Photos August 15, 2017 at 2:03 pm

    New for me, Thanks!

  • Reply Priyaranjan Desai August 15, 2017 at 2:27 pm

    Hi! I am creative cloud (Photographers) member for a long time ($ 9.90 per month member) . I just tried to download a brush as shown in your video. However, I get the following message: "Market Assets are a premium features…available only to "all apps" and "single app" members. This surprises me, because your video did not mention it. Please clarify. Priyaranjan Desai

  • Reply Carolyn D'Alessandro August 15, 2017 at 2:48 pm

    Thanks so much!

  • Reply Vincent Ciro, Sr. August 15, 2017 at 3:21 pm

    Definitely did not know about this! Knowing you is like going to Photoshop College. 🙂 Thanks as always, Jesus.


  • Reply barbara cavness August 15, 2017 at 4:19 pm

    I will use this, now that I know about it. Thank you!

  • Reply Joe Cascio August 15, 2017 at 7:47 pm

    Excellent info! But you didn't mention if this is only for PS CC or could it be used for past Photoshop versions?

  • Reply Ron Marchelletta August 15, 2017 at 8:00 pm

    Nope..From Adobe….

    Creative Cloud Market is a collection of high-quality, curated content for creatives by creatives, available to all paid Creative Cloud members except photography plan customers.

  • Reply Bruce Christianson August 15, 2017 at 9:09 pm

    WOW! This opens up a lot more than I knew. Very handy. Thanx!

  • Reply Cosmetics Naut August 16, 2017 at 1:05 am

    This was new to me also. Thanks, Jesus, for the great tip!

  • Reply Mr_wiski August 16, 2017 at 1:10 pm

    New! Excellent

  • Reply Heidi Schwartz August 16, 2017 at 1:31 pm

    Again, THANK YOU!!! Clear, informative and concise! Have a great day!

  • Reply Barbi Q August 16, 2017 at 5:50 pm

    Didn't know about this. Very useful, especially the brushes and patterns. Thank you.

  • Reply Luca Ibra August 17, 2017 at 12:34 am

    You're always special! By far my fav channel for photoshop! we are always waiting your new posts! AMAZING AS ALWAYS!

  • Reply Alan W-G August 17, 2017 at 6:34 am

    This was new to me and my son who is in graphic design at a small website building company. Thanks Jesus.

  • Reply Samasu Creative August 18, 2017 at 2:32 pm

    Yooo why didnt i know about this before. Im over here struggling to find free assets for projects , looking through the web, when they were right here in front of me , i feel so salty XD

  • Reply John Lee August 19, 2017 at 1:11 am

    Completely new to me. Loving your clear, concise tutorials. Thanks!

  • Reply the Scoundrel August 19, 2017 at 1:44 pm

    What about the licensing? In the CC app it says "licensed for paid CC members," does that cover client/commercial projects? And let's say I do some client project, deliver the design with some of such assets, and a few days later I don't renew my CC subscription. Would the use of those assets still be considered legal?

  • Reply Jose Diaz H August 19, 2017 at 7:11 pm

    Muchas gracias!

  • Reply AJ Sharf August 23, 2017 at 2:30 am

    It really helpful sir, appreciate it.

  • Reply Lynn B August 25, 2017 at 3:27 pm

    Thanks, Jesus! I have neglected the libraries, but will hop into them more often now.

  • Reply Lisa McGovern Graphic Design LLC August 29, 2017 at 4:59 pm

    Yes! I knew it existed, but a little hesitant to find out more about it. I love that you make it so easy for us to venture out on our own with the knowledge you share. Thank you! Also, what happens if you stopped subscribing to CC online and you have previously used their icons, brushes, etc..?

  • Reply Nick Cuccia August 30, 2017 at 6:10 am

    Thanks. Didn't know about this. Looks like it will be a great resource!

  • Reply Internet Quality Police October 31, 2017 at 12:18 am

    Be aware this is not available to every CC customer. My photography subscription is for Lr and Ps and I get the usual Adobe insult message telling to to pay more money or piss off. This, despite the fact that they've raised my subscription price by almost 20%. So many thanks to Mr Ramirez for bringing this up. But unfortunately, Adobe are not as helpful as he.

  • Reply Tony Guerrero November 27, 2017 at 11:10 pm

    Man. I wish i would have known that sooner haha. I always content aware after the crop….now i can content aware at the same time. Thank you!

  • Reply ladybluu April 6, 2018 at 9:51 am

    "free" :/

  • Reply Micah Burke May 24, 2018 at 6:10 am

    Jesus, you taught me something I didn't know!

  • Reply qpmnbr1 June 20, 2019 at 3:25 pm

    When I open Creative Cloud App, I have no assets option. Is this video out of date?

  • Reply Clayton Stern August 2, 2019 at 4:29 pm

    You begin by stating, "if you open up your Creative Cloud…" and then perform an operation so quickly it is impossible for me to see what you did. HOW, exactly, do I open up Creative Cloud, while in Photoshop CS6?

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