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590 Points

Tue, Feb 7, 2012 9:37 PM

Implemented

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Photoshop: Lazy Mouse (Brush stroke smoothing)

A lazy mouse feature in PS would be great. (like the one in Zbrush)

There is an external program called Lazy Nezumi, but this only 'works' on PC, & not on Mac (sadface)

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326 Points

6 years ago

This is a feature I really miss and the reason I can't ink my comics in Photoshop. Currently I have to use Sketchbook Pro to ink my pages which isn't ideal.

Please add this feature!

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212 Points

6 years ago

Trying to use a Wacom to animate in Photoshop on a Mac, would be so much improved with a brush stroke smoother.

Flash and Illustrator both have this option, as do Corel Painter, Sketchbook Pro, Paint Tool SAI, Fire Alpaca, Krita, Gimp and others.

It seems really weird that Adobe don't seem to have prioritized this feature.

Sure Flash is built for animation but I want to work with bitmaps, not vectors, and Flash still has that stupid brush-stroke-doesn't-scale-with-zoom behavior.

This thread is 3 years old now - come on Adobe, please? You're supposed to be the best!

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195.8K Points

You do understand that we have thousands of requests from millions of users, right?

If you want a feature, tell us why and vote for it. But don't get impatient while we implement all the other feature requests ahead of this one.

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84 Points

Ah good old high and mighty Chris Cox, telling users to shut up as usual. I have no idea why Adobe keeps letting you interact with the public.

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246 Points

Even tvpaint has a brush stabilizer...

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212 Points

Chris, I’m well aware you have a lot of users, aka customers, and I think your comment is a poor example of customer service. Any information that you could provide about the status of this feature request would be far more useful, and appropriate.

I would hope that having all your millions of paying customers would help to provide the resources to implement a simple but fundamental feature which has existed for many years in two of your other flagship products, and is ubiquitous among Photoshop’s competitors, including several which cost nothing. Are all those other developers wrong to bother prioritizing it? Was Adobe wrong to include it in Flash and Illustrator?

Accusing me of impatience regarding a simple feature this long overdue is laughable and patronizing. Would be a bit like me saying "You do know people want to draw stuff with Photoshop, right?"

I’m not asking for a multi-featured plugin like the excellent Lazy Nezumi Pro -
a single, simple ‘smoothing’ slider, like the one Flash has had for the last ten years, would be enough to stop me and many others from having to use your competitors’ products, and would be much better than the on/off ‘Smoothing’ switch in Photoshop which doesn’t appear to do anything useful at any brush size setting.

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114 Points

I purchased Lazy Nezumi pro and am very happy with it :)
that being said- I agree that photoshop should come with this kind of native functionality. Another suggestion - adobe might consider purchasing Lazynezumi pro and adopting the functionality into it. (why reinvent the wheel?)
No, I'm not in association with LN, I'm just a fan of their product.

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246 Points

There's no Lazy Nezumi for mac...

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70 Points

I suppose it because that photoshop positioned like a photo edit software, not a software for drawing.

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80 Points

6 years ago

just found this thread, same here, been wanting to make nice lineart, been trying for weeks but just cant get any smooth lines, and if do theyre in the wrong place.

i have a mac so i cant get sai, i was wondering if getting a cintiq would help because then id be dawing straight onto the screen but im not even sure if that would help and its a lot of money to spend just for that?

ps really should have this tool, its well established as a program used by artists and this just seems like one of the most obvious things that would be added? its making me frustrated to the point where im not sure i should continue with digital, and should maybe just stick to traditional and sack in the photoshop subscription all together.

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70 Points

Try Manga studio or Corel painter, they have stroke smoothing.

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102 Points

6 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Stabilization for the pen.

I would like to share the Idea of adding stabilization to the photoshop program because it slows down the pen and makes it easier to ink. there is a second party program that works with photoshop but they charge for it. it would be more cost efficient if it was put into the program itself. it would make photoshop even more versatile and you wouldn't have to move to another program.

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212 Points

6 years ago

Here's a really great tutorial for animating in Photoshop by Alex Grigg.

https://vimeo.com/80851591

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90 Points

6 years ago

This is a much needed feature indeed. Autodesk Sketchbook Pro have it and it works beautifully. It's a must have for finalizing and retouching your drawings.

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226 Points

6 years ago

+1, also having a few different types of smoothing like in Lazy Nezumi would be great (Pulled String, moving average).

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124 Points

6 years ago

We Still waiting adobe.....come on

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218 Points

6 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled True painting smoothing (picture inside).

it would be nice to truly smooth out your drawing strokes,
"much like in illustrator"
you should be able to set the amount of smoothing you want

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60 Points

6 years ago

I would absolutely love something like Lazy Nezumi (which sadly is not available for Mac) natively in Photoshop. This is one of the major disadvantages Photoshop has compared to painting applications like Manga Studio.

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48 Points

5 years ago

Well, 4 years and still nothing... :(

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120 Points

5 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Stabilization of a stroke for smooth lines.

Hello, I use Photoshop for a long time, and everything in it is good, but not enough small additions, such as the stabilization of a stroke (for better drawing), like the Sai (stabilizer). Could you in the next version, add a new panel settings for smooth lines in Photoshop. Thank you very much for yor products, with the hope of a useful addition in the future .. Happy New Year!

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136 Points

5 years ago

I'm casting my vote for a modernized smoothing algorithm. All of the above mentioned apps would be great. I'll throw in that Manga Studio/Clip Studio Paint has really nicely configurable stabilization settings as well (if any devs are researching this).
I'll also mention that none of these other drawing/painting apps have any Cintiq related wobble issues (that are somehow tied to zoom level) like Photoshop has. I have to assume the way PS deals with raw incoming pen data is just very different from everyone else.

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144 Points

Hi, Mark!
I enjoy your work, and have done for quite a while.
Did you get your wobbly lines fixed?
It's been an ongoing thing for ages, and I've had it both at my work and home Cintiqs/Intuoses.
I found a reliable fix that worked for me the last few years.
If you're on Mac, update the driver and the OS to the latest, they came out with a fix around Christmas, or if you're on pc, check this link out: http://www.yjstudios.com/blog/2014/05...

I hope it helps, that wobbly line is so insanely frustrating.

Thanks,
Joel Akerman

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136 Points

Thanks, man! Bunches of great work on your site, BTW. I did find a partial solution with old wacom drivers. It helps about 25%. The issue with photoshop is closely tied to zoom. If I zoom to 100%: no wobble. If I open a document and don't touch the zoom: No wobbles. It's never a nice line you'd get on paper or in other software, but it's not shaky. 

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144 Points

That sucks, sorry you didn't get it to work all the way!

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28.6K Points

5 years ago

Yes, please.This tool/feature is long overdue.

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82 Points

5 years ago

yes, please, i need this feature since ever!!!, when i used PC (wich i miss), i had to use another program, and it was annoying having to switch from softwares, at least i could do it. But now i use Mac in my work, so i dont have any option left.

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90 Points

You can use Sketchbook, Daniela. It has a feature called "Steady Stroke" which delays the movement you make with strokes - and you can adjust it. It's pretty good.

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82 Points

yeah, I know, i still have my pc at home where i can use other software that also has lazy mouse. But i have to use Mac in my work and they don't allow me to install any other software ( we have adobe cloud) unless is open source. I tried to install mypaint via mac ports, but i find it too difficult, since i don't have knowledge in programming.

Anyway it would be nice if photoshop considers including this feature.