Photoshop: Sharp edge/not smooth brush problem

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Hello guys. I'm a digiartist and I got this problem recently. Nearly, I tried everything, uninstall the tablet driver, change a brush(new and old every brush preset look like this), experiment detailed brush settings, reboot the system etc. But as you can see, still my brushes are super edgy, sharp and kinda pixelated. Please help!


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loony lein

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Posted 9 months ago

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Dennis Nisbet

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If you use the mouse instead of the pad, do you get the same result? If not, maybe the problem is with the pen pad driver.
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loony lein

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Yes! I totally get the same sharp results with the mouse but with no pressure version of this.
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Dennis Nisbet

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I did not have this issue with the mouse and my tablet is packed up for our move. Sorry, I can't test it further. A couple of times I've uninstalled and reinstalled Photoshop because of problems I couldn't solve. That fix it. 
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In the Brush settings below the top menu make sure Smoothing and Hardness is set to 25-50% and not 0%. If Smoothing is missing open the Brush Settings panel and check it under 'Brush Tip Shape.'
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