I worked on this post for a while. The topic is brush management. I hope this post and its companion page explains the file structure for Painter brushes in a way that is understandable. I truly believe that problems with brush installation are going to disappear as soon as we get started using the new Brush installation system that made its début with Painter 12.1.
I have a video that gives information about the new system, but I also have a rather long written document that explains the “behind the scenes” file structure. Look for the document on my blog page Brush Management for Painter 12.1. I provided the same document as a PDF, which you can download and keep as a reference. Also, re-visit any of the download pages because I have added files that automatically load a library or a brush category into Painter 12.1. The video will explain it.
Before I forget it, I want to say that all this information is my understanding of how it works. I am not an expert in any of this.
Here is the video that explains how we load and share brushes going forward in Painter 12.1. I want to thank the developers for making the new system. It is fantastic.
I hope you enjoy the video and the PDF. Comments are welcome.