There are plenty of ways that photoshop can become cluttered, mainly Brushes and Patterns. Free Brushes and patterns are available online and can be installed in Photoshop for free. Often, we install patterns and Brushes for a one-off use. So, once you have finished using the resource, it should be removed.

Having too many additional resources installed will affect Photoshop’s performance.

So let’s take a look at how we can reset certain setting to remove clutter.

28. Reset Brushes.
First you need to select the Brush Tool from the Tools Panel


29. Click on the Brush Tool Drop down > Click the Settings Icon > Click “Restore Default Brushes” > Select “OK” in the pop-up window.


30. Reset patterns
First you need to select the Pattern Stamp Tool from the Tools Panel


31. Click on the Pattern Drop down from the options bar > Click the Settings Icon > Click “Reset Patterns” > Select “OK” in the pop-up window.


Performing these actions will reset the brushes and patterns to Photoshops defaults, removing any additional patterns and brushes that you have installed.



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