Hidden treasures of creativity.  

Imagine being able to use the brushes once wielded by a master like Edvard Munch. From the vaults of the Oslo Munch museum they have now been digitally recreated for you to use. How might they inspire your own creativity?

Hidden treasures of creativity
Get the brushes.

Download Munch’s original paintbrushes, to inspire your own creativity.

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Paint like a master.

Watch live lessons and video tutorials to learn expert brush skills.

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Create your own masterpiece.

Take part in the competition to create the 5th version of The Scream.

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Paint with a piece of history

Paint with a piece of history.

The Photoshop CC brush is one of the most creative tools in a professional’s toolbox.

Munch’s digital brushes are available for Photoshop CC and Sketch and will add a personal creative mark to your creations. Transform your illustrations and images by blending colours and creating surprising effects to make them unique. Paint like a master and bring his legacy into the new age.

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Photoshop CC
Image editing and compositing
 

Sketch
Expressive drawing

 

Beginner or professional, always keep experimenting.


There is always something you can learn from the experts to keep developing your skills. You can choose between 4 video tutorials to suit your skill level brought to you by Photoshop brush maker Kyle T. Webster.

 

Get Started With Digital Painting in Photoshop CC.

Learn the basics of how to paint in Photoshop CC using the original brushes of Edvard Munch.

Level: Beginner

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Paint a Self Portrait in Photoshop CC.

Learn how to paint your own portrait using the original brushes of Edvard Munch.

Level: Intermediate

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Paint Like a Master in Photoshop CC.

Learn how to use mixer brushes and mimic Edvard Munch’s characteristic color blending techniques.

Level: Advanced

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Give Your Artwork An Antique Look With Adobe Stock.

Learn how to layout your artwork in a frame and give it an antique look and feel with textures using images from Adobe Stock.

Level: All

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5th Scream Digital Painting Contest

Are you the master of your generation?

Edvard Munch painted four versions of "The Scream". Now it’s your turn to create the 5th version using his digitally recreated brushes.

Submit your entry in The Adobe 5th  Scream Contest from 15th June until 14th July at 00.00hrs CET. An expert judging panel – including Russel Brown and Michael Chaize from Adobe, Zach McCullough as Lead Designer at Behance, Andy Sandoz as president of D&AD 2016, and leading artists Kyle T. Webster, Therese Larsson, Suzanne Helming, and Sebastien Hue – will choose the grand winner who will receive a prize of €6,000, a one-year subscription to Creative Cloud, 100 Adobe Stock images, an all expenses paid trip to Adobe MAX in Las Vegas in October and an all expenses paid trip to Oslo to see their masterpiece displayed in the Munch Museum. The winner will be announced on 28th July on our official social channels.

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How to participate1

1. Download the digitally recreated original brushes of Edvard Munch.

2. Watch the tutorials and get inspiration from key influencers.

3. Create your version of The Adobe 5th Scream using at least 1 of the digitized Edvard Munch brushes in Photoshop or Sketch2. Format should be minimum a 300dpi jpg in A3.

4. When done, publish your artwork on Behance3 with the tag: MunchContest and specifying the app you used (Photoshop or Sketch)

5. Promote your artwork at least on Twitter with the hashtag #MunchContest and other social media to share your inspiration.

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Be inspired. Connect in real time with today’s masters.


From 20-22nd June join our livestreaming on Adobelive.com. It is a great opportunity to interact in real time with Kyle Webster, Therese Larsson, Suzanne Helmigh, and Sebastien Hue, as they use the digital brushes to paint live.

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1 Contest eligible countries: Australia, Austria, Canada (except Quebec), Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, India (except Tamil Nadu), Indonesia, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, The People’s Republic of China, including Hong Kong S.A.R. and Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States.
2 If you do not own Adobe Photoshop CC software, you can download a free 7-day trial version by clicking on the “Download Trial” button on our website. Sketch is a mobile app available for free download here.
3 If you do not have a Behance profile, you can create one for free in minutes, see how here.