This process is often referred to as photo to text, portrait to font, and/or photo to ASCII. I have seen similar effects created in Photoshop, but I haven’t seen a tutorial demonstrating the process in Corel Paintshop Pro.
Creating brushes in PSP is really simple. To create custom brushes there are basically three things you need to do when you are preparing to export an image to a brush.
I have put together a unique set of swirl brushes combined with several decorative flower/floral brushes from various stock photography images at www.sxc.hu. The links to all the originals are included below and in a separate text file within the zipped brushes.
This is a beginners tutorial for those having trouble installing brushes in Paint Shop Pro.
Do you get the dreaded “the specified file cannot be identified as a supported type” when you try to import a Photoshop abr brush set into your Paint Shop Pro?