You can change the settings for your brush's pressure by going to the
Tools/Settings tab (while using the Paintbrush or pencil tool) and checking
out the Dynamics button (a blue arrow with red dots trailing it). You can
also go to the top right corner of the Settings box, go to Add Tab, and
then open a box called Paint Dynamics to create new settings of your own,

On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 12:22 AM, Alexandre Prokoudine <> wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 6:39 AM, AnnaVanity wrote:
> > So... I have a Bamboo Splash pen tablet and I have GIMP 2.8.4 on a
> Windows XP
> > computer.
> >
> > I was messing with the dynamics as much as possible, but I encountered
> an issue:
> > it only adjusts opacity with pressure, not line thickness
> >
> > I used Photoshop before and it allowed me to keep the opacity at 100%
> and change
> > the thickness of the line with pressure (the way I prefer it)
> >
> > I need help getting it to that. Help, please?
> Hi Anna,
> Have a look at
> In a nutshell, it's possible that the active brush dynamics preset
> doesn't have a tick for pressure/size combination. You can create your
> own presets and make pressure affect what you need to.
> Alexandre Prokoudine
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