If you are using the brush with the paint brush tool, change the flow and opacity options before you use the brush. You can control how transparent the brush or isn’t. Let us know if you need support. You can also get help at http://www.flmnetwork.com/forums. It’s a free forum and registered members can get help from us there.
cheers for the advice
amazing that i’d get a response so quickly.
Unfortunately the flow and opacity (in the brush settings along the top) are both set to 100% and the leaves are still semi transparent. any further advicce you can give me would be very much appreciated. am checking out your forum as we speak. this brush woould be perfect for the task i have in hand and henceforth it would be great to get it working. oh yeah - am using cs3