To show or hide the Live Tip Brush Preview, click the “Toggle The Bristle Brush Preview” button at the bottom right of the Brush or Brush Presets panel (OpenGL must be enabled).
How do I see the brush tip in Photoshop?
Press the ‘Caps Lock’ key while using one of the brushes. It toggles between a circle and a crosshair view. If it’s always wrong when opening Photoshop change the default behavior in Edit –> Preferences –> Cursors. There you can select ‘Normal Brush Tip’.
Why can’t I see my brush tip in Photoshop?
Here’s the problem: Check your Caps Lock key. It’s turned on, and turning it on changes your Brush cursor from displaying brush size to displaying the crosshair. This is actually a feature to be used when you need to see the precise center of your brush.