Helping to demonstrate this improvement we have a great new tutorial on how to 3D paint a simple toon style cactus prop.
Now I say simple, but this is something that is surprisingly difficult to achieve.
Layered painting is not something we’ve seen done too often as it’s historically been a little tricky to setup. The new Blender 2.72 paint slots update makes painting with alpha layers a lot more straightforward.
Also check out the new Fill brush, color palettes, gradients and more besides!