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38 Creative Photoshop Brushes for Graphic Designers

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Photoshop brushes are a fantastic time-saver as they allow you to quickly create rich artwork without having to draw all the individual design elements. There’s a huge spectrum of brushes available ranging from leaf designs to grungy textures, clouds to typography.

The web is absolutely full of free Photoshop resources like brushes, textures, gradients and there are thousands of sites offering free brushes. To find some good quality free brushes is an incredibly difficult task. Here is a list of 38 Photoshop brush sets for every creative graphic designers.

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Photoshop Brush Sets fro Creative Designers

Sparkle Brush

A nice and simple brush that adds a sprinkle of diffused light orbs to bring a Disney-esque magic sparkle to your work.

Sparkle Brush

Tree Borders Brushes

A nice set of brushes that allow you to introduce tree and bush silhouettes to the edge of your composition.

Tree Borders Brushes

Sponge Party

Some beautiful textures make up this collection of eight high quality brushes, including some excellent sponge brush marks, great for adding timbre to collage work.

Sponge Party

Grimey Brushes

A useful set of brushes for adding a bit of dirt to your images, this collection of five brushes from Mattox Shuler is understated but incredibly versatile.

Grimey Brushes

Ornamental Butterflies 2

A beautiful set of butterflies and plant-based ornaments that can add a sophisticated touch to corners and borders.

Ornamental Butterflies 2

Technical Brushes

A beautiful set of 10 illustrative brushes in a technical-drawing theme, including wonderfully detailed cross-sectional designs.

Technical Brushes

Grunge and Smooth Floral Brushes

A great set of mixed media brushes along a grunge and floral theme.

Grunge and Smooth Floral Brushes

Smoke Brush Set

A great collection of smoke art from Graham Jeffery, saved as 21 different brushes.

Smoke Brush Set

Dynamic Light Special Fx Brushes

Create special lighting effects by using these brushes in combination with layer blending modes such as screen or vivid light.

Dynamic Light Special FX Brushes

Fractal Brushes

An excellent selection of fractal-based brushes that look futuristic – great for web design.

Fractal Brushes

Coffee Stain Brushes

Some excellent stain marks that would pass equally well for daubs of ink as much as coffee or tea. These brushes add a nice degree of life-wear to your images, instantly aging them.

Coffee Stain Brushes

Hair Brushes Set 1

Great for providing touch-up on model photography, this set includes detailed textured hair in a variety of falling styles.

Hair Brushes Set 1

Fractal V Brushes

This pack of six brushes contains some lovely organic shapes.

Fractal V Brushes

Ap Brushes: Scar Face

Ideal if you want to introduce some scarring to portraits or simply generate beautifully textured background elements.

AP Brushes: Scar Face

Heads Up Display Pack

A set of 30 high-resolution brushes that provide all the elements of a HUD in the style of Iron Man. Includes brilliant details such as exploded diagrams and topographical renderings.

Heads Up Display Pack

Nature Silhouettes

This is a really useful set of 19 different silhouettes, each featuring a different flora, ranging from trees to grasses.

Nature Silhouettes

Grass and Plant Brushes

10 different brushes each featuring different grass and plant designs and ranging in size from 500px to 2500px.

Grass and Plant Brushes

Paint Lines

These 24 very high resolution brushes will provide a real-media feel to your design work. Some brushes look like paint tin marks, while others are thicker, providing lots of options within the pack.

Paint Lines

Night Sky Brushes

This set of brushes includes 13 different night sky elements including space dust, stars and moons.

Night Sky Brushes

Moon Brushes

This excellent set provides 10 different phases of the moon in brush format!

Moon Brushes

7 High Resolution Leaf Brushes

Great for creating organic textured background, this set features seven isolated leaf images with intricate details and textures.

7 High Resolution Leaf Brushes

Grunge2012

A great set of 25 grunge brushes with some excellent textures for adding detail to your work.

Grunge2012

Floral Swirls

Useful set of floral swirl brushes ideal for building up rich borders and textures in both print and web designs.

Floral Swirls

Dust Particle Brushes

A really useful set of dust particle brushes from WeGraphics that add instant dirt and richness.

Dust Particle Brushes

Scorched and Burned

Another great set of brushes from WeGraphics that feature realistic scorch and burn effects in 10 different designs.

Scorched and Burned

Five Simple Fabric Brushes

Straightforward fabric textures, great for backgrounds in both print and web designs as they’re high resolution.

Five Simple Fabric Brushes

Antique Postcards

This wonderful collection of six antique postcard designs provides an excellent background for further design work. Each card brush features text and a delightful patina.

Antique Postcards

Vectorpack Brushes

A nice range of circular brushes that are clean and modern.

VectorPack Brushes

3d Halftone

A really nice set of halftone images arranged in 3D with perspective to create interesting patterns that add depth to designs

3D Halftone

Speckle Brushes

This superb set of five Photoshop brushes were made using a piece of toast. No, seriously!

Speckle Brushes

Water Brushes Vol. 2

12 large brushes that include splashes, ripples and water drops. An excellent set for backgrounds as well as foreground design elements.

Water Brushes Vol. 2

Greenpack Random Brushes

Four green-themed brushes – mainly worth the download for the excellent tree illustration that’s included!

GreenPack Random Brushes

World Map Brushes

A beautiful map in 12 brushes that feature the work of 16th Century cartographer Marin Waldeemuller.

World Map Brushes

Hi-Res Clouds

This is a really useful set of 17 brushes, each of which features a different cloud design that can easily be used to add interest to your images

Hi-Res Clouds

Funky Paisley Brushes

A rich set of brushes each featuring a paisley design element. Also includes the original PNG files the designer used to create the brushes.

Funky Paisley Brushes

My Heart Brushes

These 18 love heart themed brushes have a nice real media feel that sets these apart from some of the alternatives available on the web.

My Heart Brushes

Dried Blood Splatters

A full 117 brushes, each featuring a different dried blood effect. Great for creating blood effects, but also worthwhile for paint simulation.

Dried Blood Splatters

Hi-Res Photoshop Hair Brushes

An excellent set of isolated hair styles rendered as silhouettes.

Hi-Res Photoshop Hair Brushes