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20 Awesome Adobe Photoshop Brushes

I think everybody loves Adobe Photoshop, some for its power and others for its benefits. Photoshop brushes can ease your work because they provide already-made images so you don`t have to learn how to create them. Below you can see a list of 20 superb brushes that you can use in your  projects.

5 abstract brushes

5 abstract brushes, great to use in dark backgrounds. The sizes vary between 1194px and 1665px.

Paisley doodle photoshop brushes

This set was created from sketchbook doodles – they look good coloured as shown in the image below. For personal/non profit use only.

Funky Paisley Brushes

There are some fancy brushes and some plain ones for you to dress up however you like! The brushes are huge, resize as needed! The .pngs are included also if you cannot use the .abr file.

Gradient Shape Brushes

Fresh eMedia is offering gradient shape brushes to download, free for personal and commercial use! With this brushset, you are able to create stunning pieces of artwork easily.

Nordic Runes Photoshop Brushes

A set of the Nordic runes. They are organized according to the three “Aetts” – all are named properly in their description, along with stating what letter or letters they represent, and what the rune means.

Audio Lines Brushes

Fresh eMedia is offering some new technical audio line brushes, free for commericial and personal use. These brushes can be used to create equalizer effects in photoshop with ease.

Midnight City

This pack contains 30 superb brushes.

Fancy edge brushes

This free set of 25 Photoshop brushes are all just over 1000 pixels wide. Great for adding interest to invites, stationery, web headers and banners, or creating scrapbook frames and elements. Personal use only, but no credit required.

Tiled Brushes

These are going to have multiple uses but the author`s objective was making floor tiles.

Cracks Photoshop Brushes

A set of Photoshop brushes made up of cracks in various materials, made up from author`s own photos. Stone, pavement, sand, concrete, mud… etc. etc. They really should work well for cracks in just about anything. Most are around 1000 pixels high or wide.

40 HQ Lightning Bolt brushes

This new pack is a lot better since it includes multiple resolution brushes. The benefit of that is that you can use the original size of the brush and therefore keep the quality and sharp edges of it. There are 40 brushes on the pack. You can see the preview image below and also an example of how you could use them. Enjoy and be creative. The brushes are for non-commercial use.

42 Subtle Grunge Textured Photoshop Brushes

The brushes all fade out around the edges, just so you don’t get any messy looking edges or straight lines in your grunge work. There’s a massive variety of textures & surfaces, 42 of them in total, all at different sizes and shapes.

Halftones Brushes 2

A superb pack with halftones brushes.

CoffeeHappens Reloaded

CoffeeHappens RELOADED pack contains 15 BIG (~2500px) brushes compatible with PS 7 and up.

Sun brushes

The author made this pack because he couldn’t find any realistic sun brushes like this so he thought someone else might need them . The file is .abr so you can download it straight to your brushes folder. Authorized for personal and commercial work. You can add more realism to this brushes by adding a lens flare FX on a black layer on top of the final image and change the blending mode to “lighten” or “Color Dodge Add”.

Paint Trails

Paint Trails contains 7 HQ brushes (resolution about 2500px) brushes compatible with PS 7 and up.

Human Skin Brushes

Human Skin Brushes pack contains 11 high quality texture-like brushes compatible with PS 7 and up! Great for retouching and makeup or something else you can do with human body.

Beach Boys

Silhouettes of men on the beach: walking, standing and playing with a ball.

Rusty grunge 2

Grunge pack containing 37 high quality brushes.

Dirty Grid Brushes

This is a set of 15 Dirtied Grid Texture High-Res (2500px) Photoshop brushes, made from scanned, crumpled, and grungified graph paper.

Bogdan

Bogdan is the founder of Top Design Magazine. You can find him in Bucharest-Romania so next time you want to drink a beer there and talk about web and stuff, give him a message.

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