Archive for the ‘Brush’ Category

Brushes can be some of the most useful resources if you know how to use them. Both Photoshop and Illustrator utilize brushes of different mediums, but they can be used for very similar purposes. Brushing may be used to add texture, background effects, or vector art into a design.

If you’re looking for high-quality PS/AI brushes then look no further! This gallery includes 15 of the best websites that host free downloadable brush packs. All of the brushes are free and high-quality – plus these websites should be handy whether you use Photoshop, Illustrator, or both.

Brusheezy

brusheezy free brushes resources

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Many hand-trained illustrators will design their own brushes from scratch and release them on the web. Freebies are great because they help new designers learn the basics without needing to start from scratch. Adobe Illustrator can be somewhat confusing at first – yet through practice the interface gets clearer and easier to use.

I’ve compiled a nice collection of free Adobe Illustrator brushes for any graphics designer. You can build print work, scalable vectors, even website graphics with these brush sets. If you need a quick recap on Illustrator try searching for brush tutorials in Google. I would encourage anyone who enjoys vector design to test a couple brushes that might look cool in future projects.

Doodle Patterns

doodle border patterns brushes

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Last week, a post at WRD was announcing the giveaway of "a pack of 10 BrushLovers brush sets of your choice" to 5 WRD readers.

Today, the winners are selected and announced at the bottom of this post, but, before that:

What is BrushLovers?

BrushLovers is a website with a serious collection of exclusive, paid and free Photoshop brushes.

There are already 100s of well-categorized brushes where new ones are added regularly.

BrushLovers

The brushes provided can be used in personal and commercial projects (including the free ones).

Here are the winners:

  • Morphonet (comment #268440)
  • Ana M. (comment #268922)
  • Joost Kiens (comment #269371)
  • @BrianWhiting
  • Damien (comment #268311)

Congratulations to all winners and thanks very much to everyone for joining it.

BrushLoversBrushLovers, a website focused on sharing beautiful and exclusive Photoshop brushes, is giving away "a pack of 10 brush sets of your choice" to 5 WRD readers.

Details on "how to joining the giveaway" can be found at the bottom of this post. And, before that:

What is BrushLovers?

BrushLovers is a website which has an exclusive and huge collection of both paid and free Photoshop brushes.

There are 100s of brushes that are well-categorized and here are some examples.

Examples of grunge brushes:

Grunge Brush

Grunge Brush

Examples of nature brushes:

Nature Brushes

Nature Brushes

The brushes provided can be used in personal and commercial projects (including the free ones).

For the paid ones, they are offered for very good prices and can even be purchased for $1 or less by purchasing "packs" first, which is a good deal.

BrushLovers doesn't require registration, however, you can optionally become a member and add the sets you liked to your "favorites" for downloading later.

How to join the giveaway?

Joining the giveaway is pretty easy and there are 2 ways where you can choose any of them (or both to increase the chances):

Winners will be selected randomly on 17 January 2011 (1 week later) and good luck to all.

Hand-drawn design objects are always a popular choice to reflect a personal touch, warmth & sometimes; childeshness.

Although it is possible to create new designs via scanning drawings or designing with graphic tablets, using ready-to-use ones is always a good & quick choice as well.

In order to add a twist into any design easily, here is a collection of 37 beautiful hand-drawn Photoshop brush sets:

 

Swirls


Swirl Set

Hand Drawn Swirl Brushes

Swirly Scribbles

Hand Drawn Swirly Scribbles

Twizzles

Hand Drawn Twizzles

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