500+ Photoshop Brushes for Creating Brush Strokes

by Steven Snell

December 16, 2009 in Resources

Photoshop brushes have always been a popular topic with our readers. In the past we have posted collections of the best watercolor brushes and the best splatter brushes, and today we’re focusing on those that allow you to easily create realistic paint brush stroke effects. There are 18 free brush sets included, totaling more than 500 brushes.

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Acrylic Brush Strokes (57 brushes)

Acrylic Brush Strokes

High Res Paint Brushes (53 brushes)

High Res Paint Brushes

Painted Canvas Brushes (55 brushes)

Painted Canvas Brushes

Dry Brush Strokes (14 brushes)

Dry Brush Strokes

Paint Stroke Brushes (13 brushes)

Paint Stroke Brushes

High Res Paint Stroke Brushes (15 brushes)

High Res Paint Stroke Brushes

Wet Paint Acrylic Brushes (16 brushes)

Wet Paint Acrylic Brushes

Horizontal Smudges (18 brushes)

Horizontal Smudges

Simple Smudges (14 brushes)

Simple Smudges

Acrylic Brushes (25 brushes)

Acrylic Brushes

Acrylic Brushes (9 brushes)

Acrylic Brushes

Watercolour Brush Strokes (14 brushes)

Watercolour Brush Strokes

Brush Stroke Brushes (20 brushes)

Brush Stroke Brushes

Watercolour Stroke Brushes (4 brushes)

Watercolour Stroke Brushes

Paint Brushes (7 brushes)

Paint Brushes

Painted Brushes (20 brushes)

Painted Brushes

Essential Brush Strokes (100 brushes)

Essential Brush Strokes

Real Brush Strokes (53 brushes)

Real Brush Strokes

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About Steven Snell

Stephen Snell is the owner and editor of Vandelay Design.Connect with Stephen on google+

  • Alex Flueras

    Dec 17th

    Impressive collection, thanks for sharing!

  • Debalina Basu

    Dec 17th

    The photoshop brush effects are ravishing and looks awesome. We are a web design company. We too use photoshop brushes for web design purposes. Prior to slicing them and using them into the html. Our website links are as follows:


  • BigM75

    Dec 17th

    super brushes, was ist mit illustrator

  • Steve M

    Dec 17th

    Great collection, these are a step above the other collections I run across in the past.

    I’ll have to give them a try in a couple days on my next daily doodles.

  • EmmA SmIth

    Dec 17th

    Great Share..

    I totally love it. I was looking for this from a long Time..


    I love it…


  • naveed ahmad

    Dec 19th

    they are really usefull :) thanks for sharing

  • Free-vectors

    Dec 19th

    Amazing work! Thanks for sharing! Merry christmas

  • *-----Cute Web Designer----*

    Dec 22nd

    Great Collection..

    Thanks Allot…I gotta try these.

  • vuitton

    Aug 14th

    Thanks for sharing great tutorials!~

  • uae jobs

    Sep 4th

    Relay amazing collection of brushes. thanks for sharing such a grate collection

  • scout

    Sep 27th

    Really good sharing of knowledge. And I am surely going to use these brushes in my design

  • Telugu Cinema Wallpapers

    Mar 16th

    Love Acrylic Brush Strokes, downloading right now.
    Super thanks for this post :)

  • TheKoolDots

    May 1st


    Love the Paint Stroke Brushes (13 brushes)


  • vectors

    Jun 11th

    Great collection :)

    Check also http://www.vector-finder.com for more free vector graphics ;)

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