500+ Photoshop Brushes for Creating Brush Strokes

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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Stephen Snell is the owner and editor of Vandelay Design, a popular design blog.
  1. December 17, 2009

    Impressive collection, thanks for sharing!

  2. December 17, 2009

    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:


  3. December 17, 2009

    super brushes, was ist mit illustrator

  4. December 17, 2009

    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.

  5. December 17, 2009

    Great Share..

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


    I love it…


  6. December 19, 2009

    they are really usefull 🙂 thanks for sharing

  7. December 19, 2009

    Amazing work! Thanks for sharing! Merry christmas

  8. December 22, 2009

    Great Collection..

    Thanks Allot…I gotta try these.

  9. August 14, 2010

    Thanks for sharing great tutorials!~

  10. September 4, 2010

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

  11. September 27, 2010

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

  12. March 16, 2011

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

  13. May 1, 2011


    Love the Paint Stroke Brushes (13 brushes)


  14. June 11, 2011

    Great collection 🙂

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

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