Illustrators use a variety of techniques to create images for books, magazines, websites, and other media. Whether you’re looking for inspiration or trying to learn new skills, these resources will help you create stunning artwork.
I have been compiling this interesting list of Illustrator Brushes Free Download. You will find heresome of the best vector brushes out there. How to use vector brushes, how to create vector brushes and how to install vector brushes are all covered inside this post as well. So you can bookmark this page and come back to it again and again whenever you are looking for a resource when it comes to illustrator and vector brushes.
Below are above 600 Cool Vector brushes Freely available to download . If i have missed any leave a comment i am still counting and adding to the list and it will be growing!
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Here’s a list of five great illustrator tips articles that will help you get started.
A Very informative tutorial on how to create Watercolor Brushes ! Create your own set
Ever wonder how to Reverse a brush stroke? then this post is just for you.
Detailed understanding of Scatter brushes if you dont know them already know them now. you can download vector brushes freebie that i share earlier to play with it.
A starters guide to using vector brushes
A starters guide on how to creatively use brushes in order to create a fun quirky illustrative background using floral shapes
Illustrator Brushes Free Download Links
1- 85 illustrator Brushes
a cool collection of various illustrator brushes including paint strokes and many other illustator brushes
There really aren’t very many ways to display star and stripe patterns. That’s why most political and patriotic designs look practically the same; with a few notable exceptions
a great set of watercolour brushes free to download
A cool brush to stack your books!
create an endless chain
Perfect for the artists out there!
Beautiful brushes here especially made for creating swooshes, swirls, and curly vector shapes in Illustrator. “This is a brush set meant for making your own custom swoosh, swirl and curl designs.” See also bittbox.com’s related tutorial, Illustrator: How to Make Custom Swooshes, Swirls, and Curls.
30 gorgeous brush tip shapes for use in creating circular design patterns. At the blog post you’ll find examples of their use and more information. Download these free Illustrator brushes for CS3, CS1. EPS and SVG for older versions. See also the author’s post, Complex Circular Design Techniques for more free circular brushes and a tutorial on creating complex circular design patterns in Adobe Illustrator.
35 free and beautiful Illustrator brushes here in a wide variety of abstract shapes. You can also download the source files to create your own brushes in Illustrator or other graphics programs.
Very nice Illustrator border brush – a round, circular border with Celtic design.
Swirls of stems, rounded leaves. Free brushes for Illustrator.
13 great-looking free Illustrator brushes in this brush library with an ink or watercolor brush effect. Really nice brushes. Download for Illustrator CS3, CS1.
22 free Illustrator brushes in this brush library – lots of swirls, curls, swooshes, and more.
Free brush to create computer cables, electrical cables in Illustrator. “A brush to simulate electrical cables you might find inside a large piece of machinery. The brush is 3D in appearance, complete with highlights and shadows.”
“A library of painterly Illustrator Art brushes that will delight the eye and vanquish those vector-based blues. Our collection of Art Brushes this week includes 25 brush tips, varying in size, shape and, in many cases, blending mode (to help the strokes blend with one another on the canvas). All 25 are entirely vector-based and can also be customized for size, width, directionality, etc.” For Illustrator 10, Illustrator CS, as well as CS2, CS3.
“10 brush tips, varying in size and shape” For Illustrator 10, Illustrator CS, as well as CS2, CS3.
20 custom vector-based Art Brushes: “Our collection of Art Brushes this week includes 20 brush tips, varying in shape and depth. All of the brushes in this collection are designed to resemble wet strokes.
Another beautiful set of Illustrator brushes by David Nagel. This time, the collection includes thinner wet strokes as well as quite a few textured pencil tips.
More Sites with illustrator Brushes offered
A growing number of free Illustrator brush libraries offered. Abstract lines and shapes, floral, leaves, swirls and curls, stars, and more.
At least 51 free Illustrator brushes here. Categories: Illustrator Scatter Brushes, Illustrator Pattern Brushes, Illustrator Art Brushes, Illustrator Calligraphic Brushes.
deviantART’s user-submitted Illustrator brushes. Incredibly wide range here. Organized by date or popularity.
Lots of Illustrator brushes here contributed by the community and also by Adobe. Also helpful listing by categories
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