10 Broken Glass Brushes for Creating Shattered Effects

Shattered Effects in Adobe Photoshop can be achieved in many ways. One of which, which is also the simplest, is by using broken glass brushes in Photoshop. For our weekend freebie this week, we are releasing a set of Photoshop broken glass brushes composed of images of broken glass windows. These broken glass brushes are useful if you are trying to create a shattered effect but do not have the time to create one from scratch.

broken glass brushes

As a special effect, you may, for example use these broken glass brushes as layers to make your text or image look as if it is being viewed from behind shattered glass. Also, do not forget to play with blending modes to get the most effective or the desired effects that you want to achieve.

Created in Photoshop CS5, these broken glass brushes have resolution of around 2500 pixels and should work with any CS version of Photoshop.

TERMS OF USE: As usual, you may use these broken glass brushes for personal, noncommercial projects. However, please refrain from making these brushes available for download outside of this site. If you want other people to know about these brushes, please refer them to this original post.

Please leave a comment if you happen to like these brushes or if you find them useful. Your comments will be greatly appreciated.

IMPORTANT!!!: Please refrain from redistributing these brushes, (i.e., downloading this set and making it available for download somewhere else). Also, HOTLINKING to the archived file is not allowed. Please refer to this post if you want to spread the word.

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Size: 5.2 MB
Type of file: .zip

RELATED BROKEN GLASS BRUSHES:

Interested to get more free broken glass brushes for Photoshop? Below are links to five more broken glass Photoshop brushes that you can download and use for free. Just click on preview image to get to the source page where you can download the brush files and view the terms of use.

01-Fractures: Broken Glass Brushes for Photoshop by eebvoom
This set consists eight (8) high quality broken-glass brushes you can use for free in your projects.

broken glass brushes

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02-Smashed: Broken Glass Brushes by kalijean
There are a total of 33 brushes from images of shattered, fractured and broken glass. These are quite big in size and resolution. Made in Photoshop CS so this set should work with any CS version of PS. However, image pack can also be downloaded for those who are using a lower version of Photoshop or other programs.

broken glass brushes

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03-Broken Glass by frozen-stocks
There are 10 brushes composed of shattered and broken glasses that you can use freely. Compatible with Photoshop 7 or later versions.

broken glass brushes

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04-Shatter – Glass brushes by archaii
Called Shatter, these brushes are all images of broken glass. There are 8 brushes in this set and one is repeated at two sizes (1800 and 1000). Most brushes are 1000 px, some are a little more. The ABR download is 4.04 MB.

broken glass brushes

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05-Shatter Version 2 by archaii
Here is the second version of Shatter composed mainly of images of broken glasses. There are only 6 brushes in this set, with two of them edited versions. Most brushes are 1024 pixels wide and works with Photoshop CS2 or newer versions.

broken glass brushes

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7 Comments

  1. gorgeous!!!
    I want immediately this effect on my transparent business cards!
    I think could be fantastic on clear pvc.

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  2. Thank you a lot these brushes are very good!

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  3. Perfect! This is that what need 🙂 Thankyou

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  4. these are really cool.. 🙂 this is really helpful, thank you sooo much! 😀

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  5. yeah! nice photoshop brushes dude! big thanks from Indonesia!

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  6. Thank you very much! Great work!

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  7. So very awesome! Thank you!

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