The use of watercolor effect remains to be a hot trend in web design. Designers use either watercolor textures or watercolor Photoshop brushes to create depth and a more artistic look and feel to their site. I also personally like this effect because it is not too distracting and loud and a bit easy to pull off. To help you come up with watercolor effects in your designs, here is a very exhaustive list of quality but free watercolor Photoshop brushes
Vector formats are very useful when making large-format designs since you can scale these drawings into any size you want without losing the quality in terms of sharpness or the crispness of your artwork. Here are 30 sets of people Photoshop brushes featuring silhouettes. Most of these brushes have high resolution suitable even for print.
Still clueless on what to give your loved ones this Valentine’s Day? How about designing a unique and personalized card? That’s a big move isn’t it? Here are plenty of free Photoshop brushes that you can choose from in designing a card for this spacial day.
Free Vintage Photoshop brushes can help you save time and at the same time money in creating awesome retro-looking design in Photoshop. It is not true that retro or vintage designs are outdated and unattractive. Designers can actually come up with a design that is both usable and decorative using a successful and representative styles from the past.
Turn your images into original and impressive creations by using borders and frames. And, if you’re an avid Photoshop user, then customizing a border effect for your favorite photos is a lot easier–through Photoshop brushes. There are actually a lot of free Photoshop brushes specifically intended for making borders and frames effect that you can download.
Swirls and flowers create fresh-looking designs. That is why we see them everywhere…in websites, magazines, advertisements, logos, banners even in scrapbooks. So here, I am posting 18 sets of swirls and flower free Photoshop brushes (or more than 100 free brushes) that you could use to give your design a little kick.
Graffiti is sometimes regarded as a form of art and other times regarded as unsightly damage or unwanted. Graffiti art, also known as street art, has been there for centuries already but it was only in recent years when graffiti made a huge come back. Here are over 500 graffiti background brushes that you can download for free. These graffiti background are useful for designing posters and wallpapers.
Using brushes in Photoshop is a real time-saver for designers. Now, you can easily create effects such as “grunge”, “swirls”, “floral” effects by using brushes. If you want a unique and customized brush, you may go ahead and create your own brush using Photoshop. However, if you are pressed for time, then you may just use the available free brushes that you can download online. But where can you find these brushes?
Another trend that has become increasingly popular in advertising lately is the use of fractals and light effects. But, what are fractals? Fractal art is a form of computer-generated artwork resulting from calculating fractal objects and representing the calculation results as still images, animations, and media.
Grunge designs are still “in” or trendy these days. Just in case you are also fascinated or would like to try the grunge look in your designs, here are some high-quality grunge Photoshop brushes you could use to add effects in your photos such as random patches of dirt, rust and mold to textures in your artwork.