26 Sets of Free Paisley Photoshop Brushes to Download

Paisley background designs have been in fashion for more than a hundred years. This twisted tear-drop design and pattern has a long and varied history, involving Scottish shawls, the Franco-Prussian war and the swinging sixties. Today, paisley background is currently going through a revival as exhibited in some of the current collections. Paisley designs are not just common in fashion industry. You see them in interior decorations as well as in online and web designs.

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In this post, we put together over a hundred paisley background designs in 26 Photoshop brush sets. Most of these brushes are high-res and useful even for those projects that you intend to print later. These brushes are perfect for creating retro and decorative backgrounds for greeting cards, party invitation cards, for website background designs, among other things. If you need more paisley designs, then check out our collection of beautiful seamless paisley patterns. I am sure you are going to love them as well.


FREE PAISLEY BACKGROUND PHOTOSHOP BRUSHES

To download the set of brushes that you want, simply click on the title for each entry (in blue text) and it will take you to the source page where you can download and get more information about the brushes.

01:  PAISLEY DESIGN BRUSHES + IMAGE PACK

a set of Photoshop brushes and composed of 24 paisley design images. The paisley design brushes are high-resolution at around 2000 pixels wide. They also have realistic gold foil texture.

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02:  PAISLEY SKETCHES BRUSHES

A set of 29 high-resolution brushes featuring various sketched paisley background elements — paisley shapes, as well as little ornaments and embellishments that usually come with a paisley pattern. Use them to create your own paisley designs.

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03:  FREE PAISLEY BRUSHES

A set of 28 brushes featuring different paisley background and designs. It also includes flowers and other decorative elements that usually come with paisley designs.

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04:  HIGH-RESOLUTION PAISLEY BRUSHES

Here is a set of high-resolution brushes featuring drawings and vectors. Includes various shapes and designs of paisley elements.

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05:  PAISLEY PARADE

This set includes 14 Photoshop brushes that are compatible with Photoshop CS4. The preview below shows how the brushes would look like on both dark and light backgrounds.

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06:  FUNKY PAISLEY BRUSHES

Here is a set of funky paisley background brushes you can use in your designs for free. The set includes some fancy brushes and some plain ones for you to dress up however you like.

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07:  PAISLEY DOODLE BRUSHES

This set of paisley background designs features sketchbook doodles. The download pack includes a Photoshop ABR brush file, the terms of use, plus an image pack of transparent PNGs.

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08:  FLOWERS AND PAISLEYS BRUSHES

A set of 5 high-resolution paisley background brushes featuring flowers and paisleys you can use even for commercial purposes.

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09:  FREE PHOTOSHOP PAISLEY BRUSHES

A free set of beautiful paisley background brushes for Photoshop, all as vector images. It also includes some smaller pattern fill elements. The average brush resolution for the paisley motifs is about 1500 pixels.

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10: PAISLEY DESIGN BRUSHES FOR PHOTOSHOP

These paisley background brushes are high-resolution and compatible with Photoshop 7.0 up to Photoshop CS5 (and new versions). Use them to make new design projects whether it be digital scrapbooks , wedding invitation designs, web design, print design projects, paper towels, wallpapers, tee shirts and … possibilities are endless!

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11:  PAISLEY BRUSHES FOR PHOTOSHOP

A huge pack of 16 paisley background brushes that you can use for personal, non-commercial projects only. It also includes flourishes and flowers for “filling” the empty paisleys.

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12:  INDIAN PAISLEY BRUSHES

A set of 10 high-resolution paisley background featuring Indian paisley shapes. These brushes are ideal for both web and print designs because of their resolution and details. These images have sketchy look and are high-res at 300 DPI.

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13:  INDIAN PAISLEYS AND DECORATIVE ELEMENTS

This brush set is a collections of Indian paisleys and small decorative motifs ( 3 main paisley and 16 decorative elements). You can use the smaller decorative brushes to decorate the bigger high-resolution paisley shapes. The brushes were created in Photoshop CS3 so they should also work with any CS version of the program.

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14:  PAISLEY WITH DECORATIVE MOTIFS

Here is another set of 13 brushes  consisting two main paisley shapes and 11 decorative paisley design elements. Make your own paisley designs using these brushes. These are high-resolution brushes and compatible with Adobe Photoshop CS3.

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15:  HAND DRAWN PAISLEY BRUSHES

A lovely set of six paisley brushes in compatible with Photoshop CS2 and later versions. These paisley designs also sport a sketchy look perfect for a personal look in your designs.

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16:  MIX SIZED PAISLEY BRUSHES

This pack includes 14 paisley design brushes in various sizes and resolutions.

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17:  HOLLOW PAISLEY BRUSHES

This is a huge set of 54 paisley brushes  for Photoshop CS4. The brushes are in large, medium and small resolution. Mix and match them to create your unique paisley designs.

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18: INDIAN PAISLEYS + DECORATIONS

A collections of 22 brushes consisting main paisley background designs and 19 small decorative elements you can use to make your own unique paisley ornaments.

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19:  PAISLEY BRUSH SET

A set of 37 paisley designs you can use to make backgrounds and patterns.

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20:  RETRO PAISLEY BRUSHES FOR PHOTOSHOP

A set of 16 high-resolution paisley and flourishes plus retro design elements such as  circles, swirls, stars, etc. These brushes feature vector images, making them suitable even for high-resolution or large-printing designs. Each brush size is around 2500 pixels.

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21: PAISLEY ORNAMENT BRUSHES

Here is another set of 24 high-resolution Photoshop brushes in different sizes and variations (largest around 1024px). These are compatible with any version of Photoshop. The brushes feature original sketches of paisleys.

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22:   PAISLEY SWIRLS BRUSHES

This set of brushes includes five images featuring high-resolution and crisp decorative paisleys.

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23:  PAISLEY SCRIBBLES BRUSHES

This set consists 18 sketchy paisley designs in various sizes.

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24:  DOODLED PAISLEY SHAPES

NOTE: This is not a brush set but a set of custom shapes set that you can use to create brushes in Photoshop. Or, you can use them in your designs via the shapes panel.

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25:  FREE PAISLEY PHOTOSHOP BRUSHES

A set of paisley designs. These brushes feature a sketchy look. This set includes 10 brushes, the largest is 2300 pixels.

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26:  PAISLEY PHOTOSHOP AND GIMP BRUSHES

A set of 37 brushes consisting various paisley background elements. These are compatible with Photoshop and GIMP. This pack also includes tons of the “classic” paisley shapes, as well as some embellishments (like little flowers, swirls, etc) that you can combine with paisleys.

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