With the abundance of pro-grade boosters released for creators, it is getting more and more fun and fluent to create illustrations of yours. There are various actions and effects to add a spark to your artwork. Or there are Illustrator brushes to help you create a fine graphic masterpiece from scratch.
You’re gonna love the process of using all these free and premium Illustrator brushes since it’s as easy as to snap your fingers. It’s also pretty rejoicing that you are now able to add any touch to your style, from glowing retro brutalism to grunge designs. We’ve hand-selected every pack, there will be anything you need. Watercolor brushes, shaders, ink, paint, and even floral brushes for Illustrator are included to ease and enhance your workflow.
Our Team’s Top Pick
Stipple Brushes for Illustrator
Prepare to onboard your most nostalgic illustrations with a kit of 18 Illustrator brushes. You’ll easily add texture and mood to the shapes, transform regular objects into focal elements. There are 9 brush types, each of them is available in two styles: stroke and stipple brushes to perfectly imbue retro eclectics in your images, posters, ads, and so much more!
Lighthouse Liner Illustrator Brushes
There are 72 Adobe Illustrator brushes with lines, waves, dashes, hatches, asterisks, dots, squares, zigzags, crosses, scatter brushes and more. But don’t rush into closing the toolkit once you try them all out: there are 20 seamless patterns made with the same inky liner.
Vector Watercolor Brushes for Illustrator
A large brush pack of 44 different Adobe Illustrator brushes works perfectly to create flawless floral elements for your posters, business cards, banners, and other creative projects! The brushes consist of 100% authentic stroke assets made on paper then scanned, vectorized, and cleaned.
Memento Illustrator Brushes
You get to work with 12 brushes included in the set, with their own distinctive features and purposes. Give messy hatches, add authentic imagery, obtain the middle ground between an artistic distortion and a clear line art. Create ingenious illustrations, posters, logotypes — anything this set can inspire you for!
Multi-color, Mixed Paint Brushes
This brush pack of Adobe Illustrator paint brushes is the culmination of experiments and planning: every stroke was labored on and carefully scrutinized to ensure that the final effect is convincing. The pack contains 21 easy-color paint brush strokes and 24 color swatches.
Vector Brushes Free
Sometimes it’s just impossible to make hatching look light and natural, it’s so annoying! Take a deep breath and look at what we’ve got: hand-crafted Adobe Illustrator brushes made for easy drawing. There are 18 free pattern brushes to help you achieve a convincing hand-drawn look!
The Fairy Illustrator Brushes
Turn to these 38 hand-drawn Adobe Illustrator brushes & 9 patterns, containing all sorts of strokes you must love on your images, dreamy motives of moose, giraffe skin, and high-flying birds. Just pick the Illustrator brush you need to bring spirit to digital illustrations!
24 Marker Pen Brushes for Adobe Illustrator
Authentically sourced from real pens, these 24 Illustrator marker pen brushes by Spoon Graphics provide a variety of nib styles and sizes, ranging from thin outlining strokes to thick and messy scribbles. With just a single click, you can give your clean and crisp vector paths the appearance of a hand-made doodle.
Floral Flexible Illustrator Brushes
With these beautiful flexible Illustrator brush strokes, you can easily create floral elements and arrangements. Simply draw a path of any shape or size and apply one of the brushes to get instant results that you can edit with ease. These florals will perfectly imbue the romantic aesthetic in your logos, monograms, branding, wedding invitations, stationery, wallpapers.
Mosaic Tile Illustrator Brushes
There are 10 tile brushes for Illustrator and 25 patterns to attain striking realism and draw artworks perfectly imitating physical mosaic art. If you care about minor details as much as we do, there are 15 seamless textures to help you tweak your tiles and choose the best look.
Paper Tooth Line Brushes
Have you ever wanted your vector design work to look like it’s been printed? Then this set of Illustrator brushes is what you’re looking for. Apply the brush pack to get a printed look, simulating ink creeping into the “tooth” of the paper. Brushes come in 4 various styles to create a more dramatic effect.
Free Linocut & Woodcut Brushes for Illustrator
The set of 25 free Adobe Illustrator brushes by Spoon Graphics help you carve your own digital designs while achieving the linocut and woodcut vintage look. Choose from a range of brush shapes, including tapered strokes, texture fills, split brushes, and edge shading to construct your illustration with realistic techniques!
Woodcuts Illustrator Brushes Set
More 55 no-stretch brushes and 15 woodcut patterns with free textures as a bonus! For your comfort, there’re multiple versions of each Illustrator brush, like the mirror ones. But of course, the brush pack doesn’t miss two basic versions, clean and rough. Vary the style of modern and vintage look.
Stipple Shading Brushes for Illustrator
The fine-liner, and a bunch of excitements to create Illustrator brushes for your graphic experiments! Every stroke of these high-quality brushes by Spoon Graphics is meant to become something unique. Discover this free pack of eight stipple shading brushes to easily draw grungy details onto your artwork.
Classic Chalk — Brushes+Patterns
As a medium, chalk has just so many uses — for menu boards, hand-lettering, and as a learning aid in the classroom. This set of authentically detailed, digital chalk brushes for Adobe Illustrator CS5+ is no different! Being sourced from actual chalk makes these as realistic as a vector chalk brush stroke can get.
Fine Liner Brushes & Patterns
Pleased to present this versatile brush set packed with Illustrator line art brushes of various styles: straight and rough, dots and dashes, stippling, hatching, zigzags, and more. Most of the brushes use the pattern brushes feature, which tiles a section along the stroke, that the brushes don’t over-stretch on long strokes.
Free Japan Brushes for Illustrator
This brush set contains 39 high-quality Illustrator ink pen brushes intended for designers and artists. You can now easily master the skill of traditional Asian calligraphy without spending a cent to realize your dream! Draw stunning imagery and use it to decorate your cards, posters, labels, packaging, and more.
Flow Brushes For Illustrator
The pack contains 68 brushes for Adobe Illustrator, seasoned with a clean modern style of contemporary art. Even though they’re no-stretch, the lines turn out to be soft and clean anyway, which adds a handicraft feeling. You’ll access an endless amount of graphics, poster ideas, commercial projects!
Fabric Kingdom Illustrator Edition
Fabric Kingdom is a huge graphic pack founded on the passion to layer styles. It delivers a larger pack with all you need to create adorable, eye-catching designs that will stand out as easy as possible: 14 graphic styles, over 500 vector illustrations, and 280+ stitch brushes.
Real Marker Brushes for Illustrator
These markers were scanned in 2400 dpi, cleaned, sharpened, released from boring white pixels, separated on layers, then taken back to original size with 300 dpi, which provides maximum quality. Afterward 25 Illustrator marker brush styles were imported to the Brush Library for you to draw!
Illustrator Vintage Engraving Brushes
Inside you’ll find a huge set of 70 Illustrator brush assets to suit your every need. Using the halftone vector brushes is simple: just lay down the strokes with Illustrator’s brush tool and select a suitable brush. What’s even cooler, you’ll save lots of time by using the multi-lined Illustrator brushes to create retro effect!
Free Spray Paint Stipple Brushes for Illustrator
The author of these vector brushes got his inspiration from modern illustrations made with spray paints. So if you’d like to create similar graphics, you can just use these free Illustrator brushes! The brush pack contains stipple and spay brushes of various intensity.
Graphic Beats Illustrator Brushes
Bigger than some of the other brush packs, these vector brushes and symbols were designed to update a toolbox with hundreds of expressive artistic assets. The collection has 330 vector brushes, speech bubbles, swooshes, splashes, and tons of other high-resolution drawings and paintings available.
Free Vintage Shading Brushes for Adobe Illustrator
Give your creative projects an old etched or engraved appearance with 30 free brushes for Illustrator by Spoon Graphics. These pattern brushes feature a variety of hand-drawn lines, that can be used to apply shading to your design work. After being scanned from hand-made pen strokes, they were then processed into Illustrator brushes that repeat along paths of any length without deforming.
Grain Shader Brushes For Illustrator
Add depth, grain, shadow, and form to your work with the grain shader brush set, 25 ultra-shady Illustrator scatter brushes. Featuring a diverse selection of authentic textures, these halftone vector brushes are ideal for adding everything from bold, grunge shading and drop shadows to subtle speckle accents and detailed grain overlays.
Arrow Head Vector Set
It’s all here: from basic arrows symbolizing motion, transition or repeats to the most grotesque and inventive directions! However, it doesn’t matter how bizarre included doodles are, you can master each Illustrator brush that comes along. Simply apply any of 20 strokes to a shape, path, or drawing.
60 Vector Texture Brushes
We bet you won’t say no to the custom-made texture Illustrator brush, imitating crosshatching, fuzz, or shading spray! From subtle to heavy, this set has everything you need to prepare the visual candy for any project: kids illustrations, fan art, client and personal projects.
80’s Press — Illustrator Brushes
As the other brush packs by Guerillacraft, this ultimate collection of retro styles, actions & brushes for Adobe Illustrator is splendid! Inspired by 80’s text effects and cheap one-color print techniques used in comic books, on LP covers or posters from that era. Use 80’s press in your poster, lettering or one-color logo designs.
Retro Cartoon Mascot Toolkit
A complete toolkit of time-saving stamp brushes and ink art brushes for drawing retro style mascots! Become a retro cartoonist for a while, creating rubberhose or inkblot style cartoon characters, sports & product mascots. There are 250 Vector AI files for use in Illustrator, including brushes, and pre-drawn cartoon elements.
Vector Brushes Collection
Minimalistic as they are, these Illustrator brushes get their inspiration from traditional Asian calligraphy, line art and vintage motifs. Discover tons of different stippling variations, and a little free sample Illustrator brush pack to check it out yourself and make the final conclusion about their awesomeness.
DupliTone Halftones for Illustrator
Get aged, lo-fi halftone shading better than anything on the market! With these Adobe Illustrator brushes, create diverse halftone effects with no complex settings, but just the pencil tool. Every Illustrator brush can be used for shading and texturing. Choose between traditional, rough or squeaky clean smooth halftones.
Gouache Shader Brushes Illustrator
If you’ve ever seen graphics with rich classic textures full of depth, this brush pack is for you. It will help you achieve the desired effect with ease (and probably a smile on your face). 53 gouache brushes for Adobe Illustrator are entirely flexible when used for posters, books, scalable artwork, and other creative projects.
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