Perfect Illustrator Brushes
Illustrator brushes can be used to add dimensions and texture to your paintings and designs.
We’ve got a doozy today!
In today’s list, you’ll find 52 free and premium unique Illustrator brushes to help fill in and paint your projects. Yes, 52.
And don’t forget to check out our tutorial on How to Install and Use Brushes in Adobe Illustrator. Taking a few minutes to look it over will save you hours of irritation!
Bring a little zest to your next painting with this set of 65 arcylic paint stroke vector brushes. The pack, created by Medialoot's Tony Thomas, comes with varying brush sizes, tip shapes, and tip softnesses. You can use this comprehensive set of Illustrator brushes for painting, logos, or backgrounds.
Is this pack of 20 multicolored Illustrator brushes absolute perfection? Yes!
Are we biased because our in-house designer, Diego, made them? Not at all!
From ink strokes and brush strokes to premade graphic styles, this pack of premium Illustrator contains everything you need to take your design project to the next level.
Another Medialoot designer, Tony Thomas, created this pack of 35 Acrylic paint strokes. Made using different brushes, tips, and shapes, the acrylic paint brushes are easy to download, easy to install, and even easier to start using!
Before you tell us you can't paint with crayons, let me stop you. You very much can and with this pack of 20 crayon brushes, you'll really want to! Diego handmade the crayon strokes found in this pack, making them perfect for filling or drawing lines.
Finding the right ink pen brush can be tedious, luckily we've found this pack for you! It has a total of 20 fine ink brushes and they're thin and imperfect which makes it give that realistic hand-drawn look.
If your design is looking for the ultimate brush pack then this Illustrator pack set would come in handy. This brush pack is perfect for geometric forms, font creation with a grungy effect thrown into the mix.
The Handmade Texture Vector Brushes come in a set of 16 vector brushes that give that "scatter" effect on your design along with a halftone grunge feel.
Add a bit of magic with this Fairy Dust Sparkling brush set with it's ability to change the stroke color and color of the brushes!
If it's a smoke effect you want, then this high quality brush set would be the right one for you! Just make sure that you have a minimum o 4GB RAM and 2GB VGA card memory since these brushes are heavy textured.
These wonderful watercolor brush strokes make for a great background and has 34 unique vector watercolor brushes to choose from!
Introducing the Crayon Brushes that has 64 vector brushes for Illustrator, and the best part about this set is that it's compatible with Illustrator and CS5 and later.
This would be a perfect choice for images that need sewing stitches and for any fashion illustrations. It comes with an instruction page making it simple and easy to use.
Looking for a brush kit that is able to create stunning graphics with a handmade feel? Then look no further than this Vector Dry Brush for Illustrator.
Texture and authenticity - the description of the Real World Vector Brushes pack. Increasing or decreasing your stroke weight with this pack can make the effects bigger or smaller, depending on how you see fit.
Medialoot has created a pack of 16 handmade Illustrator brushes that you can use to add thick or thin inky strokes to your projects.
When dealing with the details of vintage or retro designs, this brush pack definitely has you covered! It includes 20 Dust & Noise brushes that's sure to give that unique pattern for your image design!
A huge set of different multi-colored brushes that look textured and can be used for any painting.
This makes for a perfect hand-drawn tattoo feel and even works well with iPad Pro/Apple Pencil.
A collection of vector Illustrator brushes that come in watercolor, pencil, charcoal, and even marker.
Bristly, dry brush stroke options that can be used to add a rough texture to your artwork.
Clean boarder brushes that can be as thin or thick as you want.
A set of gorgeous halftone brushes that add a gritty, grainy feel to designs.
A collection of scatter, monochrome, three-colored, and pattern brushes for a variety of feels and styles.
A set of chalk brushes that can be used in Illustrator to create a crafty feeling.
This pack has multiple realistic glitter brushes that were sourced from real glitter, making them gorgeous and authentic.
A set of 24 handmade vector brushes that vary in thickness, style, and texture.
The varying textures and weights of these brushes make them adaptable enough to be used as boarders or fillers.
A gorgeous set of amazing metallic-looking brushes that will add a decadence to your paintings.
A set that was specifically made for cartoonists, artists, and sketchers, these shaking sketch lines should be kept in anyone’s arsenal.
These vibrant, natural brushes have a depth that make them look extremely real.
These very grungy, very rough and uneven brushes are ideal for more visceral artwork.
With this huge pack of Illustrator brushes, you’ll get ballpoint pens, graphite, and inky options, all perfect for sketching and filling.
Based on an in depth study of artistic techniques, these stippling brushes will give you the tools for shading, building up tones, and adding texture.
In this set of 25 brushes, you’ll get a diverse range of authentic, beautiful textured options.
If you want to add a vintage look to your paintings or sketches, you’ll love these cross-hatched pattern brushes.
Coming with 32 unique brushes, this set of brushes looks aged and antiqued, perfect for very specific designs.
If you need to add wisps of smoke to your paintings, look no further than this set of realistic and colorful smoke brushes.
The detail in these marker pen stroke brushes is perfect for more modern pieces of art.
With these brushes, you won’t need all the specialty tools typically required to linocut and woodcut your illustrations.
A little more unique than most of the options on this list, these brushes add an abstract element to paintings, making them perfect for decoration.
These splatter and smear paint brushes are a great choice if you don’t want neat and orderly paintings.
In the realm of modern art, nothing serves as a better tool than metallic Illustrator brushes, which add vivid color and depth to artwork.
The subtle feeling of these brushes beautifully mimic real paint brushes, making them perfect for your designs.
The brushes in this pack were specifically designed to be used in the drawing and painting of floral and fauna.
You can use these delicate, detailed brushes to actually draw feathers, or anything else that requires meticulous attention to detail.
Reminiscent of the 90s, these bold and vibrant brush strokes can be used in Illustrator to craft vivid paintings.
To get that freshly painted, rolled look, these brushes will more than provide you with enough options.
Getting back to the basics, these Illustrator brushes work like chunky permanent markers, reminding artists of their days of doodling in class.
Whether it’s for boarders, filling, or lettering, these versatile ink brushes give stunning, clean results.
These watercolor brushes also come with a sample tutorial that will show you the best ways to utilize the unique and beautiful brushes.
We try to end with the best! These ink vector brushes are vintage, classic examples of how to artfully add grungy strokes to any painting or piece of art.