Adobe Illustrator Brush Sets
Take your Illustrator superpowers to the next level with these hand-made Adobe Illustrator brushes. We’ve created several brush sets over the years from real brushes, paints, pens, and other household materials for use in our illustration work. Here are some of our favorites for you to download and use for your next project.
These unique brushes won’t only improve your illustrations, they will save you hours of time, just as they have for us. At these prices, they pay for themselves many times over with the first use!
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Our brushes are compatible with Adobe Illustrator CC, CS6, and CS4 running on Macintosh and Windows computers.
Save money with the Illustrator Brush Megapack.
Only $50 for all 6 Brush Sets ($85 if purchased individually)
Includes 93 total Illustrator brushes in the following brush packs:
Sharpie Brush Set (32 brushes)
Liner Brush Set (12 brushes)
Grunge Sponge Set (10 brushes)
Bristle Brush Set (13 brushes)
Nasty Brush Set (17 brushes)
Rough Script Pen Brush Set (9 brushes)
All made from scans of hand drawn textures and lovingly created into vector brushes.
The set includes 4 brush packs based on scans of real Sharpie Markers — all at various stages of life: New, Regular, Dry and Dead.
Each pack includes 8 length variations as well as an infinite pattern brush (totaling 32 unique brushes) so your illustrations will look consistent — no matter how long or short your line is.
Made from the crustiest brush in the bin—that cheap one that didn’t get cleaned well last time and has crunchy, stuck together bristles. But boy, does it shine as an expressive texture brush!
Includes 17 total brushes:
11 wicked brush strokes
6 gnarly palette knife smears
Made from scans of textures made by actual household cleaning sponges. These brushes add a nice chunky, earthy texture to your vectors, giving them a hand-made look.
This pack includes 7 pattern brush variations and 3 art brushes that work together to complement any illustration project that needs some grit and texture.
The set includes 9 scatter brushes, made from scans of round bristle brushes, with different levels of density and softness – great for deep dark textures or soft shadows.
It also includes 4 art brushes with the same brush, to add a complementary feel when you use them together in your illustration work.
These brushes are made from scans of brush pens and liner brushes. The main liner brush includes 6 brush lengths as well as an infinite pattern brush for those super long strokes, so your art will look consistent throughout.
It also includes 6 art brushes for adding even more texture and hand-made feel to your illustration work.
Looking for an elegant way to create that hand drawn script look?
The set includes 9 brushes — each designed to work as a system to build a custom script logo or type treatment. Simply create each curve and apply the corresponding brush. Connect them together to create a cohesive and memorable script with an elegant, hand-drawn look.