The 62 best free Photoshop brushes

Brushes can save some serious time when adding design flourishes, so we've rounded up our favourite free Photoshop brushes.

45. Star brushes

Free Photoshop brushes star brushes

Add a twinkle with these free Photoshop star brushes

Here are six high resolution star brushes from artist Austin Pickrell. And they're yours, "just have fun," says the artist, "and I would love to see what people do with them... and if you make millions from your piece, I want a helicopter."

Limitations: none

46. Photoshop flourish

Free Photoshop brushes flourish

These free Photoshop brushes are great for nature-related designs

Front end web developer and designer John Horoszewski created this free brush pack, which is made up of various flourish, vine and leaf designs.

Limitations: none

47. TC magic spells: moon

Free Photoshop brushes moon

These moon brushes are the result of a collaboration at Treehouse Charms

A quirky set of 21 brushes, each related to the overall theme of "the moon", and featuring a mythological bias. Great for adding some whimsy, or accenting original illustrations.

Limitations: none

48. Fairy tales brush set

Free Photoshop brushes fairy tales

Quickly create fantasy backgrounds with this brush set

A useful collection of fractal renders at up to 2500px, gathered together under the theme of fairy tales due to their other-worldly appearance.

Limitations: none

49. Heads up display pack

free Photoshop brushes HUD

Get creative with these Heads Up Display Photoshop Brushes

A set of 30 high-resolution brushes that provide all the elements of a HUD in the style of Iron Man. Includes brilliant details such as exploded diagrams and topographical renderings.

Limitations: non-commercial only

50. Dynamic light special FX brushes

free Photoshop brushes dynamic light

Create stunning light special effects with these free Photoshop brushes

Create special lighting effects by using these brushes in combination with layer blending modes such as screen or vivid light.

Limitations: none

51. Night sky brushes

free Photoshop brushes night sky

13 large brushes represent the night sky in this set

This set of brushes includes 13 different night sky elements including space dust, stars and moons.

Limitations: none

52. Sparkle brush

free Photoshop brushes glitter

Glittery swirls and individual sparkles are included in this pack

A nice and simple brush that adds a sprinkle of diffused light orbs to bring a Disney-esque magic sparkle to your work.

Limitations: none

53. Starfield

free Photoshop brushes star

Four brushes from StarwaltDesign

Four brushes, each at 2500px square, allowing you to quickly create detailed star patterns and celestial dust clouds.

Limitations: personal use only; cannot be redistributed

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