11. Wild Youth
Wild Youth is beautiful hand-drawn brush font from designer Jeremy Vessey. Available on Behance, Wild Youth is described as 'a modern font with the distinct influence of adventure and the great outdoors'. Perfect for logos, quotes, stationary, apparel and much more, Wild Youth is free for both personal and commercial use.
Hand brushed by Ieva Mezule, Banaue is a handwritten free brush font with a homemade look. The name is taken from the Philippines – Banaue being a place in the north where rice terraces stretch around mountains, hence the local rice planter featured in the main image. Banaue features 104 characters, with all the basic glyphs.
13. Summer Hearts
Summer Hearts is a hand-painted, all-caps brush typeface designed by Hustle Supply Co, aka Jeremy Vessey, a type designer based in Charlottetown, Canada. The slightly spiky nature of these letterforms would make this free brush font great for a variety of print and digital projects, including posters, branding and logo design.
This font was designed by Jroh Creative, a creative agency based in Aceh in Indonesia. Selima is a beautiful and elegant brush font, which is free for both personal and commercial use. Its curved letterforms are combined with slightly raw edges to give a haphazard, free feel.
Kust is another font created by fashion designer and painter Ieva Mezule. The letters were drawn on hard paper with a thick brush using pure black ink. Featuring 80 characters, every letter has a unique structure, with a distorted look.
Beacon is a wonderfully fluid serifed typeface created by Cuong Truong Van. Free to download for both personal and commercial use, this font is packed with idiosyncrasies that are sure to add some personality to your work. We particularly like how the open letters and uneven curves give this font a rough wobbly finish.
17. Ampad Brush
Thanks to its fading brush marks, Ampad Brush creates a distressed look as the letters appear to be scraped across the screen. Made by Gene Gilmore, Ampad Brush is the go-to typeface if you're looking to inject a sense of horror to your artwork. Ampad comes in four different styles, so you can pick the best one to suit your project.
18. True Lies
Screeching over the page like a car burning rubber, Jonathan Harris' True Lies font is free to download for personal use. As well as covering the alphabet, this typeface also includes numbers, symbols and punctuation marks. With a gritty, uneven finish and not a serif to be seen, True Lies is sure to make your text look rough and ready.
19. Goatskin Brush
The broad ink strokes in Måns Grebäck's Goatskin Brush are ideal for artists looking to add a splash of Asian influence to their work. Carefully simulating the type of marks you would expect to find in East Asian calligraphy, Goatskin Brush is the best of both worlds as it adapts the style to fit the English alphabet. Including uppercase and lowercase words, plus a selection of punctuation marks, Goatskin Brush is a must-have typeface for your toolkit.
20. Levi Brush
This free brush font was designed by the Romanian designer Levi Szekeres. The paint splatter holds similarities to album covers from David Guetta's 'One Love' to Coldplay's 'Viva la Vida'. A variation called Levi ReBrushed is also available for free and includes variations on the paint splatter.