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250 Hi Res Splatter, Spray, & Watercolor Photoshop Brushes

Don’t have the time to buy the right materials and create your own traditional-style-painting Photoshop Brushes? Maybe you just don’t know where to start? No worries – we’ve found nearly 250 of the best Splatter, Paint, Spray, and Watercolor brushes that we think you’ll love!

Messy Spraypaint Photoshop Brushes

Free Hi-Res Messy Spraypaint Brushes

10 especially messy Hi-Resolution spraypaint brushes for your personal enjoyment, provided by the wonderful BittBox.

Hi-Res Watercolor Brushes

18 Hi-Res Watercolor Photoshop Brushes

Another brilliant creation from the folks over at BittBox – this time, a set of 18 huge Watercolor Photoshop Brushes.

Hi-Res Watercolor Brushes

20 More Hi Resolution Watercolor Photoshop Brushes

As if the first set wasn’t enough for us, there is an additional set of 20 more Hi-Res Watercolor Photoshop Brushes put together by BittBox. These brushes are perfect for putting together traditional style paintings right in Photoshop!

Acryllic Photoshop Brushes

Free Acrylic Photoshop Brushes

We’ve featured these before, but the shoreways fabulous pack of Free Acrylic Photoshop Brushes is not something that you should be missing in your arsenal of resources.

Hard Brush Strokes

Hard Brush Stroke Photoshop Brushes

Some really great, grungy, hard brush strokes put together by Eugene Ang.

Photoshop Splatter Brush Set

A free splatter brush set containing 8 different brushes, designed by BenBlogged.com.

Photoshop Splatter Brushes

10 Hi-Res Splatter Photoshop Brushes

These are some of the top quality Splatter Brushes I’ve come across, and the best part is, they’re all free and very large!

Photoshop Splatter Brush Set

Vector Style Splatter Brush Set

20 more splatter brushes, but in a more opaque form for different styles of design than some of the more traditional style brushes.

Spray Paint Photoshop Brushes

Go Media Spray Paint Photoshop Brushes

Go Media’s got an incredible set of 7 hi-resolution Photoshop Brushes (2,500 px!) for creating your own sprays in your designs! Scroll down the page a bit to find’em.

Gradient Splatter Brushes

Gradient Splats Brush Set

A pack of 29 inky, smeary, dirty splatter brushes designed by Guerilla Graphics.

Hi-Res Grunge Splatter Brushes

Hi-Res Grunge Ink Splatter Brushes

Download an extra 9 Hi-Resolution Grunge Ink Splatter Brushes, hand splattered by Dominik Lenk for the entire design community.

Hi-Res Splatter Brushes

Hi-Res Splatter Brushes

This massive set of 41 splatter brushes definitely deserves some attention, and probably even a download. Oh, and many of the brushes in the set are up to 2500 px.

Spray Splatter Brushes

8 Pack of Spray Brushes

8 more spraypaint brushes to add to your growing collection, all free to use in both personal and commercial work!

Paint Smudge Brushes

Paint Smudge Brushes

A unique pack of 14 smudged paint Photoshop Brushes created using watercolors.

Download Our Exclusive Spray Brushes

We’ve got a great collection of High Resolution Spray Brushes ourselves! You can also see what other Photoshop Brushes we’ve collected or developed.

Did we miss any? Feel free to add your favorites in the discussion — maybe we’ll add them to the list!

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    very cool… i like all..thanks..

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    splatter photoshop brushes (1 Point) October 16, 2010 at 5:28 am

    Very nice indeed. Keep up the great posts!

    Thanks!

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    ink splatter photoshop brushes (2 Points) October 16, 2010 at 5:26 am

    Great sets! The odd broken link I think (or my internet is being dodgy!)

    Thank you!

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    pdf search engine (1 Point) October 2, 2010 at 3:40 pm

    Grate spray brushes. Thanks for sharing good in formations.

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    Quince (1 Point) October 1, 2010 at 4:27 am

    the brushes are ill they upped ma level a notch . . .thanks ey!

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    โหลดเพลง ฟรี (1 Point) October 1, 2010 at 3:23 am

    very nice good

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    uae jobs (1 Point) August 30, 2010 at 3:14 pm

    Really a grate collection of splatter watercolor brushes. Thanks for sharing

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    sandra (1 Point) July 15, 2010 at 5:39 pm

    estan de lujo gracias por la aportacion!!!

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    โหลดเพลง mp3 (1 Point) June 9, 2010 at 4:56 am

    Great!! for tips ,Thank you.

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    โหลดเพลงฟรี (1 Point) June 5, 2010 at 12:03 am

    Great!! for tips ,Thank you.

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    เว็บโหลดเพลงฟรี (1 Point) June 1, 2010 at 2:52 am

    ………………….

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    เว็บโหลดเพลงฟรี (1 Point) June 1, 2010 at 2:50 am

    สุดยอด

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    โหลดเพลงฟรี (1 Point) May 29, 2010 at 1:44 pm

    Nice all, Thank you.

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    Moda (1 Point) May 23, 2010 at 3:09 pm

    Very usefull links, thank you.

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    Theraisa K (1 Point) April 20, 2010 at 11:09 am

    Awesome. I’ve been finding it difficult to find Hi-Res Photoshop brushes on the web. I’m glad I came across this resource. Thanks!

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    kavyasudah34 (1 Point) April 5, 2010 at 3:02 pm

    This is really good! thanks !! post to webmaster “legitimate work at home jobs”

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    โหลดเพลง (1 Point) March 29, 2010 at 3:58 am

    Nice Brush, Thank you for your share!

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    julia (1 Point) March 8, 2010 at 5:56 am

    Hi!
    I found your web site through google.Principally,site is interesting, but I know,that maxx-marketing.de can make it better.
    Best wishes

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    เพลงใหม่ล่าสุด (1 Point) February 2, 2010 at 9:25 pm

    great tutorial . Thanks523

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    ร้านค้าออนไลน์ (1 Point) February 2, 2010 at 6:03 am

    Thank so much man

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    เพลงใหม่ล่าสุด (1 Point) February 2, 2010 at 2:21 am

    great tutorial . Thanks516

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    โหลดเพลงฟรี (1 Point) February 1, 2010 at 3:31 am

    great tutorial . Thanks511

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    เพลงใหม่ล่าสุด (1 Point) January 30, 2010 at 9:44 pm

    wow thanks so much.

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    Типография (1 Point) December 18, 2009 at 12:33 pm

    it`s good!!!!
    thank you

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    Jehzeel Laurente (1 Point) October 12, 2009 at 6:06 am

    great sets! I’m gonna download alllll of it! :)

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    Lubasa (1 Point) June 26, 2009 at 3:42 pm

    woa nice sets of brushs =3 luv it

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    Mary Anne (1 Point) June 10, 2009 at 11:34 am

    This will help those students who are afraid to draw

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    Christophe Berlin (1 Point) May 27, 2009 at 1:04 pm

    I freek’n luv’em. One Luv!

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    Jen Dyck (1 Point) April 22, 2009 at 9:22 pm

    Thanks, David!! :) I love your brushes!! :D You’ve got a super awesome style!!! I can’t wait to see more of your works! <3

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    Thank you very much, i like them !

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    Lela Siregar (1 Point) March 10, 2009 at 3:54 am

    Thank you so much for sharing all these great things !

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    Hosting Reviews (1 Point) October 13, 2008 at 5:43 pm

    The Hard brushes are way cool!

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    Pat Arlt (1 Point) August 30, 2008 at 7:56 pm

    Great Collection!

    just want to say that I have a few freebies like these on my site…
    Spray Paint
    Ink Splats

    Again thanks for collecting all of these and keeping up on the great tutorials.

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    You are beautiful!
    Thanks so much!

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    web design chennai (1 Point) August 22, 2008 at 7:12 am

    Great Tutorials

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    Benny’s Free Buttons (1 Point) August 21, 2008 at 7:19 pm

    These are great. Whoever thought that messy, splattery textures would be so popular? It seems that for decades, “good” design meant “clean” or “precise.”

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    andromeda (1 Point) August 16, 2008 at 11:14 pm

    @Jana: HI, actually i would like to let you know that i like a lot your arvertiment, on the other hand i think that it would be better if we will keep continue keep in touch just to exchage about many interested photoshopthemes like brushes…
    Andromeda
    thanks…
    i hope you llike this …

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    It really is a great collection of brushes. They can be used for all sorts of things and in all sorts of ways, thanks David!

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    cchana (1 Point) August 15, 2008 at 6:21 am

    Really nice collection of brushes here. got some great ideas of how to use some of them too. As Cord: mentiond, some good resource links too!

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    @Cpt. Crayon: Definitely will be adding a “Resources” link to the main menu very soon. Thanks for the suggestion.

    Be sure to thank the authors of these brushes themselves if you use them. Just as a courtesy, you know? At least for myself, I really am overjoyed when I hear that folks like what I make available on the Internet. Glad so many of you are finding these to be so useful!

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    I am more intrested in Textures as inspired by strecth effect

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    Great list, I’m definitely going to use quite a few of these. Thanks!

    Not only do the specific resources help, but the links highlight some quality websites. Definitely going to come in handy.

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    creativepaintballer (1 Point) August 14, 2008 at 2:08 pm

    great list of brushes… thanks for making life easier!

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    Tom Ross (1 Point) August 14, 2008 at 12:15 pm

    Awesome list David, I’ll definitely get to use most of those! Thanks for sharing :)

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    Cpt. Crayon (1 Point) August 14, 2008 at 11:14 am

    Perhaps if these types of tutorials continue, you could add a “resources” section to the site.

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    Hi is there way to publish your own tutorial on this website and get paid like on ehow you write and get paid

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    @LBrother: In my own creative work, I usually don’t like reusing the same resources over and over — so I tend to find new textures/brushes/etc, or build my own from scratch in new pieces. There are exceptions of course, and organizing some on my computer (or using presets) can really cut time down while working.

    @ferdinand: Thanks for sharing those ferdinand. Personally, the acrylic and watercolor themed brushes are some of my favorites :)

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    Drasik (1 Point) August 14, 2008 at 8:09 am

    Hi david!

    Thaks for all.

    Pleas join http://drasik-design.blogspot.com/

    Really nice works and nice blog!

    Thanks.
    Drasik.

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    Oh thank you thank you thank you soo much!I already have one set of Hi-Res watercolor brushes and if you use some really hot saturated colors, I tell you, you gain some hot effects! Now I’ll even have more to choose from :)

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    ferdinand (1 Point) August 14, 2008 at 6:29 am

    This is a great collection. I think no one can beat BittBox’s Brushes. They’re amazing.
    Anyways, if 250 brushes aren’t enough for you, I’ve got another 50 Hi-Res Watercolour Brushes at fudgegraphics.

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    LBrother (1 Point) August 14, 2008 at 4:37 am

    I always love your collections. Textures, Brushes… it’s really helpful that you take them together to one page.
    One question: Do you – as designer – save your textures on your computer or do you everytime search the web for them when you need one? And when you found a good texture, do you just copy it into photoshop or do you save it?

    Greetings,
    LBrother

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    Thomas | Brush King (1 Point) August 14, 2008 at 3:32 am

    Great Selection, thanks

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    Htoo Tay Zar (1 Point) August 14, 2008 at 3:14 am

    Thanks a lot for Awesome Brushes collection. I like to use watercolor fx since i visited webdesignerwall. I’ll try these brushes tonight. + Delicious

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    @liam & @MikeWhoBikes: Definitely will be utilizing some of these in future Tutorials here at T9. We’ll try to stray from tutorials that are too specific if possible. I like being able to provide lessons that can be built upon and applied over and over in different areas.

    @Eli: Bittbox brushes are usually top notch :) They’re the ones I used to create the lead image actually.

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    When I read the title I knew there would be Bittbox brushes on the list :) Bittbox really have some awesome brushes on their site, and they’re probably the best quality out there.

    Nice roundup.

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    MikeWhoBikes (1 Point) August 13, 2008 at 11:29 pm

    Thanks, David! This is a great resource and just what I’ve been looking for. I agree with liam that a tutorial showing the use of these would be terrific.

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    @David Look forward to seeing your own brushes for sure.

    I agree with Anthony, these freebies are a nice addition. Maybe have some tutorials that make use of the freebies that would be cool.

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    @antonwoods: This may be a realm we explore a bit more in the future. They are definitely of great interest to many of our readers here (from what we’ve seen on our 99 Textures post). We’ll probably contribute some resources of our own to the community ;)

    @John Campbell: Thanks John! Really happy about joining your community. Seems to be growing nicely!

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    John Campbell (1 Point) August 13, 2008 at 8:08 pm

    These are going to come in handy for a project I am working on! Great post, that’s one of the best things about running DesignBump.com, I never miss out on the great stuff. Thanks for submitting!

    Best,

    John

    http://www.designbump.com

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    antonwoods (1 Point) August 13, 2008 at 7:11 pm

    Nice collection of brush sets here David, im sure many readers on here wil have a good use for them. Hopefully you can give us these freebies on a weekly basis for the viewers, makes a nice addition to the tutorials.

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    @liam: Hopefully you can make you of them liam. We’ll have some of our own to add to the list in the near future, so hope you’ll come back and see those when they’re posted.

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    Ohh, Dirty! Love it! Great stuff, will be taking a closer look at this later on for sure.

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