26 Awesome Adobe Illustrator Brushes for Your Daily Use

by in Toolkits on 17th Dec 2010 · Comments

Adobe Illustrator has many powerful tools and unique features. Its brush is probably the most used one. The brushes can be applied to different paths and strokes. One of the best parts about Illustrator’s brushes is that they are vectors and can be fully modified to fit all your needs by changing weight, colors and width. Today we're exploring 26 great illustrator brushes which are a must-have for almost any creative designer.

26 Awesome Adobe Illustrator Brushes for Your Daily Use

26 Adobe Illustrator Brushes

Pain Illustrator Brushes
57 Multi-Colored illustrator paint brushes available for free download, also can be used in your personal projects.

Pain Illustrator Brushes

Scatter Illustrator Brushes
14 Free Scatter Brushes created by GoMediaZine and available for free download + bonus tutorial of making the brushes.

Scatter Illustrator Brushes

Grunge Illustrator Brushes
13 grunge Illustrator brushes, free for any use, commercial and private.

Grunge Illustrator Brushes

Sketch Illustrator Brushes
16 Sketchy Brushes for Adobe Illustrator users. They are available for personal and commercial projects, but resell/redistribution is not allowed.

Sketch Illustrator Brushes

InkWaterColor Illustrator Brushes
13 Illustrator Water color brush set, available for free download, free to use for personal projects.

InkWaterColor Illustrator Brushes

Snowflake Scatter Illustrator Brushes
50 elegant snowflake scatter brushes for Illustrator. Originally Designed by Grant Friedman and offered as a freebie.

Snowflake Scatter Illustrator Brushes

Abstract Illustrator Brushes
This pack contains 35 Abstract Illustrator Brushes. They are free of charge and can be used in your personal and commercial projects.

Abstract Illustrator Brushes

Beautiful Illustrator Brushes
15 elegant and beautiful abstract brushes. They are free of charge and can be used in any project you'd like.

Beautiful Illustrator Brushes

Thin-Abstract Illustrator Brushes
Other, 16 thin abstract brushes, created by the same author as the previous ones, also can be used in any projects.

Thin-Abstract Illustrator Brushes

ClickPopMedia Illustrator Brushes
6 Modern Brushes offered as a freebie by Click Pop Media. They are free of charge and can be used in any project you want.

ClickPopMedia Illustrator Brushes

Marker Brush Set
Set of 20 vector brushes made from a marker on cardboard. Thick and thin brushes which will give any piece of art a grunge look.

Marker Brush Set

Chinese Ink Illustrator Brushes
13 modern Chinese Ink brushes. They are free of charge, and available for your personal and commercial projects.

Chinese Ink Illustrator Brushes

Swirly Curls Illustrator Brush Kit
22 creative swirly-curls Illustrator brushes. They are available for free download and can be used in personal projects only.

Swirly Curls Illustrator Brush Kit

Rainbow Illustrator Brush Kit
Beautiful, child-like and colorful illustrator brushes for your creative designs. Can be used in any project, available for free download.

Rainbow Illustrator Brush Kit

Pears - Scatter Illustrator Brushes
5 Gems and Pearls scatter brushes for Illustrator users, can be used in some sophisticated designs. Available for free download.

Pears - Scatter Illustrator Brushes

Flourish Illustrator Brushes
Beautiful 16 Illustrator brush pack based on wood cut flourishes. Available for free download and can be used in any kind of projects.

Flourish Illustrator Brushes

MyCanthus Illustrator Brush Pack
Modern 5 Art and 5 scatter illustrator brushes. The brushes contain some traditional acanthus leaf designs. Brushes are available free of charge.

MyCanthus Illustrator Brush Pack

Interlacing Illustrator Brushes
This AI brush pack contains traditional Croatian national border in several versions. It's history goes to the 8 century. This brush include also and the Croatian emblem.

Interlacing Illustrator Brushes

Victorian Illustrator Brush Pack
11 Victorian vector illustrator brush pack available for free download. The vector brush pack can be used in your personal and commercial projects.

Victorian Illustrator Brush Pack

Marker Illustrator Brushes
230 Marker Brushes for Illustrator available free of charge. The brushes can be used for your personal projects only.

Marker Illustrator Brushes

Cross Stitch Illustrator Brushes
This Illustrator brush pack includes both a cross stitch brush, which can change colors and cross stitch swatches in various colors to increase the beauty of your designs.

Cross Stitch Illustrator Brushes

PaintBrush Style Illustrator Brushes
27 high quality paintbrush style illustrator brushes. They are distributed as a freebie and are designed by Grant Friedman.

PaintBrush Style Illustrator Brushes

PaintBrush Style Illustrator Brushes Pack 2
This is the second part of the brushes just presented. This pack also contains 27 high-quality brushes as the previous pack does.

PaintBrush Style Illustrator Brushes Pack 2

Starwalt Abstract Illustrator Brushes
This 15 Patterned illustrator brushes were designed by Starwalt Design, and available for free download. Can be used in both, commercial and personal projects.

Starwalt Abstract Illustrator Brushes

Urban Squares Illustrator Brushes
This illustrator brush pack contains 7 different-colored urban-grunge style and are available for free download.

Urban Squares Illustrator Brushes

Ornate Illustrator Brushes
Illustrator pattern brushes, so can be applied to any stroke, including circles. Available for free download, however, can be used only in personal projects.

Ornate Illustrator Brushes

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Conclusion

Look for good AI brushes that you know you'll use, also you should always take a look at the licenses, so you could know how you can use them.

Stelian Subotin is a enthusiast and design fan from Republic of Moldova. Right now he is working on his new design-related blog called Rocket Graphics.