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Make your mark with Photoshop brushes.

Whether you want a spray paint or ink wash effect, find the exact brush you need to let your creativity flow with digital drawing, painting, and lettering in Adobe Photoshop.

Create your digital masterpiece.

Elevate your digital art with custom drawing brushes or jump-start your work with preset Photoshop brushes.

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Make your words stand out.

Perfect your hand lettering and calligraphy brushstrokes with high-quality Photoshop brush sets. 

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Illustrate creative ideas.

Create the exact linework and shading you want. Bring your digital drawings to life with pencil, ink, and charcoal brushes.

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Vary your style and brush.

Experiment with everything from watercolor brushes to splatter effects and explore thousands of preset tools.

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Try out custom brushes.

Create a unique toolkit with custom Photoshop brushes that can help you achieve any effect you want.

How to import and install brushes into Photoshop.

One of the amazing things about working with brushes in Photoshop is that you can create and share your own. Whether you’re just getting started or you’re an experienced digital artist, it can be fun to download and import brushes from straight from Adobe or your favorite creators. Here’s how:


1. Open the Brushes panel in Photoshop by going to Window > Brushes.


2. Click the hamburger menu and select Get More Brushes...


3. Locate your desired brush pack.


4. Keep Photoshop open and double-click your brush pack file.


5. Your new brushes will now be installed in the Brushes panel for you to use.


You can also import brushes by clicking the hamburger menu in the Brushes panel and selecting Import Brushes, then selecting the correct ABR brush pack file and clicking Open.

How to make a brush in Photoshop.

If you can’t find the exact right brush in Photoshop or in a brush pack, good news — you can make your own. Think ahead about what look you’re going for and what kind of brush will help you achieve that effect. Then go ahead and experiment with settings in the Brushes panel and save your new custom brush. Here’s how:


1. Select the Brush tool.


2. Open the Brush Settings panel by going to Window > Brush Settings.


3. In Brush Settings, you’ll see the settings for your current brush.


4. Modify your Brush Tip Shape to fit the look you’re going for.


5. Go through the other options in the panel to choose your new brush’s attributes.


6. Once you’re set with your new brush, you can start using it right away — but make sure to save it if you’d like to use it again.


7. To save your new brush, select New Brush Preset from the hamburger menu.


8. Give your brush a new name and click OK.


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Customize your brushes.

Discover how to import a new set of brushes or modify an existing preset brush to achieve just the right effect.

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Paint in perfect symmetry.

Get out your favorite brush and paint a realistic mirror image — or an abstract mandala — with total precision.

Using Adobe Capture to create unique brushes

Add your own touch.

Take photos of drawings or textures and use Adobe Capture to transform them into distinct and stunning paintbrushes.

Importing custom brushes from other artists

Write something beautiful.

See how to craft hand lettering designs with different brushes for calligraphy.

Work smart with the right tools.

Streamline your digital art workflow across devices with Adobe Creative Cloud apps.

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Create anytime, anywhere.

Sync your customized brushes and saved brush presets with Creative Cloud libraries to paint and draw on the go, whether on your mobile or your desktop apps.

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Find the perfect canvas.

Jump-start any creative project with high-resolution Adobe Stock assets that you can add to and adapt for the look  you want.

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