Photoshop brushes are versatile resources for designers. They can be effectively utilized to add textures to images and give them a more tactile feel. In this post, we bring to you some of the best Grungy Photoshop brushes available that you can download and use to easily create a distressed texture effect in Photshop.
Our collection has 30 sets of grungy brushes that collectively offer hundreds of high quality Photoshop brushes. You will find a mix of different texture brushes including grungy watercolor brushes, concrete brushes, dirt brushes, splatters, smudges, dry brush strokes and many more. These brushes range from light to moderate levels of grunge for subtle texturing to heavy grunge for a more worn out and eroded appearance. You can also easily resize these brushes and change the colour to create the desired effect.
We have included high resolution free brushes as well as the top selling and most popular premium items from GraphicRiver, Envato Elements and Creative Market to give you plenty of options. The download contains .ABR file (Photoshop brush). Double clicking the brush file will load the brushes in the Brushes panel where they’ll always be available to grab and ready to be applied with just a mouse click.
10 Subtle Grunge Photoshop Brushes (Free)
This is a set of 10 2000×2000 px resolution brushes from Chris Spooner, perfect to add a subtle grainy texture to your work. Each brush has a different texture detailing. You can use them to rough up a background, or use them as a layer mask to add texture to a foreground element, you can see both these use cases in the above image.
Grunged Concrete PS Brushes (Free)
A set of 20 grungy old concrete brushes with different textures of cracks and peeling concrete paint. This is a free set of high resolution 2500 px brushes available for download from Brusheezy.
Rough & Grungy Photoshop Brushes (Free)
This set of 14 rough and grungy Photoshop brushes is perfect to create a detailed drybrush effect, with plenty of whispy lines and long strokes. Download them for free and use them in your personal and commercial designs.
55 Splatters Smudges and Splashes Brushes
This is a premium pack of 55 splashes, smudges & splatters Photoshop brushes with a resolution up to 2500px. It includes various painted dirts, grungy style watercolor & paint trails for creating an artistic design.
Photoshop Brush Strokes
This is a set of 30 high resolution brushes for creating grunge artwork for backgrounds, graphics and textures. These brushes will work great in both web and print designs.
8 Fabulous Hi Resolution Brushes
This set offers 8 Photoshop brushes with heavy grungy and dirty texture. You can layer these brushes with different opacity settings to create amazing results.
Dirt PS Brushes (Free)
A free pack of 20 dirt Photoshop brushes available at a resolution of 2500px. Ideal for creating a squalid, dirty textured surface.
High Resolution Grunge Photoshop Brush (Free)
This free brush set from Bittbox offers grungy textures as well as some rocky crack textures. There are 12 brushes in the set, and they are all 2500px and were made from texture images.
Paint Smudges Brushes
There are 14 high quality (HQ) paint smudge brushes (resolution up to 1800px) in this premium brush pack from GraphicRiver, you can see all these brushes in the above image.
9 Massive Grunge Brushes
You can quickly create interesting splashes, watercolor effects and grunge backgrounds using this brush set. It includes 1 ABR file with 9 brushes at 2000 px size as well as 9 PNG files that can be used in any graphic design software.
Splat and Spray Pro Brushes
This is a set of 47 professional and extremely detailed splat and spray brushes perfect for grungy effects and adding texture to your images. Included are 30 spray painted brushes and 17 splatter acrylic paint brushes that come in high resolution between 700px and 2000px. Available on Envato Elements.
Dirt Photoshop Brushes ABR (Free)
This is another free set of 20 dirt brushes for Photoshop at a resolution of 2500 px. Perfect for adding a coarse grimy texture to your design.
Grunge Brushes (Free)
A pack of 11 heavy grunge texture brushes. The brushes are high resolution and free to download.
6 Grunge Background Brushes (Free)
Create grungy distressed backgrounds instantly using this set of very detailed grunge brushes. Available for free download from Brusheezy.
Grunge Notes Brushes
This is a unique set of grunge music notes, letter, and grunge brushes. Included in the download are 1 ABR file with 17 high quality brushes and a help file. Ideal for emulating the look of an old and worn-out document or notebook.
Vintage Woodblock Brushes
Add an authentic vintage, grungy effect to your imagery with this set of 50 vintage woodblock brushes for Photoshop. These premium brushes were made from scratch with ink, paper and a block of wood.
Grunge Brushes Vol-2
A huge pack of 78 brushes – 39 dusty grunge stripes, 33 thin grunge stripes and 6 formless grunge stripes, all handmade and unique.
20 Dirt PS Brushes (Free)
Erode your artwork with the gritty and grimy texture of these free dirt grunge brushes. On downloading, you’ll get ABR file with 20 high res 2500 px brushes.
Grunge Splatterish Brushes (Free)
A free set of 7 grungy splatter Photoshop brushes.
Grunge PS Brushes
This is a premium item that includes 25 high quality brushes to distress your artwork with messy lines texture.
Grunge Rough Brushes – Artistic Texture
Created using real abstract paintings, these brushes have lots of rough and grungy texture. The brushes have a subtle structure and can also be used to resemble flaking paint texture and old paper stain texture. Download includes 10 brushes.
Grunge Photoshop Brushes Bundle
This premium bundle includes 5 grunge themed brush sets, containing 55 hand-crafted, super high resolution brushes. Included in the set are 10 coffee stain brushes, 16 grungy borders, 10 sketched arrows, 1o ink markings and 9 grunge splotches.
Abstract Grungy Brushes (Free)
A 10 brush set (1600x1200px each brush) of some nice abstract grunge. These free brushes are great for textures and backgrounds.
High Resolution Grunge Brushes (Free)
This set contains 7 brushes of grungy splatters that you can download and use in your work for free.
105 Grunge Photoshop Brushes
Big set of 105 grungy Photoshop brushes for distressing your designs. Pack contains 6 volumes of brushes including stains, banners, inked, splotches and more with 1000 px resolution.
Spray Photoshop Brushes
This is another huge pack of spray paint shapes and texture Photoshop Brushes, hand painted using inks on paper. Download contains 214 unique spray brushes (blobs, strokes, spot, leaks, particles) up to 5000 pixels size. Can be used in banners, flyers, posters, web design, art, etc.
Grunge Texture Photoshop Brushes
Distress your photos, layouts, art journaling, collages, cards and other digital creations with these grunge texture brushes. From subtle grunge, to heavier and darker there is a huge variety to work with. PNG texture images are also provided with the download.
High Resolution Photoshop Grunge Brushes (Free)
A free high resolution brush set that contains 6 Adobe Photoshop brushes available under the Creative Commons license. Brushes are 1,100 to 1,900 pixels wide and you can use them in even large dimension projects and artworks.
Grungy Graphs Lines and Spots
Add a distressed painted touch to your art journals with this brush set of grungy spots and graphs, mixed media projects and scrapbook pages. The download includes 15 brushes and 15 PNG images.
Professional Photoshop Grunge Brushes
A premium set of 10 professional photoshop grunge brushes for digital image compositions. High quality 300 DPI brushes with dimension varying from 1600 to 2200 px.
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