In one of our earlier posts, we wrote about professional Watercolor Photoshop Actions that you can use to apply really nice watercolor effects to any image with ease. And in this post, we’ve gathered some of the best watercolor Photoshop brushes that you can download and use to create realistic watercolor paintings in Photoshop.
Our collection includes 30 sets of high-resolution watercolor brushes that collectively offer thousands of Photoshop brushes. These include brushes for watercolor washes, strokes, splatters, blobs, different shapes, floral elements and many more. You can combine these brushes, mix colors and gradients and use different blending modes in Photoshop to create endless designs.
We have included high-quality 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) that you can load in the Photoshop Brushes panel just by double clicking the brush file.
If you find this collection of Photoshop watercolor brushes useful, you might as well be interested in these Watercolor Backgrounds and Textures.
Free Brushes from Kyle T. Webster
We’ll start our collection with the high quality brushes by Kyle T. Webster, an international award-winning illustrator and leader in the field of digital brush creation. After Adobe acquired KyleBrush.com, over 1000 of his brushes were made available to all Creative Cloud customers at no additional cost.
These include watercolor brushes, dry media brushes, halftones, crosshatchers and many more to offer illustrators, animators and designers a rich digital painting experience. You can download these brushes from inside Photoshop CC.
Free Watercolor Design Photoshop Brushes
A set of 100 free Watercolor brushes including brushes for splatters, shapes such as hearts, circles, brush strokes allowed for personal and commercial use.
20 Free Watercolor Mask PS Brushes
This is a pack of 20 high-res 2500px watercolor Photoshop brushes with wet grungy texture available for free download from Brusheezy. Commercial use is allowed, in return you need to provide attribution.
69 Watercolor Brushes for Photoshop
These high quality brushes preserve the fine details of watercolor paint. Download includes 69 presets included inside the brush file as well as bonus textures.
Watercolor Brushes for Photoshop
Create a tropical and jungle theme easily with this set of premium watercolor brushes available on Envato Elements. It contains 15 hand-drawn brushes, 15 flora and fauna elements on transparent backgrounds (PNG format) and 2 backgrounds with floral elements.
Free High Resolution Watercolour Brushes
A pack with 28 free brushes for Photoshop, ranging from 600px to 2200px in size. Perfect to be used as backgrounds for other elements such as fonts and icons.
26 Watercolor Splatter Brushes
This is a set of 26 watercolour splatter brushes for Photoshop. A variety of splatters with round, directional, globs, fine mist and dots are included at high resolution. Available for purchase from GraphicRiver.
75 Photoshop Brushes Watercolor Collection
This set includes 75 brushes including 60 floral elements brushes, 5 fauna brushes, 4 garlands brushes and 6 wreaths brushes all in watercolour style. Perfect for creating pretty floral designs.
Free Hi Res Watercolor Brushes
A set of free commercial use Photoshop brushes ranging from 900px to 2000px in size available for free download on ByPeople.
Free Handmade Watercolor Strokes Brushes
This set offers 59 free watercolor strokes and smudges Photoshop brushes. Free for personal and commercial use.
Floral Watercolor PS Stamp Brushes
This is a premium set of high resolution watercolor stamp brushes for Photoshop. The set includes leaves, branches, grass, flowers, ribbons, banners, watercolor textures, different objects, swirls and splatters. All brushes are hand painted with watercolors. There is also a free sample available that you can download.
80 Watercolor Brushes
This pack offers an assortment of watercolor brushes including floral brushes, stroke brushes, texture brushes and wreaths brushes. Use these brushes for creating a delicate, feminine especially in social media banners, wedding invitations and branding.
Free Social Media Grungy Watercolor Brushes
Free watercolor brushes for social media icons and web symbols including YouTube, Twitter and WordPress.
42 Watercolor Brushes
A collection of 42 high resolution (around 2500px) watercolor and paint brushes for Photoshop. It includes watercolor strokes and splatters of various shapes.
With these handpainted brushes, you can give your designs a handmade feel. The set includes 20 versatile watercolour Photoshop brushes at 300 dpi resolution. Suitable for both print and web projects such as business cards, greetings cards, invitations, and blogs.
Free Watercolor Mask PS Brushes
A set of 20 free watercolor brushes with wet texture at 2500 px size.
Free Splattered Watercolor Brushes Set
Add an artistic touch to your designs with these free watercolor splatter brushes. Download includes 6 brushes contained in an .ABR file.
64 Watercolor Blob Brushes
This is a premium pack of 64 high resolution watercolor blob brushes in a range of 850-1200px size. Ideal for adding stunning overlay effects to your digital artworks and typography designs.
56 Watercolor & Paint Photoshop Brushes
This is a set of 56 high resolution grungy style watercolor and paint brushes for Photoshop. Great for t-shirt designs, website templates, posters, business cards, etc.
Watercolor Photoshop Brushes
A set of 30 handpainted watercolor brushes in .ABR format, perfect for logos, posters, invitations, business cards, stationary and more. Available for purchase from Creative Market.
Watercolor Circle Brushes
These watercolor circle brushes are ideal for creating logos and quotes as well as other web and print design projects.
Free Watercolor Wash Photoshop Brushes
This free pack contains 15 high quality hand painted watercolor wash Photoshop brushes at 2500+ pixels size. Great for use as backgrounds.
Free Watercolor Mask Photoshop Brushes
A set of 20 high-resolution and free Photoshop brushes for floral elements. Commercial use is allowed in exchange of proper attribution.
55 Splatters Smudges and Splashes PS Brushes
This set includes 55 watercolor splashes, smudges and splatters brushes for adding a grungy watercolor look to your designs.
High Resolution Watercolor Photoshop Brushes
Another free pack with 38 hi-res watercolor paint Photoshop brushes.
Watercolor Magic is a diy watercolor kit for Photoshop that includes 15 realistic watercolor Photoshop styles, 25 handmade Photoshop brushes, 15 seamless Photoshop patterns and 31 hand drawn vectors. Create authentic hand painted designs using this resource kit.
Free Photoshop Watercolor Brushes
A set of 15 watercolor brushes for Photoshop in .abr format. Free to use in personal and commercial projects.
12 Handmade Watercolor Brushes
Add a touch of watercolor look to your designs with these handmade, artistic watercolor Photoshop brushes. Perfect for making aquarelle backgrounds for web and print design.
Free Watercolour Stroke Brushes
This is another set of free for commercial use Photoshop watercolor brushes. On downloading, you’ll get 14 brushes for watercolor strokes with resolution between 1597 and 2500 px.
5 Free Watercolor Painting Brushes
A pack of 5 free watercolor brushes designed for creating digital paintings. Contains 5 different kinds of brushes for making backgrounds, painting shadows, highlights, and other small details.
Do you find this collection of watercolor Photoshop brushes useful? Let us know in the comments below. Do also check out our collections of Photoshop brushes and Photoshop actions for more Photoshop add-ons and resources.