36 Days of Type Challenge & Free Adobe Photoshop Brushes!

by Jessica Johnson March 05, 2020

If you're not familiar with it, the 36 days of type challenge invites "every designer, illustrator or artist is invited to share their own creative take on the letterforms and share it with the world, as a global and simultaneous act of creativity exploring the boundaries of typography." This year, they've partnered with Adobe to bring some cool prizes as well, and it's fun to join in if/when you have time and use the prompts to push your creativity! I thought I would do something a bit fun this year and do a Photoshop brush giveaway along with the type challenge prompts! I never miss an opportunity to share my enthusiasm for Photoshop brushes and all you can do with them! I've recently been able to collaborate twice with Adobe to share some of my brushes and special techniques with their customers! Scroll down to the bottom if you want to get some more brushes and learn some cool Photoshop brush techniques! I'm going to do my best to keep up with the 1 brush a day pace, but if you leave me comments on my videos or social media, it will help keep me motivated to bring you more and even cooler brushes! xx Jess

In this tutorial, I show you one of my favorite iridescent brushes in action, modified a bit from a brush in my Iridescent Brush Collection, as we have fun with the 36 days of type challenge and use the letter A as a clipping mask!

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In this tutorial, I show one of my favorite crystal / rhinestone/ pavé inspired Photoshop brushes! So cool, and it's 100% photoshop brush magic - no layer styles or anything! If you like this brush, you might LOVE my new 'live gold' 24K Gold Brush Magic collection. The specially designed gold color palette I use in the video is in this collection! 

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In this demo, I show you how to create silky, wild 3d effect brush strokes using the Photoshop mixer brush tool. The brush was inspired by fashion from the latest Gucci runway show! Then, we use this brush to draw a letter C for the 36 days of type challenge! If you like this brush, you might LOVE my new 'live gold' 24K Gold Brush Magic collection. The brush in this demo was adapted from one of the liquid gold brushes in that collection! 

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In this demo, I use this specially designed leopard fur Adobe Photoshop brush to create a letter D for the 36 days of type challenge! Using my favorite pattern stamp tool technique, I load a leopard pattern into the brush, which gives it a cool realistic effect. This sort of design would look great on some LUXE inspired designs, cards or artwork! Then, I show you a little gold fun with a brush adapted from my 24K gold brush magic collection. I'll have this new gold brush available exclusively on my Patreon! If you like this brush, you might LOVE my new 'live gold' 24K Gold Brush Magic collection. The brush in this demo was adapted from one of the liquid gold brushes in that collection! 

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In this demo, I show how I created this letter E in a single stroke with a wet paint brush from my Iridescent Brush Magic Collection, which you can download FREE instantly! If you like this brush, you might LOVE my new Iridescent Brush Magic collection. This brush is one of the wet brushes included in this amazing collection!

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In this demo, I show how I created this rainbow confetti background for the letter F using a brush from my Modern Impressionist Brush Collection, which you can download FREE instantly! If you like this brush, you might LOVE my Modern Impressionist Brush collection, which was the original pioneer in my color-blending impressionist technique. This brush is brush #76 in that collection! 

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Something extra special for Monday! Gold and glamorous is a great way to describe this sexy Photoshop brush! No layer effects here... just 100% Photoshop brush magic! In this demo, I show you this special brush from my 24K Gold Magic brush collection that is yours to download free! If you like this brush, you might LOVE my new 'live gold' 24K Gold Brush Magic collection. The brush in this demo is from this collection! 

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In this demo, I use this specially designed rainbow Photoshop brush to create a happy letter H, fun and energetic! Create a rainbow in a single stroke, it's pure Photoshop brush magic! I also include the rainbow palette so you can use it with ANY of my OTHER impressionist color-blending brushes! Don't have any yet? I collaborated with Adobe Create in December to bring a FREE BRUSH SAMPLER of my original Impressionist Brush Collections, so mosey on over there and get your download on! Be sure to leave a comment and let them know you like my brushes, so they will have me back to collaborate again! Thank you! Happy Creating! 

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Adobe Collaboration #1: Free 'Instapressionist' Brushes
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Adobe Collaboration #2: 12 Free Color-Blending Photoshop Brushes
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7 Responses

Gilda
Gilda

April 08, 2020

maravillosos trabajos gracias por compartir, un abrazo desde Venezuela

Silvia
Silvia

March 30, 2020

Hi Jess,
ich bin durch Zufall bei YouTube über Deine Videos “gestolpert”. Da kann ich nur WOW !!!! sagen, Du machst ganz großartige Arbeit
und vielen Dank für die wunderbaren Freebie Brushes.
Spreche leider kein englisch und hoffe Du kannst lesen was ich geschrieben habe. ;-)
Bleib gesund in den Pandemie Zeiten.
LG Silvia

DIANA DAY
DIANA DAY

March 26, 2020

Your brushes and color pallets are so unique and gorgeous. I’m still learning how to use them. Keep them coming. Is there a gallery of users’ finished products we could view for inspiration?

Bibi McMurray
Bibi McMurray

March 09, 2020

You are amazing Jessica.I hope you feel inspired today to create something incredible. Stay motivated, you are the brush Queen. xx

Ursula
Ursula

March 09, 2020

I love your brushes and am a great fan or all your work.

ELSIE
ELSIE

March 09, 2020

Thank you thank you, for making the new not as tall brush. Yippee love it. Hugs

candy
candy

March 09, 2020

Wow, Jess, these are AWESOME! Yes please keep sharing these pre-loaded brushes; these are GREAT!

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