Creators Couture Ultimate Photoshop Brush Freebie Roundup

by Jessica Johnson May 10, 2020

ultimate Photoshop brush freebie roundup

Welcome friends to my ultimate Photoshop brush freebie roundup, where you can sample brushes, color palettes and MORE from ALL of my most popular collections! Best of all, there is NO registration required! I want you to have fun, get your download on, and get a taste of the brushes that tens of thousands of other designers, illustrators and creators of all types have been enjoying! As many of you well know, I am an absolute EVANGELIST for Photoshop brushes -- I never miss an opportunity to share my enthusiasm for all you can do with them!

What my fellow creators are saying

Confession Time: I create brushes to make up for my lack of natural drawing ability… and that’s not a bad thing! I think a LOT of other creators out there relate to me so much, because like many of you, my ‘natural drawing ability’ would be what you call average at best… and I’m SURE my university drawing and painting instructors would agree!

What I DO have is an insatiable curiosity, a beginners mind, and creative problem solving skills (tooting my own horn here for a hot second), which has allowed me to push the boundaries of Photoshop brushes, and turn techniques I’ve discovered along the way into easy-to-use products that both professionals and hobbyists of any level can use!

Some of my qualities that aren’t actually the best have served me well as I create resources for other designers and illustrators. An impatient designer will find a way to do it fastest. A lazy one will want to do the least work possible. Someone with less than amazing natural drawing ability (ahem*) will find a way to get their vision out of their head and into reality using whatever tools they have at their disposal… in this case Photoshop! So yes, I am ALWAYS looking for a way to manifest my ideas better, faster, and with less effort… and that’s why my tools are so popular with other creators! Ok enough chit-chat... enjoy the downloads everyone! 

Color-Blending Impressionist Photoshop Brushes

impressionist brushes for Photoshop

The Impressionist Photoshop Brushes in Action

impressionist brush samples

Download a FREE Brush Sampler on Adobe Create

free Impressionist brushes on Adobe Create

My game-changing, color-blending brush technique recently caught the eye of Adobe (YAY!), and I partnered with Adobe Create to bring ALL Adobe users a sample of my FAVORITE brushes from my Impressionist collections! You can instantly download my favorite brushes sampled from my Modern Impressionist brush collection, two dreamy florals from the Romantic English Garden Collection, as well as a saucy watercolor from my Palm Beach Garden Party Collection.

In addition to the brushes, you can download the ENTIRE Impressionist Masters color palette collection, which includes 175 color blends that I sampled DIRECTLY from real impressionist paintings. You are LITERALLY painting with the same colors as Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Edgar Degas! 

Not only that, I give you my secrets for making your OWN color palettes from photos (SUPER USEFUL) and other tips and tricks in my tutorial video! You can download this brush sampler and full color palette directly from Adobe's website. If you enjoyed the brushes, please leave a comment at the bottom of the article, so they will have me back to create MORE free brushes! 

Download My Brush Sampler on Adobe

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"Instapressionist" Brush Magic

Hacking the pattern stamp tool to create artistic, impressionist digital art without drawing ANYTHING!

This NEW technique combines not only the below-the-radar pattern stamp tool, but also the under-loved BRISTLE brush engine in Photoshop. By carefully developing a set of brushes based on this rather-overlooked standard within Photoshop, I was able to tailor a set of brushes that painted the pattern in a generally aligned manner, dispersing the pattern JUST enough to create an amazing impressionist version of whatever base photo or image you are using. You literally are painting in photos, and this technique and brush combination allows Photoshop users of ANY skill level to create creative, artistic digital artwork from an image without it looking like a computer generated effect. You simply grab a brush and start painting and watch the Photoshop brush magic unfold!

The beauty of this technique and specially developed brushes is that it is 100% pure photoshop brushes! There are no complicated actions, layer styles, filters or plugins!

Download a FREE Brush Sampler on Adobe Create

free impressionist brushes on Adobe Create

I also partnered with Adobe to bring you a carefully edited selection of brushes from this collection, which will let you get the full experience of using this technique! Not only that, I give you an in-depth tutorial with all of my tips and tricks for working with this amazing technique! Scroll down to the bottom of the page and see all the comments by others who are LOVING this technique! If you enjoyed the brushes, please leave a comment at the bottom of the article, so they will have me back to create MORE free brushes! 

Download My Brush Sampler on Adobe

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Iridescent Photoshop Brush Magic

iridescent photoshop brush samples

Instant Iridescence and Holographic Brush Magic: Just imagine amazing, color-blending Photoshop brushes that give you the look of LIVE iridescent and holographic effects! Imagine no more! I've been working on this collection on and off for the last couple years, and after months of work and tedious refinement, I'm finally proud to release this AMAZING brush collection that will let you create DAZZLING and jaw-dropping iridescent and holographic inspired designs with the greatest of ease! The most magical part is watching the colors moving around in your brush as you paint! You have to see it to believe it!

Download a FREE Color-Blending Iridescent Brush

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Color-Blending Photoshop Mixer Brush Magic

Photoshop wet mixer brush samples

Much like I did with my game-changing Modern Impressionist Brushes, I wanted to take my secret tricks and techniques for an under-utilized tool already within Photoshop and create a brush studio that would allow designers and illustrators of ALL levels to create the brush stroke effects of their dreams! A lot of Photoshop users don't realize that you can create more natural, textural, and dimensional brushstrokes simply by loading multiple colors into the Photoshop Mixer brush! As usual, I'm here to spread the gospel of the power of Photoshop brushes, and share my products which can be easily used by creators of all levels!  

Download a Free Mixer Brush from the Wet Paint Studio

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Download my set of rich, textural Pastels on Adobe Create

Free Pastel brushes on Adobe Create

Along with my impressionist brush set, I wanted to share some Photoshop Mixer Brush magic with Adobe users. The second set of color-blending brushes that you can download on Adobe Create includes six brushes from my upcoming "Pastel-ish" collection, inspired by wet and dry pastels. They provide lots of great texture and natural color-blending effects. In the tutorial I created for Adobe, you can see how to see how to load and use the brushes, and also learn how you can sample directly from images to create the illusion of depth and dimension in your brush strokes!

Download My "Pastel-ish" Brush Sampler on Adobe

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"Live Gold" 24K Photoshop Brush Magic

24K Gold Brush Strokes like you've never seen before in Photoshop! This set is one my latest Photoshop brush innovations... and I think this one is the absolute COOLEST! Introducing my 24K Gold Brush Magic Collection, which lets you paint in ‘live’ gold and create textural and dimensional metallic brush strokes effortlessly! Add touches of gold and glam to your designs like never before! No layer styles, no effects... just 100% pure Photoshop Brush Magic! 

24K gold brushes in action

24k gold brush samples

Download a FREE 24K Gold Photoshop Brush

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Download Some Color Palettes for your Impressionist Brushes

Fashion is probably THE biggest influences on my work. For me, it’s not for the idea of wearing it as a status symbol, but for the pure creativity and FANTASY that goes into the collections… especially couture! I love getting inspired by runway looks, and often sample colors directly from runway creations! The best part is to see my fellow creators be able to take tools and color palettes I’ve created that are inspired by fashion and create something totally new and unique, such as an illustration, a pattern, a template, an invitation, and more!

In the download below, I've included some of the fashion-inspired color palettes I've demo-ed in this video, and they can be used with ANY of the color-blending Impressionist brushes (such as the free set you've downloaded from Adobe already!) 

Download the Fashion Inspired Palettes

This color collection was inspired by one of my FAVORITE places on earth! I never imagined when I was a teenager in small-town Missouri watching "To Catch a Thief" with Cary Grant and Grace Kelly, that I would have the opportunity to know this amazing region known as the Côte d’Azur so well. In the download below, I've included a couple gorgeous Sea Blue blends inspired by the Mediterranean, and of course you can use them with any of my color-blending Impressionist brushes! 

Download Free Color Palettes

One thing that NEVER goes out of style is floral designs and illustrations. The brushes of this collection were created to mimic the effect of flowers and foliage in a very romantic, impressionist way. For the colors I drew inspiration from English gardens, famous around the world for their idealized version of nature. This brush and color collection is especially great for wedding and feminine designs. In the download below, I've included a couple of my favorite floral blends!

Download Free Color Palettes

For my palm beach garden party collection, which i also launched in 2016, the colors were totally inspired by palm beach style! Think tropical prints, Lilly Pulitzer dresses — bold, feminine, bright colors that stand out from the crowd. In the download below, I include a couple of bold, citrus-y blends that go great together!

Download Free Color Palettes

36 Days of Type Challenge & Free Adobe Photoshop Brushes!

36 days of type free photoshop brushes

If you're not familiar with it, the 36 days of type challenge invites all types of creators to share their own creative take on the letterforms and share them with the world. 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 got a bit derailed by the pandemic, but I am still going to be adding brushes as I have time and will finish this alphabet... as God as my witness! (Insert Scarlett O'Hara gif) If you like the brushes, do leave a comment on the youtube videos, it helps keep me motivated!

Download the 36 Days of Type Brushes

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Some more Photoshop brush goodies

In this tutorial, I show you how quick and easy it is to create a color palette for your digital illustrations using a basic Photoshop brush with color dynamics applied. You can download the four brushes I've created here!

Download the Free Palette Brushes

I've just finished my latest Photoshop brush collection, an edited set of 40 SEXY and sassy foundation brushes ... bold, lush single color brushes that are meant to be noticed! I was really influenced by fashion illustration, so although my set covers the ‘basics,’ they have a super unique Creators Couture edge! The entire set is available NOW to download as a pre-release to my Patreon members! I will have them for sale on my site as soon as I can finish the tutorials and display images etc! Stay tuned! Download a free brush from the collection down below!

Download a Free Brush from my upcoming collection

In this tutorial, I show you how I created this abstract watercolor flower using only 2 Photoshop Brushes and a color palette inspired by the orchid boa in this Rodarte runway LEWK! Download the brushes and color palettes used down below! 

Download the Photoshop Brushes + Palettes

Don't forget to keep Photoshop tidy for maximum productivity!

Time to "Marie Kondo" your presets! After so many requests, I decided to finally put together this video series on my ultimate Photoshop setup. A tidy and well organized Photoshop setup will 'spark joy' daily, because you will be able to create work faster and more efficiently. I show you all my tips and tricks for how I keep my Photoshop workspace tidy so that my productivity is the best it can be!

Watch the Series on Youtube

Why not grab some Layer Styles while you're at it

photoshop layer styles gold sampler

Layer styles are where I 'made my name', starting with the original Instaglam, which sparked a gold foil trend that is still going strong years later. My layer styles are meticulously crafted, and I use them daily in my design and illustration workflow Each style is truly unique - they're not just re-colored versions of the same style, like you see on so many collections! I hand-picked my very favorite styles from my 24K Gold wet paint collection, the original InstaGlam collection, Frosted + Frozen collection, and my fashion-inspired Creative Couture Collection!

The Photoshop Layer Styles in action

photoshop layer style sampler

Download a sampler of my Best-Selling Layer Styles

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I've not forgotten the Illustrator Fans

happy stitches embroidery brush sampler

Stay tuned, because I will be doing a similar freebie roundup for my Illustrator resources, but in the meantime, go ahead and download a brush sampler of my LATEST Illustrator collection, Happy Stitches! You've never seen digital embroidery like this before! 

Download a Free Embroidery Brush Sampler

Are you inspired yet?

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I hope you enjoy using these free resources as much as I enjoyed creating them, and be sure to sign up for my (usually weekly) newsletter, where I share special goodies, discounts on my latest releases, and more! You don't need to worry about spam, because as a busy 'solopreneur,' I can only manage about one email a week! 😉 Thanks to everyone for your support, I'm so lucky to be doing work that I'm utterly obsessed with, and am always experimenting, always innovating, always learning... and always sharing! 

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In case you want to get a BIG creative jumpstart, I've got my "whole shop" bundle on special for a VERY limited time! You can get every resource I've created to date for an absolutely ridiculous price. Use code CreativeJumpStart to save 30% off the Complete Collection, which is already heavily discounted! A world of creativity awaits! 

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I am truly passionate about creating tools and tutorials for other creators, as well as sharing my techniques with others - whether professional or hobbyist. Patreon allows me to create more content at a faster pace, without always having to worry about marketing every single thing! Plus, it allows followers a single place for all creative releases, without having to bounce around between platforms!

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Thanks to everyone for the incredible support -- here's to an amazing 2020, filled with lots of creativity and exploration! Happy Creating! xx Jess

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3 Responses

Gilda
Gilda

June 23, 2020

Mi amiga y Maestra quede fascinada, compre tu colección y que encantada, eres la mas grande

Su Hall
Su Hall

May 24, 2020

Thank you so very much! You do the most amazing things with PS!

Flavia
Flavia

May 16, 2020

WOW, this page looks GORGEOUS!! Loved the Instagram images! Can’t wait for more tutorials… :-) Thanks Jess!

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