Free Watercolor Brushes for Illustrator and Photoshop

by Margaret Penney | May 4, 2016


Watercolor artwork and design are quite popular among bloggers, designers and artists. The soft fresh colors and pleasant texture lends itself well to invitations, stationary, website headers, Instagram backgrounds, fabric prints and a variety of other applications.

It’s possible to find a number of good resources for creating designs in a watercolor style for free. Included here is a selection of some of the better ones online. Enjoy!



Margaret Penney is the Managing Editor of Notes on Design. Margaret is a teacher, designer, writer and new media artist and founder of Hello Creative Co.


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