Awesome Photoshop Brushes for Photo Manipulation – Vol.8

This series is simple – I’m sharing a bunch of awesome Photoshop brushes for photo manipulation! It’s the 8th volume in the series.

These brushes are of great quality and they would be fantastic for your next photo manipulation project.

Although they’re free to download, please check relevant licence before you use them.

Click on the image or the title to download the brushes via external sites

Explosion Brushes

This set contains 13 explosion Photoshop brushes – Great for war zone photo manipulation, or simply adding particle effect:

Colored Pencil Brush Set

The brush set mimics the coloured pencil effect, great for drawing in Photoshop:

Photoshop Bird Brushes

Need to add some flying creatures for your work? Check out this Photoshop bird brushset:

Skin Smooth Smudge Brush

This brushset is great for lightening skin tones and give it a smooth effect:

Gladius Brushes

This is a set of really cool abstract brushes for your collection, great for dance-themed photo manipulation:

Water Drops

This brush set gives you realistic water drop effect in Photoshop:

Digital Painting Brushes

This set contains 24 awesome digital painting brushes:

Subtle Grunge Brushes

If you need to add grunge effect for your photo manipulation, try this brushset:


  • My name is James and I have been using Photoshop since version 5.0 (long time ago!). PSD Vault is my spare time hobby and I write majority of the Photoshop tutorials and articles here. I hope you enjoy my blog, and feel free to leave a comment or contact me if you have any questions.

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