Like in Photoshop, you can also use brushes in Adobe Illustrator. Although not as popular as Photoshop brushes, the use of brushes is one of the most powerful tools in Adobe Illustrator. Since you are dealing with vectors in Illustrator, you therefore have plenty of room to edit, tweak, customize or alter any graphic element such as brushes using this program. Floral designs are among the most popular. In this post, therefore, we put together 15 sets of beautiful floral Illustrator brushes that you can download and use for free. For those of you who not yet familiar with Adobe Illustrator brushes, here are some quick hints on how to load and use the brushes sin Adobe Illustrator:
- First, save the Illustrator (.ai) brush file to the Adobe Illustrator directory as follows:
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator **\Presets\Brushes
- Start Adobe Illustrator
- Press F5 to load the brushes
To download the set that you want, simply click on the preview image of the brush set that you want. Enjoy these freebies!
If you do not know how to use these brushes, then you may try using Illustrator symbols instead. Check out and download free Illustrator symbols from our previous post.
15 FLORAL ILLUSTRATOR BRUSHES
01-30 Illustrator Pattern Brushes for Making Flowers by Bittbox
There are 30 floral Illustrator brushes in this set designed to be used to create shapes such as flowers, easily and quickly. As you experiment, do not forget to play with stroke size, and even brush options. To do that, simply double click on the brush itself in the brushes palette.
02-Little Bloom flower Illustrator brushes by Mels Brushes
A set of colorful floral illustrator brushes. Free for personal use.
03-New VECTOR TUTS Premium Pack: Floral Illustrator Brushes
A new set of floral Illustrator brushes great for using in your design work. There are numerous floral brushes to add a decorative and organic touch to your next design.
04-There are 38 floral brushes in this set that you can use for creating floral backgrounds or patt9erns in Illustrator. If yu do not want to use this as brush in Illustrator, you can always use the vector pack that contains the EPS files of these brushes.
05-Fresh and Funky Illustrator Brushes by Design Bastard
Here is a set of Illustrator brushes composed of flowers, swirls and other shapes that you can use to add some ornaments in your designs. Free to use or both personal and commercial works.
06-Swirl Rocks Brushes by VELAVAN
This set of Illustrator brushes is composed of beautiful floral designs and swirls. Includes 11 unique designs that you may use for free in your artwork.
07-My Canthus Brush Pack 1 by r2010
The brush color is black with tints and shades and blending. However, since you are going to use these brushes in Illustrator, you can edit, bend, change, and mutilate these brushes to your hearts’ content.
08-Swirly Curls Brush Kit – 22 Sick Illustrator Brushes by CreateSk8
Here is a set of swirly and floral brushes that you can use to create beautiful designs in Illustrator. Included in the folder that you can download are the entire illustration so you can see how these brushes were done.
09- Free Illustrator Brushes- Floral Roses by CreateSk8
This set is composed of beautiful roses that you can use as brushes in Illustrator. If you are not an Illustrator user, you can download the Photoshop brush pack instead.
10-Sick Brusk Kit 2: Elemantals by Createsk8
The sick brush kit 2 “Elementals” offers so many options such as creating grungy, curly, grassy, flowery and other designs. Also included is a curly pattern brush. Download includes the Illustrator CS or EPS source files and separate brushes only file.
11-Lace Illustrator Brush by Jassymonster
A set of 5 lace Illustrator brushes you may download and use for personal purposes only.
12-Floral and Veins Brushes by Xentric
A set of floral brushes for Illustrator.
13-Free Illustrator Brushes: Teardrop Foliage by Bittbox
This set contains some 12 cool shapes that you can use as brushes in Illustrator. These brushes and shapes are relatively simple shapes, so they are very versatile and can be used in many different ways. If you don’t use illustrator, you may download the EPS and SVG source files instead.Enjoy the brushes!
14-Starwalt Flourish AI Brushes by Gigistar
There are 11 Illustrator art brushes in this set consisting of beautiful flourish designs. These brushes were created in Adobe Illustrator CS4.
15-Free Floral Illustrator Brush by Mikomi26
A set of free Adobe Illustrator (vector) floral brushes that you may use for free.
Floral Illustrator Brushes
15 sets of floral Illustrator brushes free to use.
Free Illustrator Brushes
Written by: Gisela Gutierrez
Date Published: 08/11/2012
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