We know that Photoshop has a smudge tool that you can conveniently use anytime. But most often it’s hard to create the kind of smudge paint effect we really want with the smudge tool. It’s a lot easier if we have a wide variety of ready-made smudge brushes to choose from that we can use to produce the kind of smudge effect we want.
So today I rounded-up over a hundred free Photoshop abstract paint smudge brushes that are perfect for creating stylish cool grunge backgrounds, some cloudy or smoky texture images, or if you simply want to messly paint some cool abstract artworks. Armed with these smudge brushes and some creative imagination, the possibilities are endless.
1. Abstract Smudge Brushes by Fortune GFX (5 brushes)
2. Pro Smudge Set 2 by Noiseless (9 brushes)
3. Simple Smudges 1 by Pedzle dla Photoshop (14 brushes)
4. Simple Smudges 2 by Pedzle dla Photoshop (32 brushes)
5. Horizontal Smudges by Env1ro (18 brushes)
6. Cloud Smudge Brushes by Noise-Less (2 brushes)
7. Grunge Smudge Brushes 1 by Talei-stock (8 brushes)
8. Grunge Smudge Brushes 2 by Talei-stock (6 brushes)
9. Funky Smudges by KillerQueen23 (5 brushes)
10. Pink Soda Abstract Smudge Brushes by xPinkSoda (4 brushes)