15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator

Ever wish you could take your Illustrator skills to the next level? Well, don’t worry! We have a collection of hand-picked pen & pencil brushes for every creative design need. These are just some of our favorites.

Whether you’re an artist working on a new drawing or a designer enhancing a digital design, this list has Illustrator brushes for everyone. Keep scrolling to explore the collection!

What is a brush for Adobe Illustrator?

A brush is a great way to add texture and depth in Adobe Illustrator. Brushes are made from different types of patterns, shapes, or objects that can be applied over an object to give it more realism. There are many ways you can use brushes, some for more complex designs and others for simple tasks like adding shading on a logo.

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - pattbrushes

Patts Brush Collection

The brushes in the Patts Brush pack time, with few clicks you can make simple but beautiful illustrations and with a diverse range of patterns and brushes. This pack gives you access to a wide variety of no-stretch patterns that can be used for lettering, illustration, and more!

Chunky Markers – Illustrator Brushes

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - chunkymarkers bold leap creative

Vector brushes that capture the smear and stroke of a pen. Create marker pen artwork with ease with Chunky Markers. Why limit yourself to only using digital illustration? Why not expand your skills and try drawing with markers!

The pack includes 300 brush strokes that were selected from thousands made. Hours were spent testing markers on different surfaces to get the right look, and the result is a realistic looking set of vector-based markers.

VectorSketch | Illustrator Brushes

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - vectorsketch cover

To achieve an authentic charcoal or pencil effects digitally you would usually turn to Photoshop. But this creates a problem! Your artwork is now pixelated when you resize it. This brush pack solve that with a deluxe pack of 40 charcoal and graphite based brushes, that are scalable, for Illustrator.

1100+ AI Brushes BUNDLE!

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - handdrawnbrushes bold leap creative

Included in this amazing pack is 1070 Adobe Illustrator brushes and 56 graphic styles. They are thought-out and designed to suit different path lengths. Most of these brushes have been made with actual drawing tools, giving your digital artwork a handcrafted touch.

Perfect Pencils – Brush Pack

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - perfectpencils bold leap creative

Perfect Pencil Brushes provide a realistic graphite pencil look to your designs and drawings. The anti-stretch brush strokes are smooth, and the details are seamless. This pack makes for an important addition to any brush toolbox!

Doodle Brushes

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - doodle brushes

Ever wondered how to add the charm of doodling in your designs? The doodle art brushes are for you! The set includes 74 different brushes that give that scribbled feel to your art.

Fine Liner Brushes & Patterns

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - fine liner brushes and patterns

Achieving the look of a fine-liner is impossible in Illustrator without this brush set. Featuring a huge range of different pen marks, including straight, rough outlines, dots, dashes, zigzags, and more.

Ink Pen Brush Vector

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - ink brush magz

All of the brushes in this pack were hand-made, from start to finish. The brushes are great to use for simple black and white sketch or graphics or they can also be used to give a handcrafted feel to your illustrations.

Finest Vintage – Illustrator Brushes

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - finest vintage brushes 0

This set of brushes have been created from authentic vintage artwork to give a vintage feel. Included is a huge range of brush strokes that look great when layered to give a custom look. If you’re in a hurry, a pre-layered hatch brush is included.

Liner Illustrator Brushes

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - 1 liner brushes

There are 24 ink, 32 pat, and 16 dot brushes which create lines, waves, dashes, hatches, asterisks, dots and more. With 20 seamless patterns made from these inky liner tools for flawless compositions.

Pencilcraft Brushes by Guerillacraft

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - promo1

All brushes were made by hand with real pencils and leads. These infinite brushes look great and very natural. With this pack of Pencilcraft brushes, length doesn’t matter, there are no stretched strokes any longer.

The Dead Pen | Hand Drawn Toolkit

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - deadpen brush pack 01

This is a collection of beautifully illustrated brushes for Adobe Illustrator. They give the project a hand-drawn or brushstroke type style with great effect.

300+ REAL MARKERS FOR ILLUSTRATOR

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - creativemarket markers for illustrator title

These markers have been scanned at 2400 DPI, cleaned and slightly sharpened to release them from a background of white pixels. Their layers have then been separated for clarity before being shrunk back to their original size which provides maximum information at a handy scale.

Scribbler Brushes for AI

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - mainpromo scrib

Inspired by Mid-century illustrations, Guerillacraft made 42 infinite brushes and 6 scatter brushes for texturing. All brushes were made by hand with real ink. Now you can draw more naturally in Adobe Illustrator with this handy brush pack.

The Brush Studio

15 of the Best Pen & Pencil Brushes for Adobe Illustrator - display cover

This set is created with three different types of media (chalk, pencil, and ink). These amazing handmade assets will give you everything you need for your next digitally handmade design.

Looking for more brushes? Check out our other posts here.

^ Pin It For Later ^

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *