Discover 15 of the best Photoshop add-ons that you can download to create eye-catching designs.
Using Photoshop add-ons you can enhance your graphic design projects and images with a variety of effects in just a few seconds. This way, add-ons help you to save precious time while creating super stylish artworks for yourself or your clients. Below you can find a selection of 15 of the best Photoshop add-ons (actions, textures, brushes, and layer styles) that you can download for a very low budget to create eye-catching designs in no time.
Distress Press Brush & Action Kit
Made by the team of True Grit Texture Supply, Distress Press Brush & Action Kit adds a nice vintage effect to your designs in no time. Most other distressing and letterpress kits work by combining just one repetitive action with texture overlays that lack nuance and flexibility. The results often feel generic, robotic, and stiff. The Distress Press kit combines multiple distressing effects and advanced masking techniques with high-quality texture brushes to create authentic results that save you time, strain, and pain.
50 Text Effects Bundle
Created by Zeppelin Graphics, the text effects are very easy to use. You can replace the text in seconds via smart object layers. Just open a file, open the smart object layer, change the text, save and you are done! It takes not more than 10 seconds. The effects work with text, vector shapes or other images.
Atomica Mid-Century Print Effects
Published by True Grit Texture Supply, Atomica was developed in collaboration with illustrator and mid-century print obsessive Adam Nickel. Inspired by Adam’s signature aesthetic and built to complement a busy studio workflow, the kit was crafted with speed and customization in mind using authentic textures and source materials.
Color Double Exposure Ps Actions
Using these 16 Photoshop actions by FixThePhoto you are able to create eye-catching double exposure effects in no time. It only takes one click, everything is fully automated. To learn more, just click on the following link.
Grain Shader Brush Set for Photoshop
Here comes another great product made by the team of True Grit Texture Supply. Using the Grain Shader Brush Set, you can add depth, grain, shadow, and various forms to your work. The set consists of 38 ultra-shady texture brushes for Adobe Photoshop.
Halftone Zine Machine PSD + Action
Process halftone images with lightning speed or re-create the style known from 90s copy shops. The Halftone Zine Machine PSD + Action set by True Grit Texture Supply is everything you need.
Neon Text Layer Styles
These neon text layer styles are compatible with Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. In addition, this kit includes a set of free bonus brushes. Each style comes with unique glow options. For further information on all features and options, just click on the following link.
Photocopy Distortion Effect – vol. 1
Volume one of the Photocopy Distortion Effect by Spazio Bianco includes complex distortions for titles and quotes. In addition to Photoshop, the kit is also suitable for use in Adobe Illustrator. To learn more, just follow the link below.
PosterPress for Photoshop
Ian Barnard, the designer and publisher of this amazing set loves vintage travel posters, especially original ones from the early 1900s with their simplistic illustrations and art deco typefaces. Trying to recreate a poster like that takes longer than you think and many hours in Adobe Illustrator. Now you can do that quickly and easily with PosterPress directly in Adobe Photoshop.
PRISM Analog Light Leaks
PRISM is a comprehensive set of 60 analog prism light leaks and bokeh effects. These overlays will add some extra charm to your photos and give them that certain vibrant something. Since these resources are available in high-resolution (6000 x 4000px), they’ll work great in photography for both print and web graphics.
Quick Engrave – Engraver Effect
The Quick Engrave Effect will give your artwork an authentic engraved look in seconds! Just load the patterns and actions in Photoshop, and click on play. There are several options to choose from, depending on how intense you want the effect to be. There are also two different engraving methods to choose from, for a total of 6 actions.
RENAISSANCE – Oil Painting Actions
With the Renaissance Oil Painting Photoshop Actions and Canvas Textures, you can take your photos to new artistic levels. All of the included actions are fully editable in Adobe Photoshop. Once the oil effect action has been applied, you can mix and combine it with multiple filter tones, base enhancements, sharpening levels, vignette burns and blurs or just add realistic canvas textures to your work.
Stipple Master AI & PS Brushes
Become a stipple master with this awesome set of 48+ brushes for Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. They’ll sure come in handy for organic line drawings, vintage lettering or even more abstract geometric art. To learn more, just click on the following link.
The Woodcut Brush Kit Illustrator
Using these brushes, you can give your illustrations realistic woodcut, block print, and linocut effects with this collection of 32 woodcut brushes for Adobe Illustrator and 24 ink texture brushes for adding finishing touches in Photoshop. For further information, just follow the link below.
VVDS Sketch Creator
The VVDS Sketch Creator is quite simple to use. It offers awesome realistic urban sketch styles with just a few simple clicks. It’s a great choice for architectural images and interior designs. So how it works? Just open the PSD file, add your image inside the smart object and get an amazing result.
Please note, some of the products require additional software such as Adobe Illustrator. Both tools Illustrator and Photoshop are available for download from the Adobe Creative Cloud website, just have a look here.
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