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Stripes, strokes, and lots of dots — here’s the recipe to transform neat illustrations into something very bold and retro! Similar to the modern-looking shaders, halftone brushes are the ultimate tool to create retro ambiance and join the rows of the creative high rollers.
Ask any artist, and they will confirm that accents are everything. By picking suitable drawing tools, you can arouse various emotions and onboard various visual styles. And halftone brushes are a great example of how it works! They help imitate old-school prints, comics, and newspaper pages, and you are more than welcome to take advantage of them to time-travel to the 70s or 80s. To start this exciting journey, simply start your new drawing and pick a halftone brush kit for Procreate, Illustrator, or Photoshop to create the retro mood. We’ve got plenty of free and premium suggestions, all you have to do is choose your best one.
Alternative Printmaker is a super helpful tool for Adobe Photoshop, inspired by independent magazine press and alternative music scenes. With these halftone brushes and layer style effects, you can make DIY prints and gig posters easily. You only need basic Photoshop skills: cut out an object from a photo, place it into the Smart Object layer and save!
Add depth and style to your designs and artworks with these textured halftone brushes and patterns! In this pack, you’ll find two types of brushes. Scatter halftones are great for a messy screen-tone look, while the line halftone
brushes are perfect for a neat finish.
The most popular pattern brush samples from the vintage comic books were remastered to let you compose the stories of your own. These 12 grunge
brushes for iPad come with 4 worn paper textures with grunge texture you can use to keep up with the vintage comic book style
This is a set of 17 high-quality bold and subtle thrash textures and 8 Photoshop brushes to add to your designs. These textures can be used in a variety of projects such as posters, photos, postcards, flyers, t-shirts, typography and many more so don’t limit yourself.
Mid-Century brush pack is instantly recognizable by its simple, undulating inky outlines, angular, irregular shapes, impossible perspective and naturalistic textures. The set includes loads pencil doodles, halftone and pastel shades.
Add beautiful details to your images and graphic design pieces with a set of hand-mastered stippling brushes. Perfect for shading, adding textures, halftone effects, they can be your go-to Procreate brushes for so many projects!
These Photoshop brushes allow you to paint with halftone patterns directly onto your artwork. Choose from 12 distressed halftone brush effects with varying degrees of density and dot size, then alter the brush size and color to suit.
Bring your drawing skills to the new level with the Retro Kitchen artistic toolkit, comprising various halftone
brushes and textures! The reference was taken from good old vintage prints and posters with their worn press effect.
We are stoked to introduce you this dirty halftones brush set! With
brushes, you will be able to add textures and shadows smoothly. Due to video tutorials included, you will learn how to make florals and quirky letters and how to apply offset effects to your artworks.
This bundle of 12 free seamless halftone Procreate brushes is the perfect addition to your library of tools. You can use it for a great variety of distinct design projects:
retro digital art, sketches and many more.
The set includes 13 brushes with 11 unique textures.
Add exquisite halftones to your work in seconds with this set of 48 Procreate halftone brushes. Plus, the pack offers perfectly balanced smooth-edged brushes and rough and gritty-edged versions so you can try out different looks and choose the one for your work.
Time to make your polished graphics a little rough! In this small kit you’ll get 1 brush file
which includes 5 Photoshop brushes. All of these halftone brush textures were handmade, digitalized and individually edited for a mind-blowing, distinctive retro effect.
Working with textures in Illustrator is sometimes very sticky. Your computer is freezing, a graphic card is bleeding, and you are completely furious if the program stops working! But here, you can use these scatter brushes and halftones for texturing — it’s fast, simple to use, and the best thing you can try for your artworks.
Scratches, lines, dots, and swirls — all the possible forms are at your creative service in 51 halftone
brushes from this retro kit. It’s super easy to work with it, but if you need any guidance, you can rely on the help file included. Prepare the illustrations you’d like to turn into comics!
Get yourself some creative backup with 21 line halftone
brushes — experts in hatching and vintage! The collection can cope with any challenge, like shading and texturing, but if 4 grunge paper textures come in play, the composition gets extra points for its
Shadow hatching usually takes quite a significant time span, and if someone finds this activity meditative, others can feel the time slipping through their fingers. As a solution, pick these free halftone
brushes and play around with your illustrations to find how this set will be helpful to you personally.
Patts brush collection contains 50 no-stretched brushes and 60 seamless patterns for Adobe Illustrator! All the elements are not only good looking but time-saving and customizable. With a few clicks, you can make simple but beautiful illustrations. The
are absolutely useful for every pattern maker — even the tiniest halftone Illustrator brushes.
Get armed with these 12 grunge halftone
brushes for Photoshop and your favorite illustrations to upgrade them in a couple of minutes. It’s super easy: just install the brushes, then apply the chosen halftones to your image, a piece of cake! However, you can always rely on a help file included in the archive, no worries.
This Procreate brushes set includes 27 seamless pattern brushes to create varied textures or to add shading to your illustrations: from crosses and lines to classic halftone dot brushes! There’s also a bonus inker brush included, so you can use this one to trace the outlines of your drawings.
Halftone brushes are great for shading, adding texture to lettering, and creating pop art drawings. So these 30 brushes are screen-oriented, for you can rotate your canvas to change your pattern direction. You can also stack and mix different
to create whole new effects!
It’s fascinating how the image obtains a completely new look when being converted into its reprographic variant. Customize the size of the dots with 8 available halftone press options to add or reduce details. If you need your picture to have a certain shade to stand out, use 10 color overlays, coming along with the provided halftone pattern effects.
Halftones can be found when looking closely at many forms of printed material. The effect occurs when various-sized dots of ink are overlaid to build up color and tone. And now, with The Artifex Forge’s halftone brushes, you can
with this effect to create beautiful designs and illustrations!
All of these 51 halftone brushes took lots of time and effort to prepare, but the result justifies the means. And it surely doesn’t matter whether you’re Marvel or DC comics fan. Lines, dots, tiny squares, and inky scratсhes — there are so many various types of halftone brush textures, which you can combine together while looking for the most suitable composition.
Go creative with the tones of your graphics by leaving it all to the halftone dot pattern! Just get armed with your favorite illustrations and upgrade them in a couple of minutes. It’s super easy: just install these free halftone brushes, then apply the chosen ones to your image, a piece of cake!
Dead Head is a collection of inking, sketching, shaping, texture, and halftone brushes. There are a total of 32 brushes in the kit spread across a range of styles and uses. Along with the brushes, you’ll find included a selection of working Procreate files, containing the original drawings along with labels detailing which halftones have been used.
Screen printing is a way to make your designs retro and distressed. Default Procreate brushes don’t include this kind of effect, so these halftone brushes pack was created. With this little kit, you’ll achieve that grunge look you want to give to your artworks.
So simple yet so powerful, the possibility to combine two brushes into one gives you so many options! This vast package features 108 outline Procreate brushes, including halftone and stamp ones, are perfect for
, geometric and abstract art, and 3D lettering effects.
This set of halftones is essential to create a vintage effect for your works. There are free halftone brushes of high-end quality made carefully to bring to life the vintage style and fill your works with it. Only the basic knowledge of Photoshop is required.
Vintage Soul Set includes 9 different halftone brushes, with varying styles of halftone to create the best shade. Along with that, there are scratches
different brushes to add some scratches and aged effect), 7 distressed brushes, and 2 gritty brushes to ripple your lines.
Here go over 70 of the best halftone Illustrator brushes. The kit is perfect for adding majestic-looking dot textures to your work. In fact, The Black Magic Halftone Brush Kit is here to make it fun, easy, and effortless to add any type of halftones to your work.
Touching the works of Guerillacraft always means re-discovering genuine retro motives, and this time is not an exclusion! Be prepared to turn the most contemporary design ever into a 100% vintage artwork in a click with 15 impressive halftone textures.
These aren’t your standard point-and-click
style brushes. Designed to behave like the digital paint brushes you are used to, Beat Tones are 100% seamless halftone brushes and can be painted-in just like a digital acrylic, gouache or oil brush with complete control over stroke weight and color.
Looking for a great way to shade your work ready for print or just general design? These halftone brushes will give you the perfect level of distressed shading and engaging patterns. Inspired by old printing techniques and vintage illustrations, they are versatile enough to suit any project. The patterns used in these halftones are all seamless and scalable.
These halftone patterns may be activated professionally in a click and used with absolute ease while you’re purely concentrated on the design concept as a whole. The only problem may be the choice, as the kit unveils an unbelievable variety of exceptional assets — 60 fabulous patterns to choose from.
Retro is still in vogue, and it’s far more terrific than ever! These 28 Procreate halftone brushes were developed to simulate the vintage style from the 60s to 80s, which can be used for posters, logos, letterings, illustrations, and anything you want.
Whether adding gradated halftone shading to your work or continuous tones, The Beat Tones Brush Set has you covered with a huge variety of halftone dot and line patterns made from authentic source materials in multiple screen angles.
To make a halftone brush you need to create a new file in Photoshop and call it
. Then go to
and choose any brush you like. After that open the
menu and click
in the Blur section. Choose
will find it in the Filter menu, too) and pick
. Now, when the brush is ready you have to save it. To do so, open the
section and select
Define Brush Preset
, type the name you want your brush to be called and get the result.
Halftone is a technique that mimics tone gradations via using dots so it is mainly used to digitally give your artworks a comic-book effect. Such a look helps achieve a nostalgic feel in the digital age. They imitate old-school prints and newspaper pages, creating a retro ambiance.
you open the image you want to add a halftone effect to in Photoshop. Next, you need to find the
option and click on
. To do this, you go to the
Filter drop-down menu
in the top navigation bar, and from all the options you choose
. After you did it you pick
menu. Here you will be offered all adjusting options such as two variables, radius, and channel, to get the right halftone texture and put it on your image.
effect creating process in Photoshop 2022 is just the same as it was before. The first step you need to take is to open the image you are going to edit. In the
menu, you pick
will see it in the top navigation bar). Next, when you open the
menu you click on
. To achieve the perfect halftone texture you will need to adjust two variables, radius, and channel. When you get the result you just put it on your image and the work is done.