In Western culture, we sometimes look at “cuteness” as a childish or juvenile quality—but in Japan, it’s a whole different story. The prevailing “kawaii” culture in Japan puts so much value on being cute that even police agencies use adorable mascots to reach their audience.
And even here in America, the power of cuteness can’t be overlooked. Cute animals dominate the most popular images and videos on social media, enthralling audiences with their inescapable charm.
Tap into the hypnotic nature of cuteness with our collection of cute Adobe Photoshop brush sets. These free brushes are perfect for modern, quirky brands and reaching out to younger audiences who understand the appeal of adorable characters and objects.
From comic books to Disney movies, we’re a culture that loves our cartoons—and these days, it’s no longer considered weird for adults to like them, either. So feel free to download and enjoy these cute cartoon character brushes for Photoshop…and you can rest assured knowing your audience will love them, too.
Whether you’re a imaginative child or an executive in a boring business meeting, practically everybody loves to doodle. You might even have a few works of art proudly exhibited on your refrigerator. These Adobe Photoshop doodle brushes have a handmade, do-it-yourself humility to them that will charm your audience and make your brand more relatable.
Fruit Brushes for Photoshop (No longer available)
Hand Drawn Talk/Speech Bubble Doodles Brushes (No longer available)
When your print design needs a bit of magic, these fantasy brushes are the perfect tool to help you cast a spell on your audience. Tickle your audience’s imagination and making them feel excited about your message with wondrous, mythological imagery.
Fantasy Brushes (No longer available)
What could be cuter than an expression of love? Heart brushes for Photoshop are often used for romantic occasions, but you’ll find yourself using them any time your design needs the feeling of love, family, friendship and care.
Heart Doodles (No longer available)
Heart Shaped Smoke Brush (No longer available)
Valentine’s Day Brushes: Birds, Trees & Hearts (No longer available)
Smiley and Expression Brushes
Thanks to emoticons and emojis, we’re no strangers to expressing our emotions through cute little smiley faces. This collection of smiley and expression brushes makes it easy for you to express certain emotions through bite-size graphic art.
Cute Facemaker (No longer available)
Funny Emotional Face Brushes for Photoshop (No longer available)
Miscellaneous Cute Brushes
This eclectic mix of cute shapes and objects remind us of the stickers we used to play with when we were kids. Actually, when you think about it, cute brushes and stickers are pretty similar; they’re images that you can easily stick onto your design to add a sense of fun and frivolity.
Cavity (No longer available)
“Cute” Doesn’t Equal “Childish”
Remember that being cute isn’t necessarily about talking down to your audience or treating them like children. It’s about appealing to their love for the softer side of things: the beauty of a flower, the sweetness of candy, or the fluffy fur of a beloved pet.
What kinds of brushes do you think are cute? What cute brushes have you utilized in the past? Share your thoughts and links in the comments below!