The Very Best Free Lighting Effect, Fire and Smoke Brushes for Photoshop

The Very Best Free Lighting Effect Brushes for Photoshop

Brushes are one of the most creative resources for Photoshop, and lighting effects brushes can help to create beautiful, mystical and unique images or photo effects.


So today we are bringing you a round up of some of the best of these brushes for Photoshop to enhance your photos or to help in the creation of your next Photoshop project.

Lighting Effect Brushes for Photoshop

Abstract XI

4 fractal brushes for Photoshop
Abstract XI

Light Shape Mega Pack

This pack includes 50 stock images and the complete brush set of 50 light shapes

Light Shape Mega Pack

Cosmic Lights

A pack of 30 light shapes, including the full brush set and the full set of PNG images

Cosmic Lights

Light Streak Brushes

A set of 14 brushes for Photoshop

Light Streak Brushes

Dimension Brushes

A set of 13 high resolution Photoshop brushes

Dimension Brushes

Energy Brushes

14 light effect Photoshop brushes

Energy Brushes

Streaks of Light

40 high resolution light effect Photoshop brushes

Streaks of Light

Mystical Light Effects

20 high resolution light effect Photoshop brushes

Mystical Light Effects

Silky Lights

7 high resolution abstract light brushes for Photoshop


Silky Lights

Light Beams

This set of 26 light effect brushes is available for both Photoshop and Gimp, and an image pack is also available.

Light Beams

Aurora Borealis

22 light effect brushes available for both Photoshop and Gimp. An image pack is also available.

Aurora Borealis

Star and Light-effect Brushes

31 light effect brushes for Photoshop

Star and Light-effect Brushes

Elegant: Soft Light Brushes

13 light effect brushes for Photoshop

Elegant: Soft Light Brushes

Space Light Brushes

12 high resolution light effect brushes for Photoshop

Space Light Brushes

Sui Generis v1

10 light effect Photoshop brushes

Sui Generis v1

Sui Generis v2

9 light effect brushes similar to the above set

Sui Generis v2

Sui Generis v3

14 more brushes in the style of the above 2 sets

Sui Generis v3

Abstract 04

10 abstract light effect brushes for Photoshop

Abstract 04

Abstract Brushes

6 abstract light effect brushes for Photoshop CS4 and newer

Abstract Brushes

Party Brushes

6 high resolution abstract light effect Photoshop brushes

Party Brushes

Abstract Light Brushes Vol.1

25 abstract light effect brushes for Photoshop. Although these brushes are free, you have to ‘pay’ with a Tweet or Facebook like.

Abstract Light Brushes

Quantum Brushes

A set of 9 light effect brushes for Photoshop

Quantum Brushes

Fly Brushes

5 abstract light effects for Photoshop CS and newer

Fly Brushes

Fractal Chaos

10 fractal brushes for Photoshop

Fractal Chaos

Comet Brushes

4 abstract light effect brushes for Photoshop

Comet Brushes

Dynamic Light Wave Brush Set

15 high resolution light effect brushes for Photoshop

Dynamic Light Wave Brush Set

Lighting Effects Pack

50 lighting effect brushes with accompanying JPEG images

Lighting Effects Pack

Shining Swords

7 simple and clean shining/light brushes

Shining Swords

Radiant Brushes

A set of 19 fractal vector brushes

Radiant Brushes

Light Effect Brushes

29 high resolution light effect brushes for Photoshop

Light Effect Brushes

Galactic Brushes

10 galactic-style light brushes for Photoshop

Galactic Brushes

Psionic Storm

15 light-effect brushes for Photoshop

Psionic Storm

Lens Flare Brushes

20 very high resolution lens flare brushes for Photoshop

Lens Flare Brushes

Conclusion

There are many tutorials available around the internet that show you how to create lighting effects in Photoshop, but these brushes can save a lot of time and produce an excellent result.

Have you used any of these brushes in your work? Do you know of any brush sets we have missed from this list that you think should have been included? Please share your links and comments with us in the section below.