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25 Awesome GIMP Brush Sets (1000+ FREE Brushes)

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On my sort of GIMP vs. Photoshop post, a lot of people through comments have expressed that GIMP is highly capable graphics design/editing software that can be used professionally. You just have to learn how to use it to harness its true potential.

To help you further enhance the functionality of GIMP, I have here a huge collection of awesome, high-quality brushes that can be utilized for whatever projects you may have. But before that, let me show you how you can install these brushes on Linux.

Installing GIMP brushes on Linux is pretty easy. Just go to your /home folder and show hidden files by hitting Ctrl+H. Then, find the GIMP directory (mine is .gimp-2.6). Open it and find the subfolder that is named "brushes". Extract the downloaded brushes on that folder, and that's about it.

So now, here are some excellent GIMP brushes that you can use for free:




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