Whether you’re a designer who has already given Affinity a go or are simply looking to test the waters, we’re happy to let you know that an increasing amount of leading designers are either creating Affinity Designer brushes or adapting their current Illustrator packs to make them compatible with the new software!
We’ve rounded up a list of 30 of the best Affinity brushes that are currently available in our marketplace and which we hope will get you on your path to becoming Affinity experts!
1. Drawing Brushes For Affinity
These 141 Raster and Vector brushes look and feel just like real ink, charcoal, and graphite drawing tools. Every brush in this set is modeled after a real-world drawing instrument. From Copic markers to number 2 pencils, you’re sure to find your favorite go-to tool for drawing (or find a new one!).
2. Master Watercolor Affinity Brushes
Introducing the most realistic and natural watercolor set available for the Affinity Apps. This Master Watercolor Set is for the watercolor artist who wants to experience the same fun and feel of real watercolor on paper. It includes over 100 realistic watercolor brushes.
3. Fine Liner – Affinity Brushes
This authentic and versatile tool kit includes a huge range of different pen marks – straight and rough outlines, dots and dashes, stippling, hatching, zigzags and more. It also includes a selection of fine liner textures – use these to fill areas quickly.
4. Finest Vintage – Affinity Brushes
This exceptional anti-stretch pattern brushes seamlessly repeat a tile along the stroke rather than stretching one image along the line. This means that you won’t need to change brushes so often, leaving you more time to perfect those authentic-looking designs and classic artwork. A huge range of brush strokes is included – so you’ll always find the correct one for the task in hand.
5. The Affinity Airbrush
This versatile shading brush pack contains a wide variety of textures – from dense to light and thick to thin – all designed to add scattered texture to your designs and illustrations! The dense textures have been included to save you time – so you don’t have to spend ages layering up multiple brush strokes to build tone.
6. Stained Glass Creator – Affinity
If you’ve ever wanted to create your own leaded glass designs but were put off by the high cost of materials and the risk of glass cuts then this pack is for you – for the first time you are now able to create a convincing looking digital version of glass art from the safety of your own computer.
7. Mosaic Maker – Affinity Brushes & Patterns
This pack captured the irregular, chipped edges of the original Roman source material (c. 4th century AD) allowing you to create stunning designs and illustrations with a sense of antiquity. However, the pack isn’t just for adding a vintage look – you can use them to bring a unique twist to contemporary designs too.
8. Tattoo Art – Affinity Brushes
This complete tool kit contains a variety of brushes which work harmoniously to create stunning inked art. The outline brushes undulate with the inconsistency of real ink while the scatter brushes build up interesting, stippled texture and shading. There are even a set of tattoo-esque arrows and dots to add those all-important final details to your designs.
9. Lighthouse Liner Affinity Brushes
Don’t part with your favorite illustration tool: the magic of hand-drawn image won’t vanish if you have our Lighthouse Liner Brushes for Affinity. There are 24 ink, 32 pat, and 16 dot brushes, drawing lines, waves, dashes, hatches, asterisks, dots, squares, zigzags, crosses, and more.
11. The Vintage Nautical Map Maker – Affinity
Whether its for a pirate-themed project, an eye-catching event flyer, intricately patterned soft furnishings or an evocative brand design, you can easily bring them to life with this one-stop map creator toolkit. The Artifex Forge has spent many happy hours poring over antique maps on your behalf to bring this varied and authentic material together.
12. Memento Shader Brushes for Affinity
This collection of 35 brushes and 12 textures will make your work sparkle! The exuberance of brush textures astounds with the different drawing techniques you can implement in the process: scatter, noise, hatch, pressure, shadow.
13. The Watercolor Wizard – Affinity Brushes
The Artifex Forge is very excited to release this massive set of naturalistic, watercolor, vector brushes for Affinity Designer. This versatile pack features a huge range of authentically textured strokes which were sampled from real watercolor for maximum authenticity.
14. Gouache Shader Brushes for Affinity
Get rich gouache effects in Affinity Designer in a few minutes. No more hours of searching for weird textures to add on top and then mask in odd angles.
15. Realistic Fur Brushes 4 Affinity Photo & Designer
This pack includes 28 realistic fur brushes with all settings for Affinity Photo & Affinity Designer. All these brushes allow creating high-quality realistic fur, and I’m sure you’ll appreciate the assistance they’ll bring you at work!
16. Neon Affinity Brushes
If, like me, you find the majority of existing neon effects limiting, lifeless and a little unrealistic then this is the perfect set for you. Most are entirely computer generated and therefore lack the lifelike qualities and quirks of genuine neon tubing. With these brushes, you can really give your design the wow-factor.
17. 25 Hair Affinity Brushes for Every Hairstyles
Draw every hairstyle you want faster with the new Affinity Designer brushes for every hairstyle! Straight, long, wavy, curly, short… bald, you name it!
18. Outstanding Oil Paint Brushes – Affinity
This authentic looking artist’s tool kit is the result of hours of experimentation, discovering the diverse textures that can be made using oil paint. I’ve used brushes, palette knives, cloths, scraps of cardboard and even my own fingers. The resulting brushes are the closest you’ll get to real oils in Affinity Designer.
19. The Affinity Inkwell Brushes
The pack boasts ink outline and wash brushes which work in harmony to help you create digital art that looks just like the real thing. These include wash shaders, splats, dry ink, dashes, zigzags, blob outlines and more – ensuring you have everything you need to create perfect inky art!
20. Textured Vector Brushes for Affinity Designer
In fast-moving professional environments, the flexibility and pinpoint control of vector curves make a great addition to the artist’s toolbox. This pack consists of 90 textured vector brushes which allow creatives to seamlessly layer textured strokes, or simply paint complete non-destructive masterpieces.
21. The Master Engraver – Affinity Brushes
My super-user-friendly, engraved, vector brush set is now compatible with Affinity Designer! So what makes it so special? Speedier Drawing, Purpose Built Shading Brushes, Multiple weight Brushes, and Outline Brushes.
22. Affinity Ink Brushes
The set includes a total of 36 brushes and is divided into 3 different categories: regular brushes (for ink sketches and illustrations), ink washes, and ink stains stamps.
23. Chalk Dust Brush Kit For Affinity
The Chalk Dust Brush Kit features everything you need to create your own stunning chalkboard pieces without getting yourself covered in white dust.
24. Multi-Color Mixed Paint Affinity Brushes
I’ve always loved the stunning results you can achieve when mixing multiple colors in wet paint and wished there was a way to create this eye-catching effect in Affinity designer… now there is! The Artifex Forge is proud to have created this handy and easy to use streaky paint tool kit – the first of its kind!
25. Affinity Pattern Brushes
This Affinity brushes set includes a collection of 27 seamless pattern brushes, to create varied textures or to add shading to your illustrations! There’s a also a bonus inker brush included, so you can use this one to trace the outlines of your drawings.
26. Rip It Up! Torn Edge Affinity Brushes
Torn edge graphics have been available for a long time but it can be a fiddly task implementing them well with your design. This process often wastes precious time and leads to less than perfect results. That’s why I created my flexible Rip It Up! – Torn Edge Brushes, so you can pose and adjust torn edges quickly and easily to suit any project.
27. 80 Foliage Brushes for Affinity
This set has big range of different plants, leaves and florals to make beautiful landscapes or just adding nature elements to your art. These brushes are also slightly color dynamic which means brush strokes vary in light and dark color – this gives dimension without changing color all the time.
28. Stipple Shading Brushes for Affinity
Stipple shading is a classic method for adding textured shading to a pen and ink illustration. It looks incredible, but takes time, patience and a steady hand. With this pack, you can create amazing stipple effects within Affinity Photo or Designer and control the size, spread, and scatter of each brush.
29. Glitter and Foil Kit for Affinity Designer
Create authentic glitter and foil designs on the iPad with ease using this sparkling kit for Affinity Designer! This kit is packed to the brim with versatile resources to make your designs shimmer & shine (without covering the floor with tiny specks of glitter you’re still finding 2 years later)!