logoCow brushes for Photoshop

Updated: August 29th, 2014

cow brushes for Photoshop, Xara and elements mixed realistic designs on a green background

Cow brushes for Photoshop gallery (V79)

50 Different cow brushes for Photoshop CC CS3 CS1 CS6 CS5 CS4 2014 Elements PSP GIMP Xara Pages etc includes realistic, drawn, rough, sketched, woodcut cattle farm presets and more (please note that it is the same cow - they were all rendered in a 3D application called Poser). ABR and PNG format designs in different poses. The ABR presets are easy to use and apply, simply add them to the palette via the load / replace commands and then apply them using the tools such as paint, smudge, blur, clone etc. Combine, re-color them, warp, export, convert them to different formats and much more. PC and MAC OS X. You can also use the PNG format files on other OS such as Linux and Android and iOS. Use the image files in countless projects such as designs, books, cartoons, videos, plates, stickers, posters, caps, skate boards, leaflets. Commercial use

Cow brushes for Photoshop and Elements and psp

Use the cow brushes in most applications

They can be used in countless ways in PS and PS Elements. You can also use them in countless other applications either by using the ABR set and export them from PS in other formats such as JPG or TIFF; or just use the included PNG files and then convert those into other formats such as JPG.


cow brushes for Photoshop realistic moo design applied in black on a white background single stroke


Realistic preset applied in black in PS and elements

stained glass cow brushes effect in Photoshop


They can be extended either by using the palette to add scatter etc or you can take a stroke and use it as a source for other strokes such as a stroke with a blur or painted glass effect added, the farmyard animal then becomes a stained glass design though it is unlikely that the animal will appear in any church window at any time.The stroke was created using a standard dab and applying it (in black) and then a stained glass effect in PS is applied and the stroke is then re-defined via the edit menu. Of course, many other effects can be added to the designs and many such as black and white effects can be used to create stamps or cutouts, all very useful if the original size is fairly small (400 x 400 etc)

stamp filter cow brush using plugin effects in Photoshop and elements great brushes stroke


The stamp design, once defined in PS, can be applied over and over to very large images such as 3000 x 3000 images.

Cow brushes to patterns for Adobe ® Photoshop

They can be used as a source for a vast range of pattern designs (all seamless). Simply apply them and avoid the seams (edges of the image). Use the filter menu offset command to create more interesting tile designs.


cow brushes pattern photoshop applied using the pattern fill layer command all in a grid


The patterns can also be used with the powerful new script features in CS6 via the edit menu such as symmetry / spiral / brick fill and others.

sketched cow brush for Photoshop effects


They can be modified in millions of ways such as by adjustment layers and effects / filters. Above, a sketch effect applied using black and white color settings via the filter gallery

cow brushes for Photoshop realistic applied with text on green background


They can be used with text in PS and elements and others on any background

Cow brushes loaded into PSP

Open the PNG files via the file open command and then select one of the paint tools and open the presets browser to see all the existing designs. You can now use the create a selection button to create a new and wonderful unique stroke. You can also, of course, apply effects, re-color the design and then save the design as a new custom tool. The result is saved in the standard corel folders depending on the file locations set in the preferences for PSP as a pspbrush file as well as an attached script file with a similar name


cow frame brushes for Photoshop and elements apply around the edge on a green background


They can be used to create all kinds of frame designs now just a basic square frame design

cow cutout brush using Photoshop plugins and effects realistic to basic on green


They can be used as is but they can always be modified using PS as well as PSP effects such as the cutout plugin - you can also then save the design via the edit menu define command

cow oil paint effect brush and camera raw filter graduated in Photoshop on green background


They can be blurred and smeared and distorted in millions of ways using camera raw filter and oil paint filters in PS etc

Cow brushes videos ?

You can find all our videos about the PS etc strokes es via our graphicxtras channel on youtube. All the videos are by Andrew Buckle (me) - sorry if some of the early videos are a little long. If you have any particular question, please contact us and I will try and create a video or two or more on the subject

Preview of the cow brushes for Photoshop pack 179

A video showing most of the presets included in the set applied in multiple ways such as effects applied etc

What do I get with the cow Photoshop / psp brushes ?

On buying the set, you receive the link to the zip file and the zip file includes the designs in ABR and / or PNG format (this varies from set to set) along with documentation (you can find our manual on issu) and gallery of all the strokes as well as a serial number for any update of the set. You should be able to unzip the zip file without any extra software but if you do need extra software to expand the file, stuffit expander is a good application to use which can be found on the Smith Micro web site


sketch and hand drawn cow brush for Photoshop and elements grazing on a green background


Sketched animal

cow brushes for Photoshop and elements can be used on layers with shadows and bevels etc


They can be used on a layer and can then be modified by styles / layer effects such as adding a hi-impact drop shadow to the design

Cow brushes loaded into Photoshop ABR

They can be loaded into PS by double clicking the ABR file. You can also, in some versions, load the file via the file open command. You can also select the ABR file and select PS to open the file. You can place the ABR file into the presets folder and then access the file by name via the right side menu of the palette. You can also load the brushes via the edit menu preset manager. They can also be loaded via the palette right side menu and load / replace (replace removes the previous set)


cow blur brushes for Photoshop and elements, blur effects applied to realistic design on gradient background


They can be blurred and re-applied in PS and elements to create out of focus images

Loading brushes in Photoshop PNG format

To load the PNG files into PS, simply file open and select the PNG file. Once loaded, you can then go to the edit menu and define command. The set includes a selection of actions to do the same task so you can always use the action to define the brush. You can also then use the file automate batch menu command to run that action on all the PNG files and load all of the designs into the current palette. Once loaded, you can then use the palette to save all the current set to an Anew BR file etc. You can also define all the strokes as patterns as well via the define pattern command.


illustration cow brushes for Photoshop using poster edges and exposure


They can be turned into an illustration using a combination of filter gallery effects (poster edge) and exposure image adjustment


anime cow brush for Photoshop and elements color lookup image adjustment red background


They can be re-colored using image adjustments such as color lookup - in the above case, anime palette has been used

What can I do with the cow brushes in Photoshop etc ?

You can use them to create commercial work as well as personal work, you can use to create CU4CU items. You can use them to create logos, books, designs, illustrations, skateboarding, farmyard designs, web pages, videos, packaging, t-shirts, shoes, fashions, ceramics and much more. Any questions, please contact us and we will try and help (via support@graphicxtras.com)


cow brushes for Photoshop can be transformed via the brushes palette rotate


They can be rotated and re-sized via the palette controls so the design can be upside down, flipped, rotated and more


cow brushes for Photoshop blending modes and difference blend


They can be applied using different blending modes, they don't have to be applied just in normal in PS but darken, difference, soft light and more

cow brushes for Photoshop and elements applied as art history tool dab effects


They can be used as a stroke with the art history tool in PS to create all kinds of painted effect designs


cow brushes for Photoshop image layer on green background realistic colorful


Set includes many designs in PNG format which can be used just as a layer and applied using the file place command

Cow brushes are for ??

CC CS6 CS5 CS4 CS3 CS2 CS1 7 6 and standalone and elements 12 - 1


PaintShop Pro


3D applications






rough cow pastel brushes for Photoshop and elements blue


Rough stroke in pastel - single stroke in the set for use with PS and elements


Commercial use, PNG format. FREE download