Circular design elements are used in many creative designs. I like to use the brush tool in Photoshop (B) and with a large collection of Photoshop Circular brushes; it is possible to add any kind of circular shape in seconds. There are many different types of circular brushes available and I am sure you will be able to find a circular brush for nearly any type pf design. One of the design styles where circular design elements are often used is retro designs, but you can also use a circular brush for creating bokeh or half tone effect.
Grunge circular brushes are also useful in many ways and in this article; you will find more than 50 cool circular brush sets for Photoshop. Check out this collection and add some circular design elements to your brush collection.
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Retro Funk – 44 Brushes – MORE INFO
This set contains 44 dynamically generated circular brushes for that great Retro look and feel.
Circular Brushes – MORE INFO
Create your own retro circles with these 20 brushes. Most are of a large scale, so you may scale them down to suite.
Circular Frame Brushes – MORE INFO
12 Old style circular borders and frames. Made in PS CS2.
Circle Ray Brushes – MORE INFO
This set contains 6 2500px brushes for Photoshop CS-CS5.
Circular Grunge Brush Set – MORE INFO
A set of circular grunge brushes made with Photoshop CS2.
Circular Vector T.1 Set – MORE INFO
A Taster Set of circular vectors. The rendered display are not included in the set.
Free Retro Circle Scribbles Brush Pack for Photoshop – MORE INFO
This set contains circular brushes with a “Retro” theme. They are extremely high resolution and approximately 2550px x 2500px. These would be great for that coveted hand-drawn look on any website layout.
Circle Design Brushes – MORE INFO
This set contains 27 circular design brushes.
Swirling Clouds Brush Set – MORE INFO
This set contains eleven brushes for use in Photoshop. Created in Photoshop CS3.
Circular Brushes 01 Mixolution – MORE INFO
A set of eleven Photoshop brushes of a circular design. Record albums, grooved patterns, full circles. Most have an opacity that produces a nice gradient effect.
Eudaemonist’s Vector Brush Set – MORE INFO
This set contains 60 main brushes (not all circular) and 48 “touch-up” brushes.
Circle Cluster Brushes – MORE INFO
This set contains 4 Brushes 2400px Vector Stamp Style for Photoshop CS-CS5.
Spiro Brush Set – MORE INFO
This set contains 6 Photoshop Brushes 1100px from StarwaltDesign.
Hightech Circles .2. by Enviro – MORE INFO
This brush pack contains 18 Huge brushes, made in CorelDraw and finished in PS 7. These brushes are compatible with PS 7 and up.
240 Retro Dynamic Brushes – MORE INFO
This contains 240 dynamically generating retro brushes, mostly circular.
Corner Circle Brushes – MORE INFO
A set of 4 Brushes 2500px. For Photoshop CS-CS5.
Circular Designs Vol. 2 – MORE INFO
This set contains 6 Brushes 2500px. For Photoshop CS-CS5.
Saffron Brushes – MORE INFO
These are brushes that can be used in Photoshop (version 6 or higher) and possibly GIMP.
Vector Brushes 2 – MORE INFO
This set contains 15 vector brushes. The same rules apply for Photoshop brush usages as with stock usages.
Circle Ornaments Brushes – MORE INFO
A pack of 14 circle ornament brushes. The set includes 7 fill versions, and their line versions, adding up to 14 .abr brushes.
Circular III – MORE INFO
This set contains 13 circular brushes.
Grunge Stripes Circles Brushes – MORE INFO
This set contains grunge stripes circles for use in Photoshop.
Brushes Circular – MORE INFO
This set contains 5 circular brushes about 250px each.
13 Circular Brushes – MORE INFO
13 ‘circular’ brushes. Contains .ABR for Photoshop7 and Image Pack.
Radial Grids – MORE INFO
A set of 9 original radial grid brushes optimized at 1333px. Created in CS3.
Bokeh Brush + Stock Pack – MORE INFO
Futuristic Circular – MORE INFO
Circular Brushes – MORE INFO
Vector Brushes for Photoshop – MORE INFO
A set of vector brushes for use in Photoshop.
Hypnotic Circulars – MORE INFO
Circular Borders – MORE INFO
This is a set of 17 circle borders, made in PS7. The download file contains an ABR file and an Imagepack.
Vector 05 – MORE INFO
A set of 57 vector brushes for Photoshop.
Photoshop Circular Brushes – MORE INFO
A set of circular brushes for use in Photoshop.
Dripping Vecrots – MORE INFO
A set of Photoshop brushes with a circular, dripping look.
HighTech Circles – MORE INFO
This set contains 19 brushes finished in Photoshop 7 (it’s compatible with it and high versions of PS).
Retro Abstract Circles: Photoshop Brush Pack – MORE INFO
This set is inspired by funky, abstract 70s patterns, vinyl records, and the popularity of employing retro elements in modern design. These Photoshop brushes are perfect as decorative ornaments in your retro-inspired projects.
HALFONEThree By env1ro – MORE INFO
This pack contains 11 brushes. These brushes are compatible with PS 7 and up.
Retro Circle Brushes – MORE INFO
This set contains 5 brushes with a 1000px resolution.
CirVec – MORE INFO
This set contains 6 High Resolution PS Brushes. (above 2000 x 2000).
Double Grunge Circles – MORE INFO
A set of Double Grunge Circles for Photoshop 7.0.
ScrappinCop Funky Retro Circle – MORE INFO
This set contains some big funky circles and some petite ones.
Technetronic Brush Set – MORE INFO
A set of 13 wonderful vector/tech brushes, made with the pen tool in Photoshop CS.
Tech Brushes – MORE INFO
A set of 100+ brushes for Photoshop CS6.
Grunge Collage Brushes – MORE INFO
This set contains 4 Photoshop brushes 2400px in size. For CS-CS5.
Circular Design Brushes PS7 – MORE INFO
A set of circular design brushes for PS7 from IronWork Designs.
Cool Curly Vectors – MORE INFO
Simple Circles II – MORE INFO
A set of 6 big brushes, made in Corel Draw finished in PS 7. Compatible with Photoshop 7 and up.
Wallpaper Sized Brushes No. 05 – MORE INFO
This set contains an image pack in .jpg and .abr format. Brush sizes is 800×600 px.
Fun Vectors – MORE INFO
Circular II – MORE INFO
Retro Circles – MORE INFO
A set of retro brushes compatible with Photoshop 7 +.
Circle Astral Brushes – MORE INFO
A set containing 17 brushes for Photoshop cs2.
Spiral Designs Vol. 2 – MORE INFO
This set contains 8 Brushes (2500px) from StarwaltDesign for Photoshop CS and up.
Madness Brushes by env1ro – MORE INFO
This pack contains 15 brushes. Brushes are compatible with PS 7 and up.
Circular Vector PS Brushes – MORE INFO
This set contains 9 high res circular vector Photoshop brushes.
Backdrop Brushes – MORE INFO
A set of 4 Photoshop Brushes 2500px in size. For Photoshop CS- CS5.
Alesstyle Design Light Balls – MORE INFO
GrungeMix Vol.2 Brushes – MORE INFO
A set of 4 high res PS brushes from StarwaltDesign CS- CS5 (up to 2500px).
Lollipop Swirl Brush – MORE INFO
This set contains large brushes with a lollipop inspired design.
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