Ever since the mid '90s, everyone has seen the incredibly popular grunge and urban effects on logos, packaging, clothes, artwork - you name it, we've grungified it! It's modern. It's edgy. It's aesthetically pleasing!
Creating these looks from scratch isn't always easy, and frequently requires actually getting out there and getting dirty. But what if you have a quick project you want to add a little urban flare to? Well, that's easy. You turn straight to Photoshop, of course. This article will spotlight five great - and let's not forget, free - Photoshop grunge brushes, allowing you to bring the raw appeal of grunge to your work with minimal effort.
Side note about using these brushes: Please remember that when downloading these brushes, you are using something that an artist took time to create, and they should be respected. Always give credit where credit is due, and it is copyright infringement to redistribute the brush packs (free or otherwise). For actual links, please see the References section at the end of this page.