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35+ Best Dripping and Splatter Effects for Photoshop (Actions, Tutorials, and Brushes)

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Incorporating dripping and splatter effects are a terrific way to create interest and drama in your designs.

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Today we share over 40 of the best dripping and splatter tutorials, brushes, actions and more from Envato Tuts+, Envato Elements, and GraphicRiver.

Dripping and Splatter Effect Tutorials From Envato Tuts+

How to Make Blood Effects in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a blood effect in Photoshop covering three different types of blood effects, from a realistic blood splatter to a blood dripping effect. This is also a great tutorial for those who want to learn how to make a dripping effect in Photoshop.

How to Create a Dripping Paint Photoshop Effect Action

If you want to learn how to add a dripping paint effect in Photoshop, this is the tutorial for you. In it you’ll learn how to create an amazing, artistic paint drip effect Photoshop action. Whether you’re a novice or have tons of experience with Photoshop, you’ll appreciate and be able to follow this clear and detailed tutorial.

How to Create a Melting Portrait Photo Effect in Photoshop

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to create a melting effect in Photoshop, check out this tutorial. It will take you through the finer points of how to create a liquid effect in Photoshop by building a melting candle on top of a model's head. You’ll learn how to refine several details, paint the light effect, and use an adjustment layer to enhance the final melting face painting.

How to Make Dripping Text in Photoshop

Want to know how to make dripping text in Photoshop? Check out this video and learn a few simple techniques for creating different styles of dripping letters.

How to Make a Melting Glitch Text Effect in Photoshop

Learn how to make a melting effect in Photoshop using standard Photoshop tools, adjustment layers, and textures.

Unlimited Dripping and Splatter Effects From Envato Elements

If you regularly need a variety of digital assets for your work, Elements is a terrific resource. It offers thousands of premium graphic templates, mockups, logos, photos, fonts, and much more.

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What makes this service outstanding is that for one low monthly fee you can download as many of these digital assets as you like, as often as you like. Let's take a look at some of the terrific dripping and splatter effects available from Envato Elements.

Cool Drip Pictures Bundle (EPS, AI, PNG)

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Cool Drip Pictures Bundle contains 31 handmade ink drop textures in the form of vector files and brushes. Every texture has a transparent background, making it easy to incorporate in your projects, change the colours, and mix with other media.

Watercolour Paint Dripping Effect (EPS, PNG, SVG)

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This terrific collection includes 34 watercolour paint dripping effects and paint splatter effects for instant download. The effects come in pastel pink, blue, green, yellow, purple, and red, but have also been converted to black graphics available in EPS and SVG format.

Drip Effect Art Textures (EPS, AI, PNG)

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Increase the visual interest in your designs by adding these terrific drip effect art textures created with authentic spraypaint drips. Each texture is presented in dark grey, which can be changed to any other colour you desire. All the textures are presented against a transparent background to make them easy to incorporate into your designs.

Paint Splatter Brush Photoshop (PNG, JPG)

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This collection of 21 handmade high-resolution​ ink splatter effects is perfect for adding texture and grunge effects to your projects. You could also use them to create realistic blood splatter effects.

Paint Splatter Brush Photoshop (PSD, PNG)

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Whether you need to create paint or blood splatter, this collection of 20 textures and brushes is a great choice. The high-resolution files will save you hours of work creating your own effects and brushes.

Paint Splash Effect Photo (PSD)

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If you're wondering how to add a splash effect in Photoshop, check out Paint Splash Effect Photo. This effect is organised in layers to make it super easy to use. Just double-click on the Smart Object layer, edit, and save.

Color Splash Effect (AI, EPS, PNG)

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If you’re wondering how to make a paint splatter effect in Photoshop but don’t have the time to learn, this collection is perfect for you. The effects were created with actual paint so they have that organic feel of the splashes and drips that happen in the painting process. Each splatter was scanned at a high resolution, isolated in separate layers, and converted to vector EPS, AI, and PNG formats.

Splash Lettering Liquid Design Photoshop (PNG)

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Liquid designs in lettering aren’t that easy to replicate, and that’s why having access to premade effects is critical when you have a design project to complete. This collection offers high-res liquid-style letters that are great for both web and print projects.

Dripping Portrait Action (ATN, PDF)

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Want to know how to add a dripping paint effect in Photoshop? Then this cool paint dripping effect is perfect for you. The action allows you to create and experiment with dripping fluids in Adobe Photoshop with ease.

Splatter and Dripping Effect in Photoshop (PSD)

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Create a wow factor in your designs when you use the Splatter and Dripping Effect in Photoshop. This effect creates a colourful layer that brings festivity to your work. There are four effects included, so mix and match and see what you come up with.

Splatter Brush Photoshop (ABR, AI, EPS)

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Want to know how to make a paint splatter effect in Photoshop? Use Splatter Brush Photoshop, a wonderful collection of 22 splatter brushes that will add texture, pattern, and decoration to your projects when and where you need them.

Splatter and Dripping Effect in Photoshop (AI, EPS)

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When you need that authentic feel of drips and splatter associated with paint or a murder scene, use this collection of 50 handmade splatter vectors.

Blood Splatter Brush Photoshop (ABR)

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Create interesting painting or blood splatter effects when you need to with these 20 splatter brushes.

Liquid Design Photoshop (JPG)

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Use these handmade artistic spraypaint leaks when you want to create interesting backgrounds for your posters, cards, and other projects. There are ten different effects in this set.

Splatter & Dripping Effect PNG (PNG, JPG)

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Create wonderfully artistic backgrounds with the high-quality Splatter & Dripping Effect PNG. The collection offers 16 awesome backgrounds, so you have loads of effects to work with.

Splatter Brush Photoshop (ABR)

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Splatter Brush Photoshop offers 99 high-resolution brushes to choose from. In this collection, you get a selection of compact, dense splatters as well as individual drops, giving you maximum flexibility when designing your projects.

Splatter and Splash Effect Photo (PSD)

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When you want to create cool drip pictures or splash effect photos, choose this wonderful brush splatter effect bundle. The files are well organised in layers to make editing quick and easy.

Halloween Blood Splatter Photoshop (PSD)

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When you want to create text with a blood splatter, use Halloween Blood Splatter Photoshop. This awesome text effect will help you create eye-catching text in no time.

Black Light Liquid Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR)

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Create this awesome effect yourself when you use Black Light Liquid Photoshop Action and Brushes. This rich and eye-catching portrait action for Photoshop will give you a glowing splatter effect for portraits in an instant.

Paint Splash Effect (PSD)

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Paint Splash Effect offers three different types of splashes and three types of strokes you can use to complement your next composition.

Cool Drip Pictures (PSD)

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Cool Drip Pictures is all you need to create a melting graffiti text effect in Photoshop with just a few clicks. The high-res files are well organised in layers, making them quick and easy to use.

Color Splash Effect Brushes (ABR)

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If you are wondering how to add splash effect in Photoshop, these Photoshop brushes can help. The set contains 30 brushes that you can use for digital photo manipulation or as photo overlays, visual effects, and more.

Dripping Effect PNG Action (ABR, ATN, PAT)

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How cool is this Ink Splash Dripping Effect PNG Action? Very, I'd say. Use it when you want to transform your images or photos in a totally new and eye-catching way.

Paint Dripping Effect Action (ATN, ABR, PAT)

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Use Paint Dripping Effect Action when you want to create a professional artistic effect filled with splashes, drops, and spray elements. Watch the video tutorial included and follow the easy steps on how to prepare your image for the action and customise your final artwork.

Blood Splatter Brush Photoshop (ABR, GRD)

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Get your blood splatter on with this amazing Blood Splatter Brush Photoshop. There are 50 brushes in this collection, and their sole aim is to give you perfect blood splatter effects.

Premium Dripping and Splatter Effects From GraphicRiver

GraphicRiver is another service that offers terrific Dripping and Splatter Effects and other premium digital assets, but it works a bit differently from Elements in that it offers single downloads for one low fee. This makes it a great choice for those on a budget.

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Let’s take a look at some of the top-quality offerings from GraphicRiver.

Authentic Paint Splatters Photoshop Brushes (ABR)

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Add authentic paint splatters to your work with this awesome brush set. Each brush in the set is over 3000px, so they offer a broad range for any number of design projects.

Liquid Text Effect Photoshop (PSD)

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Want to create a liquid-like text effect? Well, you are in luck. You decide what your text will say, and Liquid Text Effect Photoshop will do all the heavy lifting for you and make a liquid melted effect from any text.

Splat, Spray and Splash Effect (ABR)

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Splat, Spray and Splash Effect offers 47 professional handcrafted brushes you can use to create a wide range of effects in your projects. The brushes come in high resolution—between 700px and 2000px—so they offer great detail.

Paint Dripping Effect Action (ABR, PAT, ATN)

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Don't waste time and energy trying to figure out how to make a dripping effect in Photoshop when you can use the wonderful Paint Dripping Effect Action. It offers wonderful paint drip effects that will give your projects a stunning, eye-catching quality.

Color Splash Effect (ABR, PNG)

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If you are looking for riotous colour splash effects, try this collection of 61 high-resolution brushes. Have fun transforming any project from print to web with this stunning collection.

Liquid Text Effect Photoshop (PSD)

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Here's another awesome effect for creating a liquid look from any text. The bundle contains a total of 40 PSD templates in total, so lots of options for you to create an eye-catching project.

Choose Your Favourite Dripping and Splatter Effects

Now you know just where to find the best dripping and splatter brushes, effects, and tutorials when you need them, head on over to Envato Tuts+, Envato Elements, and GraphicRiver and follow a tutorial or download your favourite template today.

And if you are interested in discovering how to create other cool effects or learning about other templates that can help you save time and money, check out these articles below:

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