"The GIMP has a ton of tools for the user to take advantage of.
From editing tools to drawing tools to filters to script fu to a
whole host of other possibilities. One tool that many don't take
advantage of is bushes.
"Brushes in The GIMP allow the user to extend The GIMP's
flexibility by creating different ways to draw with effect or
style. Brushes can be any number of styles from either standard
drawing tool brushes to more artistic brushes. Regardless of the
type of brush you want to add (you can even create your own), you
have to know how to add them, before you can use them. In this
Ghacks article I will show you how to add new brushes to The GIMP
"Where to find brushes
"Obviously you have to have brushes in order to add them. If you
are not creating your own brushes, you will need to find them
online. There is a wealth of resources for The GIMP on line. Here
are some great sites to find brushes to add to The GIMP."