Kyle T. Webster

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A photo of Kyle T. Webster drawing on a Wacom Cintiq 22HD tablet in his home office in North Carolina.

Kyle T. Webster is an American illustrator, designer, author and educator.[1][2][3][4][5]

His illustration work has been published in The New Yorker,[6] The New York Times,[7] and other publications [8][2][9]

He is the founder of the KyleBrush brand of Adobe Photoshop brushes that was acquired on October 18, 2017 by Adobe Systems. He now works for Adobe on drawing initiatives.[10][11][12][13]

His picture book, "Please Say Please!" was published by Scholastic in July, 2016.[14][15]

In the summer of 2017, He partnered with Adobe to digitally recreate seven of the original paintbrushes used by Norwegian artist, Edvard Munch, as part of an international competition inviting artists to use these digital brushes to create "The Fifth Scream."[16][17]

Kyle lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with his wife, Sonja Webster, who founded the women's social and professional networking platform, "The Ladies Tea" in 2007.[18][5]


  1. ^ "Create with Kyle T. Webster, Photoshop Brush Master - Create".
  2. ^ a b "AI-AP - Profiles » Illustrator Profile - Kyle Webster: "I try to get my paws into everything"".
  3. ^ "Adobe Systems acquires Kyle Webster's digital paintbrush company".
  4. ^ Spence, Nick. "Kyle T. Webster - From illustrator to iPhone developer".
  5. ^ a b Journal, Lynn Felder Winston-Salem. "Magic Man: Art, magic coexist in illustrator's life, work".
  6. ^ "The Eastern Front".
  7. ^ "Opinion - How to Stop America's Scientific Brain Drain". 3 June 2018 – via
  8. ^ "Kyle T. Webster". 19 October 2015.
  9. ^ "At a Time When the Print Media Was "Dying" This Illustrator Managed to Double His Income". 23 February 2016.
  10. ^ "Adobe acquires, adds over 1,000 digital brushes to its lineup – TechCrunch".
  11. ^ "What Renowned Illustrator Kyle T. Webster of Kyle Brush Will Bring to Adobe - Adobe Blog". 20 November 2017.
  12. ^ "Adobe releases Photoshop CC (October 2017) - CG Channel".
  13. ^ "Kyle Webster's Brush with Adobe".
  14. ^ Correspondent, Kathy Norcross Watts Special. "New book encourages kids to say 'please'".
  15. ^ "PLEASE SAY PLEASE! by Kyle T. Webster , Kyle T. Webster - Kirkus Reviews".
  16. ^ "Edvard Munch's 100-year-old brushes digitally recreated so you can paint with them".
  17. ^ Gotthardt, Alexxa (21 July 2017). "You Can Now Paint a Digital "Scream" Using Edvard Munch's Brushes".
  18. ^ Seward, Carla Kucinski. "Women connect, inspire over cup of tea". Greensboro News & Record. Retrieved 2018-06-06.

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