If you enjoy sketching and illustrating, I’m sure you love Procreate for the iPad. This award-winning app provides artists and designers with incredible opportunities to create amazing digital art.
By using different types of brushes, you can get all kinds of different effects and replicate specific types or art. Whether you want to imitate the local of a pencil or pen, recreate watercolor effects, use neon lettering effects, or just about anything else, you can do it with the help of the right brush.
Here you’ll find a collection of amazing Procreate brushes that you can download and start using right away. At first, we’ll take a look at the best premium brushes available, and later in the article, we’ll also look at some free options as well.
If you’re looking for the best Procreate brushes, you won’t be disappointed with this selection.
This pack includes 21 different custom brushes that make it easy to replicate the look of drawing with a pencil. Draw with soft edge brushes, blunt brushes, pencils with texture, sketchy scribbles, circle scribbles, and much more. If you want to be able to create realistic pencil looks in Procreate, you’ll love Pencil Pack.
These 14 brushes make it easy to draw digitally with the realistic look of pencil and charcoal. The variety of brushes gives you plenty of options.
With the Sketchers pack, you’ll get 8 brushes created for illustration and lettering.
This pack is from the creator of Sketchers, shown above. Inkers includes a total of 12 inking brushes.
These brushes were created to resemble to look of John Singer Sargent, a Realist painter. The pack includes 14 brushes with realistic brush shapes. It also comes with a seamless canvas texture that is ideal for your own work.
This massive pack includes a total of 92 watercolor brushes to use in your own digital artwork. There are smudges, drops, splatters, textures, different bristles, edges, and a wide variety of different watercolor effects. There are also some brushes created specifically for lettering.
With these 50 brushes, you’ll be able to get beautiful and realistic watercolor effects. The pack includes a wide variety with brushes for different degrees of wetness, different edges, different textures, and much more.
This set of 12 watercolor brushes will give you a variety of realistic brushes, including a blending brush that is perfect for areas where two colors intersect.
This pack includes 7 different brushes for realistic watercolor painting and illustrations.
These 46 brushes make it possible to replicate beautiful alcohol ink artwork on your iPad. There are 14 blender brushes and 11 color changing brushes that are controlled by the tilt of your pen. You’ll be able to create stunning works with the help of these brushes.
This pack of brushes is intended to help you save time drawing people and characters. It includes a total of 149 custom Procreate brushes that can help with the different shapes needed to draw people, as well as dealing with proportion and limb placement. Additionally, there are also some worksheets that will be especially useful if you’re new to drawing characters.
This huge pack includes 25 brushes for replicating the look of different types of pens. You’ll get brushes for ink pens, gel pens, different types of markers, and even some pencils. Some of the brushes are fat and others are narrow. With this set, you’ll be able to create beautiful illustrations.
This set of 22 brushes was created for cross hatching. You’ll have a variety of different options so you’re sure to find something that meets your needs.
Want to create realistic chalk illustrations and lettering? This set of brushes was created from real chalk and will give you amazing results.
If you enjoy calligraphy, this pack of 20 brushes will allow you to easily do it in Procreate.
This set of 20 brushes was created with lettering in mind.
Artista includes a total of 61 different brushes (spray, sketch, pencil, texture, hatch, and grunge). It’s a great collection that will allow you to do a lot of different things.
Easily added texture to your illustrations by using this awesome set of 52 brushes. This collection includes a wide variety of different types of textures.
When you need to add some texture to your illustrations, this pack of 30 brushes is an ideal choice. There is a wide variety of different textures, so you should be able to find exactly what you need.
With this pack you’ll have 14 different brushes that imitate vintage textures.
This set of 28 brushes will help you to draw with the authentic look of alcohol-based markers. There are brushes for layering and textures included.
This pack of 15 custom brushes is perfect for replicating the look of crayons. They’re great for use in children’s illustrations or anywhere else that you want the look of crayon.
Nomad includes a total of 20 dry media brushes that are great for adding some texture and character to your illustrations.
This impressive set includes a variety of different brushes that can be used to achieve a vintage comic look and feel. There are brushes for pencils, inkers, pens, and dry brushes. It also includes 45 halftone line and average halftone dot brushes for putting the finishing touches are your work, as well as four vintage paper textures.
This pack includes 7 scatter brushes, 7 noise brushes, 7 hatch brushes, 7 pressure brushes, 7 shadow brushes, and 12 textures. The brushes are perfect for working with the detail in your illustrations.
This set of 27 brushes makes it easy to create your own digital light paintings.Light effects, glowing letters, neon signs and more are possible with the help of these brushes.
This is a similar set of light brushes. This one has 20 different brushes, including some glitter brushes.
Create your own hand-drawn neon signs with ease thanks to this set of brushes. There are 12 brushes that provide instant neon effects, 3 light pen brushes, 1 effects brush, as well as a collection of 19 ready-to-use backgrounds.
This is a huge pack that includes well over 300 different brushes including inks, washes, paints, and dry brushes. If you’re looking for a pack that will give you a wide variety and allows you to do all kinds of different things, this is it.
Free Procreate Brushes
While the brushes showcased above represent the best options available, there are also some very good brushes that you can download for free.
We hope you enjoyed this collection of the best Procreate brushes. With this many amazing brushes available, the hardest part is choosing which one you want to use first.
Do You Have to Pay for Brushes on Procreate?
Some Procreate brushes are free and others will need to be purchased if you want to use them. On this page, we've showcased a good selection of both free and premium brushes. Even though the premium brushes will cost you a little bit of money, they may help you to create better illustrations.
Is Procreate Good for Beginners?
Yes, Procreate is an excellent option for beginners. Although it is a very powerful and feature-rich app, you can pick up the basics very quickly when you start using it.
Do Professionals Use Procreate?
Yes, many professional designers and Illustrators use Procreate. Most of them will also use other software like Illustrator and Photoshop, but Procreate is definitely worthy of use from professionals.
Is Procreate Better Than Illustrator?
It's hard to say one is bettern than the other, but Illustrator is a more robust platform. One of the advantages of Illustrator is the ability to work with vectors rather than raster files. With Procreate, you'll be creating raster files, which cannot be scaled up without losing quality.
Can I Use Procreate Without Apple Pencil?
Yes, you can also use the Logitech Crayon. Many third-party styluses will partially work but will not be fully supported. You can also use your finger, although a stylus like the Apple Pencil will bring a lot of benefits and possibilities.
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