Procreate is a game changing app for graphic designers who want to bring their illustrations to life on a digital canvas. Its accessibility makes it one of the most popular and user-friendly digital painting tools for hobbyist and professional designers alike.

Its rise in popularity has brought with it an endless selection of brushes, so to help you navigate through them all we’ve compiled a list of the best 45 brushes for your digital illustrations!

1. Everything Watercolour for Procreate

This Watercolour Pack is the most comprehensive Procreate watercolour bundle you’ll ever buy. No matter what your painting style you’ll be able to effortlessly recreate the look and feel of real paint on paper, all on you iPad.

2. Master Watercolor Procreate Brushes

Introducing the most realistic and natural watercolor set available for the iPad and Procreate. This Master Watercolor Set is for the watercolor artist who wants to experience the same fun and feel of real watercolor on paper.

3. Character Drawing Toolkit

An innovative drawing aid for Procreate that helps you draw characters in half the time!

Packed with 88 Procreate brushes thoughtfully created to help kick start your drawing process. No more “blank canvas” anxiety! Pick from the many shapes, heads, eyes, ears and noses as a guide, add a new layer and start drawing!

4. 50 Procreate Watercolor Brushes

Presenting 50 Procreate Watercolor Brushes, a beautiful collection for your illustrative needs – made from real watercolour textures!

Made from watercolour textures, these brushes mimic the uniqueness of watercolour and its properties. It can be used for different purposes – for color washes, painting small details, adding wet edges, water wash, texture effects and so on.

5. Procreate Ink Brushes

The set is divided into 3 different categories: regular brushes, ink washes, and ink stains stamps. All brushes (except the stamps) are pressure sensitive and optimized for the Apple Pencil.

They were created from real China ink samples, that have been scanned and transformed into brushes, for a more realistic result.

6. Dry Texture Brushes for Procreate

This set of 30 brushes includes everything you need to pencil, ink and shade with dry rough textures. This collection of brushes is easy and fun to use, and allows you to render illustrations in a unique style.

7. Rough & Raw – Procreate Brush Set

After months of using Procreate we came up with a set of brushes that will help you give a unique handmade touch and a rough edge to your artworks. They work great for creating all kinds of illustrations and especially lettering pieces.

8. Sargent’s Oils – Procreate Brushes

John Singer Sargent is a master Realist painter from the era of Impressionism and his work has always been an inspiration to me. I hand-crafted brushes for Procreate that help achieve the same look.

The Sargent’s Oils pack features 12 custom brushes with realistic brush shapes and a seamless fabric canvas texture.

9. Drawing Box – Procreate Brushes

The Drawing Box features 29 custom brushes in a variety of (mostly) Dry Media styles from charcoals, to colored pencils, to crayons, to markers. Every texture used is seamless to ensure perfect brush strokes every time.

10. Lights Procreate Brushes

Whether you want to draw neon signs, create glowing lettering, or add special effects such as flames or bloom to your illustrations, this set includes a nice variety, with a total of 27 brushes to choose from. The light effect is “built in”, which means you just have to select a bright color, and start painting.

11. Procreate Stipple Brush Set

If you’ve ever shaded an illustration by creating tiny dots with a pen you know what a daunting task it can be, how long it can take and how tired your wrist can become. Not anymore… This brush set in combination with an iPad Pro and Procreate makes stipple shading fast, easy and fun.

12. Background Textures for Procreate

If you’ve ever shaded an illustration by creating tiny dots with a pen you know what a daunting task it can be, how long it can take and how tired your wrist can become. Not anymore… This brush set in combination with an iPad Pro and Procreate makes stipple shading fast, easy and fun.

13. Procreate Vintage Comic Ink Brushes

If you’re a long-time comic book fan like me, you appreciate the art of inking. I crafted these brushes to mimic the vintage, comic-inspired look Procreate was missing. This professional vintage ink kit for Procreate delivers a subtle textured line that imitates the ink-bleed on old newsprint comic books.

14. Painterly Pack – Procreate Brushes

If you’re a long-time comic book fan like me, you appreciate the art of inking. I crafted these brushes to mimic the vintage, comic-inspired look Procreate was missing. This professional vintage ink kit for Procreate delivers a subtle textured line that imitates the ink-bleed on old newsprint comic books.

15. Procreate Pattern Brushes

This Procreate brushes set includes a collection of 28 seamless pattern brushes, to create varied textures or to add shading to your illustrations! These brushes are great for adding a retro or comic book touch to your artworks – some of them can be layered for texture variations.

16. Storybook Studio For Procreate

Find in this set everything you need for illustration with children’s style: pencils, textures and effects.

17. Procreate Watercolor Botanical Kit

The toolkit has brushes, textures, templates, guides and even it’s own photo reference library. Inside is all you need to draw and paint gorgeous florals! Beginner or experienced artist, this toolkit will save you tons of time.

18. Shimmer Set – Procreate Brushes

The Shimmer Set features 19 custom brushes with a variety of glitters & foils. These are the perfect brushes to accentuate your art, especially for drawing makeup & accessories.

19. Ink Splatter Vol. 2 Procreate Brushes

This set includes 17 ink splatter brushes for the iPad app Procreate. They’re great for adding texture to your illustrations or hand lettering pieces, creating backgrounds or textures, etc.

20. Pencils and Paint Texture Kit For Procreate

This kit contains over 100 vibrant textures to bring color and energy to your designs. Authentically sourced from real art materials these textures will save you hours of changing colors for each stroke or searching for that perfect brush to achieve a realistic result.

21. Impressionism Procreate 5 Brushes

We made these brushes to emulate usage of thick paint and visible brush stokes which were prominent in 19th century. Impressionism brushes are color dynamic – variable color gives these brushes depth and outstanding texture to your artwork!

22. Sketching Procreate Brushes

There are two categories of brushes in this set: 8 ink pen brushes, and 8 marker brushes. The ink pen brushes can be used for sketching, creating the outlines of your drawings and the marker brushes for shading your work. This set works great for quick sketches, concept art and you can also use the brushes for lettering.

23. 102 Watercolor Stamps For Procreate

This brush pack comes with 102 large and wonderful Procreate brushes made of real watercolor. Each brush was scanned in with a high-resolution of 600 ppi and carefully edited for you to get perfect and crisp clear Procreate brushes that achieve an authentic watercolor look.

24. Urban Sketching – Procreate Brushes

The Urban Sketching set was specially handcrafted for artists who participate in urban sketching—the act of observational drawing and documenting your day-to-day life.

25. Procreate Paint Brushes

These 24 brushes were inspired by common painting methods and mediums, such as oil paint, acrylic paint, and gouache. Create interesting mixing effects and rich textures with these brushes, most of them being based on the wet paint feature in Procreate.

26. Crosshatching Procreate Brushes

Crosshatching is a drawing method that consists of tracing intersecting strokes to create structure, shadows and gradients. This Procreate brushes set includes a collection of 15 handmade brushes that were created from real drawing tools samples, that have been carefully scanned and transformed into brushes.

27. Basic Brushes for Procreate

A basic set of essential brushes for Procreate. These brushes are used for sketching, blocking in color, deepening shadows, adding color variation and making highlights.

28. Charcoal Sketch Set For Procreate

Presenting Charcoal Sketch Set For Procreate – everything you need to convert your iPad into a sketchpad! 5 brushes with a charcoal finish.

29. On The Road – Procreate Brush Set

This brush set will be your absolute companion – your to-go Pack on all of your creative endeavors! These brushes are a result of thousands of pictures captured during our travels. They were made to provide realistic bumpy touch to your illustrations and lettering artworks.

30. Sketch Brushes For Procreate

Brushes to make the first big jump! Use these 3 brushes to start sketching with lines and shadows.

31. Gouache Set – Procreate Brushes

The Gouache Set features 37 custom brushes that were handmade using real gouache and paint brushes and then scanned in at a high resolution for an authentic look and feel.

32. Gouache Shader Brushes For Procreate

Introducing Gouache Shader Brushes For Procreate, which includes every type of brush and resource you would want in a gouache pack like this.

33. Charcoal Shaders – Procreate Brushes

The Charcoal Shaders pack is best for achieving smooth blending, seamless value gradations, and authentic texture. They’re also great for filling in large areas of shading efficiently.

34. Wax Crayon Brushes For Procreate

Are you ready to experiment with crayons on your ipad? With these texture brushes, you can recreate those strokes.

35. Grunge Toolbox Procreate Brushes

Introducing Grunge Toolbox Procreate brushes, a collection of 34 Procreate brushes to help you quickly add texture to your artworks! The brushes can also be used on any other kinds of illustrations, sketches, drawings, and even photos.

36. Coloured Pencil Artist Set – For Procreate

With this set, I can draw any time time of the day, without having to worry about lighting or if I have the right colour pencil for the job.

You can create an array of art projects with this set, e.g. portraits, landscapes, abstract art, even chalkboard art, and with the bonus paper textures, no one will ever know you created it all from your iPad!

37. The Pastel Artist Set For Procreate

I was inspired to create some awesome pastel brushes that mimic realistic soft/chalk pastels. These brushes have been tried and tested intensively, where I have created an array of different art with them.

38. Pencil Pack – Procreate Brushes

These brushes started on real pencil and paper, were then scanned in at a high resolution, and optimized in Procreate to make them as realistic as possible. Every texture used is seamless to ensure perfect brush strokes every time.

39. The Liner Brush Pack for Procreate

Make realistic pen and ink line art with this collection of 22 brushes for Procreate. Includes inkers, pencils, charcoal, chalk, fillers, washes and more.

40. Procreate Rake Brushes

This brushes set includes 20 rake brushes for Procreate. You will find a variety of different styles: textured, wet paint mix, standard, light, etc. These brushes are great for shading, adding texture to your sketches & drawings and creating a crosshatching effect.

41. 25 Hair Procreate Brushes for Every Hairstyle

Draw every hairstyle in minutes, not hours! And if you don’t know how to draw hair… well, not to worry. Your new brushes are packed with freebies that will help you improve your drawing skills and impress your family and friends!

42. Artist’s Essentials For Procreate

I’ve created, honed and edited this pack down to the most versatile and indispensable 28 Brushes that I’ve ever made. Each brush has been refined and tested and pressed into service with uncompromising rigour.

43. Hand Drawn Brushes For Procreate

These brushes are special because each and every single one of them is so unique: 20 Procreate brushes in all the unimaginable forms and textures. You can make your image look soft and spongy or turn to the more strict lining or sketching — your resources are unlimited.

44. Watercolor Kit – Procreate Brushes

The brushes are specifically made for Procreate 5 using the new, powerful Brush Studio. I handmade most textures and brush tips to get an authentic watercolor look.

45. Illustration Brushes for Procreate

These brushes are all you need to create lovely illustrations in Procreate. They’ll take you from sketch to wonderfully textured finished illustration.

We hope that our list has inspired you to open up Procreate and begin illustrating. If you have your own favourite brushes, we’d love to hear about them in the comments below.

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