Must have ProCreate Brushes

This article introduces 15 of the best brushes for use with Procreate. Each brush set is designed to create realistic strokes and textures and offers a wide range of possibilities to create beautiful digital artworks. Whether you’re a beginner or a professional artist, these brush sets will help you take your Procreate art to the next level.

This selection of Procreate is unrivaled, and with these beautiful realistic brushes in your collection, you will have an impressive arsenal to create stunning art pieces. We have selected the best natural brushes, lettering brushes, texture brushes and special brushes. With their versatility and ease of use, the Procreate brushes mentioned below are perfect for all kinds of creative projects.

Whether you are a veteran artist or a beginner, these brushes are sure to help you create the art you desire. From sketching and inking to coloring, blending, and texturing, these brushes have you covered. They provide a variety of capabilities and will give your work a professional feel, so don’t wait any longer and start exploring what these brushes have to offer.

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15 Best Procreate Brushes for starters

Natural Brushes

Natural brushes in digital painting refer to brushstrokes that mimic the look of traditional painting methods. This allows you to mimic the look of traditional brushstrokes, such as oil painting and watercolor, when creating digital art. Natural brushes also allow you to take advantage of the unique properties of natural media, such as the ability to blend colors and create subtle textures. Working with natural brushes in digital painting can help create a more realistic look to the work, as opposed to the look of a computer-generated image. Let’s take a look at some excellent natural brushes.

1. The Digital Watercolour Kit

If you’re looking for realistic watercolour brushes with premade procreate templates, then The Digital Watercolour Kit is the kit for you!

This kit includes both paper layer effects, allowing you to create seamless watercolour paintings in Procreate on your iPad. Also included in the pack are 10 .png sketches and 4 different colour palettes, offering you endless possibilities to create beautiful watercolour sketches that look and feel like the real thing!

What’s included:

  • 26 watercolor brushes (.brushset files)
  • 4 layered Procreate templates 5000×3800 px 300 DPI (.procreate files)
  • 4 colour palettes (.swatches files)
  • 10 floral & branch sketches (png files)
  • 4 watercolor paper textures (jpeg files)
  • Installation Guide (pdf file)

2. Amazing Alcohol Ink For Procreate

This amazing set offers a fully customizable, realistic alcohol ink artwork for installation on your iPad.

Using Procreate, this set allows you to create near identical strokes to real alcohol ink, without the hassle of worrying about limited space, money, time and the necessary equipment. With this set, you can undeniably feel the flow.

What’s included:

  • 46 Dynamic Alcohol Ink Brushes: 14 custom blender brushes and 11 colour changing brushes controlled by the tilt of your pen.
  • 1 Metallic colour palette
  • 8 additional colour palettes based on popular alcohol ink brands
  • A written “cheat sheet” describing each brush, as well as how to use them
  • Full video tutorial and walkthrough here:
  • A growing playlist of demo videos

3. Procreate Colter Brush Watercolor

This brush is perfect for both beginner and professional painters, offering you a classic watercolour feel for your digital artworks.

This pack includes over 20 Colter Brush Watercolours, swatches and colour palettes, and is perfect for all your portraits, flora and scenic artwork!

What’s included:

  • 20+ Colter Brush Watercolour
  • Swatches/Colour Palettes
  • 20+ Watercolor Brushes Types:
  • Sketch Brushes
  • Watercolor Brushes
  • Paper Texture brushes
  • Splash Brushes
  • Swash Brushes
  • and many more!

4. Da Vinci Procreate Brushes

Procreate Neon Brushes collection
Procreate Neon Brushes collection

This Renaissance based brush set was created to create realistic pencil strokes. Whether you’re looking for a digital pencil brush to create an authentic feel or want a simple set of brushes to get started on sketching – the Da Vinci Procreate Brush set is the set for you! The set includes 25 Procreate brushes that are sure to satisfy all your sketching needs; stippling, linework, hatching etc.

What’s included:

  • 25 pencil brushes for Procreate;
  • hard, soft, sketch & stippling style pencils;
  • help file.

5. Oil Paint Brushes

If you’re looking for a set of brushes that resemble real oil paints and is rich in texture, then this is the set for you! The Oil Paint Brushes by Guerillacraft creates the authentic feel of real oil paint to use in your digital artworks. These brushes can also be used to create great texture on your illustrations – the limitations are truly endless!

What’s included:

  • 52 Oil Paint Brushes for Procreate
  • ‘Cheat sheet’ JPEG with every brush, so you’ll be able to identify your favourite will find your favourite one quickly!

Lettering brushes

Lettering brushes in digital painting refer to stylized brushes used to create lettering artwork. These brushes are designed to create letterforms, text, and other typographic elements. They are used to create calligraphy, handwriting, and other hand-lettered type styles. Lettering brushes allow you to have more control over the look and feel of their artwork by providing a variety of line widths and styles. Let’s take a look at these great lettering brushes for Procreate.

6. Calligraphy

Calligraphy Lettering Brushes for Procreate
Calligraphy Lettering Brushes for Procreate

Are you looking for a brush set that will allow you to practise your handwriting skills and techniques? This set is for you! Each stroke has been carefully crafted to resemble real handwriting strokes. This set is perfect for adding that authentic look at feel to your greeting cards, invitations, canvases or postcards.

What’s included:

  • The MAGNESIA Brush – chalky and smooth
  • The TUBE Brush – multi-stroke brush with a nice texture
  • The BALLET Brush – soft and marker-esque
  • The SHERRIF Brush – chalky and multi-stroke
  • The AUSTERE Brush – clean and elegant
  • The WAVE Brush – flowing and multi-stroke
  • The DEUXIE Brush – shadowed brush
  • The MIXTAPE Brush – retro feel because of different stroke layers
  • The WIRE Brush – industrial
  • The LANDLINE Brush – classic

7. Lettering brushes for Procreate

Nine Procreate Brushes for Lettering
Nine Procreate Brushes for Lettering

This set offers a perfect set of diverse lettering brushes for any and all kinds of art types. The range of brush styles makes this set an essential for beginners as well as professionals who feel they’re missing some spaces in their brush collection. These brushes are reminiscent of a number of common fonts too!

What’s included:

  • MM Retro Flair: From a ’50s diner to an ’80s buddy cop show, this brush is great for uppercase projects
  • MM Nearly Mono: A little more character than a true monoline brush, with a thick and smooth feel
  • MM Tall and Narrow: Shaped for long and lean uppercase, but great for tons of styles
  • MM Awkward Heavy: A script brush with a rounded triangle shape for unique angles and curves
  • MM Extremes: Strokes that go from super thin to super thick, for both casual and elegant lettering
  • MM Variable: A smooth brush for script lettering with tons of bounce
  • MM Painter Soft 1: A semi-transparent brush with a rough edge, for an acrylic-painted look
  • MM Painter Soft 2: An even more transparent stroke, with a little less paint on the brush
  • MM Inky Sharp: Heavy ink with texture for really bold lettering

8. Watercolor Lettering Procreate Kit

Specifically crafted to create watercolour-esque lettering, this set definitely won’t disappoint! It helps users to create elegant watercolour lettering in iOS Procreate in the easiest way possible, with special attention to an authentic look and feel. As an added bonus, all procreate files come with built in layers for your convenience.

What’s included:

• 4 Lettering Brushes
• 4 Watercolor Wash Brushes
• 2 Special Brushes (smudging & dark edges)
• 9 Bleed & Texture Stamp Brushes
• 6 Splatter Brushes
• 2 Watercolor Paper Textures
• 1 Metallic Texture
• 2 Pre-Made .procreate files
• 8 Mock-up Images
• 1 PDF ‘How To Guide’
• Plus 1 BONUS Tutorial (Includes a step-by-step PDF, sketch, colour palette, Procreate File and a short video demo)

Special effects

Special effects brushes are a great way to add unique and creative elements to your artwork and designs. A popular example is the fur brush, which creates realistic fur textures in Procreate. The fur brush can be used to create animal fur, hair, and other furry textures. The neon brush is also a popular choice, as it creates neon effects in Procreate. This brush can be used to add a futuristic or sci-fi element to your artwork. Lastly, the glitter brush is perfect for adding sparkle and shine to your artwork. The glitter brush can be used to create glittery effects on text, backgrounds, and more. Special effect brushes can be considered to be a huge time-saver!

9. Foliage Brushes For Procreate 5

80 Foliage Brushes for Procreate
80 Foliage Brushes for Procreate

This incredibly diverse brush set contains a number of florals, plants and leaves that are perfect for any kind of nature themed digital design. It can also be used to add quirky nature elements to pre-existing artworks!

The brushes are all colour dynamic, which means your strokes will vary in light and dark tones – adding even more dimension and authenticity.

What’s included:

80 Foliage brushes are categorized into 3 brush packs for easy access:

  • Ground brushes
  • Leaf brushes
  • Moss and floral brushes

10. The Animal Fur Procreate Brush Set

Animal Fur Brush for Procreate
Animal Fur Brush for Procreate

All things hairy and furry – this brush set has it covered. The Animal Fur Procreate Brush Set contains 32 dynamic, and high quality hair and fur brushes.

This diverse set includes a number of different hair textures, so you’ll be sure to create a perfect digital rendition of all hair and fur types! These brushes can also be used to smudge or paint, giving your work a real sense of depth and authenticity.

What’s included:

  • 32 high quality dynamic fur and hair brushes for Procreate

11. Procreate Neon Brushes

Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or professional, this neon brush set will be sure to meet all your digital painting, editing and lettering needs. The brushes have a varied thickness and texture, offering you the chance to create elaborate and unique neon signs.

What’s included:

  • 30+ Neon Brushes
  • Swatches/Color Palettes

30+ Neon Brush Types

  • Neon Brush
  • Neon Tube
  • Neon Box
  • Neon Double
  • Neon Triple
  • Neon Dot
  • Neon Sparks
  • Stars Sign
  • Grain Light
  • Flares Effect
  • Neon Base

12. Glitter Brushes for Procreate

11 Glitter Brushes for Procreate
11 Glitter Brushes for Procreate

This unique glitter brush pack offers 11 different brush textures and shades for that added sparkle to your artwork! It has been highly rated for its ease of use and diversity it adds to their pieces.

What’s included:

  • 11 unique Procreate Glitter Brushes
  • In .Brush File Type

13. Procreate Glow Brushes

These easy to use glow brushes are an essential to any creatives digital brush collection! Perfect for glowing lettering, sketches, digital painting or photo editing, this pack offers over 30 glow brushes, swatches and colour palettes.

What’s included:

  • 30+ Glow Brushes
  • Swatches/Colour Palettes
  • 30+ Glow Brushes Type
  • Neon Brush
  • Cyberpunk Brush
  • Pixels Brush
  • Glitch Brush
  • Thorn Brush
  • 3D Neon Brush
  • Cloud Brush
  • Crystal Brush
  • Flow Brush
  • Parasite Brush
  • Glitters Brush
  • Blinks Brush
  • Cosmic Brush
  • Flares Brush
  • Bokeh Brush
  • Grid Brush
  • Background Brush
  • and many more!

14. The Kawaii Brush Set

Procreate Kawaii Brushes
Procreate Kawaii Brushes

This playful brush set includes 48 Procreate brushes and stamps. It’s the perfect to transform any artwork into a Kawaii theme! There really are no limits with this set – add Kawaii stamps, sparkles or doodles, or embroider your artwork.

What’s included:

This set includes 48 brushes:

  • 21 stamps (sparkles, diamonds, stars, hearts and more)
  • 6 kawaii face stamps
  • 3 lettering brushes
  • 6 decorative brushes (for borders, lines and decorations)
  • 12 embroidery brushes

Texture brushes

15. Texture Brushes for Procreate: Buddha

Procreate Texture Brushes
Procreate Texture Brushes

This Buddha themed brush set is packed with a variety of different textures. It is perfect for adding depth, detail and a rustic, worn down look and feel to your digital designs. Wood, marble, cement and fog are all examples of the texture you can create using this brush set.

What’s included:

  • 16 High Quality Texture Brushes for Procreate

Compatible with: iOS Procreate

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