When you download the Procreate app for your Apple iPad, it can take some time to get used to using it. With so many different brushes created by other designers out there, it can be hard to pick the ones that will help you get up to speed in no time.
To help, we wanted to highlight some of the brushes that we thought would be a great choice for any designer, whether they are a professional or a hobbyist, looking to become a pro at using Procreate. With our list of the best Procreate brushes for beginners, you can start creating amazing art in no time.
15 Best Procreate Brushes for Beginners
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Best Procreate Brushes for Beginners
Under The Sea: Procreate Brushes
Created by LeoSupply, the Under the Sea: Procreate Brushes kit provides you with 20 incredible and authentic brushes that are great for any creative project you’re working on. From kids illustrations, comics, realistic projects as well as grunge style illustrations the Under the Sea kit is great for any project where you need sea or water-inspired themes or characters. Simply choose a brush, select your tool and draw away.
Inkers Procreate Brush Set
Idle Letters has created a great set of 12 inking brushes for Procreate that you can use every day. The Inkers Procreate Brush Set has had countless hours spent on it fine-tuning and tweaking each brush to ensure that each one is responsive and comes with a natural feel each time you use it.
Hand Drawn Brushes for Procreate
The Hand Drawn Brushes for Procreate by pixelbuddha_graphic is packed with 20 brushes for Procreate, each of which is unique in its own way. With unimaginable forms and textures, you can use these brushes to make any image look soft or spongy or the reverse with stricter lining or sketching. With these brushes, you can work on everything from illustrations to social media posts and banners with ease. Plus, if you’re looking to take care of headlines or lettering, the kit also includes five brushes that are perfect for this as well
Sketchers Procreate Brush Set
Another great set by Idle Letters, the Sketchers Procreate Brush Set provides you with eight sketching brushes that you can use each day for all of your illustrations and lettering projects. Developed for a wide range of applications, from a sketching brush for an initial lining to quick mark-making, quick fillers or even texture brushes to add depth.
Pencil Pack – Procreate Brushes
Featuring 21 custom brushes in a wide variety of pencils and textures, the Pencil Pack – Procreate Brushes, created by Sadie Lew were initially conceived on real pencil and paper and then digitized at high-resolution and finally optimized for Procreate. Also included in the kit are eight color palettes that are based on real colored pencil sets. Lastly, the kit contains two textures that have been created and scanned to be seamless so they can be used no matter how large the project you’re working on is.
Procreate – Floral V.2 Stamps
Developed by TempCraft, the Procreate – Floral V.2 Stamps is a great kit for beginners who have an interest in creating floral designs. With 27 Floral stamps, plus a readme file to help with any questions about how to use the stamps, the Floral V.2 Stamps kit can help you create beautiful bouquets from the start.
Procreate Hatching Brushes
The Procreate Hatching Brushes kit allows you to add cross-hatches to all of your work with a selection of 22 handmade textures from Kassandra Escoe. With each of the handmade brushes, you can add definition and texture to all of your projects. Each brush can also be mixed to create new effects that can add a new level of dimension to your work.
Chalker – Procreate Brushes
The Chalker – Procreate brushes kit provides you with a great and easy way to create beautiful chalk art on the Procreate app. Created by Streakside, the brush set comes with every you need to create incredible logos, backgrounds, or even beautiful illustrations. With 20 chalk brushes to choose from, using the brushes is as easy as can be. Simply choose a brush and create anything you can imagine in the wonderful medium of chalk.
Realistic Watercolor Toolkit
Getting a realistic look when you paint with watercolor can take a lot of time and practice. However, the Realistic Watercolor Toolkit from PicByKate gives you a great option to creatic realistic watercolor artwork with more than 60 brushes and four ready-to-use “paper” canvases, all of which have been tested and selected carefully, for use with any painting style. Made from real watercolor textures, the pack is easy to use. Open the paper file, choose a brush and start painting.
The Jungle: Procreate Brushes
With 20 brushes for the Procreate app, The Jungle: Procreate Brushes from LeoSupply provide you with everything you need to create your own Tarzan fantasy world. From illustrations, whether they are grunge style or for kids, to comic and realistic projects, the brush set can handle all of it. The great thing about this set is the ease of use that it comes with. Simply choose a brush, pick a tool and start. The width and color of the strokes you use can be easily adjusted so that your artwork looks incredible every time
Character Drawing Toolkit – People Edition
When you first start using Procreate, it can be tricky to get certain things like people exactly right. Thanks to the Character Drawing Toolkit – People Edition from Lisa Glanz, drawing people can be one less thing that you need to worry about getting right. With more than 125 brushes, the brush set provides you with the tools you need to create head and torso shapes, proportion, limb placement, as well as some tricky poses. All these goodies also include Procreate Worksheets that you can use to practice features such as hands, mouths, eyes, and noses, which can be challenging.
Artista Procreate Brushes
Another set from pixelbuddha_graphic, the Artista Procreate Brushes comes as close to replicating drawing on paper with actual pencils as you can get. Packed with more than 65 brushes including options for textures, sprays, hatches, sketches, pencils, and grunge. With the Artista Procreate Brushes kit, you don’t need to waste time searching for other brush packs that can do what this kit can. If you’re looking for an all-in-one brush set to help you create incredible art every time, you can’t go wrong with this set.
Everything Watercolour for Procreate
Watercolor can be a beautiful art medium and the Everything Watercolour for Procreate by Upro provides you with real digital watercolors for your Procreate app. The most comprehensive bundle you can buy, the kit comes with extremely versatile and useful brushes to help you create realistic watercolor artwork. Included in the set are more than 90 brushes that cover all the bases from lettering, effects, and textures to smudgers, drops, and splatters, and even wet on wet all-over brushes. The Everything Watercolour for Procreate is the perfect tool to add to your growing assortment of brushes.
Splashy Brush – Procreate Brushes
Designed by Streakside, the Splashy Brush – Procreate Brushes kit gives you everything you need to create amazing artwork. Logos, illustrations, special backgrounds, and more. The set comes with twenty brushes covering sketching, watercolor, splashes, stamp brushes, and paper textures. A readme file helps to learn how to use the brushes as easily as placing the brush strokes and then selecting the right brush from the brush panel.
Charcoal Shaders – Procreate Brushes
Sadie Lew provides beginners with yet another great brush pack. The Charcoal Shaders – Procreate Brushes is the best options for achieving smooth blending along with seamless value-gradations as well as authentic textures. Every brush in the kit works with the Apple Pencil’s tilt capability for you to take advantage of some realistic side shading. The kit comprises 16 custom brushes to give you the tools to compliment default pencil brushes and help you create beautiful artwork.
Best Procreate Brushes for Beginners
The Procreate app is a great tool for any artist. Professionals and amateurs alike use the Procreate app to create beautiful art and with the amazing brush options available, you can be a pro in no time. Our list of the best Procreate brushes for beginners can provide you with the right tools to get started on your journey.