Procreate is an app designed for artists that makes it easy to create paintings, drawings, illustrations, and other works of art while on the go. From quick sketches to animations, this app is truly versatile and is marketed as a mobile art studio. Though it comes with over 200 brushes, you can still add more to further add to the complexity of your work
That’s why we’ve put together a collection of brush sets that you can use in Procreate. And the best part about these brushes is that they’re free, so there’s no risk to you for trying them and you can feel that little bit freer to experiment.
Though we’ve researched these brushes and found them to be free, it’s still a good idea to read any license agreement or terms and conditions before using them in your commercial work. Better to be safe than sorry!
Procreate Grain Brushes are pretty much exactly what they sound like: brushes that add a graininess to your work. These speckled, dusty-looking brushes can be used to add texture or age to a project.
Comics & Halftone Procreate Brushes (Envato Elements)
The Comics and Halftone Procreate Brushes offer up those brushstrokes that have become so synonymous with comic books. They can be used to add the look of real paper or real brush strokes — like hash lines, for instance — to a drawing.
This Stippling Brush Set consists of 17 brushes in all: 9 stipple brushes, 3 liner brushes, and 5 texture brushes. These brushes are multi-faceted and can be used for just about any project you work on.
This set of 5 oil paint brushes are made to look and function just like real oil paints. The set includes True Oil, Small Liner, Bristle Brush, Super Wet, and Legacy Smudger.
Another great free Procreate brush are in these Grain Pencil and Copic Marker sets. They mimic the look and feel of real pencil strokes and real lines drawn with a Copic marker — the latter of which manages a level of buildable coverage that is stunning.
Beauty Brushes for Procreate (Envato Elements)
This collection of beauty brushes for Procreate were largely inspired by vintage beauty ads of the past/ The 20 brushes in this set were made using real cosmetic products, so maintain the dustiness, blend ability, and softness you’d expect from real makeup.
Here’s another small collection of Procreate brushes that will add texture and personality to your artwork. This set includes 6 brushes in all, including 2 Gouache, 2 oil paint, and 2 watercolor brushes. Each perform beautifully and are solid brushes to have in your kit.
The Flora Vegetation Brushes is a massive set that includes a whopping 91 brushes! All of these brushes are designed to mimic the textures, weights, and tone of things you’d find in nature. A must-have for creating nature scenes or even drawing backgrounds.
The Very Dry Gouache Brush lives up to its name. This brush offer a super dry texture that makes every single brush stroke visible. This can be a great thing if that’s the artistic style you’re going for. Plus, it reveals different texture depending on how hard you press.
Natural Brushes for Procreate (Envato Elements)
Here’s another set of brushes for Procreate that center around nature. This natural brush set includes 20 brushes in all and consists of pencils, chalks, and shaders.
Free Floral Stamp Procreate Brushes (Set of 5 Brushes)
The Free Floral Stamp brushes consist of 5 different brushes that help you to capture the look of petals, leaves, vines, and more.
The Ballpoint Pen brush mimics the look of a real ballpoint pen, offering fine strokes that you can layer to build shadows and contrast by applying greater pressure and through the use of hatching.
Art Brushes for Procreate (Envato Elements)
This collection of art brushes includes 21 different brushes for imitating real painting techniques. They have naturally for both wet and dry looks.
If you want to draw realistic hair in Procreate, you’d benefit greatly from using this HairBrush set. With them, you can create straight or curly hair and achieve a variety of textures.
Stripe is a single brush that’s well worth the download. It’s simply a smooth calligraphy or lettering brush and it responds to pressure and layering. A fantastic choice for adding script to your work.
Geometry Brushes for Procreate (Envato Elements)
This collection of geometry brushes includes 34 different brushes that make it easy to add shapes, design motifs, and patterns to your work. They could even be used creatively for shading.
The Cardboard Procreate brush has a semi-streaky look that can be used for a variety of lettering projects, from signs to business cards to logos.
Here’s a collection of 7 anime bokeh brushes that are certain to add flair to your next drawing. And they can be used in a number of ways to achieve different effects depending on the layer style you use.
The Comic Ink Brush Set for Procreate includes 16 inking and SFX brushes for creating comic books from scratch. From fine liners to gradients, you have everything you need here to get started.
Procreate Swatches (Envato Elements)
This collection of swatches aren’t brushes per say, but they are still extremely useful for creating artwork in Procreate. With these, choosing colors should no longer be an issue.
This is a nice collection of lettering brushes that are a bit unusual and that’s honestly appreciated. There’s shrub brush, a wood grain brush, and even a worm brush!
Here’s a collection of 48 (yes, you read that correctly) brushes for Procreate that let you mimic wet media. There’s too many watercolor effects to name here, so you’ll definitely want to download it for yourself.
Need marker brushes? This set offers 2 options: one is an opaque marker and the other is a variable opacity marker. They offer irregular coverage that looks more natural.
Procreate Texture Brushes (Envato Elements)
This collection of texture brushes mimic the look of sand. This set consists of 6 brushes that can be used to add texture to just about any drawing.
This free Procreate brush features a natural bristle brush for creating the look of brushstrokes on a linen canvas. It also makes use of the wet blending feature in Procreate to mimic a realistic painting experience.
Matt’s Painting Set is described as an all-purpose brush set for those using the gouache painting style. Add a fine lines, texture, grit, or even airbrush effects with this free set.
The Cheap Fine-Liner Brush is a recreation of a 0.6 technical pen. It’s precise and allows you to create fine line drawings or to fill in tiny details. A great addition to any brush collection.
Snow Brushes for Procreate (Envato Elements)
The Snow Brushes for Procreate is a set of 16 original brushes that offer a quick way to create snow effects in your art. From fine flurries to full blizzards, each brush makes it easier to create a snowy scene.
The Pencil, Inking, Painting Basic Brush Set consists of 7 brushes for creating comic art from scratch. It’s got all that you need to conceptualize a piece from the sketch phase through painting.
Now that you’ve had a chance to browse this collection of free brush sets for the Procreate app, hopefully, you’ll have either already downloaded a few or have put together a nice shortlist to revisit. These free brushes make it easy to add precision or texture to your work without creating designs from scratch. Plus, they add the dimension your work needs without having to add cost. All in all, this is a solid collection of Procreate brushes that can be used in various types of art. Happy creating!