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.
One of the defining features of Procreate is Brush Studio. It’s a built-in brush creation app that allows you to edit and customize any one of the 200 default brushes, create your own brush sets, and, most importantly, you can import third-party brushes (.brush files) directly into the app.
That’s why we’ve put together this collection of brush sets, so you can add even more complexity into your work. And the best part about these Procreate 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!
You can download Procreate here.
Free Textured Effect Procreate Brushes
Procreate Grain Brushes (Free)
Procreate Grain Brushes are precisely what they sound like: brushes that add graininess to your work. These speckled, dusty-looking brushes can be used to add texture or age to a project.
Stippling Brush Set (Free)
This Stippling Brush Set consists of 17 brushes in all: nine stipple brushes, three liner brushes, and five texture brushes. These brushes are multi-faceted and can be used for just about any project you work on.
Eclectica Stipple Brushes for Procreate (Envato Elements)
Eclectica has been inspired by the retro style from the 1970s and added a touch of pop art to give you a collection of Procreate brushes you can use to create something truly unique. There are a total of 18 stroke and stipple brushes in the pack.
The Very Dry Gouache Brush lives up to its name. This brush offers 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 textures depending on how hard you press.
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.
Cardboard Procreate Brush (Free)
The Cardboard Procreate brush has a semi-streaky look that can be used for various lettering projects, from signs to business cards to logos.
Here’s another small collection of Procreate brushes that will add texture and personality to your artwork. This set includes six brushes, including two Gouache, two oil paint, and two watercolor brushes. Each performs beautifully and are solid brushes to have in your kit.
Distressed Wall is a free Procreate brush for adding a chalky-style texture to your designs. Perfect for illustration backgrounds.
Free Hair & Fur Procreate Brushes
HairBrush Set for Procreate (Free)
If you want to draw realistic hair in Procreate, you will greatly benefit from this HairBrush set. With them, you can create straight or curly hair and achieve a variety of textures.
Fur Brushes for Procreate (Free)
In this collection, you will get four free fur Procreate brushes (including thin, harsh, ski, and ranged) that you can use to create fur or hair and also add texture to other types of art.
Free Cloth & Textile Texture Procreate Brushes
This free set of Procreate brushes includes 15 swatches of varied cloth or textile patterns that you can use to add texture to your paintings.
Bristle Brush Linen (Free)
This free Procreate brush features a natural bristle brush for creating the look of brushstrokes on a linen canvas. It also uses the wet blending feature in Procreate to mimic a realistic painting experience.
Free Painting Effect Procreate Brushes
Oil Paint Procreate Brushes (Free)
This set of five oil paint brushes are made to look and function just like real oil paints. The collection includes True Oil, Small Liner, Bristle Brush, Super Wet, and Legacy Smudger.
Pro Painters Procreate Brushes (Envato Elements)
The Pro Painters brush set contains 31 brushes, all perfect for adding light paint or pencil textures to typography and illustrations.
Matt’s Painting Set is an all-purpose brush set for those using the gouache painting style. Add fine lines, texture, grit, or even airbrush effects with this free set.
Art Brushes for Procreate (Envato Elements)
This collection of art brushes includes 21 different brushes for imitating real painting techniques, and they naturally have both wet and dry looks.
This collection of 14 multi-use art and illustration brushes is perfect for anyone just starting out using Procreate. They have been designed for use with the Apple Pencil and requires Procreate 5.0 or higher.
This free set of nine brushes will allow you to quickly paint a selection of books on a bookshelf. You can also use these brushes in Photoshop CC and Clip Studio Paint
Tears Brushes for Procreate (Free)
This free brush set will let you quickly add various types of tears to your art. You can also you use these brushes as small splashes or splatters.
Milk Brushes for Procreate (Free)
While milk may not be at the top of most people’s list of required brushes, this free collection will allow you to add various types of splatters, splashes, and drops to your artwork.
This collection of ten basic brushes is perfect if you’re starting out using Procreate. These versatile brushes can be used in a multitude of ways.
Procreate Swatches (Envato Elements)
This collection of swatches aren’t brushes per se, but they are still extremely useful for creating artwork in Procreate. With these, choosing colors should no longer be an issue.
Here’s a collection of 48 (yes, you read that correctly) brushes for Procreate that let you mimic wet media. There are too many watercolor effects to name here, so you’ll definitely want to download it for yourself.
Free Nature Effect Procreate Brushes
This free Procreate brush set will allow you to rapidly speed up the process of painting landscapes. You will get stamps for flowers, foliage, grass, leaves, rock, ivy, trees, and even glowworms.
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.
The Flora Vegetation Brushes is a massive set with 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.
This pack of free brushes will allow you to add various types of textured rain to your artwork to give them a moody, atmospheric look and feel. There are 25 free brushes in the set.
The Free Floral Stamp brushes consist of five different brushes that help you capture the look of petals, leaves, vines, and more.
Free Comic & Cartoon Effect Procreate Brushes
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.
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 brush strokes — like hash lines, for instance — to a drawing.
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 several ways to achieve different effects depending on the layer style you use.
Free Typography Effects Procreate Brushes
Banner Wave is a free Procreate brush set for creating textured and bold hand-drawn typography and calligraphy.
Stripe Procreate Brush (Free)
Stripe is a single brush that’s well worth the download. It’s a smooth calligraphy or lettering brush, and it responds to pressure and layering. A fantastic choice for adding script to your work.
Created by Kelly Sikkema, this free Procreate brush is perfect for creating beautiful typography on a dark background.
This is a nice collection of lettering brushes that are a bit unusual and honestly appreciated. There’s a shrub brush, a wood grain brush, and even a worm brush!
Free Pencil & Pen Effect Procreate Brushes
Pencil Brushes for Procreate (Free)
Another great free Procreate brush are 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.
Procreate Pencil Brushes (Free)
A free set of pencil brushes that are perfect for both adding texture to an item and drawing. There are a total of 24 unique brushes in the set.
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.
Marker Brushes for Procreate (Free)
Need marker brushes? This set offers two options: an opaque marker and a variable opacity marker. They offer irregular coverage that looks more natural.
Liner Procreate Brushes (Free)
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.
The Pencil, Inking, Painting Basic Brush Set consists of 7 brushes for creating comic art from scratch. It’s got all you need to conceptualize a piece from the sketch phase through painting.
Free Constellation & Sky Procreate Brushes
While this premium set includes 49 constellation brushes, you can download the free trial of four brushes for personal use.
With this free Procreate constellation brush set, you can add depth and atmosphere to your art. The set also includes free zodiac signs.
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 adding cost. All in all, this is a solid collection of Procreate brushes that can be used in various types of art.
And, if this collection is not enough for you, remember that you can also install Photoshop ABR Brushes as well.