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15 Best Procreate Textures: Top Brush Packs for Digital Artists

15 Best Procreate Textures: Top Brush Packs for Digital Artists

If you’re anything like us, you know that adding texture to your drawing is a surefire way to include realism and depth to your artwork. Whether you want to recreate the look of fabric, natural rock, or grit, Procreate textures are the way to go.

Thanks to the versatility of the Procreate app, you can customize your own brushes. That said, when it comes to texturizing your pieces, there might be very particular textures you’re looking for that you don’t know how to make yourself. That’s where these brush sets come in.

We’ve rounded up some Procreate texture brushes that cover a range of textures that will take your work to the next level. So, what are we waiting for?

Read More: Let’s be honest. The more brushes you have in your kit, the better, so why not add some of the best Procreate brushes to yours?

Best Grit Texture for Procreate

Are you trying to add a more rugged and rustic touch to your drawings? Adding gritty textures is one of the best ways to do that, and it’s also an easy thing to achieve for any level artist. The Gritty Brushes for Procreate set is ideal as it includes 25 different grit textures that you can incorporate into your art to give that added spice.

Leaf illustration from gritty brushes

Best Procreate Fabric Brush Textures

It’s challenging to draw characters as it is, but adding realism to their clothes? That’s even tougher. That’s why it’s a good idea to have some fabric texture brushes in your back pocket to make your job a little easier.

This pack is a must for fabric textures, sporting a jumper and sweater texture, light and heavy lace, cloth, and towel texture brushes. It even has some regular dotted and scratchy textures scattered in between, so the Procreate Texture Brush & Stamp Pack is worth a look.

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Best Procreate Pattern Brushes for Procreate

The Procreate Texture Brush Bundle by True Grit Texture Supply is our go-to when looking for a good variety of pattern brushes. The set includes anything from simple dots, lines, or waves to more intricate crumbled paper and even patterned tile textures.

The best part is that this set has a lot more than just patterns, with over 220 brush options, making it incredibly versatile. Seriously, it has everything you can want.

15 Best Procreate Textures

It’s time to take a closer look at the best Procreate textures. We’ve rounded up a list of 15 brush packs, including a range of textures and stamps you can add to your kit. The list includes halftones, brick, fabric, metal textures, and more.

If you’re looking for paper textures for Procreate specifically, we’ve already got you covered here with some Procreate paper textures. This list covers pretty much anything else.

Enough chatter. Let’s get right to it.

Fine Canvas Texture Brushes

Fine canvas texture brushes

  • Number of Items: 45
  • Price: $$
  • Includes: 45 different canvas texture overlay brushes

To kick off the list, we’ve found something ideal for anyone trying to replicate that canvas feel. These Fine Canvas Texture Brushes come in 45 varieties, so you can get any canvas look you want.

The set contains 45 textured overlay brushes, from subtle groove textures to more heavily detailed designs. The best part about these brushes is that they are easily customizable in size and blending mode. Oh, and the creator included a nifty guide to show you how to use them, which we loved.

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Procreate Glitter Brushes + Textures

Image from procreate glitter brushes textures

  • Number of Items: 243
  • Price: $$
  • Includes: 150 glitter textures, 13 glitter essential brushes, 80 sparkle brushes

Are you looking to add a little sparkle to your drawings? The Procreate Glitter Brushes and Textures pack is the perfect addition to your kit to add that extra razzle-dazzle. The set includes 243 brushes of various sizes, styles, and intensities.

We really loved that the creator included four different variants: monochromatic, medium color dynamic, high color dynamic, and double color. These variations increase or decrease the intensity of color-shifting and brightness, and they’re so fun to work with.

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Procreate Texture Brush Bundle

Procreate texture brush bundle

  • Number of Items: 234
  • Price: $$$
  • Includes: 49 distressed halftones, 27 distressed print brushes, 86 distressed patterns, 27 subtle texture brushes, and 45 quick and dirty texture brushes

This next one really will leave you spoiled for choice (it definitely did for us). With 234 brushes, there’s a minimal chance you won’t find the exact texture you’re looking for. Halftones, print brushes, patterns, you name it — you’ve got it. This bundle is basically five sets in one.

The creator of the Procreate Texture Brush Bundle made sure to hand-craft each of the brushes in the set, so they’re super good quality. We also appreciated the variety of textures, and trust us, you will, too.

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Halftone Brushes for Procreate

halftone brushes for procreate illustration

  • Number of Items: 77
  • Price: $$
  • Includes: 50 classic halftone brushes, 24 pressure-sensitive shader brushes, and 3 liner brushes

Halftone Brushes for Procreate are catered to artists who love that retro feel halftones add to artworks. This set includes 50 pressure-sensitive halftone brushes of varying sizes, densities, and styles, plus another 24 shader brushes and three liners.

We loved these for comics, illustrations, and even flash tattoo designs (though these Procreate tattoo brushes are worth a look, too). Also included in the bundle are two tutorial videos to show you exactly how to use the brushes, and a user guide. Oh, and did we mention free future updates? What more could you need?

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Fine Noise Brush Pack

fine noise brush pack illustration

  • Number of Items: 14
  • Price: $
  • Includes: 10 texture brushes and 4 texture background images

Let’s be honest — your drawings don’t always need the most intense, dark, and grungy textures. If you’re more into subtle designs, then the Fine Noise Brush Pack is up your alley. It includes ten texture brushes and four pre-textured backgrounds to act as a base for your drawings.

These brushes add texture and depth to your piece without being overwhelming. Seriously, you can create some stunning effects. Plus, you’ll get a PDF with instructions and tips from the creator. If that wasn’t enough, these brushes are compatible with Photoshop, too.

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Pattern Magic 2 – Procreate Brushes

pattern magic 2 brushes

  • Number of Items: 57
  • Price: $$
  • Includes: 57 texture and pattern brushes

We can’t get enough of this next one. The Pattern Magic 2 Procreate Brushes are the perfect combination of quirky and exciting, with 57 hand-drawn brushes that are unique. You’ll find textures and patterns ranging from woven fabric to rain, leaves, bubbles, and pebbles. That’s just the tip of the iceberg.

We loved that these designs aren’t too complicated. They’re simple yet bold and interesting enough to add that extra personality to your artwork. These brushes are also versatile and customizable within the Procreate brush studio. It’s definitely worth checking out.

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Texture Brushes for Procreate

mermaid illustration using texture brushes for procreate

    • Number of Items: 30
    • Price: $
    • Includes: 5 pencil brushes, 19 texture brushes, and 6 stamps

These Texture Brushes for Procreate are another fantastic addition to your brush library. With five pencil brushes, 19 texture brushes, and six texturizing stamps, this set has anything you could need to create fun and great-looking illustrations.

We found these are particularly great for sketches and realistic-looking pencil drawings, all from the comfort of your iPad. From using dots for depth and texture to pencil smudging, you’ll have so much fun messing around with this set.

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Procreate Tile Texture Brushes

tile textures on procreate

    • Number of Items: 26
    • Price: $
  • Includes: 26 tile textures and patterns

Are you someone who loves to draw houses and home interiors but finds adding details to walls and floors too time-consuming? Then you’re in luck because these Procreate Tile Texture Brushes do all that hard work for you.

These brushes were created to resemble 26 different floor tiles (hence the name), from marble bathroom and kitchen flooring to classic square or hexagonal tiles. You’ll even find a few wall patterns to use as well. Each brush is super detailed and pre-textured, adding some excellent realism, especially if you adjust the blending and opacity to your liking.

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Procreate Brush – Brick Textures

brick textures on procreate

  • Number of Items: 24
  • Price: $
  • Includes: 24 textures and patterns

These Procreate Brush Brick Textures were created by the same artist as the previous set but serve a slightly different purpose, focusing solely on brick textures. Again, they’re great for those who like drawing house interiors or exteriors.

You’ll find 24 different brick textures to choose from, which are all nicely detailed. We love that the creator included a PDF file with your purchase on the best tips and ways to use these brushes. Start by using the brush and the chosen base color before creating a new layer with a darker shade to add depth. Note that the second layer should be set to the overlay blend mode.

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Gritty Brushes for Procreate

examples of gritty brushes for procreate

  • Number of Items: 25
  • Price: $$
  • Includes: 25 gritty texture brushes

A recurring theme in texturizing drawings is using some form of grit brush, which can often be an artist’s dream. They add a hint of interest and shading detail that can transform an entire piece in seconds.

These Gritty Brushes for Procreate do just that, coming in 25 varieties, from scattered to more densely packed grit designs, at an affordable price. They’re excellent for adding a rough and weathered look to your artwork if that’s the look you’re going for. If not, they’re easily adjustable and can be used at a lower opacity to look more subtle.

Read More: Don’t know how to change opacity in Procreate? Here are some tips to help you out.

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Procreate Texture Brush & Stamp Pack

Image from procreate texture brush and stamp pack

    • Number of Items: 68
    • Price: $$
  • Includes: 10 line brushes, 18 texture brushes, 10 pattern brushes, 10 grain brushes, 15 texture stamps, and 5 pattern stamps

The Procreate Texture Brush and Stamp Pack is another versatile all-rounder that can help you take your digital art to the next level and give it that on-paper appearance. It has various options, ranging from realistic pencil liners to shaders, smooth pens, crayons, and fabric textile brushes. It also includes stamp brushes that you can use with clipping masks.

If the sheer selection of brushes and textures wasn’t enough, we were also pleased with the included reference images, tips, and a PDF guide detailing how to install the brushes. Either way, these brushes will add character and interest to your illustrations.

Top Tip: If you don’t already know, here’s more on how to use clipping masks.

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TRASH TYPE Gritty Texture Brushes

TRASH TYPE gritty texture brushes

  • Number of Items: 33
  • Price: $$
  • Includes: 6 gritty liners, 5 AutoGrit brushes, 12 gritty painters, 4 rough shadows, and 6 background gritters

First off, don’t let the name fool you — there’s nothing trashy about these gritty texture brushes. They add that distinct rugged appearance to your drawings, giving them a worn-out look. While they were created with lettering in mind, we appreciated that they can still be used for any other ideas you might have.

The TRASH TYPE Gritty Texture Brushes have 33 selections for you to choose from, including gritty liner brushes, shaders, painters, and background brushes. Plus, the creator included a user manual, so you’ll always have a little something to refer back to while you’re drawing.

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Material Texture Brushes Procreate

material texture brushes on procreate

  • Number of Items: 40
  • Price: $$
  • Includes: 10 wall and concrete textures, 10 plastic textures, 10 wood textures, and 10 paper and cardboard textures

Many artists can relate to how challenging it is to recreate authentic-looking wood or concrete textures, especially in digital drawing. Luckily, the Material Texture Brushes Procreate set is perfect for this and so much more.

The set includes 10 wall and concrete textures, 10 plastic texture brushes, 10 wooden textures, and 10 paper and cardboard brush options. Each brush is incredibly detailed and adds something special to any piece. We’d recommend using multiple layers and blending modes to create a more worn and authentic look.

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Grungy Texture Brushes for Procreate

grungy texture brushes for procreate

  • Number of Items: 36
  • Price: $$
  • Includes: 36 grungy texture brushes

These Grungy Texture Brushes for Procreate are a wonderful addition to your kit if you don’t want to be overwhelmed by choices but still want a versatile collection of brushes. This set has 36 different textures designed to give your work a grungy feel.

The best part about these brushes is that they are overlay brushes, so the opacity and blending mode can be adjusted to suit your needs. That said, you can definitely add plenty of fine details to your pieces. The creator has included a PDF guide with some tips and tricks on using the set, which is always welcomed.

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Textured Paint Brushes

textured paint brushes

  • Number of Items: 24
  • Price: $
  • Includes: 24 paint texture brushes

Let’s end this list off with something a little different from the other choices, shall we? The creator of the Textured Paint Brushes set has designed 24 realistic paint textures, from thick gouache to acrylic and oil paint.

These paint brushes are easy to use, high-resolution, and incredibly detailed to recreate super realistic paintings from the comfort of your iPad. We’d recommend using this set with some canvas overlays to make it look that much better.

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What is Procreate?

You almost certainly already know what Procreate is, but if you’re a newbie in the digital art sphere, then don’t fret — that’s what we’re here for.

Procreate is an incredibly innovative digital drawing app designed for graphic design and illustration on IOS. It integrates versatility, ease of access, and an all-rounded experience for any artist.

The Procreate app (launched in 2011) can be downloaded on your iPad’s app store for $9.99 (USD). If you don’t have an iPad, that’s okay because a Procreate Pocket version (launched in 2014) can be downloaded on your iPhone for only $5.99 (USD).

Procreate isn’t available on Android devices.

Colorful drawing and interface example on procreate

How to Add Textures in Procreate?

There are a couple of ways to add textures to your drawings in Procreate. For starters, you could watch any number of tutorials online and painstakingly draw tiny details in every one of your drawings (if you have the patience). But this can be difficult for many digital artists, especially if you’re just starting.

The easiest way to add textures in Procreate is to download a texture Procreate brush set like the ones we’ve mentioned. This way, the hard work has already been done for you. All you need to do is add them to your library.

Adding brushes to your library is nice and easy. You simply download them, open your files app on your device, select the brushes you want, and then select the “open in Procreate” option to import them to the app.

Once you know how to add brushes to Procreate, you’re ready to use them and get drawing.

Person drawing parrot on Procreate

Where to Find Procreate Textures for Free?

You don’t have to break the bank to get some good results in Procreate.

For the first free alternative, you can learn how to make Procreate brushes yourself or use some pre-existing ones. Procreate already has some free textures, like the “heavy metal,” “newsprint,” and “rough skin” brushes, to just name a few.

However, for more specific needs, Creative Market has a fantastic feature where they share some free assets on rotation each week. Keep an eye out to snag some pre-made and high-quality brushes on there.

Final Thoughts on Procreate Textures

There you have it, folks — the best texture brushes for Procreate to add to your library. These options are guaranteed to impress (they certainly impressed us) whether you’re looking for subtle textural changes or more detailed tiles and patterns.

Now, you may be wondering where to start in your digital drawing journey. Don’t worry because we’ve got a few fab ideas on things to draw in Procreate to get you started.

Matthew Davison

Written by Matthew

Matt is about 80% nerd, 10% writer, 10% animal lover. His love for PC’s started at the tender age of 4 and his love for animation and motion graphics fairly soon after. You can normally find him behind a computer screen or playing with his dog Rusty.

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Matt is about 80% nerd, 10% writer, 10% animal lover. His love for PC’s started at the tender age of 4 and his love for animation and motion graphics fairly soon after. You can normally find him behind a computer screen or playing with his dog Rusty.