21 Best Procreate Brushes For Lettering & Calligraphy

21 best procreate brushes for lettering & calligraphy - Lettering Daily

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Are you looking for the best Procreate brushes for lettering and calligraphy?

Good news,

You’ve come to the right place!

I’ve been doing lettering and calligraphy on Procreate since 2016, and over the years, I’ve tried A LOT of different brushes.

In fact, this list contains some of my absolute favorites (so far).

Regardless of what style and technique you prefer, I’m sure you will find a brush pack that fits your needs.

Let’s dive right in.

1. The KickOff Lettering Toolbox

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The KickOff is one of my all-time favorite brush packs for Procreate. This brush pack has everything you need if you are just getting started with digital (or even analog) hand lettering. Aside from containing some of the best custom-made brushes I’ve ever seen, the true value of the KickOff lies in the workbook. The workbook offers a mixture of both theoretical and practical elements across 130 pages!

Here is what’s inside the KickOff Lettering Toolbox – 

  • 22 Lettering Brushes (3 Pencils, 7 Brush Pens, 5 Inkers, 3 Chalky Pastels, and 4 Shaders)
  • 55 Ornamental Brushes (Inlays and Florals)
  • Over 130 pages Procreate Lettering Workbook and a PDF Printout version of Lettering Workbook
  • 12 Colour Palettes
  • An Easy-to-Follow PDF Installation Guide

2. Grid Builder – Layout Composer

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The Grid Builder is one of those absolute essential products for any Procreate brush library. Once you try it, you realize that you can’t do without it. It is a true game-changer for creating lettering layouts and compositions, and I use it all the time.

The grid builder includes –

  • 35 Procreate brushes
  • A PDF composition guide
  • Installation instructions

Best of all, the Grid Builder is compatible with a whole bunch of different programs, such as – Photoshop, Affinity, Sketch, Autodesk, and more.

I like the Grid Builder so much that I even wrote a separate article/tutorial.

3. Outline Pack – for Procreate 

Do you love outlines? 3D lettering and shadows? Well, if so, this is the perfect choice for you. Snooze has created a fantastic brush pack that offers a vast amount of outlined Procreate brushes. On top of that, the Outline Pack now offers brushes for the Affinity app as well. 

Included in the brush pack –

  • 70 Procreate outline brushes (divided into three different sets)
  • 28 Affinity Designer outline brushes
  • 6 Extra Brushes
  • 42 Worksheets on the whole alphabet in 6 different styles
  • Comprehensive manual with tips and tricks

4. CalligraFUN Brushes For Procreate 

I’ve created the CalligraFUN brush pack with one purpose – to have fun! I’ve included a wide variety of custom-made brushes across four categories, and it’s suited for both beginners and more experienced artists. Whether you want to learn the basics of brush calligraphy or just go crazy and have fun, I promise that this is the perfect choice for you. 

Here is what you’ll find in the CalligraFUN brush pack –

  • 35 Custom-made Procreate Brushes
  • Workbook for brush calligraphy beginners
  • Complete set of worksheets (capitals, minuscules, numbers)
  • Video walkthrough
  • Step by step video tutorial on how to create brush calligraphy layouts and compositions
  •  8 Guideline Stamps
  • 10 Paper Backgrounds
  • 21 Color Palettes

5. Blackletter Dry Brushes for Procreate

21 Best Procreate Brushes for Lettering & Calligraphy

Blackletter Dry Brushes For Procreate is one of my all-time favorite brush packs for gothic calligraphy. If you like blackletter (or any type of broad-edged script), you won’t go wrong with this brush pack, trust me.

Here is what you’ll find in this brush pack –

• 16 uniquely textured dry brushes ranging from heavy saturation to light saturation on various surfaces. These brushes are also highly customizable.
• 2 unique splatter brushes. Made from real paint splatters, these highly flexible brushes are great for adding texture and depth to your work.
• A pointed detail brush to assist in flourishes, filigrees, and other ornamental detail.
• A square grid brush to assist in compositional layout.

6. The Ultimate Lettering and Calligraphy Procreate Kit

The Ultimate Lettering & Calligraphy Procreate Kit is one of those brush packs that have it all. I am truly impressed by the amount of content offered here. I’m not just talking about the 200+ brushes included but also the insane amount of extras. All to take your calligraphy skills from zero to hero.

Here is what you’ll find in this brush pack –

14 lettering brush sets totaling over 200 brushes:

  • Pointed Calligraphy Pens
  • Lettering Markers
  • Watercolor Pens
  • Chalk Writers
  • Flat Tip Pens
  • Letter Inkers
  • Monoline Pens
  • 3D Pens
  • Novelty Pens
  • Pencils & Erasers
  • Textures
  • Backgrounds
  • Letter Guides
  • Bonus set! Shape Frame Stamps

10 practice files and guides will teach you how to draw various lettering styles and make the most of this powerful pack:

  • 3 Pointed Pen Calligraphy Practice Files (including a guide on how to use pointed calligraphy pens!)
  • 2 Marker Brush Lettering Practice Files
  • 2 Monoline Script Practice Files
  • 1 Letter Inkers Quick Guide & Practice File
  • 1 Watercolor Pens Quick Guide
  • Bonus! 1 Background Texture Preview Guide

7. Procreate Lettering Toolkit

TOP 15 Procreate Brushes for Lettering & Calligraphy

The Procreate Lettering Toolkit is a mega brush pack. There’s no other way to say it. If you get this brush pack, you’ll be busy trying out all the brushes for months. That’s because it has more than 290 custom-made brushes included! 290! 

Here is what’s included – 

  • 16 Calligraphy Nib Brushes
  • 10 Assorted Brushes
  • 18 Flat Pen Brushes
  • 42 Clean Flat Pens Brushes
  • 42 Distressed Flat Pen Brushes
  • 33 Marker Brushes
  • 18 Brush Pen Brushes
  • 11 Graffiti Brushes
  • 4 Color Builder Brushes
  • 11 Pen Brushes
  • 31 Decorator Brushes
  • 7 Pencil Brushes
  • 53 Shader Brushes
  • Bonus Lettering Guides & Paper Textures (.JPG format)

8. Procreate Lettering Brush Pack 3.0

TOP 15 Procreate Brushes for Lettering & Calligraphy

My friend DK has been creating custom-made calligraphy brushes on Procreate for a very long time. So you can rest assured that these brushes reflect his expertise and quality.

Smooth, precise, and just a generally enjoyable experience are just some of the ways I would describe DK’s brush pack 3.0. In it, you will find a total of 12 custom-made Procreate brushes.

9. The Letter Builder

You can think of the Letter Builder as the sister brush pack of the Grid Builder. The idea is to facilitate the creation of individual letters through a fully customizable grid template. If you struggle with consistency, this is 100% the product for you.

What I like about it is how seamlessly it works with the grid builder and the fact that you can use it in a ton of different apps. Not sure how to start drawing letters? Fear not! Because there is a style guide PDF included showing you how to draw the whole alphabet!

Here is what’s included –
• 8x grid brushes
• 8x Adobe Illustrator scatter grid brushes
• 8x Adobe Illustrator grid symbols
• How to draw each style A to Z PDFs
• Installation instructions for each app

10. DevBrush 5.0 for Procreate

If you’ve been doing iPad lettering for a while now, then you know Devbrushes for sure. The Devbrush 5.0 for Procreate is the latest version in the series. Each Devbrush has been better than the previous one, and believe me, this one is no exception.

Here is what’s included –

  • 21 brushes for calligraphy
  • 8 brushes for lettering

11. Rough & Raw – Procreate Brush Set

Are you looking for a way to spice up your lettering? Well, look no further because the Rough & Raw got you covered! The ShoutBam studio offers a powerful yet affordable brush pack specifically created to add a handmade touch to your lettering.

The Rough & Raw includes –

  • A total of 14 brushes – 7 inline brushes and 7 texture brushes.

12. Lettering Brushes for Procreate

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The Lettering Brushes for Procreate is a fantastic addition to your brush library. Especially if you enjoy creating modern brush calligraphy. I like how well-balanced this pack is, and I find myself using these brushes quite often. 

Here is what you’ll find inside – 

  • 6 Texture brushes (texture, splatters, etc.) Great for details.
  • 4 Guideline brushes for different styles
  • 18 Brushes for creating hand lettering & calligraphy

13. Procreate Duo Lettering Brush Pack

21 best procreate brushes for lettering & calligraphy - Lettering Daily

The Duo Lettering pack is a unique brush set! With it, you’ll be able to bridge your hand lettering and calligraphy skills. Essentially these brushes allow you to write the skeleton of your letters, which you can then fill, detail and decorate like you would in traditional hand lettering. It’s easy to use, and it’s really fun! Best of all, this brush pack is affordable, and I think you should try it out!

Here is what you’ll find in this brush pack – 

  • 6 Duo Brush for Procreate
  • Dot grid brushes for lettering layouts
  • JPG image of the product and usage
  • Installation guide

14. 3D Lettering & Outline Brush Pack

If you like outlines, you will love this pack! But wait, you won’t just find outlined brushes in this set. These brushes also have a 3D effect and a cast shadow straight on them! I really like the wide variety of styles you can create with the 3D Lettering & Outline Brush Pack by Baker Oner.

Here is what’s included –

  • A total of 57 Procreate brushes in 5 categories (brush, round, chisel, spray, and pixel)

15. The Brush Calligraphy Procreate Pack

TOP 15 Procreate Brushes for Lettering & Calligraphy

If you like brush calligraphy, you will like this pack. I created the Brush Calligraphy Procreate Pack specifically for beginners. These custom-made brushes are fine-tuned to give you an easy-going writing experience. You will find a variety of textures and effects in these brushes.

The pack includes 15 custom-made brushes.

16. Flourish Stamps for Procreate

Ahh, calligraphy flourishes! Probably one of the biggest struggles for any calligraphy beginner. Not knowing how to shape them, where to place them, and just having the feeling of not knowing how to do them can be pretty frustrating. However, you’re in luck! Because the Flourish Stamps For Procreate is an innovative brush pack specifically created to help you learn and create better flourishes.

Here is what’s included – 

  • 68 Procreate Brushes (.BRUSH SET)
  • 3 Sizes Lettering Guide Sheets (.PNG)
  • 20-Page User Guide, including expert calligraphy flourishing tips (.PDF)

17. Procreate Lettering Starter Pack

TOP 15 Procreate Brushes for Lettering & Calligraphy

At first glance, this might seems like a regular brush pack for lettering. Believe me, it’s not. The Procreate Lettering Starter Pack offers various brushes, but what’s unique about it is the 10 part workbook included as a Procreate file. It’s basically like getting a free lettering course for beginners along with a bunch of brushes.

Here is what this brush pack contains –
• 35 Brushes
• 10 Part Lettering Workbook
• 28 Textures
• 5 Images
• 2 Color Palettes
• Video help files

18. RoughPack 2 – Texture Brushes for Procreate

The Rough Pack 2 is yet another fantastic brush pack by Snooze One. In all my years working with Procreate, I have NEVER seen such rich textures in custom-made brushes. I am completely blown away by the high quality of these brushes. If you enjoy the rougher and freer look in your lettering (like I do), then look no further because the Rough Pack 2 is a brush pack for you!

Here is what’s inside – 

  • 83 Procreate Brushes (sorted into six different .BRUSH SET files)
  • 130 Worksheets – The whole alphabet in five different styles
  • 9 High-Res Backgrounds
  • 5 Basics Grids
  • 6 Color Palettes
  • Brush Manual – Tips and thoughts on all the brushes

19. Procreate Spray Brush V3.0

Do you like the rough street/graffiti style? Well, I do! That’s why the Procreate Spray Brush V3.0 is on this list. I loved the previous version, but this one is even better. I’m just amazed how accurate the feeling of spray paint you get using these custom-made brushes.

Included in this set:
• A total of 31 sprays brushes (including two bonus brushes)

20. Ultimate Gothic Calligraphy Brush Toolkit

Another excellent brush pack for blackletter calligraphy. The Ultimate Gothic Calligraphy Brush Toolkit provides you with everything you need to create blackletter and gothic calligraphy. What makes this product unique is its educational component. If you are just getting started, Tamer shares a guide and an ebook on how to use the brushes. 

Here is what you will find inside – 

  • 30, 45, 60, and 90-degree angle versions of every brush
  • For each brush, there are two marble textures
  • 6 scroll nib variants in addition to the standard flat nib,
  • Standard and pressure-sensitive versions of each brush allow you to create flat text effects or 3D lettering designs simply by varying the pressure on your Apple Pencil
  • Three grid brushes to easily make guides for your lettering designs
  • Detail brushes for adding flourishes and accents
  • Five ink spray brushes to add texture or grunge effects to your art
  • Lettering guide with brush sizing tool for more structured designs
  • Digital ebooks with instructions and information on the product

21. MegaPack for Lettering

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The MegaPack for Lettering is a massive brush pack that contains a whopping 53 Procreate brushes! Here you will find calligraphy brushes for a wide range of different styles – both for traditional and modern calligraphy. If you like to create various calligraphy styles, this is the brush pack for you!

The MegaPack includes six brush sets – each for a different brush category.

But wait, that’s not all!

I’ve teamed up with the team of Design Cuts to bring a brush pack bundle at an incredible discount. You get five brush packs 50% off!

That’s a total of 314 custom-made Procreate brushes + extras.

Do you want to try out some free brushes?

We also created a mini sample bundle containing free Procreate brushes.

The bundle includes 8 different Procreate brushes.

This is an exclusive deal for the Lettering Community members, and you can download the brushes totally FREE! Just hit the button below to get them.

Additionally, you can check out the free Procreate brushes currently available in the Lettering Crate.

Just drop your email below, follow the instructions and get instant access to all the freebies I currently offer.

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Stay updated with my tutorials and get instant access to the Lettering Crate –

A growing library of free lettering & calligraphy resources that includes –
  • Calligraphy practice sheets
  • Procreate brushes
  • The 30-day lettering planner
  • Printables, and more!

Wrapping it up

And there you have it, folks!

21 of the best Procreate brushes for both hand lettering and calligraphy.

What is your favorite brush pack for Procreate? 

Is there a specific brush pack you think I should review and include in this list? 

Be sure to let me know by dropping a comment below 👇

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    1. Hey there! Hehe, no these aren’t my brushes. Under each product, I mention the designer’s name. We often have deals and sales for these brushes and you can grab various bundles on some great discounts. On top of that, if you sign up for the newsletter – you gain access to the Lettering Crate. In there we have a couple of free Procreate brushes that you can download and try out 🙂

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