Real Charcoal


This is a big one - Real Charcoal is the ultimate set of 23 charcoal brushes for Procreate on iPad. Sampled from real, artist-grade charcoal materials ranging from charcoal powder, compressed sticks in multiple densities, blending stumps, sachets, and more, you can now achieve a completely 100% authentic charcoal look in Procreate.

These brushes are perfect for illustration, design, concept work, and all other kinds of mixed media!

 Portrait Artwork by: Ethan Kiteck

Included are 23 brushes across 3 categories:


  • 18 Real Charcoal Brushes - This is the star of the show, 18 real charcoal marks scanned in super-high resolution on high quality fine-grain paper with many kinds of charcoal materials. They can be 'stamped' in as simple images, or you can 'paint' them in to create your own masterful charcoal textures! Fool your friends :-)
  • Charcoal Pencil - Straight up, my new favorite pencil brush! It feels like a smooth combination of a dark ink brush and a textural pencil stroke.
  • Shaders - An essential addition, these are softer, lighter toned marks that are pressure sensitive, allowing you to add tone and shade exactly as you need to tie it all together. I find these extremely useful for many kinds of art!


You'll need the latest version of procreate to take advantage of all the brush features, and preferably an Apple Pencil for the pressure sensitive brushes.

Procreate 5 is here, and its amazing! You can now install a LOT of brushes at once using the new Files app in iOS 11. We recommend backing up your purchase using an iCloud account (its free), or syncing them to Files with iTunes. 

First things first... USE SAFARI on iPad!

Also make sure you open the link in the full Safari app (it must be Safari, no other browser will work), as the side-loaded one that gmail/other email apps use won’t work.

Note: Brush files end in *.brushset 

Once you click the file name/download button, a blue arrow in a circle should appear in the top right corner of Safari. This is the "downloads" area. Tap this icon and you should see your download appear in a list like so:

Simply tap the file and it should automatically open in Procreate. Depending on if you've performed this before, it may ask you what you want to do with the file after tapping it, in which case you would simply find the Procreate icon and send it there. 

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