Watercolor 2020

SKU: WC2020

Note: REQUIRES Apple Pencil

Introducing WATERCOLOR 2020 - a lean and intuitive set of watercolor brushes developed for Procreate 5! 

Behaves like real watercolor! Press harder to apply more pigment, or a lighter touch for a more watery stroke that picks up colors underneath. You can even tilt the brush to blend out hard edges, without even lifting the pen!

  • No stamp brushes.
  • No complicated instructions.

Only a small handful of easy-to-use brushes, jam-packed with features that allow you to move pigment around and mix colors in real time. Other watercolor brush packs require the use of dozens (even hundreds) of confusing brushes that require way too much learning. We've worked extra hard to program tons of natural behavior and versatility into these brushes so you can worry less about the tools and more about your art! Works great with our Handmade Papers!

WATERCOLOR 2020 Includes 5 PREMIUM Watercolor Brushes:

  • Watercolor Gold Round: The classic standard, this is a medium weight traditional round brush with fairly blunt tips and less edge-turbulence. Like the other brushes, press hard to put down more pigment, or a lighter touch for a watery stroke that picks up color and can blend out edges. For extra blending power, tilt the brush at a lower angle.
  • Watercolor Gold Sable: Behaves similarly to Gold Round, but has a sharper tip and is capable of blowing up to much larger sizes with extra pressure, useful for super dynamic mark making.
  • Big Huge Mop: This brush is amazing for big huge washes of color, and has some gorgeous watercolor edges. Tilt lower for super dilution power! This can be though of as the "wettest" brush. Perfect for backgrounds, underpaintings and glazes.
  • Water Liner: Sometimes you need a super fine line, and this is for that! Retains all the watery-goodness of the other brushes, but specially made to work with a finer crisp line. 
  • WC Paper (white On Top Layer): This is a paper grain brush, very helpful for "bringing it all together"! If you find spots looking a little flat, set your color to white and color them in on a new top layer just for paper grain texture. 


Some general tips for these brushes:

  • These brushes will look best on a layer set to multiply blend mode, with a paper texture layer underneath.
  • For the Big Huge Mop, when doing backgrounds, I find it helpful to press harder in some spots and lighter in others to get a nice dynamic look. If the edges start to look too hard, simply tilt the pen down and gently wash them out.
  • The colors will blend together on the same layer, but for a "glazed" look, add a new layer and set it to "multiply" blend mode. 
  • An authentic watercolor look is all about feeling "loose". Go crazy! Let the colors fly. Let there be some hard edges and some soft. 

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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