Procreate can now use Photoshop Brushes—superior, proper? For these of us who get pleasure from digital illustration in each purposes, that is actually an thrilling improvement. On this fast tip tutorial, we’ll check out easy methods to import and use Photoshop brushes in Procreate, as of the Procreate 5 replace.
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What You may Want:
I will be utilizing this Photoshop brush set on this tutorial; you are welcome to make use of it together with me, or use one other Photoshop brush set of your selection.
- Inkers Brushes for Adobe Photoshop
I will be particularly utilizing an ABR file, which is the Photoshop brush file sort. Be sure you are utilizing an analogous file should you’re following alongside!
New to Procreate or unfamiliar with Procreate brushes? I might suggest trying out this tutorial, because it goes by easy methods to create and customise Procreate brushes of your personal. Test it out!
You can too discover devoted Procreate brushes on Envato Components.
Able to get began? Let’s dig in!
1. Easy methods to Import Photoshop Brushes Into Procreate
Earlier than we leap into Procreate, be sure to have your Photoshop Brush ABR file downloaded and saved onto your iPad.
I might extremely suggest saving your brush file to your Recordsdata. For instance, in my Recordsdata, on my iPad, I’ve a folder referred to as Procreate. Inside that folder, I’ve a folder named Brushes. This makes it simpler for me to find and manage my brushes.
Nonetheless, should you’ve simply downloaded a brush from the Web, it could be inside a compressed ZIP doc. If that is so, we’ll need to extract the contents so we are able to set up the brushes.
With the ZIP file in your Recordsdata, faucet on it. Your iPad will then extract the contents, as seen under, into a brand new folder.
That mentioned, we’ll have a look at two totally different ways in which we are able to import Photoshop brushes. Let’s begin leap into Procreate and begin there.
Begin in any open doc of your selection. Then, faucet on the Brush icon to open up your brushes, and faucet on the Plus Signal to create a brand new brush.
This opens up the Brush Studio (our brush settings), the place we are able to customise our brushes to our coronary heart’s content material!
Nonetheless, as a substitute of customizing a brand new brush, faucet on Import, as a substitute.
Now, it is time to navigate to your saved ABR recordsdata.
Here is a have a look at my brushes folder, inside my Procreate folder, in my Recordsdata.
Faucet the ABR file that you simply’d prefer to import.
Then, Procreate provides us visible affirmation that the comb (or brush set) is being put in. This ticker solely takes a second—then your brush can be lively and put in.
As soon as put in, you will see your newly put in brushes in a brand new Brush Set, on the left-hand facet of your Procreate brushes.
Within the instance under, discover how Inkers by Guerillacraft has been added as a brand new Brush Set in my brushes, as highlighted under.
Notice that, now that we have imported this brush content material, we are able to transfer, rename, and customise our brushes—and also you seemingly will need to.
On a private observe, drawing with an Apple Pencil simply does not really feel the identical as drawing with a Wacom pen—the instrument I personally use when drawing in Adobe Photoshop. Why do I point out it? Nicely, I discover that this implies just a few little tweaks to my brushes to get them feeling comparable. A unique atmosphere may warrant just a few changes, simply so that you and your brush really feel at house. Do not hesitate to regulate settings so that they’re simply best for you!
However this is not the one means we are able to import Photoshop brushes into Procreate! Let us take a look at a second technique, as nicely.
This time, as a substitute of beginning in Procreate, let’s begin by our recordsdata. Navigate to the folder in your system the place you may have your Photoshop brushes saved.
As soon as you’ve got positioned your ABR file in your system, faucet on it to open it up.
Test it out! It jumps proper to Procreate, the place we get the visible affirmation that the comb is being imported. Helpful, proper? It is that easy.
2. Easy methods to Customise Photoshop Brushes in Procreate
Customizing your brush is a breeze. Merely open up your brushes, after which faucet on the comb you’d prefer to customise.
This opens up the Brush Studio (the Brush Settings), the place we are able to customise our brush to our coronary heart’s content material!
Flick thru the tabs on the left-hand facet to view every class of settings you could customise to your liking.
Unsure the place to begin? There are plenty of settings right here to take a look at! Once more, I might suggest this tutorial on Easy methods to Create and Customise Procreate Brushes, if you would like to dive deeper into these customization settings.
3. Easy methods to Delete Photoshop Brushes in Procreate
All proper, so you’ve got imported your Photoshop brushes—however what if you do not need them there anymore? Fortunately, it is simply as straightforward to delete them.
First, let’s begin with deleting particular person brushes.
Navigate to the comb set related together with your newly imported brushes. Then Swipe Left on the comb you’d prefer to delete. It will reveal a menu the place we are able to Share, Duplicate, or Delete the comb.
Merely faucet Delete, and the one brush can be faraway from the set.
Want to eliminate all the set?
Faucet on the Brush Set. It will open a menu on the left, the place we are able to Rename, Delete, Share, and Duplicate the comb set.
Merely faucet Delete to take away the comb set.
Notice, you’ll be able to set up the identical ABR file once more if you wish to! Eradicating your brushes from Procreate doesn’t delete your Photoshop brush ABR file.
And There You Have It!
Utilizing Photoshop brushes in Procreate is actually fairly easy, if the place to faucet and the place to look. That is such an thrilling improvement, because it means plenty of actually cool brush units on the market at the moment are Procreate-friendly! What are a few of your favourite brushes?
Now that we have imported ABR recordsdata into Procreate, you should use them as you’ll another brush within the software. Neat, proper? Good luck, and glad drawing!
Searching for extra Procreate suggestions, tips, and tutorials? Listed here are some articles to take a look at! And do not forget to take a look at the Procreate brushes out there on Envato Components.