Procreate for iPad

Made for Artists

Sketch. Paint. Create.

Procreate is the complete art studio you can take anywhere. Create expressive sketches, rich paintings, and gorgeous illustrations on iPad.

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The two-time Apple Design Award winning creative experience.

Procreate won its first Apple Design Award for outstanding design and innovation in 2013. Nine years later, Procreate received recognition again for making these creative tools accessible to even more artists.

Apple Design Awards 2013 Winner
Apple Design Awards 2022 Winner

The best brushes in the business

Make your mark with over 200 handcrafted brushes.

Procreate comes with an entire library of brushes with everything from pencils, inks and charcoals to artistic brushes that lay beautiful painterly textures. Each brush can be customized with the Brush Studio or you can download thousands of brushes to suit any style you can imagine. If that wasn't enough, you can even make your very own custom brushes.

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Brush Studio

Tweak an existing brush or create your own from scratch, Brush Studio's power and flexibility gives you complete control.

Living color

Complete color control.

Paint and draw with any color you can imagine. Color Dynamics, Color Harmony and Color History give you unprecedented color control and choice. At any time you can touch and hold the canvas to pick the perfect color or use the Color Companion to keep you out of menus and in the creative zone.

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  • Color Harmony

    The intuitive interface makes picking complementary colors so simple that exploring your next color is seamless and, more importantly, fun.

  • Color Companion

    Simply drag the Color Panel to detach and minimize into the Color Companion. Now you choose where you want your color.

As fast as you can create

Performance by design.

Procreate paints fast. Really fast. Thanks to the incredible power of the Valkyrie graphics engine, Procreate's brushes move as fast as you draw, paint or sketch. Procreate is designed to keep you working at the pace you want.

  • Valkyrie Engine

    The Valkyrie engine takes full advantage of Apple's Metal architecture and is designed to get the best performance out of the iPad.

  • 120hz Performance

    Procreate paints at the blistering speed of 120fps on supported devices, taking full advantage of Apple's ProMotion technology. Nothing comes close to the speed of Procreate.

Your work brought to life

Art that moves you.

Content that moves, moves people. Animation Assist is the simple but deceptively powerful animation tool that lets you bring your creations to life right inside of Procreate. Time-lapse records your every move from the very first stroke, perfect for creating a social media splash.

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Max your creative potential

Artistic superpowers.

Procreate gives you unique superpowers with industry-leading features such as QuickShape, StreamLine, Drawing Assist, ColorDrop, developed to get the most from iPad, Apple Pencil and, most importantly, you.

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  • QuickShape

    Get the perfect shape every time with this breakthrough feature. Simply draw the shape you want, hold and let QuickShape do the rest.

  • ColorDrop

    Pick any color and drag it onto the canvas to fill an area. Control threshold with a single gesture. Filling with ColorDrop is so easy it'll become second nature.

More than meets the eye

Anything but basic.

Procreate has all the creative essentials professionals know and love, from Transform, Warp and Layers with full Blend modes to Selections, Effects and much more. Create how you like, when you like, where you like.

Full Font Control

Add gorgeous typography to your artwork with powerful type adjustments. Scale, distort or color for the perfect design, and even import your favorite fonts right into Procreate.

Designed with you in mind

Art is for everyone, so Procreate comes with a suite of built-in accessibility features designed to let more people enjoy digital art than ever.

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Procreate on your face.

Paint onto your face in real-time using every Procreate feature, including animation, then share your photos and videos with the world.

The finishing touch

Extra special FX.

Add gorgeous finishing touches to your work with these stunning digital effects. Redesigned for multi-touch and Apple Pencil, polishing has never been this powerful and this fun.

Paint with filters

Pencil filters — the next leap forward for creative professionals. Paint filters straight onto your canvas, then adjust them for even greater control.

Finishing Filters add that perfect finishing touch using Procreate's powerful, but easy-to-use adjustment effects.

Making the grade

Curves, HSB & Color Balancing tools.

Get granular with finishing the final color balance of any piece with these powerful but easy to use tools. Get the grade you want every time without breaking a sweat.

Gone in a blur

Gaussian, Motion & Perspective Blur.

Adding depth to your artwork is easy with these lightning fast blur effects. Intuitively control the amount of blur without menu diving and do it all with the slide of a finger.

Sketching and concepts

Capture your ideas.

Unchain yourself from the desk and go to where inspiration strikes. Always there and at the ready, nothing gets ideas down quick like Procreate on iPad.

Page Assist & QuickMenu

Transform your iPad into the ultimate sketchbook with Page Assist — ideate and build up a book of concepts, then use QuickMenu shortcuts to flick through and preview.

Apple Pencil

The perfect match.

Procreate was made for the iPad, to be completely intuitive and touch perfect. Add an Apple Pencil to your toolkit, and you get the finest digital artistic experience available, enabling you to create what you want, how you want.

Procreate for iPad

No subscriptions. Exclusively from the App Store.

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