Characters

Christmas Girl

Let me guide you through the steps of creating this whimsical holiday themed illustration. We’ll start out with a basic sketch, then we’ll add the base colors and then I’ll show you a way to add a painterly effect to your illustration. It’s easy!

Brushes used:

  • Basic Sketcher
  • Flotastic Inker
  • Base Painter
  • Flo Darka
  • Flo Lighta
  • Darken Line
  • Lighten Line
  • Ultra Soft Mixer
  • Round Watery Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Creating Basic Shapes and Sketching: You’ll learn how to sketch a character using basic shapes
  • Layer Management and Base Coloring: Learn to organize layers effectively for different elements like the character, clothes, and accessories, and apply base colors with textured brushes
  • Shading and Texturing: Utilize various brushes to add depth, texture, and a painterly feel to different elements, focusing on shadowing and highlighting
  • Creating a Background: Use watercolor-like strokes and subtle color variations to create a background that complements the character
Creatures

Christmas Bear Illustration

Ready to create something adorable for the festive season? In this Procreate tutorial, you’re going to learn how to draw a super cute Christmas Bear. We’ll be using some basic Procreate features like Alpha Lock and having a blast with the Symmetry tool. By the end, you’ll have your own delightful little bear to show off. And hey, if you post it on Instagram, tag me so I can see your fantastic work!

Feel free to experiment with colors and add your own personal touch. Share your creation and inspire others! Remember, Procreate is a playground for your creativity, so have fun and explore different techniques.

Brushes used:

  • Monoline Brush (Calligraphy)
  • Script Brush (Calligraphy)

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Using the Liquify Tool: You’ll learn how to use these features to sculpt and refine the shape of the bear’s head and body
  • Layer Management: Discover how to effectively use layers for different parts of the drawing
  • Working with Symmetry and Selection Tools: Explore how to create symmetrical elements like a Christmas tree and snowflakes, and use the Selection tool for precise shapes
Creatures

Cute Winter Deer

In this fun and easy Procreate tutorial, we’ll create a cute winter deer. You’ll learn to sketch starting from basic shapes, add vibrant colors, and bring your creation to life with basic textures and a background.

This is the perfect winter project! So grab your iPad, open Procreate, and let’s dive into this creative adventure together! Don’t forget to share your version of this adorable winter deer.

Brushes used:

  • Basic Sketcher
  • Script Brush
  • Monoline Brush
  • Fineliner Brush
  • Soft Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Sketching Technique: Starting with simple shapes to create our deer
  • Layer Management: Using multiple layers strategically for different elements and clipping masks for non-destructive editing
  • Adding Details and Textures: Use different brushes to add intricate details like the fur pattern, eye twinkles, and subtle shadows that bring our deer to life
Creatures

Cute Fuzzy Bear

Time for cuteness! During this fun tutorial we’ll create this super cute fuzzy bear creature while we have fun with fur brushes. No worries, I’ll guide you through all the steps as always!

Brushes used:

  • Basic Sketcher
  • Shader Brush
  • Long Fur Base Brush
  • Soft Fur Brush
  • Smudgy Hair Brush
  • Ultra Soft Mixer Brush
  • Dark Shader Brush
  • Light Shader Brush
  • Monoline Brush
  • Tapered Lines Brush
  • Multiply Brush
  • Overlay Brush
  • Darken Line Brush
  • Subtle Edge Lighter Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 3500 x 3500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Sketching Basic Shapes: You begin with a simple sketch, using basic shapes to form the bear’s head and body
  • Layering Background Colors: You’re learning to create a blurred, abstract background with a variety of colors and the Shader brush, ensuring the bear remains the focal point
  • Painting Fur: The tutorial guides you in crafting soft, fluffy fur using the Long Fur Base Brush, Soft Fur Brush, and Ultra Soft Mixer Brush
  • Adding Details: You’re adding critical details like eyes, nose, and mouth with the Monoline Brush, alongside various shading techniques
  • Creating Depth and Texture: Employing Light and Dark Shader Brushes, you’re adding depth and texture to the bear’s fur
  • Applying Final Touches: You’re enhancing the artwork with final touches, including light highlights and warmth to both the bear and the background.
Seasonal

Kawaii Halloween Stickers

Time for some more Halloween fun! In this tutorial we’ll create these cute sticker style illustrations. You can easily use the color palette and the techniques used to create even more Halloween illustrations that match this little trio. So have fun!

Brushes used:

  • Basic Sketcher
  • Script Brush
  • Monoline Brush
  • Soft Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 3500 x 3500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Creating Character Shapes: We’ll start with basic shapes like ovals and circles to form the base of our characters – a pumpkin, a wisp-like creature, and a cat-like bat
  • Adding Details & Expressions: You’ll learn how to add cute facial features and small details to bring personality to our characters
  • Refined Sketching: Transition from a rough sketch to a more refined one, we’ll focus on cleaner lines and clearer shapes, setting a strong foundation for the inking phase
  • Line Art & Color Filling: We’ll practice creating smooth line art with varied weights and filled colors using the line art as a reference layer
  • Shading & Highlighting: We’ll add depth and dimension by shading and highlighting, enhancing the stickers’ appeal.
Seasonal

Kawaii Ghost

Ready to create something adorable? I’ve got a fantastic beginner-friendly Procreate tutorial that’ll guide you through drawing a cute ghost illustration. Perfect for beginners, this tutorial is fun and easy to follow, even if you’re new to drawing or Procreate.

Ready to bring your unique Little Ghost to life? I can’t wait to see your results!

Brushes used:

  • 6B Pencil
  • Script Brush
  • Monoline Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 3500 x 3500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Basic Sketching: Starting with simple shapes and adding details like a hat, eyes, and mouth to your ghost using the 6B Pencil
  • Refining Sketches: Using the liquify tool to adjust shapes and creating a cleaner, more refined sketch over the initial one
  • Line Art Techniques: Gaining control over line weight with the Script Brush and using the Monoline Brush for perfect eye shapes
  • Coloring and Shading: Learning to use layers effectively for base coloring, adding shadows and highlights to give depth to your character
  • Creating Backgrounds and Effects: Adding subtle background details and a sticker effect to your illustration for a polished look
Creatures

Cat with a Pumpkin

Ready to create something purr-fectly adorable? In this Procreate tutorial, you’ll be drawing a super cute Pumpkin Kitty, a delightful combination of a cat and a pumpkin, perfect for seasonal artwork or just for fun. This project is not only a great practice piece for beginners but also offers useful tips for more experienced artists.

Remember, the magic of digital art lies in experimentation. Don’t hesitate to tweak colors, shapes, or add your own creative flair to your Pumpkin Kitty. And once you’re done, share your artwork! Just don’t forget to tag me so I can find your work, I can’t wait to see it!

Brushes used:

  • 6B Pencil
  • Soft Brush
  • Script Brush
  • Monoline Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 3500 x 3500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Using Layers Effectively: Learn to manage multiple layers for sketching, line art, coloring, and shading
  • Mastering Alpha Lock and Clipping Masks: These tools are crucial for non-destructive editing and applying effects to specific areas
  • Creating and Coloring Line Art: Tips for using pressure sensitivity to vary line weight and using the Monoline Brush for perfect circles
  • Applying Shading and Highlights: Techniques for adding depth and dimension to your character using the Soft Brush and blending modes like Multiply and Screen
Creatures

Kawaii Bunny Wizard

Join us in a fun Procreate tutorial where we’ll create a Kawaii Bunny Wizard together. You’ll learn to sketch, color, and add some cute magical touches using easy-to-follow steps. It’s great for any skill level, so grab your iPad and let’s make some art!

Brushes used:

  • Basic Sketcher
  • Soft Brush
  • Script Brush
  • Monoline Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 3500 x 3500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Creating Basic Shapes: Starting with simple ovals and lines to form the basic structure of the bunny wizard
  • Sketching and Detailing: Adding furry details and accessories like a hat, robe, and staff to the basic shapes
  • Line Art Techniques: Using a brush from the Calligraphy set to outline the sketch and create clean lines
  • Coloring and Shading: Applying flat colors, then using multiply layers for shadows and screen layers for highlights
  • Adding Special Effects: Incorporating sparkles, stars, and magic effects to give life and magic to the illustration
Characters

Storybook Boy

This tutorial is perfect for enhancing your digital illustration skills, especially in creating storybook characters. The use of simple shapes and detailed layering makes it approachable for Flocreators at any level. Don’t forget to share your results and tag me (floortjesart) on Instagram!

Brushes used:

  • Round Chalk Brush
  • Monoline Brush
  • 6B Pencil
  • Script Brush
  • Round Watery Brush
  • Fineliner Brush
  • Grunge Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Creating Basic Shapes: Starting with simple shapes and flat colors for the character and background
  • Layer Management: Utilizing new layers for different elements like the background, character’s head, body, and clothing
  • Detailing Techniques: Adding details such as clothing folds, hair texture, and facial features with various brushes
  • Color and Light: Applying shadows and highlights to create depth, using a complementary color scheme for visual interest
  • Adjusting Proportions: Using the transform tool to adjust the size and proportion of the character for a cuter appearance