Colorful Bird

In less than 20 minutes, you’ll transform a blank canvas into a work of art that’s bursting with color and personality. By following step-by-step instructions, you’ll be able to create this painterly, colorful bird. This project is perfect for beginners in Procreate!

Brushes used:

  • Oberon Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Shape Building: Starting with a simple oval for the body and adding elements like the tail, wings, and beak to construct the bird’s basic form
  • Layering Techniques: Learn to work with multiple layers for different parts of the bird, enhancing organization and editing capabilities
  • Clipping Mask & Alpha Lock: Utilize these powerful tools for precise coloring within shapes and adding textures without affecting the base layer
  • Color Blending & Texturing: Explore the use of the smudge tool with the Oberon brush to blend colors seamlessly and create a painterly texture
  • Expressive Coloring: Experiment with a vibrant color palette to bring your bird to life, using varying brush sizes and opacity to add depth and interest

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