Landscapes

Watercolor Mountain

For this tutorial we’re diving into a fun and impressionistic watercolor landscape in Procreate. We’ll explore easy steps to create a mountain scene with a unique, messy style. It’ll be fun!

Brushes used:

  • Wash Brush
  • Water Bleed Brush
  • Round Watery Brush
  • Water Pen
  • Pine Trees Brush
  • Tinder Box Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Using Various Brushes: Master the use of different brushes for creating washes, textures, and details to achieve a realistic watercolor effect
  • Blending Colors: Learn techniques for blending colors smoothly using the smudge tool and layering to create depth and variation
  • Layering Elements: Understand how to layer different elements like mountains, trees, and rocks to build a cohesive landscape composition
  • Adding Realistic Details: Discover methods to add fine details and textures to enhance the overall realism of your digital painting
  • Creating Reflections: Practice creating water reflections and shadows to add a dynamic and realistic touch to your scene
Creatures

5 fun animal drawings

For this week’s tutorial we’ll take one shape and turn it into five different cute animals (plus one bonus animal!). I’ll also show you different coloring/rendering styles and techniques. I hope you’ll enjoy it

Brushes used:

  • Dry Ink Brush
  • Carbon Stick
  • Round Chalk Brush
  • Studio Pen
  • Medium Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Symmetry Drawing: Use the Drawing Guide and Drawing Assist to create perfectly symmetrical shapes
  • Layer Management: Adjust opacity, use multiple layers for different parts of the drawing, and apply clipping masks for controlled shading and highlights
  • Basic Outlining and Shading: Employ the Dry Ink Brush for initial outlines and the Carbon Stick for adding textured shading
  • Advanced Coloring Techniques: Utilize Alpha Lock and Clipping Mask to add shadows, highlights, and textures, making the illustration more dynamic
Landscapes

20 Fun Doodles

In this special Procreate tutorial, I’ll guide you through creating 20 easy doodles. You can pick your favorites or combine them into one unique doodle artwork. We’ll be using the Dry Ink brush and working on a 2500×2500 pixel canvas. Get your iPad ready, grab your pen, and follow along!

Brushes used:

  • Dry Ink Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Creating Simple Shapes: Learn how to draw basic shapes like sausages, triangles, and curves to form the foundation of your doodles
  • Adding Facial Features: Discover techniques to add cute faces to your doodles, including eyes, mouths, and expressions
  • Using Line Weight: Explore the impact of varying line thickness to emphasize different parts of your doodles and add texture
  • Customizing with Patterns: Learn how to add unique patterns and textures to your doodles for extra detail and personalization
Landscapes

Stained Glass Sunset

Ready to dive into a fun and easy Procreate tutorial? We’ll be creating a stunning stained glass-style “Sun at Sea.” All you need is a canvas of 2500 pixels x 2500 pixels and the brushes already in the Procreate app. Enjoy the creative process and happy painting!

Brushes used:

  • Monoline Brush
  • Wet Sponge Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Creating Perfect Shapes: Draw perfect horizontal lines and circles by holding your pen in place and tapping one finger on the screen
  • Using the Drawing Guide: Enable and customize the drawing guide to create symmetrical designs effortlessly
  • Layer Management: Work with multiple layers to separate elements and maintain control over each part of your drawing
  • Applying Alpha Lock: Lock layers to paint within the boundaries of your shapes, adding texture and color variations easily
  • Adding Texture with Brushes: Use the Wet Sponge brush to add texture and color variety, giving a realistic stained glass effect

Watercolor Shop

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create a charming storefront using Procreate on your iPad. We’ll go from sketching and inking to watercolor painting, ending with a lovely little storefront. If you want to take it even further, join me on Patreon for the exclusive second part of this tutorial. Let’s dive in!

Brushes used:

  • Round Chalk Pencil
  • Tinder Box
  • Wet Paper Base
  • Round Watery Brush
  • Wash Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Using the Drawing Guide and Drawing Assist: Learn how to use these tools to make your sketches more accurate and easier to follow
  • Creating Loose and Wonky Lines: Embrace imperfection in your line art to add character and a natural feel to your drawing
  • Layering Watercolor Effects: Understand how to layer colors and use Procreate brushes to achieve a watercolor look
  • Adding Light with Layer Masks: Use layer masks to bring back light in specific areas and add depth to your painting
  • Highlighting with White Gel Pen Effects: Add final touches and highlights to your piece using a white color brush for a gel pen effect
Landscapes

Paper Cutout Hills

In this step-by-step Procreate tutorial, I guide you through the process of creating a realistic paper cutout effect. You’ll learn how to manage layers, add shadows for a layered look, and create fun paper cutout trees. Creating paper cutout art in Procreate always require some patience, but the end result is always worth it!

Brushes used:

  • Monoline Brush
  • Soft Brush
  • Studio Pen

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Managing Layers: Efficiently use and organize multiple layers, including merging and duplicating to save space
  • Creating Shadows: Apply Gaussian Blur and Multiply blending mode to create realistic shadows for a 3D effect
  • Using the Selection Tool: Utilize the Selection Tool to create precise shapes and color fills
  • Symmetry Drawing: Implement the Drawing Guide’s symmetry feature for creating symmetrical elements like trees
Landscapes

Dramatic Desert

Creating a stunning desert landscape in Procreate is fun and easy with this tutorial. I guide you through every step without skipping anything. If things move too quickly, don’t forget to use the pause and rewind buttons. By the end, you’ll have a result you’re proud of, so be sure to share it—I love seeing your work!

Brushes used:

  • Soft Brush
  • Studio Pen
  • Leatherwood Brush
  • Hartz Brush
  • Color Booster Brush
  • Fineliner Brush
  • Currawong Brush
  • Cotton Brush
  • Monoline Brush
  • Camel Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 3000 x 2000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Creating Gradient Skies: Using the soft brush and Gaussian blur to blend colors smoothly for a realistic sky effect
  • Drawing and Texturing Rocks: Techniques with the studio pen and various texture brushes to create realistic, detailed rock formations
  • Adding Light and Shadows: Employing the add layer mode and multiply mode to enhance the scene with realistic lighting and shadow effects
  • Enhancing Colors: Utilizing the color booster brush to intensify and warm up the colors in the landscape
Landscapes

Watercolor Sun at Sea

Here’s a short and fun Procreate tutorial for you. In under 15 minutes I will show you how you can create this watercolor sun at sea landscape. You’ll learn a bunch about the features in Procreate along the way!

Brushes used:

  • Monoline Brush
  • Wash Brush
  • Round Watery Brush
  • Styx Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Drawing Perfect Circles: Utilize the Monoline Brush with snapping to draw and center perfect circles
  • Layer Masking: Add and manipulate layer masks to refine shapes and effects
  • Creating Watercolor Effects: Use the Wash Brush and Round Watery Brush to simulate watercolor textures in the sky and water
  • Selection and Clipping Masks: Effectively use selection tools and clipping masks to add depth and layers to the painting
Characters

Create Your Own Character

Create your own unique character during this easy step by step tutorial! You will get various options for drawing eye, mouths, noses and hair. Every outcome will be absolutely unique!

Brushes used:

  • Round chalk pencil
  • Studio Pen
  • Monoline Brush
  • Soft brush
  • Script brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Symmetry and Structure: Using the symmetry tool and guidelines to place facial features accurately
  • Effective Sketching: Utilizing liquify and drawing assist for sketch modifications
  • Color and Texture: Applying colors and textures efficiently, using layers and blending modes to add depth