Landscapes

Warm Autumn Sunset

I have enjoyed some lovely Spring days already over here, but that means Autumn has arrived on the other hemisphere. So that’s a nice excuse to create a lovely Autumn landscape scene. I just love the warm colors of fall!

Brushes used:

  • Script Brush
  • Flotastic Brush
  • Flat Painter
  • Soft Brush
  • Foliage Brush
  • Soft Mossy Grass
  • Simple Grass
  • Flower Field

Canvas Size:

  • 4000 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Creating Gradients: Starting with a soft brush to blend colors seamlessly across the sky, setting the stage for the rest of the artwork
  • Layer Management: Efficient use of layers for different elements like the sky, river, grass, and mountains, including tips on adjusting layer properties for desired effects
  • Detailing Techniques: Adding details such as rocks, trees, and grass, using various brushes to create texture and depth, ensuring each element contributes to the overall aesthetic
  • Reflections and Final Touches: Skillfully creating reflections in the water to increase realism
Landscapes

Serene Lake

Heya Flocreators! Let’s create a gorgeous looking landscape together. During this step by step tutorial we’ll paint a serene lake scene with a variety of Flotastic brushes. I’ll take you through all the steps, so let’s go ahead and have some create fun!

Brushes used:

  • Script Brush
  • Flotastic Brush
  • Rounded Rough
  • Flat Painter
  • Soft Brush
  • Smear it Around
  • On the Flo
  • Wild Grass
  • Rough Spackles
  • Flower Field
  • Flotastic Inker

Canvas Size:

  • 4000 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Layered Landscapes: Building depth with multiple layers for distant mountains, hills, and a grassy plane, making use of different colors and brushes for texture
  • Detailed Textures: Adding texture to landscapes with various brushes to simulate rocky terrains, grassy fields, and fluffy clouds, enhancing realism
  • Dynamic Clouds: Crafting expressive clouds by layering colors and shapes, then refining with highlights and shadows for a vibrant sky
  • Water Reflections: Simulating water reflections by duplicating, flipping, and adjusting the opacity of background layers, then adding highlights for surface ripples
Creatures

Black and White Cat

Let’s create something a bit more challenging together! This tutorial is perfect for both beginners and seasoned artists looking to explore a new style or sharpen their skills in digital art. By focusing on a single brush and basic colors, you can concentrate on the core techniques of digital drawing. In this tutorial we’ll start out with the basic shapes and proportions of the cat’s face and then start detailing, adding textures and lighting effects. It’ll be fun!

Brushes used:

  • Round Chalk Pencil

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Sketching Techniques: You’ll learn to sketch the basic shapes and lines, creating a rough outline of the cat’s face with a focus on light strokes for easy adjustments
  • Detailing and Refining: Gain skills in refining the sketch, particularly the eyes and nose, adding depth and realism to your portrait
  • Layer and Opacity Management: Discover how to effectively use layers and adjust their opacity for a better control over your drawing process
  • Texturing and Contrast: Understand how to use the Round Chalk Pencil to create textures, and play with light and shadow to bring out the cat’s features
Landscapes

Dreamy Landscape

Here’s the last Patreon tutorial of the year, it’s a dreamy piece. I love dreaming about what 2024 will bring, so I thought it was fitting 😊 During this tutorial we’ll have fun with a variety of brushes that I have added to this post.

Brushes used:

  • Soft Brush
  • Script Brush
  • Blobby Foliage Brush
  • Soft Clouds Brush
  • Blender Brush
  • Wild Grass Brush
  • Light Pen
  • Flotastic Brush
  • Barky Brush
  • Rock Texture Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Creating a Gradient Sky: Learn how to blend colors smoothly for a dreamy sky using the Soft Brush and Soft Clouds Brush
  • Layering Landscapes: Master the art of creating layers of hills and mountains
  • Adding Textures: Discover techniques for adding texture to landscapes using the Flotastic Brush, Bark Brush, and Rock Texture Brush
  • Tree and Foliage Creation: Hone your skills in creating natural elements like trees and foliage with the Blobby Foliage Brush and Wild Grass Brush
  • Final Touches and Details: Understand how to add final details like clouds, stars, and water reflections to bring your landscape to life
Characters

Winter Girl Character

In this fun tutorial we’re going to create a charming winter girl character together. From sketch to final details, I’ll be guiding you through every single step. This tutorial is perfect whether you’re just starting out with Procreate or looking to add new techniques to your skillset.

Brushes used:

  • 6B Pencil (Sketching)
  • Script Brush (Calligraphy)
  • Monoline Brush (Calligraphy)
  • Water Pen (Calligraphy)
  • Basic Flo Brush (Treasure Chest Pack)
  • Smudgy Hair Brush (Treasure Chest Pack)
  • Standard Blender (Treasure Chest Pack)
  • Brush Pen (Calligraphy)
  • Color Booster Brush (Treasure Chest Pack)

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Sketching Techniques: Start with a basic circle and refine into a character, focusing on facial features and proportions
  • Layer Management: Learn how to effectively use layers for sketching, flat colors, and detailed elements
  • Coloring and Shading: Utilize various brushes to apply flat colors and then add depth through shading
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
City Scene

Rainy Street Scene

During this tutorial we’ll have fun with the perspective tool in Procreate. We’ll create a basic grid and then start building our city scene. I’ll keep it pretty simple and stylized, so anyone can follow along!

Brushes used:

  • Basic Sketcher
  • Soft Brush
  • Script Brush
  • Flotastic Brush
  • Fineliner Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Setting Up a Perspective Grid: Learn the ins and outs of creating and customizing your perspective grid in Procreate
  • Sketching Street Scenes: Learn to sketch buildings, sidewalks, and street elements
  • Layering and Line Art: Dive into layer management and creating detailed line art
  • Coloring Techniques: Explore the use of gradients, shadows, and light to add depth and realism to your scene
  • Adding Details and Atmosphere: From rain effects to street lights, learn how to infuse your artwork with mood and character
Landscapes

Fall Landscape with a Boy

In this fun Procreate tutorial, we’ll be creating this vivid autumn landscape complete with trees, reflections, and a cute boy character. Join me in creating realistic foliage, dynamic reflections in water, and a stylized character using various brushes and a warm color palette. The tutorial covers everything from background setup to foreground elements. And no worries! You don’t need any experience with Procreate, I will guide you through every single step.

Brushes used:

  • Fineliner
  • Round Chalk
  • 6B Pencil

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Tree and foliage creation
  • Reflections in water
  • Character sketching and coloring
  • Shadow and highlight application
Landscapes

Haunted House

Are you ready to dive into a spooky, fun Procreate journey? This tutorial will guide you through creating a whimsical, Halloween-themed haunted house. We’re embracing imperfection and wonkiness here, which adds to the charm and creepiness of our haunted house.

This tutorial is not just about building a haunted house in Procreate, it’s about letting your creativity run wild within a structured framework. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to level up your Procreate skills, this tutorial has something for everyone. And remember, sharing your artwork isn’t just about showing off your skills, it’s about inspiring and getting inspired by the community. So, don’t hesitate to flaunt your haunted creation and tag the tutorial creator if you’re posting on Instagram!

Ready to create your very own digital haunted house masterpiece? Grab your iPad, get your Apple Pencil charged, and let the Procreate magic begin!

Brushes used:

  • Monoline Brush (Calligraphy)
  • 6B Pencil (Sketching)
  • Script Brush (Calligraphy)
  • Soft Brush (Airbrushing)

Canvas Size:

  • 3000 x 2000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Using Perspective Grid: Learn to create depth and dimension while still keeping that fun wonky look.
  • Layer Management: Understand how to effectively use layers, alpha lock, and clipping masks for an organized workflow.
  • Creating Textures and Patterns: Develop skills in adding textures to different elements like bricks, wood, and roof tiles.
  • Color Blending and Shading: Master the art of subtle shading and blending to give your haunted house a dynamic look.
  • Environmental Detailing: Enhance your scene with environmental elements like trees, grass, rocks, and a moon to set the spooky mood.