Landscapes

Calm Beach

Here’s a fun, easy and relatively short landscape tutorial for you. The perfect way to relax ­čśŐ We’ll create this calm beach illustration with complementary colors.

Brushes used:

  • Studio Pen
  • Soft Brush
  • Monoline Brush
  • Script Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Using Complementary Colors: We explored how using colors opposite each other on the color wheel can enhance the visual appeal of your artwork
  • Detailing with Brushes: How to use various brushes to add details like grass and clouds, making the scene more dynamic
  • Final Touches with Alpha Lock and Clipping Masks: Mastery in fine-tuning details and textures on specific layers without affecting others
Creatures

Blue Monster

Heya Flocreators! I’m super excited to share a fun, easy, and absolutely adorable tutorial on Procreate where we’ll be bringing a cute little blue monster to life! Whether you’re just starting your digital art journey or you’re looking to add new tricks to your arsenal, this tutorial is packed with useful tips and tricks that will make your creative process even more enjoyable.

We’ll dive into some of my favorite tools and techniques in Procreate, like the Liquify tool, the wonders of the Symmetry tool, the simplicity of creating quick shapes, and making use of Alpha Lock for that perfect shading and texture.

And, if you’re feeling proud of your blue monster (which I’m sure you will!), I’d love to see your masterpiece! Share it and tag me on Instagram – it’s such a joy to see your creations, and who knows, your monster might just make a cameo in my next video!

So, grab your iPad, open up Procreate, and let’s get started on this creative adventure together. Can’t wait to see what amazing monsters you all create!

Brushes used:

  • Monoline Brush
  • Script Brush
  • Dark Noise Brush
  • Round Chalk Brush
  • Fineliner Brush
  • Chalk Pencil

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Liquify: Utilizing the Liquify tool to sculpt the monster’s shape, adjusting the brush size for different effects
  • Symmetry Tool: Employing the Symmetry tool for balanced designs, turning it on and off as needed for various elements like horns and arms
  • Creating Quick Shapes: Drawing perfect circles and using the snapping feature to center shapes precisely on the canvas
  • Mastering Alpha Lock: Applying Alpha Lock for efficient shading and texture detailing on specific layers without affecting others
  • Adding Shadows and Highlights: Strategic use of colors and brushes to add depth and dimension through shading and highlights
Plants/Flowers

Watercolor Poppy

Here’s a fun and easy watercolor tutorial for you! We’ll use a variety of watercolor brushes (which you will find attached) to create a lovely watercolor poppy flower. It’s the perfect project to get used to working with watercolor brushes.

Brushes used:

  • Basic Sketch Brush
  • Round Watery Brush
  • Dab Brush
  • Small Brush
  • Half Loaded Brush
  • Wet Mixer Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Sketching: You’ll start with a simple sketch, learning to lay down the basic structure of your flower with confidence and clarity
  • Layering Colors: Discover the art of building up colors gradually, starting with light washes and adding depth with darker hues and varied tones for a rich, dimensional look
  • Detailing and Texturing: Learn to add details and texture, from the delicate outlines of petals to the subtle variations in the flower’s center
  • Background Creation: Create a softly blurred background with abstract shapes and colors, adding depth and context to your flower, making it truly stand out
Creatures

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
Creatures

Cute Creatures

In this super easy Procreate tutorial, I will walk you through the delightful process of creating your very own unique and cute creature! This tutorial is perfect when you are just starting out with Procreate, but it’s also a lot of fun for seasoned Flocreators. Every outcome will be uniwue! I will show you how to draw various noses, paws, and tails. And we’ll be exploring Procreate’s basic features like layers, layer clipping masks, layer masks, and the Symmetry tool. You’ll be learning by doing!

Brushes used:

  • Monoline Brush
  • Soft Brush
  • Script Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Working with Layers: Understand how to create and manage layers for different parts of the creature
  • Using the Symmetry Tool: Learn how to make use of the symmetry tool and draw on two sides at the same time
  • Applying the Liquify Tool: Adjusting shapes to perfect the creature’s body and features
  • Layer Clipping Mask and Layer Masks: Mastering these features for detailed coloring and adding patterns
  • Creative Freedom: Get encouraged to make unique design decisions at every step, your creature will be one-of-a-kind!

Happy Sun

Get ready to brighten your digital art skills with this super fun and easy Procreate tutorial. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or just starting, this guide will help you create a delightful Happy Sun illustration. And guess what? There’s a follow-up video that teaches you how to animate it in Procreate Dreams! But let’s focus on the illustration part first!

You’ll start by setting up your canvas and drawing a central sun with symmetrical rays. Next, we’ll add textures and gradients to give life to your sun. Then, we’ll use a variety of brushes to detail the sun’s face and surrounding elements like clouds and plants. Finally, if you’re planning to animate your illustration in Procreate Dreams, you’ll learn how to prepare your files for importing into Procreate Dreams by exporting each layer as a PNG.

Remember, this tutorial is perfect for all skill levels. You don’t need any experience with drawing or Procreate to follow along. Be sure to share your radiant results, especially on Instagram (don’t forget to tag me!). Ready to infuse some sunshine into your digital art? Let’s light up your creativity with this Happy Sun illustration!

Brushes used:

  • Monoline (Calligraphy)
  • Carbon Stick (Charcoal)
  • Script (Calligraphy)
  • Copperhead (Drawing)
  • Dry Ink (Inking)
  • Soft Brush (Airbrushing)

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Creating Basic Shapes: Learn to draw perfect circles using the Quick Shape tool for the sun and its rays.
  • Symmetry and Transformation: Use the symmetry tool for even sunrays and learn to transform and duplicate layers for consistent design elements
  • Texture and Gradient Techniques: Add depth and interest to your sun and rays using various brushes and colors
  • Layer Management: Master layer merging, alpha lock, and drawing assist to create complex illustrations with ease
Food

Realistic Egg

In this easy and fun tutorial I will guide you through the steps of creating this realistic looking cracked egg. And I promise you, it’s easy! After following this Procreate tutorial you will have a result that you’ll be proud of.

Brushes used:

  • Monoline Brush
  • Soft Brush
  • Dry Fine Liner Brush
  • Light Shader
  • Dark Shader
  • Dibby Dabby Brush
  • Spackle It Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Creating Basic Shapes: Learn to draw and adjust basic shapes like ovals for the egg using the Monoline Brush and liquify tool
  • Layering and Masking: Discover the use of layer duplication, masking, and selection tools for creating and controlling cracks in the eggshell
  • Shading and Texturing: Master the art of adding shadows, highlights, and textures to give your egg realism. This includes using different brushes and layer blending modes like multiply
Landscapes

Tropical Scene

If you’re looking to add a splash of color and creativity to your day, I’ve got just the thing for you. We’ll be creating this tropical scene together, with free Procreate brushes of course!

By the end of this tutorial, you’ll have not only a charming landscape but also a richer understanding of Procreate’s tools. So, grab your iPad, get comfortable, and let’s create something beautiful together! And don’t forget, if you’re proud of your artwork, share it on Instagram and tag me – I’d love to see your interpretation of this landscape. Happy creating!

Brushes used:

  • Soft Brush
  • Monoline Brush
  • Sword Grass Brush
  • Oceans Brush
  • Script Brush
  • Flamingo Brush
  • Palm Tree Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Alpha Lock: Learn how to utilize alpha lock for color filling
  • Layer Masks: A great tool for non-destructive editing, allowing you to hide and reveal parts of your layer without permanently altering it
  • Using Adjustments: Experiment with adjustments like Gaussian Blur, Motion Blur, and Glitch to add depth and texture to your landscape
  • Layer Blending Modes: Discover how to use Multiply and Add blending modes to create shadows and light effects on water
  • Creating Silhouettes: With the Flamingo and Palm Tree brushes, you’ll learn to create and manipulate silhouette shapes effectively
Plants/Flowers

Pen and Ink Lotus

Let’s have fun with pen and ink and create this lotus flower. By the end of this tutorial, you’ll have a beautiful, realistic flower and a new set of skills to apply to your future Procreate projects. Remember, practice makes perfect, so keep experimenting and have fun with your artistic journey!

Brushes used:

  • 6B Pencil
  • Fineliner Brush
  • Round Watery Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 3500 x 3500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Guided Sketching: Starting with simple ovals as guides, you’ll learn to sketch the flower, understanding the structure and placement of petals
  • Line Art Creation: Transitioning from sketch to line art using the Fineliner Brush
  • Adding Texture and Hatching: You’ll add texture and depth to your flower with hatching techniques, focusing on light and shadow
  • Watercolor Effects: Utilize the Round Watery Brush to apply watercolor effects, creating a delicate and realistic look
  • Layer Blending and Paper Texture: Learn how to blend layers effectively and add a paper texture for an authentic finish

Get the full set!

Want even more watercolor fun? Check out the full brush pack! It contains handmade watercolor brushes and comes with an exclusive video tutorial.