Starry Night

In this fun and easy Procreate tutorial, we dive into the mesmerizing world of Vincent Van Gogh, focusing on creating a painting inspired by the iconic Starry Night. We’ll use special painterly brushes that you can find in my free Treasure Chest. Let’s get expressive!

Brushes used:

  • Round Smeary Brush
  • Opaque Thin Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 3000 x 2000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Creating a Painterly Base: Learn to lay down an underpainting using the Round Smeary Brush, exploring how to blend colors directly on the canvas to create a textured, vibrant base
  • Color Mixing and Layering: Discover the art of mixing colors on your canvas and layering strokes for depth, using a palette inspired by Van Gogh’s Starry Night
  • Impressionistic Brush Strokes: Master the technique of applying brush strokes to convey movement and flow, capturing the essence of Van Gogh’s style with the Opaque Thin Brush
  • Utilizing Layer Blending Modes: Get hands-on experience with Procreate’s layer blending modes, particularly the “Multiply” mode, to adjust tones and contrast without compromising texture and detail

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