Landscapes

Paper Cutout Mountains

In this tutorial we’ll create a mountain landscape with a paper cutout effect. It’s a great technique to add more interest to your stylized landscape illustrations and it’s really easy!

Brushes used:

  • Script Brush
  • Monoline Brush
  • Soft Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Creating Layered Mountain Ranges: Learn to design varied mountain silhouettes using the Script Brush, employing color filling and alpha locking to add depth and mist for a layered effect
  • Applying Paper Cutout Effect: The tutorial teaches you to simulate a paper cutout look by selectively adding light and dark edges to your mountains, achieving a textured, three-dimensional appearance
Creatures

Underwater Scene

In this easy Procreate tutorials I’ll be guiding you through the steps of creating this bright and colorful underwater scene. We’ll start off by drawing a fish, then we’ll create a variety of underwater plants, next we’ll duplicate the plants to save ourselves some time and effort creating our scene. We’ll finish the project up by adding lighting effects, more fish and a bunch of bubbles.

I’m sure you’ll end up with a lovely result, so don’t forget to share it!

Brushes used:

  • Monoline Brush
  • Script Brush
  • Soft Brush
  • Spackle it Brush
  • Fineliner
  • Light Pen

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Shape Crafting and Adjustment: The tutorial kicks off with crafting a simple fish shape, showcasing how to perfect its form with the liquify tool
  • Efficient Layer Use and Coloring Techniques: Learn how to make use of alpha lock for easy coloring
  • Blending Modes for Depth and Glow: Get familiar with blending modes like Multiply and Screen to add depth and glow to your scen
  • Creative Composition and Duplication: Learn how to duplicate, rearrange, and recolor elements to build a cohesive and visually appealing scene
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
Landscapes

Winter Landscape

In this fun and easy Procreate tutorial I will guide you through the process of creating this stylized winter landscape full of color. You’ll get familiar with tools like alpha lock and make use of the selection tool. By the end of the tutorial you will have an illustration to be proud of. So have fun!

Brushes used:

  • Soft Brush
  • Script Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Layer Management: Master the art of organizing multiple layers for creating complex scenes, including the use of clipping masks and alpha lock for detailed texturing
  • Creating Gradients: Utilize the soft brush for blending colors and creating soft gradients
  • Selection Tool Mastery: Learn to use the selection tool effectively for creating shapes and filling them with color, perfect for crafting trees and clouds with precision
  • Adding Textures and Details: Explore techniques for adding textures and details to your landscape, from jagged mountain edges to fluffy, dimensional clouds
Creatures

Love Birds

Here’s a cute Procreate tutorial which is perfect for Valentine’s day for instance! I’ll guide you through the process of creating this couple of cute love birds in easy steps. We’ll start of with a simple sketch before we start applying the line art. I’ll show you how you can make use of tools like alpha lock, clipping mask and the symmetry tool. You’ll be learning by doing! And you’ll end up with a lovely illustration which you can share with a loved one. Have fun!

Brushes used:

  • Round Chalk Brush
  • Monoline Brush
  • Technical Pen
  • Soft Brush
  • Script Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Sketching: Learn to sketch the basic shapes of the birds using simple geometric forms and the Round Chalk Pencil, establishing a solid foundation for your artwork
  • Symmetry Tool: Discover how to use Procreate’s Symmetry tool to create symmetrical elements
  • Layer Management: Learn how to organize your layers, which is crucial for a non-destructive workflow and for making adjustments easier
  • Layer Clipping Mask and Alpha Lock: Learn how to make use of these Procreate features to easily shade objects
Creatures

Art Nouveau Fox

Creating Art Nouveau style illustrations is always fun, so here’s another one! This time we’ll create this beautiful Art Nouveau style fox with swirly shapes. If you don’t feel like sketching, you can simply grab my lineart and trace that, it’s a great exercise actually. Have fun!

Brushes used:

  • Basic Sketcher
  • Studio Pen
  • Soft Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 3500 x 3500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Shape and Structure Creation: Starting with basic shapes like circles and ovals to form the intricate structure of a fox, emphasizing the importance of foundational shapes in complex illustrations
  • Detailing and Refinement: Enhancing the initial sketch with swirly, Art Nouveau-inspired details that add elegance and complexity to the illustration, teaching you how to build on simple shapes to create detailed artwork
  • Line Art Techniques: Utilizing the Studio Pen for creating refined line art, focusing on varying line thickness and precision to bring out the details and character of the fox
  • Coloring and Shading: Applying colors strategically across layers and utilizing the reference layer feature for efficient coloring. The tutorial also covers gradient shading with the soft brush to add depth and dimension

Colorful UFO

During this tutorial we’ll create this colorful UFO! You’ll explore the Symmetry tool, layer clipping masks, Alpha lock, and learn how to add spectacular lighting effects using the bloom feature. By the end of this tutorial, you’ll be amazed at your own creation and eager to share it with the world, so don’t forget to do so and be sure to tag me!

Brushes used:

  • Monoline Brush
  • Soft Brush
  • Studio Pen
  • Light Pen

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Using the Symmetry Tool: Mastering this tool will help you create symmetrical designs effortlessly
  • Layer Clipping Masks and Alpha Lock: These features allow for precise and non-destructive editing of specific areas in your artwork
  • Creating Smooth Curves and Shapes: Learn to make perfect curves and shapes by holding your pen in place and using the quick shape tool
  • Adding Lighting Effects with Bloom: This will teach you to add a realistic lighting touch to your UFO
Landscapes

Watercolor Forest

It’s time for another fun watercolor painting tutorial! In this tutorial I will show you how you can combine landscape brushes with watercolor brushes to get this wonderful effect. It’ll be like real watercolor painting, but with some digital magic.

Brushes used:

  • Basic Sketcher
  • Round Watery Brush
  • Foliage Brush
  • Blobby Foliage Brush
  • Loaded Brush Pen
  • Soft Pastel Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Sketching the Composition: Learn to create a basic sketch using the Basic Sketcher brush, setting the foundation for your forest scene with shapes for paths, foliage, and trees
  • Layering Techniques: Master the art of working from back to front and light to dark, a crucial skill in creating depth and realism in watercolor art
  • Creating Foliage: Use the Foliage and Blobby Foliage brushes to create realistic, textured foliage, enhancing the natural feel of your forest
  • Watercolor Effects: Discover how to use the Round Watery Brush to add transparent, watercolor-like effects to your painting, achieving a soft and blended look

Colorful Abstract Art

Let’s dive into the world of abstract art and create this colorful and relaxing artwork in Procreate. In this easy step by step tutorial I will explain the basic features of Procreate while we create this abstract masterpiece together. Following this tutorial is the perfect way to relax!

Brushes used:

  • Monoline Brush
  • Thylacine Brush
  • Old Brush
  • Acrylic Brush
  • Script Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2300 x 3000 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Layer Management: Understand how to create, duplicate, and merge layers effectively
  • Alpha Lock Usage: Learn to paint within shapes without going outside the lines
  • Color and Shape Dynamics: Explore how to use colors and shapes to create depth and interest
  • Texture and Shading: Add texture and shading to your artwork using different brushes and the smudge tool
  • Shadow and Highlight Effects: Enhance your art with shadow effects using Gaussian Blur and layer blending modes, and add highlights for a more dynamic look