Discover Procreate on ArtStation Learning
Are you ready to take your digital drawing to the next level? Jump-start your next concept art or illustration piece with these twelve Procreate courses on ArtStation Learning. Watch them for free until the end of 2021.
Before you get started, make sure to download Procreate through the App Store here.
Procreate 5: Getting Started and New Features
Andrew Bosley has many years of experience using Procreate on an iPad Pro for both personal and professional work. In this course, Andrew walks through important features of Procreate 5. His lesson is intended for those picking up Procreate for the first time, veterans of the software who are looking for new tips and tricks, and for people who want to get acquainted with the slew of new features and improvements in Procreate 5.
Creating an Image from 3D Renders in Procreate
Mixing 2D and 3D for an illustration or a concept art piece is quite common, but it’s not always easy to know when to switch between dimensions. In this course, Stéphane Bourez covers a Procreate workflow for sketching initial ideas and compositing raw 3D renders together to create a final image.
Generating Colored Sketches and Ideas from Chaos
Create colored sketches in Procreate with Geoffrey Ernault—starting with just a blank canvas! Learn how to use photos to generate ideas, develop a color palette, and refine the composition to have a starting point for a more developed image.
Plein Air Painting with Procreate
by Mike McCain
Plein air painting (the act of painting outdoors) is one of the most effective ways for any artist to improve their understanding of light, color, and value. With Procreate and the iPad Pro, digital plein air painting has never been more convenient. In this course, Mike McCain walks through a plein air painting from start to finish and offers his advice for a great outdoor painting experience.
Character Illustration in Procreate
Learn to create charming character illustrations in Procreate with Amber Aki Huang! In this practical course, Aki breaks down her drawing process from sketch to final rendering. She also shares her own tips and tricks for working efficiently and quickly in Procreate.
Illuminating a 2D Illustration in Procreate
by Julia Körner
Julia Körner (Dyru) provides a process review for a magical illustration created using Procreate. See how she starts with rough sketch lines, explores color tests, establishes a mood board, builds lighting in a scene, works with transparency, and more. Julia also dives into her decision-making process, helping viewers transfer demonstrated techniques to their own projects in a thoughtful way.
Character Design in Procreate
Concept artist Even Amundsen walks through his design process for creating Jorsalfari, a character from the world of TEGN. The course covers the basic steps of his method in Procreate, including mistakes made along the way and how to learn from them. You can also buy a print of the course artwork here.
Creating a Sci-Fi Concept in Procreate
Award-winning Illustrator and Character Designer Rafael Sarmento provides a process discussion and workflow review for an original sci-fi artwork that reimagines the classic whale tale of Moby Dick. This narrated video review takes the viewer through Rafael’s entire Procreate painting process, including sketching and ideation, composition, background design, and adding details. Viewers will also get to see how Rafael uses Procreate to create unique visual effects like liquified brushstrokes.
Painting a Winter City Scene in Procreate
In this Procreate course, Nikolai demonstrates his digital painting process from first sketch lines and perspective setup to final render. He also shows how to get the best workflow in Procreate by setting up Prefs, Gesture Controls, and QuickMenu. Get Nikolai’s Brushpack from the tutorial here.
Finding Your Artistic Voice in Procreate
by Randy Vargas
Join Randy Vargas as he creates a fantasy illustration in Procreate. He covers his drawing process, color block in, rendering, and polish. He also talks about the importance of personal work and finding new inspiration, and how Procreate provides new opportunities to create.
Basic Botany For Artists
by Angi Pauly
Angi Pauly teaches the basics of plant identification and how one can apply plant variety to make detailed illustrations. Learn to avoid common mistakes with several painting demonstrations that explain the theoretical concepts of botany.
Upwardly Mobile: Using Procreate to Enhance A Pencil Sketch
by Colie Wertz
Colie Wertz uses Procreate to take an idea from a small, traditional doodle to a finished piece on the iPad. Starting with an idea for a spaceship, Wertz shows how he moves from a relatively flat image to one with some pop. The course walks through layering and grouping techniques that develop the image and help to clearly express the original idea.
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