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How to Create Botanical Illustrations on Your iPad in Procreate + 15 Free Procreate Brushes

How to Create Botanical Illustrations on Your iPad in Procreate + 15 Free Procreate Brushes

One of my absolute favorite things to draw is plants and flowers.  I wanted to share my take on botanical drawing, and give tons of options for customizing the techniques to fit your own personal style.  In the class you’ll learn how to create 3 different styles of botanical illustrations on your iPad in Procreate.  

When you watch this class, you’ll get all of the brushes and resources I use to create my botanical illustrations.  The set includes 15 Procreate brushes and stamps, and over 150 reference photos of plants and flowers to get you started.  You can use the photos for your own illustrations, but I’ll also show you how I gather inspiration outside, so you can start building your own library of reference photos for your botanical illustrations.

First we’ll create an intricate botanical border around a quote.  I’ll give you a cheat sheet with all of my favorite plant forms, and show you how to create all the shapes I use in my botanical wreaths and borders.  Then we’ll apply a gold shimmer texture to the drawing that makes it stand out online and in print.

Next we’ll cover the easy steps for sketching contour drawings using a photograph as a reference.  If you are just getting started with sketching, this process will show you how easy it is to turn any photo or object into a line drawing.  Then I’ll show you a few different ways to use your line drawings in finished compositions including a vintage botanical illustration look, solid color blocking, and multi-color highlights.

Next we’ll create a colorful textured collage using botanical line drawings and illustrations combined with layers of texture and color.  I’ll show you how to use blending modes, texture brushes, and hand drawn lines to create an eye catching illustration or seamless repeat pattern.

The amazing thing about this process is it will totally change how you see all the plants that you come across in your daily life.  You’ll see how every leaf, twig, and flower is a potential composition that you can use for tons of different projects.

You can use the illustrations you create in this class to make seamless repeat patterns, digital downloads, or printable wall art. Ready to watch the class?  Click here to get started

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Limited Color Palette Illustration in Procreate

Learn how to create limited color illustrations and palettes on your iPad in Procreate.  We’ll cover every step of the process from building new palettes to creating illustrations that are ideal for limited palettes.

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Ink Illustration Techniques in Procreate

In this class, you’ll learn three different ways to use ink lines and dots to add shadow, highlights, and depth to your work.  We’ll look at tons of tips and tricks for hatching, crosshatching, and stippling, and talk about how to add bold color to your linework to add variation and contrast that makes your work stand out online and in print.

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Insect Animation and Illustration in Procreate

In this class you’ll learn how to create unique insect illustrations and animations on your iPad in Procreate. When you watch the class you’ll get all of the color palettes and Procreate brushes I use in my insect illustrations including 14 drawing and texture brushes that will help you add tons of depth, texture, and grit like this to your illustrations

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Wildflowers in Procreate + Free Gouache Brushes and Color Palettes

In this class, you’ll learn how to paint colorful wildflower arrangements in Procreate. When you watch this class you’ll get all of the brushes and color palettes I use in the class as free downloads, including my saturation booster brushes, which allow you to use the pressure of your stylus to create varied brushstrokes on the canvas.

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Acrylic Landscapes in Procreate + 32 Free Acrylic Brushes and Stamps

Learn how to create Acrylic landscape paintings on your iPad in Procreate.

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Create an Illustration Series: From Inspiration to Print

In this class, you’ll learn how to plan and create an illustration series from start to finish.  I’ll show you my whole process from planning the series to printing out the work and evaluating color options.

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Art Nouveau Illustrations on Your iPad in Procreate + Free Brushes, Stamps, & Textures

Learn how to create three different kinds of Art Nouveau style illustrations on your iPad in Procreate and get all of my art nouveau style stamps and reference images.

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Collages on Your iPad in Procreate + 35 Stamp and Texture Brushes

Learn how to create unique collages in Procreate by combining vintage images, hand drawn elements, and layer effects. When you watch this class, you’ll get all of the Procreate brushes I use to create my collages.  The set includes 25 stamps of flowers, insects, figures, and shapes, plus a set of 8 texture brushes for adding vintage patterns, fading, and scuffs to your collages.

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Society 6 for iPad Artists and Designers: Sizes, Orientations, and Sharable Mockups

In this class, you’ll learn how to create and fill your Society6 shop using your iPad. You’ll learn how to create and prepare work for Society6, and get tons of tips for maximizing the number of products you have for sale and minimizing the amount of time you spend uploading and resizing.

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Folk Illustrations on Your iPad in Procreate + Free Paper Texture & Folk Art Brushes for Procreate

Learn three different ways to create modern folk style illustrations on your iPad in Procreate.