Digital Watercolors on Your iPad Using Procreate

Liz Kohler Brown, artist, designer, illustrator, teacher

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7 Videos (46m)
    • Digital Watercolors in Procreate

      1:27
    • Materials + Textures

      5:24
    • Brushes

      8:50
    • Create a Painting

      7:34
    • Paint from a Photograph

      15:28
    • Create a Cutout

      6:15
    • Your Project

      0:51
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About This Class

In this class, I'll show you how to use the iPad app Procreate to make watercolor paintings that look like real pigment on paper.  Procreate doesn’t come with any high quality watercolor brushes, so I created 9 brushes and a watercolor paper texture that I want to share with you as free downloads.  

I’ll show you how to:

  • use my brushes to create watercolor effects lIke wet on wet, layering, and blending
  • use textured paper to bring a real watercolor texture into your paintings
  • turn a photograph into a sketch
  • paint over your sketch with watercolor brushes

If you’ve never used P rocreate before, don’t worry, I’ll show you every step of my process so even if you’re a complete beginner you can easily follow along with this class.  

You'll learn how to create:

  • an abstract watercolor painting
  • a more realistic illustration style painting
  • and a calligraphy cutout

If you already know a lot about Procreate, you may want to skip to my more advanced classes on watercolors in Procreate.  You can check those out here.

Click to download the paper and brushes. Let’s get started!

16 of 16 students recommendSee All

Excellent, and enjoyable class! I really learned a lot in this class and I had a wonderful teacher. Thank you for teaching me different techniques with Procreate!! Very informative class for beginners!
This class is fantastic! Thank you so much for sharing your marvelous brushes! :)
Thank you so much for this class! I downloaded the brushes right away and will start painting with them :)
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Liz Kohler Brown

artist, designer, illustrator, teacher

Hi everyone!  I'm an artist, designer, and illustrator who loves sharing new techniques and methods.  My background is in fine art and graphic design, and these days I'm focusing on surface design and illustration.  I've taught everything from ceramics and sculpture to watercolor painting and drawing.  Right now I'm obsessed with pushing the limits of painting and illustrating on my iPad, and can't wait to share all my discoveries here on Skillshare.  If you have...

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