Illustrating in Procreate: Drawing a Shareable Timelapse

Vashti Harrison, Author, Illustrator, and Filmmaker

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13 Videos (1h 6m)
    • Introduction

      1:37
    • Getting Started with Procreate

      3:00
    • Initial Sketching

      6:16
    • Transitioning Your Sketch

      2:46
    • Drawing

      5:50
    • Coloring

      12:09
    • Lighting

      10:49
    • Building Your Background

      4:55
    • Adding Magical Elements

      10:05
    • Finishing Touches

      4:28
    • Exporting Your Time-lapse

      3:05
    • Final Thoughts

      0:37
    • More Classes on Skillshare

      0:33
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About This Class

Use Procreate to transform your digital illustrations into magical timelapses!

Author, illustrator, and filmmaker Vashti Harrison shares her personal process for creating digital illustrations with Procreate in this beautiful, thoughtful class. You’ll learn how to plan your drawings to bring out magic and movement in a final, shareable timelapse piece — no animation skill required! From sketching your scene and blocking out color to adding lighting and texture, you’ll discover how Vashti creates engaging characters and transforms everyday environments into wondrous, whimsical worlds.

Key lessons include:

  • How to plan your drawing with the final timelapse in mind
  • Techniques for creating charming characters
  • Building dream-like environments for your character
  • Adding magical bursts and flourishes

Whether you’re new to digital illustration or a seasoned illustrator, Vashti’s process is packed with tips and tricks on how to fill your artwork with life and energy from beginning to end. After taking this class, you’ll have the tools you need to craft magical worlds no matter where you are, unlocking a whole new world of digital illustration just for you.

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Great class!
You are oozing with creativity! Well done. Love the character!
Gosh, Vashti makes this look SO easy! I am going to give it a try and hope that her simple explanations and step-by-step approach get me there. I'm still in awe that the final piece was done largely with a pencil type brush! Great class.
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Vashti Harrison

Author, Illustrator, and Filmmaker

Part author - illustrator - filmmaker, Vashti Harrison is an artist originally from Onley, Virginia. She has a background in filmmaking and a love for storytelling. She earned her BA from the University of Virginia as a double major in Media Studies and Studio Art with concentrations in Film and Cinematography. She then went on to receive her MFA in Film and Video from CalArts where she snuck into Animation classes to learn from Disney and Dreamworks legends. There she  rekindled a love ...

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