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Procreate Mini Class: Mandalas and Geometric Repeats

teacher avatar Erin Bilbrey, Illustrator, painter, maker

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9 Lessons (55m)
    • 1. Procreate Mini Class Mandalas Intro

      1:09
    • 2. Mandala Canvas Settings

      2:59
    • 3. Basic Symmetry Settings

      8:24
    • 4. Quardrant and Radial Symmetry Settings

      4:04
    • 5. Drawing With Quick Shape

      8:03
    • 6. Sharing and Printing

      3:24
    • 7. Drag and Drop Coloring

      7:18
    • 8. Using Amaziograph

      17:13
    • 9. Your Project

      2:00
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Drawing and coloring repeating patterns is a great way to unleash your creativity in a relaxing way. Learn to make easy and georgeous repeats and mandalas using some simple canvas settings in the Procreate app. These can be colored digitally or printed for relaxing coloring. I will also teach you how to use a fun, easy and inexpensive graphing program called Amaziograph along with Procreate to make digital and analog coloring pages. 

This class is suitable for beginners, and I explain each step for you to follow along, but you may get more out of it if you have basic knowledge of Procreate already. There are many fantastic basic classes on Skillshare! I have a great class that covers the basics of using layers in Procreate that you may find helpful to do first if you aren't sure how to use them. You can find that class here:

Procreate Mini-Class: Layers

I hope you will grab your iPad and your stylus and join me!

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1. Procreate Mini Class Mandalas Intro: Hi, I'm Aaron. And welcome to my procreate. Many class on mandalas. I'm gonna show you how to make some model is it will look very impressive, but in reality are really easy to dio. I'm going to teach you how to use pro creates drawing guide in order to create symmetry and radial symmetry. I'm also going to show you how to use procreate together with another app called Maisie. A graph. Using these APS together, you'll be able to create more complex models than you would have been able to using procreate alone. I'm also going to teach you how to format your works, that you can print it out. That way you can use iPad to make your very own Mondello coloring pages. So come along with me. Let's make some on Dallas 2. Mandala Canvas Settings: So what kind of canvas you used for your art pieces? Gonna depend on your ultimate purpose for it. As you can see here, most of the ones I've done here are done in a square format because I did them for Hugh vem ber this past year on instagram. So since I was really only planning on sharing them on instagram, I did them in the square format. Score square format is also my personal favorite toe work in symmetry just because the square lends itself to everything looking nice and balanced to my eye. But if you're going to be printing out your work, you're gonna want to do it in an eight inch by 11 or eight by 11.5. Um, just cause that's a little bit more friendly for your average printer. So that's what we're gonna do today. Um, go ahead and press the plus button in the upper right hand corner of your screen when you're in your gallery view on procreate and that will open new canvas on. There's a number of preset options here that worked just fine. Um, script square, um, 2048 pixel by 2048 pixel is great if you're just doing something for Instagram, um, but you can also create a custom size. If you go all the way down to the bottom of this menu, there's create custom size. This allows you to define the side of your canvas. Exactly. The measurement it gives by default is pixels, but you can switch it to other kinds of measurements. UM, inches centimetres millimeters. So if you go to inches you can defined have paper legal paper size sheet eight inches by 11 0.5 inches, and it shows us here maximum layers that will only have 12 layers toe work with for this particular piece. I'm fine with that. If you need more layers to work with, you have two options. You can lower the size of your, um, piece so say you can have it tough. 11 5.5 So 66 inches or that will give you a lot more layers, or you can go ahead and lower u D P I to 300 which is really if you're not coloring, if you're just making a line drawing in order to turn into a coloring page, that's really gonna be enough. But I don't see why you would need that many layers for that particular project. So I'm going to stick with, um, 600 cause that's just I like to have the flexibility later for blowing things up if I want to, Um And then you get created and there is your canvas and you are ready to go. 3. Basic Symmetry Settings: right. Let's learn our symmetry settings Now that you're in your canvas, I want you to go ahead and look at the upper left hand corner of your screen where it says gallery and to the right of gallery. There's that little wrench symbol. If you touch that, it'll open up the menu called Actions. It should already be set on canvas. But if it's not, go ahead and press the canvas button and then two selections down. You'll see drawing guy with a little switch. I want you to switch that on. Then you're gonna put hit Edit Drawing guide. Now there's a lot of things going on in the drawing guide. A lot of useful tools, but what we're focused on today is the symmetry aspect. So if you look at the bottom of your screen, you'll see options for two D grid isometric perspective and symmetry. Go ahead and push symmetry. Now these 1st 2 settings of symmetry. I don't use a lot for making Mondelez or symmetrical art, but I will show you how they work because understanding them will help you understand the more complicated ones. So let's first look at our settings here. These two settings. Thickness and opacity. Onley relate to how the drawing guide looks. It will have no effect on your final art. All it does is make it adjustable so that you can use it in whatever way is most pleasing to your eye. So if you only like a faint guide to see you can turn it down, you can even turn it all the way down. You can turned up. You can also change the color of it. So if you find yourself working with colors and you could no longer see your drawing guy and you need to, you can go back in and you can move this little not at the top, to change the colors of your drawing guide. All right, and it's important to take note of this switch here. Assisted drawing is what allows us to do the symmetry without the assisted drawing on. It just turns this into a visual drawing guide so it can be useful if you want a visual line on your page for whatever project you're doing. But it won't actually give you any. It won't repeat your lines or do anything. It's just there for your visual benefit if you want it to actually do symmetry for you, you need to turn that switch on so that it becomes a functional drawing guide. So if it's blue, it's on now it will repeat automatically for us whatever we draw, and it doesn't matter which side we choose to dry out. Draw on it will repeat on the other side. So that's the most basic. Let's stay on vertical and I'll show you how that works, and then I'll show you a few other settings for it. So hit done in your upper right hand corner. Now the way vertical works is, it divides your screen, and two, and whatever you draw on one side of your screen is automatically going to appear on the other side. It's going to be a mirror image, so whatever you draw is going to draw an exact mirror image almost as if you drew this and then folded the paper in half and it stuck. So if you draw the face, it could be fun to goof around with, because you can draw a completely symmetrical face without even trying. He's really bad to second face for you. This is not the right way to draw face, but just to give you an idea of how it works, if you cross the line, it'll continue across the line. So, for instance, I can start at the line and draw. Or I can go over the line and it'll cross over. Continue on the other side. Now things change. What's clear that layer, touch your layers, swipe it and hit clear things change. If you put on the rotational setting, let's go back to actions hit at it, drawing guide and down under assisted drawing, which needs to be on You're gonna click. Rotational symmetry turned that part on All right and hit. Done. Now when I draw, it's not going to just mirror the image, but it will also rotate it so you can't tell if I draw a narrow straight out this way. So much. See, now it's not mirror because it's it's rotating it if I draw a narrow up so that changes our settings quite a bit. So, for instance, when we try to draw that face, you'll see yeah, so it both mirrors and flips when you put it on rotational. All right, let's go back to our It's clear that layer again Hit your layers button swipe layer one clear. Go to canvass an edit drawing guide. Now another thing you can do with your drawing guide is you can change your settings a bit . So if I move this blue dot I can change where my Linus And if I move this green dot I can change the direction. So say I do this this now when I go back to my canvas, the line for where it duplicates and rotates changes based upon where I have put it now going back to drawing guide Horizontal does the exact same thing. It just automatically places the line directly in the middle of your page horizontally. So here is without rotation, all right. And here is with rotation and just like the other one, you can move it. You can change it. So, really, when you think about it, vertical and horizontal are the exact same setting. It really just divides it bilaterally gives you two sections that will either be symmetrical or rotational Lee symmetrical. It's just that this one starts it off for you directly in the middle horizontally, and this one starts it off you directly in the middle vertically. Uh, I mean horizontally. The other one was vertical and you can turn it and change it. Move it as as you like for that one. Now that we have a good grasp of basic symmetry, let's move on and see how we can apply that to the quadrant and radio settings. 4. Quardrant and Radial Symmetry Settings: next, we'll take a look at the quadrant setting, so go ahead and hit actions. Edit drawing guide. Change your setting at the bomb to quadrant assisted drawing on leave Rotational symmetry off for now, right? So with quadrant and, uh, just the standard setting, you're going to get the mirror effect. When you drawn any quadrant, it will mirror it side to side, and it will mirror it, flipping it upside down. So whatever you draw in one quadrant will be repeated three times over in another quadrant . But there is no rotation. Here is an example about a piece I did using this setting, um, the quadrant setting with no rotation. Let's clear that and take a look at with rotation. Had it drawing guide. Turn on rotational symmetry. So now when you draw your arrow, you'll see instead of a mirror defect, you'll get a repeat in all four quadrants rotating your arrow so whatever you draw again, you only dropped one quadrant. Right Here is an example of what a piece might look like made with these settings, which is quadrant and rotational symmetry. Let's go back looking at the radial setting. It does the exact same thing, just with more sections. So radio is eight sections, right? Oh, hang on, Let's do it without rotational first to see. All right. So you drawn arrow in any of the sections and they will mirror, but they're not going to rotate right now. Here is an example of a piece I made using this setting, which is the radial non rotational settings. The final setting available on procreate for symmetry is radio to go back its radio turn on your rotational symmetry. Okay. And this one is probably the setting I've used the most frequently again. It doesn't matter which section you choose to draw in. No matter what you draw, it'll be repeated and rotated all the way around. And here is some examples of peace is made using this setting, which is radio and the rotational setting on one last thing just like the other settings. And you go into edit drawing guy. You can change where the center of your symmetry is by going in and moving the blue dot and you can change the angle by moving the green dot So if you change it to different section on the canvas, that's where your symmetry will start from in all of the settings. All right, moving on. I'm gonna show you how to use quick shape to quickly build yourself a coloring page. 5. Drawing With Quick Shape: wear one to use pro creates quick shaped feature to build ourselves a quick and easy Mongella. I really like using this feature because it's relaxing. You can kind of build as you go without thinking too much about it. In order to do this, I'm gonna recommend you use a pen that is solid. Not anything textural. I like to use the plane. Tech pen. Um, with the streamline turned all the way up, this is the streamline because it gives nice straight study lines. It does not, um, vary with pressure. It doesn't matter how hard I push it or if I go really light the the um, width is going to stay the same if you like to do something with a little bit more character. Um, the brush pen is also a good choice. Um, or the taper drawing pen is good, too. That has a nice, solid line as well. But it will give you change in pressure depending upon how much pressure you put on your stylist or your apple pen. Um, again, just make sure because I'm going to show you later how to color in your Montel a digitally that you use a solid pen, not a texture pen, because we're gonna be using Dragon drop color later. So the quick shaped feature is fantastic. The most basic setting of it gives you a straight line. If you draw a line on your iPad and hold your pencil down without lifting it, it will give you a nice, solid line. All right, again, you're gonna draw your line and hold it. Don't lift and procreate will make it a nice straight line after you've lifted. If you need to change it, you hit at it shape. Once you hit at it shape, it will give you those two dots that you can then use to modify your line. You touch the blue dot to stretch and change your line. Change the direction around whatever you want to do. The quick shape feature also works with more advanced shapes. So, for instance, I can do a circle. Hold it down and it will create the shape. Now procreate does its best to guess what shape it thinks you're drawing. In this case, it thought I was drawing more of an oval shape. But if I had edit shape, I can change it from a lips to circle. I can also adjust my shape myself, a note on doing circles, and this will also apply later. Two squares if I adjust it later and I want a perfect circle, but I want it to be this size, and then I hit circle. It's gonna go back to the original size I drew it. So if you're trying to get a perfect circle, you want to try and draw it. It's close to the actual size. You need it to be as possible. So if I wanted it big like this, hit at it shape, go to circle. You can also move your shape around by putting the apple pencil on the screen away from the blue dots wire in edit mode, and you can stretch and change the shape of your circle by touching the blue dots. Okay, the same thing applies for four sided shapes. I can draw shape. Procreate will guess that I'm drawing a quadrilateral hit edit shape. Okay, about the top, you'll see your options. I can change it to a four sided rectangle. I can change it to a poly lon. I can change it to an oval even in this case, my shape was so rectangular it did not think I was trying to drive, draw square. Let's go for a little bit more of a square shape so I could show you. So try and make it a little bit closer to a square. Okay? At it shape still thinks I'm not doing a square. So this is one of those things that you will need to kind of practice to get a feel for it . But once you get a feel for using the quick shape, you'll be able to use it to build. Um, fun model is really fast, but I don't know why I can't manage to do a square. There we go. Now it's give me the option for square and it'll give me the perfect square. But again, I can't adjust the size on that square so much. But you find you'll find that once you build a shape to begin with, you can do all kinds of fun things with that shape using the dots. Just go to my other camera angle. Here, minutes show you. I'm touching the tip of my apple pen. Wake up table tip of my apple pen to the dots to move them around and then just like the circle. If I touch away from the shape, I can move it within the page. I can even cross over the lines and play around like that. So I'm gonna go ahead and use quick shape to build a easy kind of Mondello that we can print out either for coloring manually with colored pencils or markers on. And I'll also be showing you how to use the drop color feature in order to color in something quickly using layers. 6. Sharing and Printing: I'm gonna show. You know how to print out your coloring page onto paper using, uh, both. If you have an airplay printer hooked up and you can print directly from your device or if you need to send your device, send your page so that you can print it from a computer first. If you have your iPad hooked up with printing capabilities, you can hit the actions up in the upper left hand corner. The little wrench you're gonna go to share. I already have mind set out here you want to choose? Pdf um, some printers. If the reason I'm not doing J Peg is because some printers, if you select J peg like mine, it will assume that you're printing a photograph and we'll print it out in a smaller format like a four by six. But if you want to print out the whole image in the eight by 11.5 inch that we did so that you can have a coloring page, you just select groups. See, after saying I wasn't going to press J. Peg, I pressed Jay Peg press pdf and I always pick best. Okay, and then you can press print and you'll see the print window comes up. My printer is already there. One copy, single sided. It's a black and white page, so I'm just gonna change it to black and white and kit, uh, print, and it'll send it right to my air printer, and I can print it on whatever kind of paper I like. If your iPad is not able to print directly to a printer, another thing you can do is send yourself the file to be open later on a computer. So again you do pretty much the same thing. You go to actions, choose pdf best quality. And then you have your options here. How to send it to yourself. Whether you air drop it to something you can print from. You can text message the file to yourself so that you can open it later on your computer. If you're hooked up that way, you can email it to yourself, however, works. However, you would normally send yourself a Pdf to print it out. This would be the way to do it. You could also save it to your files if you have high clouds set up so that you access to your files from your computer. So whichever way you personally store your files, send it to yourself and then printed out just like you would Any other document you can see here. I've actually printed this one out on so nice. Heavy duty, mixed media pain paper for coloring in. 7. Drag and Drop Coloring: it's very easy to color in your model. A digitally using the dragon drop color system. Procreate has a feature where if you touch the color, circle up here and just pull it, you can drag it, and it'll fill in any lined area where the pixels are completely closed. Which is why I had you draw your mandala with solid lines. So you just pick your color. I'm just picking random colors right now. Pull it over Leko, and it'll fill in. There are some minor adjustments you can make when doing the dragon drop. For instance, one troubleshooting issue. If you get something that looks like this where it's filled in the space, but you have a lot of white around your edge, what you need to do is drag your color. Don't lift your pencil up and it'll fill in like that, and then you see this up here. Color dropped threshold. You can slide it and it'll adjust your edges for you so you can adjust it. Until now, it's filling in properly. All right, that's the quickest, easiest way to do that. The downside is that you're working all on one layer, so you're filling in your line work. There are a couple options. If you want to keep your line work separate and clean, the quickest option is to simply slide your um, open your layers, slide this over and hit duplicate, and then you'll end up with two copies and you can color on the one underneath and keep the one on top clean so that will still work for Dragon drop. Another option is to create another layer. When you delete that for now, create another layer. Okay, now, if I was to just try and drag and drop onto this layer now it's a empty layer, so it's gonna fill in the hole layer. So even if I put my line work on top, still gonna have the same issue are working on that layer. So what you can do is tap on your first layer, the one with your line work, and you are going to make that the reference layer. So now when I'm filling in layer to it will use my line work on this layer in order to decide where to fill in things. Now. Another thing you see now is it's not filling in each squadron for me. See if you want to color each piece individually, that's great. But what if I want it to behave with the drawing guide and and fill in each section automatically click on the layer you're working on your coloring layer and click on drawing assist. So now it'll apply the same symmetry settings to this layer as well, and you automatically multiply. So now I'm gonna use the basics of dragon Drop to go ahead and color in my model. If you want to follow along, I'm going to start by using simple dragon Drop to add flat colors. Teach shape I've created. I've actually deleted, not deleted, but turned off my line work and turned down the A pass ity of the overall color a little bit to make it a little bit more pastel. Now I'm adding a multiply layer over the top in order to give it some texture. Here I'm selecting and deleting a section that I didn't like. Now I'm adding another layer on top toe. Add some lightning highlights. - Now that you know all the basics of making a mandala in procreate, I'd like to show you how to use it together with another fun app called Amazing. A graph 8. Using Amaziograph: so amazing. A graph is a fantastic app available in the APP store that lets you very quickly start doing geometric repeat patterns. You can do Mondelez, and you can do full page repeating patterns in a couple different geometric options. I like it for doing line work. I don't like it so much for coloring work. I'll explain that a little more as you go, and it's only 99 cents, so it makes it a really good deal. As's faras programs go. So let's take a closer look at it and I'll show you the settings so your initial screen is gonna be very much like procreate or a lot of the other APS that you might you have used for drawing. It'll open up in a gallery setting and in your upper left hand corner you will see a plus sign that you can touch, and it will give you options for starting a new graph. Um, if you want to change the size of your graph again, upper left, there's the button that says Change size. Press that, and it has a number of pre made settings. As far as I know, you cannot go outside of these pre made settings. This is one of the limitations of this app. Um, it automatically starts on whatever the resolution of your device is, and you can change based upon your personal needs. So I'm actually gonna change it to a U. S. Letter size just because this entire class we've been working in that size as if we're gonna print it as a coloring page a minute if you'll notice going back to that, um, it also says it's at 300 d p. I, which is excellent for printing. Ah, so you see, you have a lot of different kinds of symmetry options. There's many more symmetry options in this app than there are and procreate. Um, the difference being that the drawing itself a simpler you don't have access to lots of different brushes and things. So you have a lot more options for making a beginning design, Which is why I like to start my design sometimes in amazing a graph, export it to procreate and then color it by hand and procreate. Um, so let's just start with the setting were already familiar with in procreate and go to rotation, and I will use that to show you how to change settings. It will bring you to a screen just like this just to run you through the tools quickly up in the left. You have those four little squares. Those are going to take you back to your gallery. Next to that is the little pencil symbol with the green dot that is to connect or disconnect your stylists. If you're working on an iPad with an apple pen, Um, like I am, you don't have to worry about that. Just leave that alone. Next is your brush setting. You can change your brushed and by tapping the brush, you have sliders for adjusting size capacity and how hard or soft your brushes. You can also make your brush, um, straight lined dot It dashed or dotted. I almost always worked with just a simple, straight, hard, opaque brush. The reason being, I export my file and I color it in procreate, and I like to be able to use that drag and drop feature to build from from there, Um, and if it's soft, you won't be able to use the dragon drop feature. But if you're just drawing right in a maisie a graph either to print it or just to finish it in amazing craft. Use whatever setting you like. Um, there's also quick adjustments. Um, you can snap quickly to five different sizes, three different capacities and three different softness levels. If you want to do that instead of using the sliders, the eraser works exactly the same way. It has the same settings you can erase in dashes and dots. Um, and it has the same quick settings over to the right. There is a fill button, um, for filling in closed shapes. Um, which works just fine again. It's not something I use much because I like to do line work on this and then move into procreate for coloring. So you have your fill button, which only has a capacity option, and then you have four quick capacity choices moving further to the right. You have that back and forward button. You have the button for layers. If you use layers in this, and then this is your symmetry settings, which I will go through in a moment. And then this is your export and sharing, um, options. So this works just like procreate does when you're drawing it repeats it right now. We chose the symmetry with rotation, so exactly like procreate does. So the reason I use this instead of procreate is that it gives me more options for a symmetry. For example, in this setting, which we haven't procreate, Um, if you touch the, uh settings button their symmetry settings button and go to adjust grid all the way at the bottom, it will bring you to this menu. Unlike procreate. Where we're maxed out at, I think was eight segments. This app can do, um, many more. So over here on the right, you see a slider for adding segments, you can go all the way up to 30. You could make that adjustment here, or you can use their quick snap options in the squares at the top. Here to ghost 268 12 18 24. This button automatically divides. What if you have by to this, but I know have automatically multiplies whatever you have fight too, and just like procreate, we can change where the center of our work is originating from. We can change the position of the lines. They also have quick snap options for that. The direct center of your work. Upper right upper left lower, right, lower left lower, right. And then this final button will move your your radio a little bit along the way. So it's just a matter of playing with your settings. So the reason to use this over procreate would be if you wanted to design line work that had many more repeats than your working procreate. Just make some marks. You can see how much it repeats and how quickly. All right, now I'm gonna clear that layer. The layers on this one worked very much like procreate. You touch it to open it, you slide it to the left to get some options, I can hit clear. I can add a layer. Now I get delete as an options inside of more than one. Okay, Now, the other symmetry options on this are so cool and so fun for creating quick coloring pages Whether you like to color digitally or print out your work, they have, aside from the mirror and rotation that procreate has they have all these tests, elation, options, so you can basically very quickly make thes really fun repeating geometric patterns So just to grab one quickly, um, you'll see the drawing guide comes up, and it automatically has all this great repeat stuff happening. Um, and just like with the other one, you can go to your symmetry and go to your just grid. Slide it back. You can change your angle. You can add use the time, Teoh. Okay, this one it it slides the the edge of the triangle away. So with a lot of these, you're gonna end up just playing with them to understand them until you get the kind of look or repeat you want. Honestly, sometimes I just start with something and start drawing and see what happens. Um, but you'll see this always changes the angle of the lines. This one always changes the center of your work. This one will move your thing by increments for you. This button so you can go in, um, play with these patterns. They all do Awesome, fun things. If you want to create really complex patterns, you also can overlap one kind of symmetry over another. So, for instance, I can draw something using this symmetry. Seven. Just do something super simple here on this brush is pressure sensitive. It does have a little bit of pressure. Sensitivity. Okay, so I drew something. Now I can keep it on the same layer. I can add a layer. I can go to my symmetry settings, and I can change which one I'm using. I was on kaleidoscope 60. Let's go to Kaleidoscope 30 degrees. Now, Um, and I can continue working with the new kind of symmetry that I've just added in making for the ability to very quickly. Um, Philip age. I don't like the way that one landed Philip age with some really complex, um, line work. And you can do that as many times as you like. Really? Um, you throw in a different one just for fun. I see. So you can overlap all kinds of different symmetries in order to create some really cool, interesting patterns, and it doesn't take much. It could just take a couple lines and looking at what you're doing and saying up, I like the way that looks when you're happy with your pattern. Um, we can color right in this app, or we can export. If you choose to color in on this app. You want to make sure to go back to the correct layer to color in your line work or there were people be all wrong. So if I try to fill in, um, se I try to fill in this here, um, I'm on the hexagons and rotations. When I did the little swish on, if I try to color in my little bloom here with that, it's not gonna work correctly. I have to actually go back. And even if even if I were to do it by hand, it's going to repeat according to whatever repeat I'm in. Not necessarily. Um, if I try to color in in this bloom, see, it's repeating the repeat I'm in, not the one that I'm trying to color in. But if I go to the correct layer now, it's gonna keep my color in the same zone. I very rarely use this for coloring. Um, just cause it's not. I don't like their coloring interface. It's very limited. The palette. This is the only color palette you have, and you kind of mixed by hand down here, and I like to have a lot of control over my colors, So generally I don't. I don't color in here, although it's an option, you'd want a color on the same layer, or you can also color on a separate layer. You just want to make sure that that layer has the same settings. But if I select a layer such a select later three and add a new layer, it'll automatically add one with the same settings for me to color on. A big downside to this app is that if you're going to use color fill, you have to do it on the same layer as your line work. There's no way to put your Phil layers on a um, on a separate layer, so if you're coloring by hand, you can put it on it on a separate layer like I showed you. So from core, it'll in manually, and that will give me the option later of doing what I might do sometimes and procreate and , um, remove a layer in order to have just the colors the colors shapes instead of my original line design. But you can't do what you might have done, and there's no way to reference and make a reference layer where you can can drag and drop or fill in. So if you're using fill, you have to fill in with your line work, which again, as I said, I don't generally color on this app. I find the coloring to be to limited the downside. Being once I exported to procreate, I lose all of the ability to repeat. So I am gonna end up dragging, dropping and coloring it in manually, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. It's that could be enjoyable to. So once you're happy with your drawing and you want to either print it or send it to procreate for coloring, you're gonna hit your three dots up in the upper right hand corner and you're gonna click share and you get a few settings, uh, include or exclude transparency. That's the difference between sending ah, file that has no background. It's just the file is just the lines or sending a file that is, um, the lines and a white background and include or exclude grid means whether or not you want to see these lines, which I don't. So I am going to include the transparency because I'm gonna probably take this in to procreate, Um, and you hit share, and then you'll get all the options you got before you can print it. You can save your file. Um, you can save it to Dropbox. You can send it to your phone, Whatever works for you exactly the same way we shared when we were in procreate. You can also add it directly to procreate from here. I'm gonna go ahead and save this as, um do the same thing and save it as an image so I can show you how to open it up from procreate if it doesn't export properly to procreate for you. Because sometimes it could be a little glitchy, so I saved it as an image that time hit share include transparency, share and save image. So now I'm gonna go over to procreate on the upper right hand corner. I'm gonna click photo. I'm gonna select the piece. I just did. And there we go. And as you can see, if I take the background color, it's just the line work. And you can color it from here just like you did with the other one. Um, it just doesn't have the repeat. So you want to make your layer one your reference layer and then color. However you like to on the layer below it and procreate will use the lines as the reference , and that gives you the option later of taking away the line work. It all depends on how you want your final piece to look. 9. Your Project: So for your project, I'd like to see you make it either a repeat geometric pattern or a mandala using any combination of the methods I taught you on this class. If you'd like to share your work on skill share, I look forward to seeing it. You can also tag me using this tag at Moody noon, underscore art on instagram, and I'll be sure to check your stuff out and comment if you enjoyed this class. I also have a mini class on how I use layers and procreate. I also have a very short maybe 10 minutes or so class on how to create color palettes and procreate. So check those out. Let me know what you think of them. Thank you again. So much for taking my class and I can't wait to see your work.