Using Procreate with Illustrator to Enhance Your Vector Drawings

Lisa Glanz, Illustrator & surface pattern designer

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14 Lessons (1h 16m)
    • 1. Quick Intro to the Class

      1:30
    • 2. Equipment Used in the Class

      0:59
    • 3. Choosing the Correct Canvas

      1:38
    • 4. How to Avoid Brush Overwhelm

      2:47
    • 5. Sketching the Character

      8:30
    • 6. Refining Our Character

      6:35
    • 7. Creating Textured Shapes

      15:17
    • 8. Creating Shadow for Dimension

      4:46
    • 9. Exporting from Procreate

      1:06
    • 10. Image Trace in Adobe Illustrator

      8:59
    • 11. Applying Colour to Your Drawing

      11:51
    • 12. Adding Character Details

      5:55
    • 13. Bonus: Create a Quick Pattern

      4:33
    • 14. More Examples and Final Thoughts

      1:20
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Project Description

CLASS ASSIGNMENT

You'll be creating a character either based on yourself, a friend or your imagination using the techniques from the class. Alternatively, you could rework an older vector drawing you'd like to enhance and add texture to.

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Complete your class project with these easy steps:

  1. Illustrate your preferred character in Procreate
  2. Import, vectorise and colour in Adobe Illustrator
  3. Export and post your final illustration to your class project

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SUPPLIES USED IN THIS CLASS

  • iPad
  • Apple Pencil or stylus
  • Procreate app
  • Adobe Illustrator

PROCREATE BRUSHES USED IN THIS CLASS

Download the helpful cheatsheet for more info

  • 6B pencil
  • Artist crayon
  • Reed
  • Shale
  • Dry ink
  • Gesinski

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RESOURCES

Finding colour inspiration, reference and ideas

Adobe Illustrator keyboard short cuts

A quick guide to your layers panel - downloadable pdf document

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