How to Create Paper Art in Procreate: From Sketch to Final Piece

——   Created by Lettie Blue

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9
Lessons
1h 21m
Lesson time
intermediate
Skill level
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More about this course

Hi! My name is Lettie and I love to create all kind of illustrations in Procreate. Pushing the limits of this awesome app is something that I really enjoy. I especially like to use it for creating realistic paintings, watercolors, animations and paper cut style illustrations.

You’ve been asking me for a while how I give my characters illustrations a paper-cut feel.Well, your wish has been granted, because in this class we will create exactly that, a paper cut layered illustration in Procreate!

This is a step-by-step class, we will make together the sketch… add color… then shadows and… finally, texture to our illustration.

In this class we will cover things like:

  • Symmetry tool.
  • Customizing QuickMenu.
  • Clipping & Layer Masks.
  • Modifying Brush Settings.
  • Different ways to add paper texture to our drawings.

And much more! 

You can download in the “Skills” tab, all the custom brushes, palettes, drawing studies, my sketch and also the images, that you will need to draw along with me. If you are interested in getting all my Seamless Paper Texture Brushes you will find them in here.

Basic knowledge of Procreate is recommended but not required to take this class. Having said that, let’s get started!

The course project

For your class project, you’ll be making a paper cut style illustration!

Follow this steps:

1. Make the Sketch (or download mine).

2. Add color to your sketch.

3. Add shadows.

4. Use images and texture brushes to add texture to your illustration.

5. Share your work with the class and if you're on Instagram, tag me @lettieblueillustrator and also use the hashtag #procreatepaperart so I can see what you’ve created!

I can't wait to see what you come up with! :D

9 Lessons

0:00:59
Introduction
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0:13:00
Sketching
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0:30:22
Adding color
0:10:38
Adding shadows
0:09:01
Drawing feathers
0:03:19
Bonus flower comb
0:08:30
Adding textures
0:04:58
Final touches
0:00:38
Conclusion
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Class benefits

  • Certificate of Completion
  • 14 day free trial
  • 24/7 streaming access
  • Project included
  • Teacher Q&A
  • 1h 21m of on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable file
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About the instructor

My name is Lettie, I studied Architecture and I’ve been an illustrator since 2012. I’ve worked on a wide range of projects from architectural designs to video games, to children’s books, websites, I sell my illustrations on print-on-demand sites and, currently, I am combining my illustrator work with teaching digital …

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