Discover hacks to quickly get started with Procreate with the help of this color guide and learn how to use it on an iPad to create exquisite illustrations and animations

Key Features

  • Follow step-by-step instructions and tips on how to use Procreate to get the most out of it
  • Work through hands-on tutorials with real artwork that will boost your confidence to explore Procreate further
  • Highly recommended for iPad users who want to be able to paint on the go

Book Description

Procreate is robust, industry-grade painting software that is extremely versatile yet an affordable alternative to subscription-based applications. If you're new to Procreate, Get Set Procreate 5 will help you get up to speed with creating professional illustrations in no time.

Complete with step-by-step instructions, detailed explanations, and practical application guidelines, this easy-to-follow guide will cover the ins and outs of Procreate 5.2 and show you how to use each feature effectively. You'll learn how to draw using assistive tools, apply effects, create animations, and develop amazing artwork by implementing the skills learned throughout the book. Once you've got to grips with the new features of Procreate 5 for creating beautiful illustrations, animations, and graphics, you'll be able to explore the tools at your disposal and even create your own brushes, shortcuts, and menus to work efficiently.

By the end of this Procreate book, you'll be able to navigate the application confidently and take your artwork to a new level.

What you will learn

  • Become well-versed with the fundamentals of Procreate
  • Personalize the Procreate application to suit your workflow
  • Gain preliminary knowledge of the tool to further explore it for your artwork
  • Speed up your workflow with gestures and shortcuts
  • Explore, edit, and create a wide range of brushes with the help of Brush Library and Brush Studio
  • Use assisted drawing tools to enhance your accuracy
  • Learn animation using Procreate s Animation Assist tools
  • Get up-to-date with the new features of Procreate 5.2 like Page Assist and 3D painting.

Who this book is for

If you're a beginner who wants to start illustrating professionally on Procreate, but feel lost about where to start, this is the right book for you! Start learning right from the very basics, and build up your knowledge step-by-step. This book is also a perfect fit for experienced illustrators/animators accustomed to other software like Photoshop, who would like to pick up a new skill.

Table of Contents

  1. Get Set Procreate 5
  2. Contributors
  3. About the author
  4. About the reviewers
  5. Preface
  6. Part 1: UI Overview
  7. Chapter 1: The Gallery – Organizing Your Files
  8. Chapter 2: Getting Started – Setting Up a Canvas
  9. Chapter 3: Understanding Your Workspace
  10. Chapter 4: Using the Actions Menu
  11. Chapter 5: Selecting and Transforming
  12. Part 2: Utility and an In-Depth Discussion of Utility and Features
  13. Chapter 6: Using Gestures and Shortcuts
  14. Chapter 7: Organizing Your Layers
  15. Chapter 8: Painting Tools and the Brush Library – Using and Organizing Brushes
  16. Chapter 9: Brush Studio Settings – Editing and Combining Brushes
  17. Chapter 10: Using Colour Tools
  18. Chapter 11: Adjustments – Applying Image Effects
  19. Chapter 12: Using Assisted Drawing Tools
  20. Chapter 13: Using Animation Assist for 2D Animation
  21. Chapter 14: Sketchbooking with Page Assist
  22. Chapter 15: Painting on 3D Models
  23. Part 3: Illustration Tips
  24. Chapter 16: Rendering Objects Using Blend Modes
  25. Index
  26. Other Books You May Enjoy