Digital Planning

Digital Planning

Ready to Learn How to Create and Use Digital Planners?

I have finally thrown out my paper planner and moved to 100% digital planning and note taking, and I’ve truly never been more organized.  If you’ve never used a digital planner and aren’t sure where to start, check out this video to see how to download use my newest planner:

Download the Free Planner Here

If you’ve been thinking about making your own digital planner, but aren’t sure where to start I have a few tutorials that will help you get from planner newbie to professional creator.

In this class I show how to create professional planners using the iPad app Affinity Designer:

If you want to create sleek professional planners to sell, give away as free downloads, or for personal use, this class will show you everything you need to get started!

If you’d rather design your planner in Procreate, and want to create lots of textures, shadows, buttons, and effects in your planner, then this tutorial will show you everything you need to know to create a life-like digital planner:

Design a Digital Planner on Your iPad in Procreate: Buttons, Stickers, Textures, & Tabs

In the class I cover my whole process for creating this planner from start to finish. We go over everything from backgrounds and textures, to inserting tabs and links. When you take this class you’ll get all of the tools I use to create my planners as free downloads.  I’ll share with you three leather texture brushes, a paper texture brush, and tons of stamps for creating tabs, buttons, stitches, and stickers.

Here is a look at the planner — it has 11 sections, including a cover page and year view:

a set of 64 stickers (already cropped for your stickering convenience) and lined writing/list making paper:

a goal tracker for every day of the year:

a month and week view:

and blank paper that you can fill with stickers, boxes, writing, or whatever else you need in a planner!

So if you’re ready to learn how to create your own planner, check out the class. If you don’t have a Skillshare membership, you can get a free trial by clicking on the class cover here:

Not ready to make your own? No problem, you can use mine! Check out my quick tutorial on how to download and use the planner and stickers:

Click here to download the planner*

*Note: If you have trouble downloading the planner, check out the video tutorial above to see all the steps!

Design a Pattern Collection on Your iPad

Learn how to design a pattern collection on your iPad from start to finish.  I’ll show you options for making your repeat elements in both Procreate and Affinity designer, so you can choose which option works best for you!

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70s Lettering

Learn how to create 70s style hand lettering and decoration from start to finish.  We’ll cover everything you need to know to add the kind of bold color, drastic variation, and playful decorations that were so popular in the 70s and are now popping up all over in the design world on stationary, clothing, home decor.

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Limited Color Palette Illustration in Procreate

Learn how to create limited color illustrations and palettes on your iPad in Procreate.  We’ll cover every step of the process from building new palettes to creating illustrations that are ideal for limited palettes.

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Ink Illustration Techniques in Procreate

In this class, you’ll learn three different ways to use ink lines and dots to add shadow, highlights, and depth to your work.  We’ll look at tons of tips and tricks for hatching, crosshatching, and stippling, and talk about how to add bold color to your linework to add variation and contrast that makes your work stand out online and in print.

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Insect Animation and Illustration in Procreate

In this class you’ll learn how to create unique insect illustrations and animations on your iPad in Procreate. When you watch the class you’ll get all of the color palettes and Procreate brushes I use in my insect illustrations including 14 drawing and texture brushes that will help you add tons of depth, texture, and grit like this to your illustrations

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Wildflowers in Procreate + Free Gouache Brushes and Color Palettes

In this class, you’ll learn how to paint colorful wildflower arrangements in Procreate. When you watch this class you’ll get all of the brushes and color palettes I use in the class as free downloads, including my saturation booster brushes, which allow you to use the pressure of your stylus to create varied brushstrokes on the canvas.