Decorate Your iPad Lettering: Layouts, Textures, and Templates + Free Lettering Templates & Textures

Decorate Your iPad Lettering: Layouts, Textures, and Templates + Free Lettering Templates & Textures

I’ve been working on ways to make my lettering process more simple and precise over the years, so for this class I wanted to distill all of my favorite tips and tricks (and free templates!) to share with you all.  In the class, I show every part or my process for creating decorative and illustrative hand lettering on your iPad in Procreate.

You don’t have to be good at lettering to take this class, because I’ll show you how to use fonts as templates for designing your lettering.  I’ll show you five different styles and layouts, so you can learn tons of ways to bring your own unique style into decorating your lettering.

In the class you’ll learn how to:

  • use a gold texture to turn a simple quote into a bright, shimmering work of art.
  • apply any texture to your lettering.
  • create a simple quote with two different types of lettering, and use texture brushes to add dimension to the words and background.
  • create the your own texture brushes, so you can turn any texture into a Procreate brush.
  • weave decorative elements in and out of the text to create a three dimensional effect.
  • use templates to layout text in an oval shape, then use the symmetry tool to create whimsical decoration around a quote.
  • build up layers to create a 3D effect that makes your lettering pop off the page.

When you take this class you’ll learn every part of my design process and get all of my lettering templates, so you don’t have to spend time drawing guides each time you create a new lettering piece.

The amazing thing about this process is that you can turn any phrase or quote into a beautiful piece of lettering art in a few simple steps.  

You can use the projects you create in this class in digital and print form, so whether you’re making a greeting card for a friend or selling digital or printable art, this process will help you take your lettering to a whole new level.

Ready to take this class?  Go to the class page to get started.  If you don’t have a Skillshare membership, you can still watch the class for free.  Just sign up for a 2 month free trial to get started.  See you there!

Combining Lettering and Illustration in Procreate

In this class you’ll learn all the steps for combining lettering and illustration to create compositions that both tell a story and are visually interesting!

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Illustrating with Layered Texture & Color

Learn how to use layered texture and color to add depth and visual interest to your illustrations.  We’ll look at how to create overall textures, how to use texture to create highlights and shading, and how to use single and multi colored texture to bring out warm and cool tones in your illustrations.

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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.