Winter Illustration in Procreate + 27 Free Brushes and Stamps

Winter Illustration in Procreate + 27 Free Brushes and Stamps

When it’s cold and windy outside, there is nothing I like more than curling up on the couch and drawing winter plants, objects, and lettering projects. Let’s be honest. I like eating cookies more, but this is definitely #2 on my list! So I decided to create a class to show you how to create three different types of winter illustrations in Procreate!

When you watch the class, you

ll get all of the brushes and stamps I use to create my winter illustrations, including a set of four tree brushes and two snow and fog effect brushes that you can use to fill up your canvas with wintery textures and shapes. The set also includes nine ornament brushes and several drawing and shading brushes that we’ll use throughout the class.

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First we’ll create a playful illustration of winter related objects like sweaters, mittens, coffee mugs, or whatever objects fit your personal style.  I’ll show you how I like to use clipping masks and texture brushes to add depth and texture to my illustrations. Then we’ll look at a few different ways to use the drawings as single images, illustration series, or repeat patterns.

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Next we’ll combine winter plants in a playful wreath surrounding some hand lettering.  The workbook that we’ll use in the class will show you how to draw my favorite winter plants, and show you how to add texture, highlights, and shading to the plant forms.

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I’ll give you a few different options for using the plant forms in compositions, so you can choose to create a wreath, bouquet, or just let the plants peek in from the edges of the canvas.

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Last we’ll create a winter scene combining cozy cabins and snowy hills with snow textures and rows of trees.  You could illustrate an imaginary cabin, or you could depict your own home or a friend’s home to create the perfect handmade gift.  I’ll show you how to use the tree brushes from the downloads set to fill up the landscape on your canvas, and we’ll look at the easy steps to make your own unique tree brushes.  We’ll finish off the composition with tons of snow, fog, and texture to give the illustration depth and playful movement.

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These illustration styles are perfect for sharing on social media or your website, or for offering as prints for sale.  They also make beautiful gifts or greeting cards, so if you’re looking for ideas for a handmade gift, you’ll find tons of them in this class.

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All you need to take this class is your iPad, the app Procreate, and a stylus.  I’ll be using the Apple Pencil, but you could use any stylus or even your finger.  So, let’s start creating some winter illustrations!

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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.