Procreate Dreams beginner tips – Danni Fisher-Shin shares her animation insights

Procreate Dreams beginner tips; a cat and a mouse play musical instruments
(Image credit: Danni Fisher-Shin)

Getting started in Procreate Dreams is fairly easy, it's part of the draw of this iPad-exclusive animation app - making it one of the best tablets for animation. But understanding the fundamentals of animation, which tools to focus on first and how these fit with traditional animation skills can really help boost your workflow.

I recently had the chance to catch up with leading cel animator and Procreate Dreams user Danni Fisher-Shin. The illustrator and animator can count Netflix, Apple, Google and LEGO among her clients. "My favourite projects have been the music videos I get to create or art direct, and anything with fantastical cel animation," she reveals. 

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Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creative Bloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and video game titles Play and Official PlayStation Magazine. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on digital art, VFX and video games and tech, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5.