Learn how Procreate can help you master colour and light

Procreate; Illustration of fantasy character by artist Jana Schirmer
(Image credit: Jana Schirmer)

Procreate is my go-to painting app. This Procreate tutorial for iPad is all about mastering colour and light. The Procreate team is constantly improving the app and adding new features and Procreate is extremely fast and so far I haven’t suffered from lags while painting. I love to take the iPad out and about, and work in coffee shops. It’s fun to change your creative environment and leave your desk for a while.

If you’re exploring Procreate’s interface for the first time, don’t be fooled by its apparent simplicity (read our Procreate tips for more advice). It’s a very powerful tool for creating pro-level artwork. And remember, you can always save your painting as a PSD and put it in the cloud to continue working up in Photoshop. (These are the latest Creative Cloud deals or read our guide to the best digital art software for more options.)

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Jana Schirmer

Jana Schirmer is a freelance digital artist from Berlin, Germany. An entirely self-taught artist, Jana currently works as part of the Marvel Studios' visual development team.

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Jana Schirmer

Jana is a German self-taught freelance artist living in California and working in the video games industry. She loves to collect stickers and masking tape.

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