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Procreate’s Clipping Mask vs. Alpha Lock: Key Differences

At first glance, Procreate’s clipping mask and Procreate’s alpha lock seem very similar. While it’s true that the results of using both features look alike, there are very important behind-the-scenes reasons why you should pick one or the other. Procreate’s clipping mask should be used for making additions to your art that are separated on …

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How to Use Procreate’s Clipping Masks and Layer Masks

Procreate’s masks open up a world of possibilities for artists that want to make changes to their work that are easy to undo and change. As the queen of mistakes, sign me up for that!  Procreate’s clipping masks and layer masks allow artists to make changes to their work on a separate layer. This allows …

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How to Use the Undo and Redo Gestures in Procreate

Being able to undo and redo your artwork is one of the biggest perks of digital art, especially Procreate. As a Procreate user, undoing and redoing your most recent strokes and movements is quick and easy with pre-defined gestures. To undo in Procreate, use two fingers to tap your screen. Hold two fingers down on …

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5 Amazing Procreate Shading Brushes for Every Style of Art

When shading your artwork in Procreate, technique and patience matter a lot. That said, the Procreate brushes you use for your shading play a huge role as well. Shading with a watercolor brush instead of an airbrush will give you very different results. We’re diving into some of the best Procreate shading brushes you can …

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Procreate Color Wheel Stuck in Grayscale? Here’s What to Do

You sit down for a productive, Procreate art session, only to find that your entire color wheel is stuck in grayscale. No matter what you do, you can only seem to get colors ranging from white to blank. You’re living in gray-land. Where did the rainbow go?  If your Procreate color wheel is stuck in …

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7 Amazing Neon Color Palettes and Brushes for Procreate

Neon color palettes are a great way to brighten things up in Procreate. Even though there are traditional pencils and pens in neon colors, digital art is where neon colors really pop. Use a black background, turn up your screen’s brightness, and let those neon colors shine! We’re diving into the best neon color palettes …

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Domestika’s Procreate Courses: What Can You Learn?

This is a guest post by Domestika, which Adventures with Art is an affiliate for. No matter your creative discipline of choice, you’ve likely heard of Procreate. The iOS app for iPad and iPhone gives designers of all specialties the ability to create striking artwork through its extensive library of digital tools. However, with over …

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How to Reset Procreate’s Default Color Palettes

If you regret making a change to Procreate’s default color palettes, don’t worry. Even though there isn’t a quick button you can push to restore the color palettes that came with your Procreate app, you only need to complete a few steps to get your color palettes back where you want them to be. To …

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Procreate’s QuickShape: The Guide to Drawing Perfect Shapes

One of the biggest benefits of digital art over traditional art is taking advantage of technology’s ability to create perfect shapes. In just a second, you can use your iPad to create a perfect circle, square, triangle or line with Procreate’s QuickShape feature. Procreate’s QuickShape can be used to draw perfect circles, squares, triangles, and …

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How to Restore Deleted Procreate Files

I have read heartbreaking stories about Procreate users losing their entire art portfolios during an iPad crash. Years of artwork, just gone. It’s devastating to think about and even more devastating if it happens to you. If you do lose your entire Procreate library, how can you restore your deleted Procreate files? The best way …

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