Portraits in Procreate: Basics & Beyond with Lisa Filion
Harness the power of the award-winning drawing and painting app Procreate. In four video lessons, portrait artist and art educator Lisa Filion will teach you how to use this essential creative tool and help you expand your portraiture skills. You don't need any Procreate experience to enjoy this class while even experienced Procreate users will benefit from watching Lisa create original portraits from start to finish with the app.
LESSON 1: RESOLUTION, TOOLS, BRUSHES, LAYERS
In this lesson, you'll learn how to set up your Procreate canvas, including setting the resolution. Lisa will demonstrate various tools and brushes and show you how to use layers in the process of creating a new, original portrait.
Lesson length: 18m16s
LESSON 2: COLOR
In this lesson, you'll learn how to use color palettes and swatches as Lisa demonstrates color mixing and matching and creates a custom color palette in the process of creating a new, original portrait.
Lesson length: 24m10s
LESSON 3: BRUSHES
In this lesson, you'll learn how to modify brushes, use different brush modes (normal, glazed, wet mix), and create custom digital brushes using real-world watercolors.
Lesson length: 31m48s
LESSON 4: FINISHING
In this lesson, you'll learn how to put the finishing touches on your portrait by manipulating images using Procreate's Liquify tool and creating backgrounds. Lisa will explain how to print and share your piece.
Lesson length: 32m51s
You'll also get access to a library of Q&A videos in which Lisa answers questions from students just like you.
What tools do I need to take this class?
You'll need an iPad (any model/generation), Procreate's iPad app (available for purchase in the App Store on iPad) and an iPad stylus.
What Procreate skill level do I need for this class?
This class is perfect for beginner to intermediate Procreate users.
Is this class different than your other Procreate class?
Yes! In Portraits in Procreate: Basics & Beyond, Lisa teaches students the fundamentals of Procreate, including how to set up a canvas, use layers, create a custom color palette, modify brushes and put the finishing touches on a portrait. The class is perfect for Procreate beginners while even experienced users will benefit from watching Lisa create original portraits from start to finish with the app.
In Portraits in Procreate: Mastering Media, Lisa guides students through a thorough exploration of specific Procreate media tools: Pencil, Paint, Ink & Watercolor, Mixed Media & Collage. Basics & Beyond touches on these tools while Mastering Media goes much deeper.
Another difference: Portraits in Procreate: Basics & Beyond is an on-demand class – meaning you can register for it any time and proceed at your own pace. On the other hand, Portraits in Procreate: Mastering Media has a specific start date–Monday, Aug. 27–and will span 4 weeks.
Do I need to take Portraits in Procreate: Basics & Beyond before I take Portraits in Procreate: Mastering Media?
No, there is no required order. Both classes are designed to accommodate beginners. That said, the Basics & Beyond class is even more beginner-friendly than Mastering Media, so it is the perfect first step in your Procreate journey. You can take Basics & Beyond even if you've never used Procreate before whereas you should have basic familiarity with the app before taking Mastering Media.
Can I go at my own pace?
Yes! This is an on-demand class, and that means that you can go at your own pace and revisit the class content whenever you like because you have lifetime access.
What is your refund policy?
All sales of Portraits in Procreate: Basics & Beyond are final.
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