Using Procreate to take your tattoo art digital
4.7 (49 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
171 students enrolled

Using Procreate to take your tattoo art digital

Everything you need to know as a tattoo artist to use procreate and start making digital art
4.7 (49 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
171 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2018
English [Auto]
Current price: $20.99 Original price: $29.99 Discount: 30% off
5 hours left at this price!
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
Training 5 or more people?

Get your team access to 4,000+ top Udemy courses anytime, anywhere.

Try Udemy for Business
What you'll learn
  • Work up a complete work of tattoo themed art
  • Be able to translate the client's vision into an easily modifiable sketch to wow the client and collaborate more effectively
  • Apply their piece of art to the client in virtual space to show exactly how the piece will line up and interact with the existing work
  • Downloaded the Procreate app
  • ipad pro (any size) and the apple pencil
  • A desire to learn how to take your pen and paper designs and turn them into beautiful digital sketches

Have you ever wanted to find an easy, understandable way to take your existing art skills and move into the digital art space?

This is that course…..With simply the ipad and the amazing app of Procreate the same organic feeling we get from drawing on pencil and paper is paired with the digital ease of being able to change on the fly for clients and designs. 

There are larger more complex courses out there....this one is about action in an afternoon In this course your instructor Jesper Bram takes you through ONLY the tools you will need to get up and running immediately in procreate and start working with your client projects in the digital space .

Included in the course you get:

  • 14 video lessons that can be accessed from every major mobile platform (computer, phone, ipad)
  • Lifetime access to all of the lessons
  • Jesper Bram’s exclusive tattoo brushes that mirror the liners and shaders you use in your craft
  • Access to both Jesper Bram from Lowbrow Academy and Jeremy Hazel from 7th season studios
  • Lifetime access to all future course updates

With over 9000 students and a combined 40 years in the profession of professional art we are confident that we can take you from absolute novice, to getting you up and creating in an afternoon

At the end of the course you will be able to

  • Create and edit images in Procreate
  • Confidently execute in the digital art medium
  • Select, resize, and manipulate layers within an image
  • Take a piece from sketch all the way to full color in front of your client

Enough of us….let’s hear from a few of our students from other courses

“This is the most involving class I have taken on Udemy!”- David

This Is a 5 star class! The content I'm 5 lessons in and i feel like i got my money’s worth already. great class! UPDATE: 1/3 of the way in. Just finished a portrait, and i know my way around the software. Course just keeps getting better and better. , because this course is straightforward, presented in a logical pattern where each lesson build upon the past.”- Brian

Who this course is for:
  • Artists that love to draw tattoo themed art and are looking for a simple way to do it
  • Established and new tattoo artists that are ready to transition to the digital art movement
  • Anyone in the art field that has to pitch designs or concepts to clients
Course content
Expand all 15 lectures 01:17:06
+ Introduction
4 lectures 19:50

Welcome to the course.... in this video we walk you through:

  • The flow of the course 
  • What to expect from the course 
  • how to use the course in a modular fashion 
Preview 02:02 you have this program....Now what?

  • Basics of the interface 
  • how to get up and drawing opening a new document in Procreate 
Preview 03:23

Layers are fundamental to all digital this lesson 

  • What a layer is and how it works 
Preview 01:57

Now that e know what a layer is we cover the in depth conversation on layers 

  • Adjusting and adding layers
  • Reordering layers 
  • Deleting and creating layers 
Preview 12:28
+ Working with references
3 lectures 20:45

As tattoo artists we LOOOVE references, and procreate makes it easy to import and export references into your work 

  • How to import references from other areas
  • How to trace the references in procreate
Placing and tracing references into your art

Masking layers are tricky, but the use of them is essential to getting the piece right 

  • How to use mask layers to cover pieces of your art you do not want seen or drawn on 
Hiding and masking layers

Ready to take your paper art with you on the road...use the camera on your ipad to hold your reference library 

  • Using the camera to make sure references are always at hand
References- using the camera on the ipad to get reference images
+ All About Brushes for Tattoo Artists
2 lectures 09:29

Brushes are the heart and soul of this lesson we show you how to import a set of brushes 

Preview 02:36

Once you have the brushes you have to know how to work with this lecture we cover the adjustment of brush values before we begin coloring in the next section 

Brushes explained
+ Drawing Inking and coloring
6 lectures 27:02

Lining is essential to a good traditional tattoo, but it is not inherently simple in digital art 

  • Use of streamline to get smooth linework in digital art 
Drawing smooth lines on the ipad using the apple pencil

Once the line art is done ......time for the shading 

Shading -volume 1

Selection tools and the various adjustments are covered here 

  • How to select ONLY certain areas to be worked on 
  • How to adjust the sensitivity of the selection 
Adjusting threshold and sensitivity of your image and selection

Once the reference layer is set ,and you know how to we begin applying ink to paper.......

Shading volume 2

Once the shading is done. we wrap up and color the image to bring to a final state.

Coloring your image

Thank you from Jesper Bram and 7th Season Studios 

Thank you and parting commments