Are you in search of an innovative approach to rejuvenate surface pattern designs and elevate the allure of wall art pieces? Look no further! With the effortless digital marbling technique in Procreate, you can achieve just that. Faux marbling involves the process of preparing and finishing a surface to replicate the opulent appearance of polished marble, alcohol ink, Ebru, Suminagshi, or the contemporary acrylic pouring trend.
In this comprehensive class, Procreate: Master Digital Marbling and Alcohol Ink, we will delve into the realm of digital alcohol ink marbling. You will learn to craft exquisite abstract art pieces that can emulate various design and painting techniques prevalent in contemporary art. The beauty of these methods lies in their swift execution without the need for extensive materials or cleanup, making it an art form in its own right.
Throughout the class, I will guide you through the process of creating beautiful pieces reminiscent of alcohol ink or other coveted finishes. The allure of this technique in Procreate lies in its adaptability, allowing you to authentically and intuitively craft unique artworks as you master the method.
I will demonstrate a multitude of tools and techniques, providing in-depth demonstrations ranging from foundational principles to advanced finesse and the addition of sophisticated accents. Additionally, I will share numerous Procreate tips and tricks, including brush importation and incorporating foil accents. The best part? You can accomplish all of this without the hassle of a messy workspace or the need for protective gear.
Key Concepts for the Course
- Learning the Procreate liquify tools and options
- Working with color and enriching with luminance brushes
- Experimenting with Procreate blending modes
- Using hue and saturation to adjust color
- Clipping masks and incorporating imported textures
- Purchasing and installing brushes
- Working with purchased brushes
- Importing reference images and utilizing a split screen
This course is suitable for individuals regardless of their intended use for the art. Whether you prefer using only the native Procreate brushes or want to explore the potential of purchased assets, this course will guide you to work efficiently and professionally. Prior knowledge of Procreate, marbling, or alcohol ink is not required to enrol in this class. If you're inclined towards intuitive creation or seeking a therapeutic outlet, you will find these techniques highly gratifying. The course duration is less than 1 hour, and it is suitable for individuals of all skill levels. Even if you've never used Procreate before, you can expect to succeed after completing this course!
Finding Inspiration and References
In the first lesson, I will showcase the inspiration behind my work and guide you on where to discover additional information. You will learn how to effectively utilize the references you find.
Initial Painting, Texturizing, and Liquifying Techniques
During this lesson, I will elucidate my process for painting the initial layout and instruct you on adding texture. We will then delve into the liquifying process, followed by enhancing the texture and interest using various paints and liquify settings.
Enhancing Artwork with Accents and Textural Elements
In this lesson, I will demonstrate a method for incorporating glitter and gold accents, along with adding texture and grunge. Additionally, I will explain the process of liquifying multiple layers.
Incorporating Purchased Brushes
Here, I will guide you through the process of integrating a purchased brush set and showcase the utilization of several brushes from the imported set. You will learn how to seamlessly blend different techniques and integrate purchased brush strokes into your designs.
Adding Intricate Gold and Glitter Details
This lesson will focus on experimenting with the imported brush set by Alaina Jensen. We will explore various methods of adding interest, including gold spatter, gold foil, and glitter brushes, while also enhancing depth and texture in areas of marbling and color.
Conclusion and Next Steps
In the final segment, we will examine color options and their appearance as mockups. This will summarize all our discussions and provide you with the motivation and guidance to commence your creative journey today!
You will get guidance from an instructor with over 40 years of experience in the graphic design industry and education, lasting approximately 1 hour. I have the proficiency in various approaches to tackle each design challenge.
What you'll learn
The key concepts I will include are:
- learning the Procreate liquify tools and options
- working with colour and adding richness with luminance brushes
- experimenting with Procreate blending modes
- using hue and saturation to adjust color
- clipping masks and imported textures
- buying and installing brushes
- working with purchased brushes
- importing reference and working with a split screen
Concepts covered include but are not limited to Procreate filter techniques, Procreate brushes, buying and importing assets, hue and saturation, liquify, all liquify settings such as twirl, pinch, expand, crystallize, Procreate export and airdrop, layer adjustments, hue and saturation adjustment layers, clipping mask layers, alternate backgrounds, color, importing and organizing brushes in Procreate, marbling and alcohol ink production workflow best practices, and much more.