The Procreate Illustration School is the ultimate learning experience to help you level up your digital illustrations.

This comprehensive course will teach you the fundamentals of composition, shading, texture application and earning money from your artwork.

Your instructor team features four Procreate masters: Peggy Dean, Floortje Visser, Lisa Glanz and Nathan Brown. Combined, they have decades of illustration experience and have generated millions from their art. This is your chance to learn from the very best.

The Procreate Illustration School features over 4 hours of practical lessons, including:


How To Make Money From Your Procreate Artwork (70 minutes)

Are you interested in making money from your Procreate artwork? This masterclass from illustration powerhouse Peggy Dean provides a range of super practical techniques and opportunities to earn from your artwork.

Inside this class you’ll learn:

  • Understanding active vs passive income
  • The importance of contracts
  • Stock sites – are they worth it?
  • Working with print on demand
  • Leveraging collaborations
  • Using artist pledge sites
  • Teaching opportunities
  • How to create unique design assets that actually sell
  • Capitalising on trends
  • Capturing timeless subjects
  • Being trendy without being trendy
  • How to be ahead of the curve
  • Creating in collections
  • How to pitch your creative work
  • BONUS: How to make your own mockup

Learn Composition Techniques to Improve Your Artwork in Procreate (42 minutes)

Composition is the cornerstone of successful illustrative work. In this masterclass, Floortje Visser teaches you:

  • How to understand focal point: color, light & contrast, blur & focus, motion
  • How to create balance in your compositions: rule of thirds, horizon shift, golden ratio & triangle
  • Common composition issues, and how to overcome them: space, crowding, repletion, tangents, leading lines
  • How to properly plan and apply strong composition to any artwork
  • Fine tuning: color balance & layers, contrast, blur & focus

How to Create and Use Texture in Drawings in Procreate (56 minutes)

Lisa Glanz leads a masterclass on how to work with textures successfully in Procreate. In this class you’ll learn more than 10 actionable texturing techniques, including:

  • How to use texture brushes
  • How to layer colour to add texture to your compositions
  • How to create your own stamp brush in Procreate
  • Using clipping masks to apply texture
  • Using alpha lock to apply texture
  • Using masks to apply texture
  • Creating your own custom texture brush
  • Working with selections to apply texture
  • Drawing your own texture from scratch
  • Applying finishing touches to your artwork
  • Using lighting to add dimension and texture
  • Applying paper texture to your artwork

Learn to Use Shading, Values and Techniques in Procreate (75 minutes)

The masterclass from Nathan Brown covers the basics of shading in Procreate. You will learn:

  • The purpose of shading & how to convey 3D space
  • Understanding light and shadow: values, contrast & lighting
  • Key shading techniques
  • How to shade using colour: master values, contrast & depth
  • How to shade a complex form

Included in this set:

4 practical lessons:
  • Learn Composition Techniques to Improve Your Artwork in Procreate (42 minutes)
  • Learn to Use Shading, Values and Techniques in Procreate (75 minutes)
  • How to Create and Use Texture in Drawings in Procreate (56 minutes)
  • How To Make Money From Your Procreate Artwork (70 minutes)
Easy Lesson Access:
  • Permanent Access - No time limit for undertaking the course
  • Lessons available to stream anytime via your Design Cuts account
  • High Quality Video - Quality options matched to your connection
Bonus Assets:
  • Nathan's Gouache and Pencil Procreate brushes
  • 5 Procreate artwork source files
  • Composition cheat sheet
  • Composition guides: golden ratio, golden triangles, rule of thirds
  • Lisa Glanz’s art + texture brushes
  • Procreate bonus swatches
  • 90s colour palettes
  • Artwork submission tracker template

Zipped File Size: 231.7 MB

File Types Included: BRUSHSET

Software Compatibility: Procreate .

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  1. Lori

    I’m having trouble registering for this LIVE. Is it because I already purchased the course?

  2. Nenny

    Hi, may I know whose Gouache and Pencil bruses are there in the Bonus Set?

    • Gina Tomes

      That’s a great question Nenny! Nathan contributed the Gouache and Pencil brushes, and Lisa contributed texture brushes :)

  3. Erin

    Are these classes live? Or will we have access to them forever to watch at our leisure? :)

    • Fran Adams

      Hey Erin,
      It’s great to see that you’re interested in our new Procreate Illustration School.
      If you decide to take this course, the lessons will be available for you to stream anytime from your Design Cuts account, and you’ll have permanent access to them :)

  4. Gail H

    Do you have to attend live or is there play back?

    • Fran Adams

      Hey Gail,
      Don’t worry about having to attend our Procreate Illustration School live.
      We understand that everyone has different schedules, so the lessons will be available to stream anytime from your Design Cuts account :)

  5. Beth Davies

    This looks amazing, is it a fixed date or a learn in own time course? Maybe is missed the bit where it says dates. Thanks

    • Fran Adams

      Hey Beth,
      I’m glad that our new Procreate Illustration School has caught your eye.
      There’s no fixed date for this course. You can watch the lessons anytime from your Design Cuts account, and there’s no time limit to finish the course :)


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