Lettering with Procreate: Master the App

A course by Ana Moreno
Designer and Lettering Artist. Cali, Colombia.
Joined July 2017
, Designer and Lettering Artist

Discover all the tools that Procreate offers to create professional and strong lettering pieces

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% Positive reviews (16)
  • 399 students
Lettering with Procreate: Master the App

Discover all the tools that Procreate offers to create professional and strong lettering pieces


Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% Positive reviews (16)
  • 399 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 21 Lessons (4h 20m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course


Procreate gives you the power to create professional art as quickly and naturally as if you were drawing on paper by allowing you to design digital letters with the stroke of your pen. That's why it's the number one app for Ana Moreno, designer and lettering artist who has worked with brands like Delirio, Pandora, and Universal Music for Jessie J.

In this course, learn how to create calligraphy and lettering pieces from start to finish using Procreate. Discover how to use the tools and features of this app to design letters with full-bodied personality and get the most out of your iPad.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. An adventure of letters
  • U2
    U2. The magic of Procreate tools
  • U3
    U3. Welcome to the world of letters
  • U4
    U4. Understanding the order and starting to create
  • U5
    U5. The epitome of adventure
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Begin the course with an introduction from your teacher, Ana Moreno. She tells you about how she stumbled into the world of letters, how she became a freelance designer, and the people that have inspired her throughout her journey.

Dive straight into the basics of Procreate and explore the interface and its main features. See the tools Ana uses most often while designing and configure some shortcuts to optimize your workflow Then, learn how to organize and work with layers efficiently and utilize the program's tools to make adjustments and apply a variety of effects.

Create some calligraphy brushes and test them out by drawing different types of letters like script, serif, and sans serif. Build on what you've learned and see how to add volume to your letters using the perspective and isometric drawing guides from Procreate.

Next, Ana walks you through her creative approach to a lettering project from scratch. Write a mock brief to give your project direction, compile ideas into a mood board, and create a color palette. Design your own stamp brush to give your piece a signature style and start working on your first sketches.

Once you have the definitive designs, let your imagination run wild and enhance your compositions by adding colors, textures, light, and shadows following Ana's advice. To finish up the course, learn how to export your pieces to share on social media and discover a simple technique to make your work easily accessible for your Instagram followers.

What is this course's project?

Design a set of three wallpapers for a smartphone using lettering as the main technique.

Who is it for?

Graphic designers and anyone interested in learning how to use the tools in Procreate to their full potential to make digital lettering designs.

What you need

Basic knowledge of calligraphy, lettering, and illustration is needed to take this course.

The only materials you need are an Apple Pencil and a compatible iPad.


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399 Students
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Ana Moreno

A course by Ana Moreno

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Designer and Lettering Artist

Ana Moreno, better known on social media as @lettering.iam, is a trained industrial designer who found her true passion in graphic design and her favorite form of expression in lettering. Her work can be found in a variety of contexts including murals, packaging, brand activations, and music videos.

Her letters have also been featured in publications like Black Mamba Magazine in El Salvador and the Ibero-American Illustration Index and have led to collaborate with clients such as Calzatodo, Delirio, Pandora, and Universal Music for Jessie J. Despite her flourishing career, what she finds most fulfilling are her personal projects, which she sees as a challenge to herself and her imagination and shares with more than 13K followers on Instagram.


Contents

  • U1

    An adventure of letters

    • Meet your adventure partner
    • Influences
  • U2

    The magic of Procreate tools

    • Understanding Procreate
    • Fail-proof layers
    • Layer Effects
    • Other settings
  • U3

    Welcome to the world of letters

    • Brushes
    • Most used fonts
    • Volume
  • U4

    Understanding the order and starting to create

    • Brief and Mood board
    • Support elements
    • Create your color palette
    • Create your pattern brush
    • Sketches and composition 1
    • Sketches and composition 2
  • U5

    The epitome of adventure

    • Adding color to our piece 1
    • Adding color to our piece 2
    • Adding color to our piece 3
    • Lights, shadows and textures 1
    • Lights, shadows and textures 2
    • Exporting our parts
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Lettering with Procreate: Master the App

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Lettering with Procreate: Master the App. A Calligraphy, and Typography course by Ana Moreno

Lettering with Procreate: Master the App

A course by Ana Moreno
Designer and Lettering Artist. Cali, Colombia.
Joined July 2017
  • 100% Positive reviews (16)
  • 399 students