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Children’s Illustration with Procreate: Paint Magical Scenes

A course by Lucy Fleming , Illustrator and Author

Illustrator and Author. Manchester, United Kingdom.
Joined November 2021

Delight young readers with magical illustrations by learning to paint enchanting scenes with charming characters in Procreate

  • Best seller
  • 97% positive reviews (401)
  • 21183 students
  • Audio: English, Turkish
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Delight young readers with magical illustrations by learning to paint enchanting scenes with charming characters in Procreate

A course by Lucy Fleming

One thing magic and children's illustration have in common is that anything is possible. Lucy Fleming loves to tell stories through the tip of her digital brush, depicting quirky characters and whimsical worlds with a flourish of magic. As an illustrator specializing in children’s books, she’s collaborated with publishers like Penguin Random House, Bloomsbury, Simon & Schuster, Macmillan, and HarperCollins.

In this online course, she teaches you her techniques to paint magical illustrations in Procreate. Explore brushes, layers, textures, and color to create enchanting scenes with charming characters. Paint artwork that fills young readers with a sense of wonder and delight.

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 15 downloads

About Me
2 minutes, 39 seconds
Influences
2 minutes, 56 seconds
Brushes
6 minutes, 48 seconds
Layers and Textures
8 minutes, 15 seconds
  • 97% positive reviews (401)
  • 21183 students
  • 16 lessons (2h 54m)
  • 15 additional resources (8 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English, Turkish
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Paint an illustration in Procreate depicting a magical scene centered around a main character.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Illustrators, artists, and anyone who wants to learn how to digitally paint scenes and characters for children’s books.

Requirements and materials

Basic notions of digital drawing or painting are recommended.

As for materials, you need an iPad with the Procreate app and an Apple Pencil, or stylus of your choice.


Reviews

21183 Students
401 Reviews
97% Positive ratings

Lucy Fleming

A course by Lucy Fleming

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Illustrator and Author

Lucy Fleming is an illustrator and author based in northern England.
After completing a degree in illustration at the University of Lincoln, she launched her freelance career, specializing in children's books. Her work is influenced by her love of storytelling and nature, often featuring quirky characters and whimsical worlds sprinkled with magic.

Lucy has illustrated children's books for major publishers including Penguin Random House, Bloomsbury, Simon & Schuster, Walker Books, Macmillan, and HarperCollins. She has also created artwork for brands like Unilever, as well as greetings cards, toys, puzzles, and packaging. She published his first author/illustrator picturebook Ella's Night Lights in 2020, which has been translated into multiple languages worldwide.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    An Introduction to Procreate: Prepping for Your Painting

    • Brushes
    • Layers and Textures
    • Rethinking a Classic: References, Inspiration, and Color Palette
  • U3

    Designing the Illustration and Learning Self-Critique

    • Thumbnailing and Composition
    • Analyzing and Selecting the Design
    • Building Textures and Coloring the Background 1
    • Building Textures and Coloring the Background 2
    • Coloring the Characters 1
    • Coloring the Characters 2
    • Coloring the Characters 3
    • Bringing Life into the Painting 1
    • Bringing Life into the Painting 2
  • U4

    The Finishing Flourishes

    • Extra Details and Adjustments
    • Exporting, Sharing, and Portfolio Tips
  • FP

    Final project

    • Children’s Illustration with Procreate: Paint Magical Scenes

What to expect from a Domestika course

  • Learn at your own pace

    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

  • Learn from the best professionals

    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

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  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

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Children’s Illustration with Procreate: Paint Magical Scenes. Illustration course by Lucy Fleming Best seller

Children’s Illustration with Procreate: Paint Magical Scenes

A course by Lucy Fleming
Illustrator and Author. Manchester, United Kingdom.
Joined November 2021
  • 97% positive reviews (401)
  • 21183 students