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Quick paintings from photos using Procreate Reference Panel

Quick paintings from photos using Procreate Reference Panel

Recently I have been using Procreate’s excellent Reference Panel tool to create quick “Ruff” paintings on my iPad.  You can watch the 7 min video of how I made the painting below by clicking here. I call them “Ruff” paintings because the idea is that they’re not supposed to be a finished painting – they

A fine line – best sketch apps for creating an outline from a photo

Do you know of a good OUTLINE app out there for creating thick, clean and stylised outlines like the image below created in PicsArt? – which is almost perfect by the way. You can see the original photo directly below this PicsArt outline. I’m obsessed with lines; quality of line and mark-making. For those of

New Video – Procreate 5 new features

Here’s a new step-by-step video I just posted on some of the fun things you can do with some of Procreate 5’s new features to introduce some interesting effects to your digital collages. I also mash it up a bit with an old app that I’m a bit in love with “Imaengine.” See the video

jun yamaguchi image single figure in empty blue purple landscape

Apps Uncovered – 5 April 2020

Selected by Nicki Fitz-Gerald The overarching theme is mood. This is a selection of images (and one poem) that made me feel something. The images in the Flickr group are a balance of what you are experiencing and some hope for the future. This week’s gallery is a mixed bag of both. Words don’t seem

Apps Uncovered 29 March 2020

Selected by Nicki Fitz-Gerald  More photographic contemplation including some glimpses of hope expressed in colour, form and composition. Enjoy this week’s crop of images in Apps Uncovered… …but first, don’t miss these 3 IPC giveaways, just released for iPC subscribers: 3 SUBSCRIBER GIVEAWAYS – Grab them now! For EVERY iPC subscriber, I have a copy of

VIDEO – 2 Blur App favourites

2 Blur App favourites. Some of you who’ve been making images with your iPhones for the last decade will remember tho queen of blur apps, BlurFX. BlurFX was absolutely one of my favourite apps; a dedicated blur app for adding a really special quality, median blur effect like the ones below. There was simply  nothing

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