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February 4, 2021

Paint Poppies with Digital Acrylic Paint in Procreate

In this art demo, I show how to paint loose florals with acrylic brushes in Procreate, based on a photo.

Thanks to Erol Ahmed for making this photo (used for both reference and color palette) available freely on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/photos/NwV2nxIqOIU

Made using iPad Pro 2020 in the Procreate app with Apple Pencil, using brushes from the Painterly brush set, but you are very welcome to follow the tutorial with any oil or acrylic brushes you have.

Specific brushes used (in order of appearance): –

  • Cotton Duck Canvas – Large
  • Master Impressionist
  • Impressionist Multistroke 2
  • Flat Gesso
  • Thick Round Acrylic

Canvas size: 20 x 16 inches at 300 DPI.

I would love to see what you come up with! You’re very welcome to tag me on Instagram @alainajensen, use #alainajensenbrushes or share your work in our free facebook group

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Brushes used: Painterly

xo, alaina