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With the combination of Apple iPad (Pro) and Apple Pencil, digital drawing and painting has become not only super easy, but also mobile. One app that is repeatedly recommended for this is Procreate. As a go-to solution for beginners and advanced users, it has also found its way into our drawing app list for the iPad (Part 1 and Part 2). But how do you get maximum performance out of the app? How do you best use the individual options, functions and tools? These and other questions are answered in the good and very good rated Procreate manuals.
The first book with an average rating of 4,6 out of 5 stars is called "Digital Painting with Procreate: Digital Painting on the iPad" and comes from mitp Kreativ Verlag. It was published on October 30, 2020 and is therefore still quite up-to-date. The introduction to using the app, various sample projects and the individual tools and options are dealt with on 216 pages. You can take a look at the book on the product page throw. In addition to the paperback, there is also a Kindle version.
Even more up-to-date and 92% rated with 5 stars is the book "Procreate: Digital drawing on the iPad", which was published on May 31, 2021 by Rheinwerk Design Verlag. On the 286 pages you will discover a general introduction, the explanation of the gallery, user interface, actions, adjustments, layers, brushes, colors, text and more. Furthermore, the practical gesture control is discussed. Finally, there are application examples and three workshops, thanks to which what you have learned can be consolidated. A look at the book and the opportunity to buy it can be found on the product page.
If you want to use Procreate on the Apple iPad for hand lettering or iPad lettering, there is also a manual for this. "Hand lettering digital: iPad lettering with Procreate" was also launched on December 20, 2019 by Rheinwerk Design Verlag. The book, with an average of 4,7 out of 5 stars, has 188 pages and four chapters. These offer an introduction to digital lettering, getting to know the Procreate app, various lettering techniques and options for finalizing and presenting your own creations. You can take a look at the book and buy it with this link to the product page.
After graduating from high school, Johannes completed an apprenticeship as a business assistant specializing in foreign languages. But then he decided to research and write, which resulted in his independence. For several years he has been working for Sir Apfelot, among others. His articles include product introductions, news, manuals, video games, consoles, and more. He follows Apple keynotes live via stream.
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