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Which app/software are the brushes for?

The brushes and digital drawing tools are made for the iPad version of Procreate.

How to download brushes and add-ons?

  1. After your purchase, you will receive a confirmation email. Click on the button inviting you to log into your account.
  2. Once logged in, head to your Library and select the product you want to download.
  3. Select Download + Instructions.
  4. Locate the Downloads section on the right side of the page.

  5. Simply click on the file name in blue to start your download!


Note: Depending on the product you purchased and your Internet connection, this might take a while.
Pro tip: I recommend downloading your files directly on your iPad since sending them from your phone or computer might be tricky because of the file size. If you are not currently on your iPad, copy the URL from your browser and paste it into your iPad's browser of choice.

Once your files are on your iPad (they will be located in the Files app), follow the steps outlined in the next section to install and use your new drawing tools 😊

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How to install & use...

Procreate Brushes:

  1. Locate the file(s) on your iPad (usually a zip file in your Files app).
  2. Tap on the file(s) to unzip.
  3. Locate the file(s) with the extension .brushet and tap on it.
  4. Next time you open Procreate, your brushes will be at the top of your brush list (you might have to scroll up a bit to see them).

Check out this blog post for step-by-step instructions with images.

Or watch the video tutorial: https://youtu.be/cGkD06c6HTo

Procreate Color Palettes:

  1. Locate the file(s) on your iPad (usually a zip file in your Files app).
  2. Tap on the file(s) to unzip.
  3. Locate the file(s) with the extension .swatches and tap on it.
  4. Next time you open Procreate, your palettes will be at the bottom of your brush list.

Check out this blog post for step-by-step instructions with images.

Procreate Pre-Textured files & Templates:

  1. Locate the file(s) on your iPad (usually a zip file in your Files app).
  2. Tap on the file(s) to unzip.
  3. Locate the file(s) with the extension .procreate and tap on it.
  4. Next time you open Procreate, your file(s) will be at the top of your Gallery.

Watch the process: https://youtu.be/gKkSbP7saQU

Splotches & Textures:

The color splotches and paper textures are meant to be imported and used as a quick way to add textures to an illustration.
Here's a good example of what that could mean in terms of workflow: https://youtu.be/2dtLwmuX7W4 (around 05:30)
 
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About Illustration From Scratch
 

Is the course a subscription? How long do I have access to the content?

Once you purchase the course, it's yours forever! No subscription, no renewal, just simple lifetime access 😊

Do I need specific tools to follow along?

Not at all! The course covers general concepts, not tool-specific techniques. I will be creating my own illustration using Procreate on the iPad Pro, but you can follow along using any drawing tools of your choice, such as:

  • Pencil and paper
  • Tablet
  • Computer

That being said, the course includes advice for using both traditional and digital tools in modules like sketching, coloring, and shading.

Does the course include brushes?

Since the content is made for all drawing tools, the course doesn't include brushes.
Update for Procreate users: the brushes I use to create my own illustrations are now available as an add-on at checkout.

 

Is there a guarantee? What is your refund policy?

Absolutely! If you're not happy with Illustration From Scratch, reach out to me within 14 days of purchase to get a full refund, no questions asked.
Send emails to [email protected]

 

Who this course is for:

• You want to draw illustrations on your own, or you want to improve so you can start to like your own art.

• You are excited to draw and are ready to do short exercises as well as taking the time to play around and complete the different project sections.

• You are a beginner artist looking for a proven creative process or an intermediate artist looking to take their art to the next level.

 

Who this course is NOT for:

• You are looking to copy a specific illustration by following a step-by-step tutorial. This course is made to show you how you can start drawing on your own, no matter your level. Lucky for you, I have over 200 step-by-step tutorials on YouTube, so feel free to check those out instead!

• You are not ready to grab your drawing tools and practice; you only plan on memorizing the theory. Spoiler alert: it won't work!

• You are looking for in-depth, advanced theory on a very specific concept. This course is made to help anyone start or improve their drawing journey in the shortest amount of time possible, all while being hands-on from day 1. More specific courses will follow soon!

 
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Other FAQ's
 

Is Geneviève available to work on my project?

Unfortunately, Geneviève is not taking on new projects at the moment.

Can I sell an illustration I created following a YouTube tutorial or use it on a product for sale?

I would strongly recommend avoiding selling products with an illustration made by following one of my step-by-step drawing tutorials.
It's a bit of a gray area legally, and it can get quite tricky for the seller; I used to allow it, but I've seen many people get their store (Etsy, redbubble, etc.) taken down because they were using what the sites considered copyrighted work.

Can I add an illustration I created following a YouTube tutorial to my portfolio?

Portfolios are meant to display an illustrator's personal style and abilities. For that reason, you cannot add illustrations based on YouTube videos to your own portfolio.

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