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The Best Procreate Brushes for iPad (Free & Premium Packs)

Procreate for iPad is a creative application for artists that makes use of the iPad’s sensitive display to draw directly on-screen. It’s becoming an increasingly popular tool with illustrator’s and letterers who enjoy being able to use traditional art techniques with handheld tools, without the disconnect between a graphics tablet and computer monitor. As with established software like Photoshop, Procreate incorporates brushes to simulate various media, such as paints, inks and pencils. There’s ...
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How pros make gradient calligraphy on iPads

Calligraphers continue to explore the possibilities of portable tablets for enhancing their craft, and few are doing more than Ian Barnard. Here's his latest tutorial, turning handwritten script into a neon-like gradient. Bonus video: just look at this hand-lettered banana: • How to do gradient & shadowed lettering in Procreate on the iPad Pro (YouTube / Ian Barnard)
Tags: Ipad, Art, Post, Video, Design, News, Writing, Lettering, Handwriting, Ian Barnard, Calligraphy, ProCreate

35 Inspiring Hand Lettered Designs on Every Day Objects

Motorcycle helmets, wooden signs and bananas. There’s a never ending source of solid objects that can be used as canvases for hand lettered artwork! Typically we see inspiring typographic designs on paper, but today’s inspiration showcase focuses on those that appear in more creative places, ranging from quite normal signage applications like shop windows and cafe walls, to the slightly more bizarre like hand tools and loaves of bread! Each one has been carefully illustrated by hand with ink and...
Tags: Art, Design, Roundup, Typography, Inspiration, Articles, Adam Johnson, Craig Black, Showcase, Richard Hart, Hand Lettering, Ian Barnard, Objects, Jen Mussari, Rob Draper

Gorgeous calligraphy using iPad and modified Apple Pencil

In addition to making amazing pen-and-ink calligraphy, Ian Barnard is great with an iPad and Apple Pencil. And the latter allows for do-overs if you make a mistake halfway (or more typically, on the final letter or stroke). (more…)
Tags: Ipad, Art, Post, Design, News, Apple Pencil, Handwriting, Ian Barnard, Calligraphy

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40 Floral Typography Designs that Combine Flowers & Text

A beautiful design trend that has emerged recently is the combination of flowers and text to produce elegant floral typography layouts. These designs merge botanical photographs or illustrations with bold typography compositions by intertwining the flower stems, petals and leaves around the letters, which results in a great sense of depth. In this showcase I present 40 brilliant examples of this floral typography design style. See how designers have used this effect to produce exhibition posters...
Tags: Art, Design, Typography, Articles, Illustration, Graphic Design, Flowers, Adobe Photoshop, Showcase, Floral, Ian Barnard, Aleksandr Gusakov, Kevin Bothua, Jordan Provo, Gregorio Marangon, Levchenko

Dancing Onegin: "This Ballet Is All About Emotion"

If the principal dancers in the Boston Ballet's upcoming performances of John Cranko's Onegin seem especially relaxed and comfortable on the Boston Opera House stage, then the audience can take a bow. That's because Boston isn't Milan. Two Boston Ballet principal dancers, Petra Conti and Eris Nezha performed for years at La Scala, where audiences are so demanding that it actually affects the way the dancers perform. "When I dance at La Scala," says Nezha, "the audience can be very challenging. T...
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