Procreate Lettering: How to Use a Clipping Mask

Want to learn how to use a clipping mask AND create a gorgeous quote using Procreate lettering techniques? In today’s tutorial, you’ll be able to do all of that plus it includes a metallic background for free!

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Want to learn how to use a clipping mask AND create a gorgeous quote using Procreate lettering techniques? In today's tutorial, you'll be able to do all of that plus it includes a metallic background for free! #procreate #lettering #clippingmask #digitalart

Procreate Lettering: How to Use a Clipping Mask

In this tutorial, I’ll be using one of my favorite brushes and a customized metallic background (created by yours truly) that is just for… you! All links, hardware, and a written tutorial can be found below the video.

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How to Use a Clipping Mask: Written Tutorial
  • Open your Procreate app, create a new canvas, and turn on your Drawing Grid.
  • Start by sketching out your quote with the 6B Pencil Brush.
  • Turn down the opacity on your quote sketch.
  • Create another layer and draw out a cleaner version of your quote.
  • Delete your quote sketch layer.
  • Download the free Metallic Background at the link above and save to your photo album on your iPad.
  • Using the Actions menu (wrench icon) click on the Add icon, click on Insert a photo, and select the Metallic Background from your photo album.
  • Open your Layers panel and you’ll see the Metallic Beckground on its own layer. Tap on that layer and click on the Clipping Mask Option.
  • Next, in the Layers panel swipe left on your completed quote and select duplicate.
  • Click on the Transform button (arrow icon) and move your duplicate layer down and to the left to create a shadow.
  • In the Adjustments menu (wand-like icon) click on Gaussian Blur. Using slide your pencil from the left to right on the screen until you see the percentage between 6-8%.
  • Last, turn down the opacity on this layer to complete the shadow effect.
  • All done!

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Procreate Lettering: How to Use a Clipping Mask

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