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Illustrating Fantastical Animals with Procreate

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Imagine fantastical characters and turn them into captivating illustrations by exploring poses, props, color, and lighting in Procreate
  • Introduction
  • Finding Ideas and References
  • Creating the Character
  • Refining the Piece
  • Final project
Through character illustration, you can journey into fantasy worlds that only exist in your imagination. Illustrator Julia Körner has created everything from ninja cats to adventurous foxes for games, children’s books, and more using digital tools and techniques.

In this online course, she teaches you how to illustrate eye-catching characters using Procreate. Develop a charming animal character from start to finish, exploring everything from clothing to poses. Let your creativity flow and draw amazing creatures full of magic.


  • About Me
  • Influences
  • My Approach to Character Design
  • Getting Started with Procreate
  • The Meaning of Shapes
  • Ideation, Mind Mapping, and Mood Board
  • Sketching
  • Defining the Character and the Pose
  • Clothes and Props Design
  • Creating Different Color Schemes 1
  • Creating Different Color Schemes 2
  • Light, Shadows, and Details
  • Creating a Simple Background
  • Final Touches and Exporting the File
  • Illustrating Fantastical Animals with Procreate

Taught by

Julia Körner


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