What is procreate?
Procreate is a raster graphics editorapp for digital painting developed and published by Savage Interactive for iOS and iPadOS. Designed in response to the artistic possibilities of the iPad, it was launched on the App Store (iOS) in 2011.
Before we dig in, here are some helpful shortcuts to save you time as you get familiar with Procreate!
Rotate: Place 2 fingers on the screen and rotate.
Zoom In: Place 2 fingers on the screen as if you’re pinching it, and then move them out.
Zoom Out: Place 2 fingers on the screen and then move them, as if you’re pinching the screen.
Cut/Copy/Paste: Swipe down with 3 fingers
Undo: Tap the screen with 2 fingers. If you want to undo multiple actions, hold down with 2 fingers.
Redo: Tap the screen with 3 fingers. If you want to redo multiple actions, hold down with 3 fingers.
Clear Screen: Place 3 fingers on the screen and swipe from side to side in a ‘scrubbing’ motion.
Full Screen: Tap the screen with 4 fingers.
Perfect Lines: Draw a line and hold your pencil down on the screen until a perfectly straight and smooth line is created.