How to Make a Gradient in Procreate

If you want to see how to make a mandala in Procreate, click here

Let’s make this mandala have a gradient!

First you will need to alpha lock the layer. You can do this by tapping on the layer and selecting alpha lock, or using two fingers to swipe right. It will look like this:

You can change the color by selecting a new color from the color week and then tapping the layer and clicking ‘fill layer’

Now I ave gone and added some colors in random spots:

To make the gradient you will want to hit the adjustments tool, and then select gaussian blur.

Slide to the right or left to make it to the percent that you want. For this one I chose 11.5%

And you’re done!

You can use this technique for backgrounds, for your lettering, and more!

Let me know if you have any other requests for Procreate tutorials! :slight_smile:

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