How to Use An Overlay in Procreate (Version 1)

Here I am going to show you how to use an overlay in Procreate on your iPad!
Version #1 (There are multiple ways you can use an overlay in Procreate.

Step 1 – Open a new artwork.

Step 2 – Click on the wrench icon at the top left, then click the add button.

Step 3 – Click Insert a file (or insert a photo) what you click on will depend on where you saved your pattern to.

Step 4 – Choose your file / photo you want.

Step 5 – Make sure to cover the whole board (or part if you won’t use the entire space).

Step 6 – Create a new layer.

Step 7 – Fill the layer in with white.

Step 8 – Click the eraser and select the brush you would like to use.

VOILA! You’ve just used an overlay!

Watercolor Design I Used

Please share your creations below! :smiley:


And here’s another method I’ve not tried for using an overlay! I’ve only created overlays with clipping masks. Thank you for sharing more options in your tutorials! :slight_smile:

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Not a problem! :hearts: Always happy to help someone learn something new!

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