How to Blend on Procreate
One of the easiest ways to learn how to blend on Procreate with brushes is by using a simple smudge tool. The first step in learning how to blend on Procreate with brushes is to locate the Brush Options icon found at the base of your screen. Once you’ve located this icon, double-click the Brush Selection Tool within the drawing palette to open up the selection palette
Some of the common blending using blend modes on the Procreate program are outlined below. These modes provide various options for how to blend the selected areas. This information is organized by the most common blending using brush options available. The next section will cover the various blending using modes.
Blending Options – Standard Blending Using a single smooth stroke, the standard blend mode, uses the active blending tool to create the effect. The stroke can be created using any suitable softwares such as paintbrush, pencils, and even smudging tools. It doesn’t matter if you’re working with solid shapes or fill patterns. The only limitation with standard blending is that you cannot use multiple blending mask layers. You can add them later.
Standard Clipping Mask – When using the standard clipping mask option, it requires a high-speed brush such as a paintbrush or pencil. To blend this method, start by selecting an area with a high-resolution texture. Next, place a blending brush in the middle of the high-resolution texture. Start applying a smooth blend. You can adjust the position and the size of this blend by moving your blend brush closer and further from the original area. If your object is blurred, simply remove it and start over.
Blending Complementary Colors Abbreviated Colors One of the most popular ways to create soft blended effects on the Procreate program is to apply them after the creation of your image. After you have loaded your image, go to the Blend tab. Select the new tab and click on the bladed object you want to blend. Click the plus sign to add these new complementary colors abreast of your current image.
Advanced Blending Tool – Uses the advanced blending tool you will be able to create some very interesting effects. This is another method where you need to choose the right brush. One recommended type of brush for this application is the soft circular brush. This type of brush will make softer and more defined blends.