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Adobe Fresco Tutorial – Easy Watercolor Blueberry Branch

Adobe fresco tutorial watercolor blueberry branch

Adobe Fresco Tutorial – Watercolor Berry Branch

I have always enjoyed working with real watercolors on a watercolor paper. I could spend hours just staring at colors mixing on the paper and the unique textures they create. Now I can experience the same thing, but digitally with Adobe Fresco’s watercolor brushes. Adobe Fresco is a free app (they have paid premium versions too, but you just need the free version for this tutorial) available for both iOS and Android. I hope this tutorial will inspire you to pick up your digital supplies (iPad/Android tablet and a stylus) and start creating something.

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Things mentioned in the Video:

Brushes used:

  • Watercolor wash Flat
  • FX Brushes Splatter 1 and Splatter 2
  • Painting > Canvas detail

Text used: Chandler42Regular Regular

Watch the Adobe fresco tutorial on how to use watercolor brushes to paint a blueberry branch here:

If you cannot view the video, you can find it here. While you are there, don’t forget to hit subscribe!

Here’s a written version of the Adobe fresco tutorial:

Berries are amazing elements to draw using watercolor brushes, as they have a distinct light and dark edges or rather a gradient. With watercolor brushes, you can create a 3D effect, highlighting the bright areas and giving emphasis to the dark areas. Overlapping leaves look even more real when painted with watercolor brushes. So we will make the best use of the live watercolor brushes to get almost real looking blueberry branch.

  • Create a document of any size. Mine was a square (2100 px) that comes by default with Fresco.
  • Bring in the sketch and the color palette. You can download them from the link provided above.
  • Change the blend mode for the sketch to multiply and set opacity to low.
  • Pick colors from the color palette and add it to the ‘Recent’ tab in your swatches.
  • Use the selection tool to select the leaves.
  • Paint the leaves with the watercolor wash brush (set water flow to high), light green on outer edges and dark green if it is overlapped by other leaves or blueberries.
  • Paint the leaves in separate layers, depending on how they are places.
  • Create a new layer and select the blueberries using selection tool.
  • Create a gradient using the 3 blue shades provided in the palette.
  • Without deselecting the selection, go to each leaf layer and delete the green from under the blueberries. This will prevent green from showing beneath the blueberries as watercolor brushes are pretty transparent.
  • Once done, click on delselect.
  • Now select the region to mark the eye of the blueberry and paint with dark blue.
  • Create a new layer and select the stalk and branches and paint with dark green.
  • Click on the text tool and add text.
  • Click on FX brushes and add splatter. I have used 2 different kinds of splatter. I modified the splatter 2 brush to give huge blobs of ink. Do not draw too many splatters as it will ruin the illustration.
  • Once you are done, you can click on share and export as PNG.

If you liked this tutorial, don’t forget to check out my previous tutorial on how to draw a fall wreath in Adobe Fresco.

I also have a whole playlist of Adobe Fresco tutorials on youtube which you can find here and the entire list of tutorials on this blog here.

I hope you have fun exploring this tool. If you get stuck somewhere, don’t forget to leave a comment and I’ll try to help you out! You can also share this post on Facebook and other social media to support me.

Adobe Fresco Tutorial – Watercolor Berry Branch

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Adobe Fresco Brand new Features 2021

Adobe Fresco brand new Features 2021

Adobe Fresco Brand new Features 2021

Not sure if you tuned into Adobe MAX 2020, but Adobe introduced a bunch of new features into FRESCO! So, if you haven’t started using Fresco yet, it’s time to download it. Unlike procreate, Fresco is available on windows/android systems as well. You can find Fresco here. If you have an older version of Fresco, make sure to update it to enjoy all these new features.

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Watch all the Adobe Fresco Brand new Features for 2021:

If you cannot view the video, you can find it here. While you are there, don’t forget to hit subscribe!

Things mentioned in the video:

Here’s a quick list of all the Adobe Fresco Brand new Features for 2021:

If you don’t want to watch the video (although I highly recommend it as I cover a lot more content and tips in the video), here’s a list of all the Adobe Fresco brand new features for 2021:

  • Fresco for iPhone
    • Unfortunately it’s only for iPhones right now, but don’t get discouraged. I’m sure they will expand to other platforms as well. You can use the mobile version to create sketches when inspiration strikes and then pick it up on your tablet when you have time to fully work on it. Although Apple pencil does not work on iPhone, you could get one of the cheap stylus that works with your phone and use it on the go.
  • Smudge Tool
    • Smudge all you want with the new smudge tool. Works great with charcoal brushes and pencil brushes. You can also use this tool to create unique blend of colors that can be used with multicolor eyedropper tool to create unique color swatches.
  • Multicolor eyedropper tool
    • This is not exactly a new feature but I thought I will include it nevertheless. I have a separate video on creating brushes using this tool, which has been linked above.
  • Pressure sensitivity
    • Want to mimic the way you use the pencil on a sheet of paper? Go to settings>input and adjust the pressure sensitivity for your stylus!
  • High Resolution Time-lapse
    • I’m sure you know that you can create a timelapse video of your artwork in the export tab. But now you can change the settings of this timelapse in settings>general>timelapse menu
  • Version History
    • Working across multiple devices and constant syncing creates one issue – CONFLICT files. Now in fresco you can find out exactly what version you are working on, so no more confusion and reworking on an old file.
  • Sharing and Feedback
    • Want to quickly send your artwork to client and get a feedback? No more exporting as image and emailing it. Just click on share and get feedback button.
  • Live streaming
    • You can now live stream directly onto your Behance account! I haven’t tried it yet but you should!
  • Adobe Capture Brushes
    • I mention this amazing app above. You can create amazing brushes in Adobe Capture. Now you can access these brushes in Adobe Fresco.
  • Send to Illustrator
    • If you remember, earlier you could not send your files to illustrator in an easy way. You had to export it as a PDF and transfer it to your mac/windows to work on it. Unlike Photoshop, where the files automatically showed up under the cloud files, Illustrator required few more steps. But now, just click on Share>Send to Illustrator.
  • Vector Trimming
    • As the name suggests, this works only on Vector brushes. No more erasing lines with an eraser and creating uneven lines. Make sure to enable Touch Shortcut in Settings menu.
  • Text Support
    • The MOST awaited feature! Now you can access all your Adobe Fonts on your Fresco! So many options to work with text!
  • Simplify vectors (Experimental feature)
    • Experimental feature – simplifying vector drawings.

If you liked this video and want to learn more above Fresco, I have a whole playlist of Adobe Fresco tutorials on youtube which you can find here and the entire list of tutorials on this blog here.

I hope you have fun exploring this tool. If you get stuck somewhere, don’t forget to leave a comment and I’ll try to help you out! You can also share this post on Facebook and other social media to support me.

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How to draw a Fall Wreath in Adobe Fresco

Fall wreath in Adobe fresco

Do you like fall? To be honest, I don’t. I like spring better! But I do love the fall colors. In our last week’s tutorial, we illustrated a fall landscape, and this in this tutorial we will learn to draw a fall wreath in Adobe Fresco. We will be using a combination of vector and pixel brushes for this illustration. Don’t worry, I will provide the sketch and color palette, scroll down for the link to download them.

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Watch the Video tutorial here on how to draw a fall wreath in Adobe Fresco:

If you cannot view the video, you can find it here. While you are there, don’t forget to hit subscribe!

What you will learn in this tutorial:

  • Bringing in sketches as images
  • Adjusting the image/sketch settings like blend modes (set to multiply) and opacity to make sure you can see the sketch from any layer and to work around if the image/sketch has a white background
  • Picking colors from images and adding it to your palette
  • Importance of drawing each element on. different layer to enable more freedom in choosing to arrange the illustration as you want
  • Using masking techniques to change color of any element even if you are towards the end of the illustration

If you liked this tutorial, don’t forget to check out my previous tutorial on how to illustrate a fall landscape in Adobe Fresco.

I also have a whole playlist of Adobe Fresco tutorials on youtube which you can find here and the entire list of tutorials on this blog here.

I hope you have fun exploring this tool. If you get stuck somewhere, don’t forget to leave a comment and I’ll try to help you out! You can also share this post on Facebook and other social media to support me.

Fall wreath in Adobe Fresco

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Easy Fall Illustration in Adobe Fresco

Fall Illustration in Adobe Fresco

Fall Illustration in Adobe Fresco

Fall is here and so is the cold! If you live in the northern hemisphere, you should be surrounded by beautiful warm colors right now. Let’s take this as an inspiration and create an illustration in Adobe Fresco. We will be using the vector brushes and masking techniques to create a beginner friendly fall landscape. Don’t worry if you are not good at drawing, I will provide the sketches so all you have to do is use it as a base and fill it objects! So, let’s get started!

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Download the sketch and the color palette here:

Watch the video tutorial on how to create a fall illustration in Adobe Fresco here:

If you cannot view the video, you can find it here. While you are there, don’t forget to hit subscribe!

What you will learn in this tutorial?

  • Create a fall illustration in Adobe Illustrator using simple shapes
  • Learn masking techniques to add textures and unique elements to the scenery

Key takeaways from this tutorial:

  1. I create this artwork in a ‘small postcard’ size, choose any size that feels right to you
  2. We will not be using any reference images, so you are free to use your imagination
  3. Download the sketch and color palette before you begin this tutorial. You can click on the image icon > Photos > import the sketch and color palette as images
  4. Press and hold on the individual colors on the color palette to pick the colors and add them to the RECENT section
  5. Use the Multiply option on your sketch layer to make sure the background does not affect the visibility
  6. Keep your sketch layer on top of all other subsequent layers
  7. You can choose to draw with Vector brushes, I used the basic brush under vector brush to draw the initial illustration
  8. You cannot make the entire illustration vector if you are using masking techniques, masking requires you to convert the layer to pixel layer
  9. I use the Gouache brushes from Kylie’s gouache brush set, which is free when you have Photoshop/Fresco subscription. If you don’t have this brush use the dry media brushes or rake brushes
  10. Export your art work as a PNG or JPEG

I hope you had fun creating this illustration as much as me! If you liked this tutorial don’t forget to like or leave a comment. You can also share this post on Facebook and other social media to support me.

Btw, I also have a redbubble store where I sell my designs. It would mean the would to me if you could check it out! You can click here to access my designs.

If you like Adobe Fresco, don’t forget to check out all my other tutorials on this amazing tool. You can find them all here.

Fall Illustration in Adobe Fresco

Procreate Tutorials

How to design a repeating pattern with Procreate 5X – New Method!

how to create a repeating pattern with procreate 5x

repeating pattern with procreate 5x

If you are interested in surface design, seamless/repeating patterns are a must on your portfolio. But creating professional looking patterns is not something everyone is aware of, especially when it comes to using only your iPad. In this tutorial, you will learn how to design a repeating pattern or a seamless pattern in Procreate 5X. Until now, creating a pattern in procreate was not an easy process. Well, it wasn’t exceptionally hard, but required a lot of patience and precision. Now, with Procreate 5X, we have a new feature – Transform with snapping to grid. The patterns created in this tutorial can be applied to wallpapers, comforters, pillows, dresses, fabrics and much more! So, let’s get started!

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Watch the video tutorial on how to create a REPEATING PATTERN with Procreate 5x

If you cannot view the video, you can find it here. While you are there, don’t forget to hit subscribe!

Download the color palette here:

Download it here.

This link will take you to a dropbox folder with the swatch. Download the swatch onto your iPad and import it into procreate.

What you will learn in this tutorial:

  • Learning to draw and color the artwork
  • How to arrange the elements to achieve a perfect looking repeating pattern
  • Beat ways to export your artwork so that it works with various online platforms for surface design.

Key takeaway points:

  1. Use the duplicate option to create a copy of your layers before you modify it. It’s always good to have a reset point, in case you have to start over from the beginning.
  2. When you create huge art boards with procreate, you will have to compromise with the number of layers. For eg., a 10,000px square will let you have only 4 layers! So plan your artwork well.
  3. Use markers to mark the corners of the artwork before you use the transform tool. It might seem unnecessary, but it will prove to be very useful when the artwork snaps at a random place instead of right in the center.
  4. Never let go of the transform tool until you see the orange/yellow lines. This is very important!
  5. Always make sure to check your pattern once you feel you are done with the basic pattern block. Sometimes it’s hard to see the gaps in the basic block, but it becomes very evident when you arrange it into a pattern.
  6. Never increase or decrease the size of your basic pattern tile/block, this messes up the quality of the artwork. Instead use the duplicate option to create a bigger pattern.
  7. If you plan on uploading the pattern to Spoonflower, just export the basic pattern tile/block as JPEG. Spoonflower automatically lets you create a repeating pattern on their website.
  8. If you plan on uploading to print on demand sites like Redbubble or Society6, you will have a create a different version, a repeating pattern in procreate as these websites don’t automatically create patterns from basic pattern tile/block. Also, the image size requirements for these sites are huge, so you will have to create a bigger art board.

See! It’s easy to create a repeating pattern with procreate 5x! If you liked this tutorial don’t forget to like or leave a comment. You can also share this post on Facebook and other social media to support me.

I also have a redbubble store where I sell my designs. It would mean the would to me if you could check it out! You can click here to access my designs.

If you like procreate, don’t forget to check out all my other tutorials on this amazing tool. You can find them all here.

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Procreate 5X – Cool New features

Procreate 5X new features

Procreate released it’s newest version last week – Procreate 5X. It is jam packed with some amazing new features, which we are going to explore in this post.

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Watch what’s new in Procreate 5X here:

If you cannot view the video, you can find it here. While you are there, don’t forget to hit subscribe!

Here’s a quick recap of what’s happening in the video:

Update to iPadOS 14 

It’s not enough to update your Procreate to 5X, you need to update your iPadOS to 14 as some features such as text scribble are updates from the OS and won’t work in procreate unless it’s on the latest version of iPadOS.

Private Layer

Ever used a reference image on one of the layers and it kept popping up in your time lapse video? Well, we have a solution in Procreate 5X! You can not include a private layer, which can be a file, photo or an image clicked from your camera. You can access all these features by swiping left on the Add a photo/file/take a photo option.

Text Scribble

This is a feature of the new iPadOS 14, hence doesn’t work if you haven’t updated your OS. You can now just scribble and it converts it to text. In procreate 5X, it works with the text tool and also any place where you can input text, for example in the name field of color palettes.

Reference

You don’t have to use the multi window option in iPad to keep the reference image on the side! You can access the reference photos directly in procreate 5X now!

Face Paint and Face paint animation

This option is available in the reference option, but is available ONLY on the new models. Unfortunately, my iPad does not support it, so I cannot go into detail about this feature.

Color Palettes

The new color palette feature is my favorite! You can now capture color palettes from photos and from your camera! This works so well for landscape painting, because you can now point your camera at the landscape and capture all the colors before starting to paint.

Color Fill

Now use the selection tool to select areas and fill with color, no need to drag and drop colors anymore!

Color drop from swatches

Before you could drop color only after selecting a color, but now you can fill an area with a color by directly dragging it from the swatches.

Where is Opacity?

Don’t worry, it’s still there. Click on the ‘N’ in layers and you will see it there.

Adjustments with Pencil

Before you could apply adjustments only on a layer level. But now you can use the Apple pencil to apply the adjustments to only the areas that you want to.

Bloom

Brightens everything, ideal for highlights.

Glitch

Not something I would use, but you can now add the glitch effect to your illustrations. They also come in various shapes!

Halftone

Use this to add manga/comic effect to your illustrations.

Chromatic Aberration

Another cool effect that I might not use so much.

New Tiny Menu

New menu with additional items when you are working with Adjustments.

Gradient Map

Don’t worry if there is no recolor option. You can use gradient maps to change colors of your artwork. Works well on black and white images too!

Transform snapping to Grid

Very helpful while creating seamless patterns!

Transform Bounding Box

Now more control of objects in tight spaces.

Quick Menus

Improve your workflow with Quick Menu. Procreate 5X now allows more than 1 quick menus.

Copy & Paste Menu

Procreate 5X has a new copy paste menu. Copy & paste is replaced by Duplicate, and you have a new option to Cut.

Crop & Resize

Allows you to change the DPI when working on an artwork.

BLUR setting in Brush settings

Forgot to mention the new BLUR setting in Brush settings – Wet Mix.

I hope you liked this post on the new features in Procreate 5X. If you like Procreate, don’t forget to watch all the tutorials on this wonderful app here.

Adobe Fresco Tutorials

How to create a Brush in Adobe Fresco

create a brush in Adobe fresco

You saw it right! Yes, we can create a brush in Adobe fresco! Before you get too excited, let me warn you. Brush creation in Adobe Fresco is not similar to creating one in Photoshop or Procreate. It doesn’t come with all the options these two programs provide. If you don’t understand what I’m talking about, checkout this tutorial on creating stamp brushes in Procreate. At the time of making this tutorial, there wasn’t an option to even save these brushes. The base pattern is mainly saved as a color swatch and modified to create a brush. The idea for this came from Adobe Fresco website, where they walk us through the multiple uses of the multicolor tool.

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Watch the Video Tutorial here:

If you cannot view the video, you can find it here. While you are there, don’t forget to hit subscribe!

How will we create a brush in Adobe Fresco?

As you must know, Fresco does not have a function for brush creation yet. It might be available in the near future, but we don’t know when!

  1. We’ll first create a base brush design using the vector brush
  2. Then we will sample this design using the multicolor eyedroppper tool
  3. Then we will add this sample to the Color swatches > Recent colors
  4. Next select the Pixel brush > Basic > Hard round ( you can also select live brushes) and select the brush sample as the color
  5. Tweak your brush in the brush settings to achieve the right brush
  6. Main setting to change here is the ‘Directional’ setting
  7. Use the spacing to adjust the distance between each brush design to create a continuous flow
  8. If your brush is displaying sideways, use the transform tool to rotate the brush design after step 1 and start all over again
  9. If you want to change the color of the brush, just go to Color > HSB settings> and adjust the Hue, saturation and brightness levels to get the desired colors

It is definitely a bit of an extra work, but totally worth it when you want to improve your workflow, especially when you are required to create a certain pattern over a huge area. Now that you have figured out how to create a brush in Adobe Fresco, you have so many new wonderful things waiting to be explored.

Key takeaways from how to create a brush in Adobe fresco

  • The main tool we would be using for this tutorial is called the Multicolor Eyedrop tool. The main functionality of this tool is to choose multiple colors in one shot and create a unique brush, but we will be using it to capture the brush design and create a brush instead.
  • Create your base brush design in any color other than black or white, this will later give the flexibility to change the brush color as and when you need.
  • You can create the base brush design with any type of brush – Pixel, live or vector brushes, but you can use this brush only with your Pixel and Live brushes. Vector brush will not allow you to choose this new brush swatch as a brush.
  • You might have to adjust the spacing for each new brush you create, as this depends on the base brush design.
  • The brushes that you create are saved as swatches, which means they are not accessible across other files in Fresco. This is because Fresco still doesn’t have a feature where you can save the colors that you generate within the app. Bummer, I know! Hopefully they will release this feature soon!

Did you like this tutorial on how to create a brush in Adobe Fresco? If yes, leave a comment below and let me know what brushes you are going to create!

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Adobe Fresco Tutorials

10 Cute Veggies & Fruits in Adobe Fresco

CUTE Veggies & Fruits in Adobe Fresco

Cute Veggies & Fruits in Adobe Fresco

Hello there!

Welcome back to another tutorial on the Amazing Adobe Fresco! Fresco has been a great tool for all those artists who love using Android devices, you see, Procreate is not available on platforms other than iPadOS/iOS and they don’t intend to release it on other platforms. If you don’t have Adobe Fresco on your device yet, go download it here.

In today’s tutorial, we will create some cute veggies and fruits in Adobe Fresco. The goal here is to create everything using vector brushes, and we will be using only one vector brush! Although I could go on creating for hours, I had to stop myself from drawing just 10, because otherwise this tutorial would be an hour long at least! We will be creating a funny pear, a ‘no expression’ blackberry, a casual carrot, a smiley strawberry, a sleepy lemon, a surprised broccoli, a cute tomato, a cutie pie orange, a chirpy apple and a happy fig! You can use the same technique to create cute illustrations out of any veggie or fruit you want.

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cute Veggies & Fruits in Adobe Fresco

Things we use in this tutorial:

  • Since our goal is to create cute veggies and fruits in Adobe Fresco, we would need any tablet/iPad with Adobe Fresco installed
  • Vector brushes – comes free with Fresco installation
  • An apple pencil or any stylus
  • Colors – I will be picking colors during the tutorial, I do not have a pre determined set of colors

Watch how to create cute Veggies & Fruits in Adobe Fresco here:

If you cannot view the video, you can find it here.

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Difference between Pixel and Vector Brushes:

Adobe Fresco comes with 3 different kinds of brushes – Pixel, Vector and Live brushes. In this tutorial, we will concentrate on Vector brushes and I have a very good reason for it. The brushes are highlighted with a unique symbol, and you cannot have both brushes on the same layer, Fresco automatically creates a new layer when you switch brushes. Although we get only a limited number of brush options under Vector brushes, they have certain advantages that makes it worthwhile to use them.

Since we will be illustrating with Vector brushes, you don’t have to worry too much about the document size or the brush sizes. Unlike Pixel brushes, illustrations done with solely Vector brushes can be scaled to any size without losing any information. That is, the illustrations remain crisp and clear even after increasing or decreasing their size! Hence, vector brushes are my most preferred brushes when it comes to illustrating.

But, Vector brushes also have limitations, you cannot use mask layer option as this requires the layer to be a pixel layer. You also have a limited set of brushes to work with. Which brush you choose for your illustration depends on what you intend to do with the illustration and what you are comfortable with. So, this exercise is just to show you how to make use of vector brushes, if you like pixel brushes more, create these illustrations with pixel brushes!

If you like Adobe Fresco tutorials, don’t forget to check them all out!

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You can also find the tutorials here.

If you want to learn how to use these illustrations with Adobe Illustrator to create a seamless pattern, check out this tutorial.

Do you have any questions regarding Adobe Fresco, are you struggling with something or wondering how to use a tool, let me know in the comments below! Also, do let me know if there is anything I can do to make these tutorials more informative or more useful to you.

I hope you have fun with Fresco, keep creating!

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10 new adobe fresco tips! 2020!

I have never done a video on tips and tricks for any of the softwares that I use, but I thought it would be great to do one on Adobe Fresco tips as people are still learning about this awesome tool. There are so many hidden features in Fresco that no one talks about. I have covered some of these in my previous videos, but some are totally new!

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Adobe Fresco Tips 2020

Things mentioned in the Video:

Adobe Capture

How to download Free brushes in Fresco

How to paint with Oil brushes in Fresco

How to paint with Watercolor brushes in Fresco

Watch all the 10 Adobe Fresco Tips and Tricks here:

If you cannot view the video, you can find it here.

While you are there, don’t forget to hit subscribe!

Here’s a summary of the video:

  • Free brushes
    • Adobe offers hundreds of free brushes for its subscribers. All you have to do is click on the + icon in the brush menu>Get more brushes and it takes you to the adobe website where you can download all the brushes! There are so many and all of them are wonderful!
  • Shapes and Adobe Capture
    • Fresco comes with 3 types of inbuilt shapes – Circle, Square and Polygon. You can edit the number of edges on the polygon to suit your needs. Apart from that, you can also use the vector elements that you gathered using Adobe capture. You can either fill the shape with a single color, erase a shape or use it as a mask.
  • Ruler
    • At the time this tutorial was made, we were still not able to create a straight line by holding the pencil in position for few seconds. Fresco’s solution is Ruler. You can find it the bottom right corner. I mainly use it draw grids for my lettering or for drawing perspective grids.
  • Vector illustrations – integration with Illustrator
    • You can create vector illustrations and then transfer to Illustrator to finish the work. Did you know that you can access all your fresco work under ‘cloud documents’ in Photoshop?
  • Experimental features
    • As the name suggest, this is where anything that Adobe is experimenting on shows up. You will see an option to turn on this feature if there is anything that is being released on a test basis.
  • Blend Modes
    • Create stunning effects using the blend mode on Fresco. They work the same way as in Procreate or Photoshop.
  • Live brushes work differently when used with the Touch shortcut
    • Try this out with watercolor brushes, especially for mixing colors!
  • Touch shortcut works as an erase tool
    • You can disable this in settings but why would you! Using the touch shortcut immediately changes to eraser mode while using the same brush setting.
  • Paint bucket tool
    • Want to color huge areas with a single color? You don’t need to drag and drop the color, just use the paint bucket tool. Only drawback is that the area needs to be completely closed off in order for the paint bucket tool to work.
  • Used colours show up on recent colors tab
    • Very handy when you need to document the colors used in an artwork. If you click on ALL, you will find all your color themes from the Adobe library, yes, the one you have on your Photoshop and Illustrator!

Bonus Tip: Move color picker and brush functions

This is one of those Adobe Fresco Tips that is really handy when you are changing colors and using multiple brushes in the illustration. Instead of going through the frustration of clicking on brushes and colors alternatively, just pull the menu out on the artwork and work with them simultaneously!

If you liked these Adobe Fresco Tips, don’t forget to check out my other tutorials on this tool:

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Did you like these tips? Are you enjoying Fresco so far? Let me know in the comments!

 

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