Thanks to Procreate, designing characters for the entertainment industry can be done on the iPad. In this book for newcomers to the software, or for those wanting to refresh their knowledge, several experienced designers and artists demonstrate how they do it in practical terms, sharing not only their professional tips and tricks, but also how the traditional character design process translates to Procreate. Whether you sketch or paint, draw from reality, or dream up new concepts, you will become fluent in using Procreate for all stages of character design. The thorough Getting Started section spotlights the specific Procreate tools, such as Gestures, Brushes, Layers, and Adjustments, that bring your characters to life. Next, the Quick Tips chapter lets you concentrate on the tools you need to perfect vital elements of your character, including hair, eyes, lips, noses, and fabric for clothes. Also covered is the process of simplifying your characters - an essential step to achieving an impactful design. These invaluable introductory chapters are followed by the opportunity to observe and practice the techniques as part of a real-world workflow. Seven professional character designers demonstrate in step-by-step projects how to use Procreate's tools to successfully evolve a character from initial thumbnails to final hero pose. Whether or not you have used Procreate before, whether you are opening the software for the first time or looking to reignite your creative skills, Beginner's Guide to Procreate: Characters ensures your character ideas and concepts can become fully realized creations on the iPad screen.