How to Draw a Mid-Century Style Illustration // Stay Home and Draw

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Follow along with me as I show you how to draw a cute character in a midcentury illustration style in Procreate. This artwork was inspired by the Making Art Everyday challenge. The theme for April was “Weather + Art Styles”.  The focus is to draw various elements of weather while exploring a variety of different art styles, one of them being mid-century style! The drawing prompt for this piece is “wind.” For more art-style inspiration, see my article, 30 Art Styles to Try in Procreate. You can also see how I used the Procreate animation feature to animate the leaves on this drawing!

Canvas Size Used: 5000×4500 Pixels

Brushes Used: Inker, Fat Inker, Bleeding Edge, and Dotty from Midcentury Illustrator’s Kit by Bardot Brush. Press Fine and Press Rough from Texture Maker by Bardot Brush.

This video was a part of our Stay Home and Draw series of live stream draw-alongs and tutorials.

Brushes Used in This Tutorial

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