Nikko takes you in a different artistic direction with a comic-book style. He shows you the techniques to create a great-looking comic character, reveals his inspirations, tips and tricks, and gives you 5 BONUS comic book brushes!

Level: Length: Language:
Intermediate 59:20 English

Nikko takes you on an amazing, creative journey with the iPad as your sketchbook. He guides you step-by-step, revealing how to get the most out of this inspiring new art tool.

Note: This course is structured for students with an intermediate knowledge of Procreate. A basic understanding of the interface and tools is recommended.

Starting with a blank canvas and ending with a stunning, richly detailed artwork, this course is a step-by-step look at how Nikko constructs an image in a comic-book style. He narrates the complete process and gives us an insight into his thought processes, inspirations, and his advice on how to make an image stand out from the rest of the crowd.

He also reveals tips and tricks that you can use to get more out of your artwork.

Highlights from the course include:

  • The complete process of creating an artwork with detailed commentary by Nikko himself
  • Tool tips and techniques you can use immediately in your own artwork
  • Exclusive downloadable brushes created by Nikko, the complete uninterrupted timelapse video, and more!

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01. Introduction 01:10
02. A look at the brushes used, then roughing out the character. 08:26 (Log in to watch this chapter for free.)
03. Tracing over the initial sketch with the comic-style outlines. 08:05
04. Adding smaller details and using the hatching-brush to create shadows. 12:12
05. Using selections and the airbrush to build up layers of colour. 11:51
06. Painting light and shadow using layer modes and adding texture. 09:11
07. Using the free SnapSeed app to adjust blur and colour grading. 05:14
08. Adding final details and lighting effects to complete the artwork. 03:10
Total course time: 59:20 hours



Course downloads become automatically available once the course is purchased.

Exclusive to this course are the brushes Nikko created and used. You will be able to import them to Procreate from your iPad here:


Course members will also be able to download the original, full-size, finished artwork as created during this course.

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This course is held by one of the world’s leading iPad Artists – Nikolai Lockertsen.

Nikolai works as an Art director, Concept Artist and Matte Painter in the movie and TV industry. He has an impressive career behind him, having worked on such movies as “Troll Hunter”, Oscar-nominated “Kon Tiki”, “Max Manus” and “The Mortal Instruments”, to name but a few.

He regularly works with Hollywood Director Harald Zwart and continues to develop his art to stunning new levels. He is often travelling between movie locations and international film studios, and his iPad always travels with him.

In this video from Savage Interactive (the makers of Procreate), he talks about why he enjoys using Procreate for iPad so much:

Here is the list of items you will need:

Course downloads become automatically available once the course is purchased.

Exclusive to this course are the brushes Nikko created and used. You will be able to import them to Procreate from your iPad here:


Course members will also be able to download the original, full-size, finished artwork as created during this course.

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Images from the course:

iPad Art Course: Comic Character

With Nikolai Lockertsen

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