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How to Create a Stamp Brush in Procreate {VIDEO}

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Simple tutorial to teach you how to create a stamp brush in Procreate. Make it a fun shape or doodle, or create a stamp with your logo to brand your work on Instagram!

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How to create a NEW stamp brush in Procreate

First you’ll need the actual image you want to make into a stamp brush.

You could use your logo, a hand lettered word, or just a simple shape.

  1. Open up the Procreate app and create a SQUARE document.
  2. Turn on the canvas grid to help draw in straight or even lines.
  3. Draw the shape, word, or image you want to use to create a new stamp brush. I prefer to use the color black so I can see what I am doing. Make sure to clean up any stray lines!
  4. Go to the layers tab, and turn off the background layer (uncheck the box next to it).
  5. Recolor the image in white. You can do this a few different ways. If your image is pretty simple, like this star in my example, simply drag the white color from the top right corner onto your shape. If your image is a little more detailed, this way may be easier. Go to the color wheel and change your brush color to white. Then click on the layers tab, tap the layer image (the little thumbnail) and choose “select”. Create a new layer, tap the thumbnail next to it and select “fill layer”. This will create a new layer with all elements of the image recolored to white. Delete the original layer.
    select and fill layer option procreate
  6. Save your image as a PNG file. To do this tap the wrench icon and choose the share tab. Then select PNG. A pop up will ask you where to save it, just simply choose to save image and this will save it to your device.

Now let’s create a new stamp brush with that image.

  1. Select the brush tool, and then tap the “+” to create a new brush.
  2. Name the new stamp brush accordingly.
  3. Under the source tab and Shape Source choose “Insert Photo” and search for the image you saved in the above step 6.
  4. For the Grain Source, choose “Swap from Pro Library” and select the Blank grain (this will be a white square) If you want your new shape stamp to have a different grain certainly play around with the different selections within the Procreate library!
  5. Adjust the sliders to get the right look. In my video below you can see the settings I used. Most of the settings will be left alone, like the dynamics and the pencil settings. The general settings is where you can set the max size and min size of the stamp.

Preview of new star stamp in the Procreate app

And that’s it! It’s really simple to create a new stamp brush to use in the Procreate app, and now that you know how to do it, the possibilities are endless!

star stamp image

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Check out this video to see the EASY process to create your own stamp brush in the Procreate app!

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