How to Color Any Coloring Page in Procreate

Color coloring pages on iPad in Procreate

You’ve just downloaded your favorite coloring page and you’ve imported it to Procreate. If you tried to color it and the color didn’t stay within the lines, you probably wondered, “How can I color a coloring page on my iPad?”

In this post, we’ll show you how to color in Procreate. While the process has 10 steps, we promise each one is easy as pie. This is something anyone can do, from Procreate beginners to seasoned professionals alike.

Let’s get into the details!

How to Color in Procreate

Step 1: Invert

After importing your coloring page, tap on the coloring page Layer and select Invert.

Step 2: Copy

Tap on the coloring page layer and select Copy.

Step 3: New Layer

Make a new Layer.

Step 4: Fill

Fill your new Layer with black.

Step 5: Mask

Tap on the black Layer and select Mask.

Step 6: Paste

On the canvas, use three fingers to swipe down. Then select Paste.

Step 7: Merge

Merge your black Layer with the coloring page Layer. To Merge two Layers, use two fingers to pinch the layers together.

Step 8: Reference

Tap on the coloring page Layer and select Reference.

Step 9: Delete

Delete the original coloring page Layer.

Step 10: New Layer

Make a new Layer and drag it under your Reference coloring page Layer.

Done. That’s it! Wasn’t that easy? Now go off and enjoy your time coloring away in Procreate!

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