There’s no shortage of parchment backgrounds on the internet, however I can never find what I want. I make content for print and web, and finding the right texture, colour aspect ratio and size can be tricky. Then there’s the issue of copyright. The best stuff is rarely free (and royalty-free), and even when a texture is released under Creative Commons licence it often has the no-commercial clause.

So, I set about to create a quick and simple technique for creating parchment backgrounds in Procreate on my iPad.

Step 1 Create the canvas

For this tutorial, I’ve chosen my iPad’s…

Chris Rosser

Fantasy author and blogger locked down in Melbourne. Father of 3, husband of 1. Epic nerd, dabbler in code and DND.

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