How to Make Straight Lines in Procreate (easy) – QuickLine & QuickShape
QuickLine and QuickShape are two useful tools for drawing perfectly straight lines; if you don’t lift your pencil while drawing a line with Procreate, the line should automatically become straight.
Making a perfectly straight line in Procreate with QuickLine
By moving the stylus around, you can adjust the angle of the straight line, which is especially useful for creating perfect horizontal or vertical lines.
Making straight lines and shapes with QuickShape
Simply press and hold your finger on the screen to draw a perfect circle, square, or equilateral triangle, as well as perfectly straight lines when drawing triangles, circles, or squares.
Disabling Quickline and Quickshape
If you don’t want to make accidental straight lines, go to the action menu (wrench icon) > Prefs > Gesture Controls and turn the feature off completely.
Is there a straight line tool in Procreate?
To draw a straight line in Procreate, simply draw a line and hold your finger or stylus tip down until the line straightens; before lifting up, you can rotate or shorten the line until it’s in the desired position.
How do you draw a straight line with Apple pencil?
Draw a straight line: In the toolbar, tap the ruler tool, then draw a line along the ruler’s edge.
- Touch and hold the ruler with two fingers to change the angle, then rotate your fingers. Drag the ruler with one finger to move it without changing the angle.
How do you draw a steady line?
The knuckles of your ring and pinky fingers should glide across your paper as you draw; do most of the moving with your hand, forearm, and elbow, leaving the pencil and your fingers relatively still, to keep you steady as you create longer, steadier lines.
How do you not go over lines in procreate?
Here’s how it works: first, make your general shape, then go to your layer menu and select “Alpha Lock” (or simply swipe right with two fingers to use the shortcut). That way, any details you add will stay within the boundaries of your layer, ensuring that you don’t color outside the lines of your original shape.
Why can’t I draw straight lines?
If you can’t draw a straight line, don’t worry about it; it’s not a problem that should keep you from drawing a feather or a shell, or even a small box.
Why can’t humans draw straight lines?
Because your eyes can’t detect the deflection until you’re too far from drawing a straight line, your brain receives feedback from your eyes and corrects your hand’s path as it progresses. As a result, we can’t draw a straight line.