I have a confession: I’m terrible at keeping any kind of daily planner. I feel like I’ve tried them all and it always starts out with the best intentions, but by month 2, I’ve already fallen off the bandwagon. What has always worked for me, though? A folded up piece of paper with a daily handwritten list of to do’s. Nothing complicated, nothing bound and no digital calendars (that simple check mark or line striking through the item in ink is so satisfying!). If you’re like me and want that plain piece of paper to look a *little* nicer, this week’s tutorial is for you! Print it out, keep it digital (easily reusable!) or adapt it for other purposes (grocery list/packing list/scheduler, etc.).

Pin it for later!

create a daily to do list in procreate

Create a Daily To Do List in Procreate

Mentioned in this video:

tuesday tips
Here’s a written overview of how to create a daily to do list in Procreate:
  • Start by hitting the selection tool and making sure rectangle is turned on. Draw in your rectangle and fill it with color. Use layer masking, select black and tap once and pop in a circle for the hole punches.
  • Use the signature brush to letter out your phrase. Draw in some doodles around it by draw in the negative spaces that point to the message. Grab the dotted line brush at 10% and organically draw a border around the paper.
  • Draw in the phrase “today’s date” and then draw in the lines and check boxes.
  • Group everything together and make a duplicate of it. Rotate the list and recenter it.
  • Add in the string by drawing in the string, connecting the two dots and up to the top of the canvas. Create a layer mask, toggle open the list group and find the paper layer. Tap on paper and hit select. Return to the layer mask, choose black and paint over the string to conceal it. Return to the layer mask, and paint to conceal to the top of the circle.
  • Decorate around and under your paper how ever you would like.
  • Done!
confetti
confetti

Receive special offers on courses + products, a new design file every month plus instant access to the Resource Library!

Tuesday Tribe Gift bag

Pick up over 50 design + lettering files as our gift to you when you join the Tuesday Tribe for free!

error

Congrats!

Please check your email to confirm.

Freebie: Procreate
Freebie: Procreate
Freebie: Procreate
Freebie: Procreate
Written by
Every-Tuesday designer + founder. I help ambitious graphic designers and hand letterers level-up their skills and creativity.
No comments

LEAVE A COMMENT

GDPR Agreement
Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

GDPR Icon

Your Privacy Matters

We use cookies to customize and create content that’s most important to you. We’ll never share the info we collect.

View Privacy Policy