The larger your canvas, and/or the higher the DPI, the fewer layers you’ll have to work with. In the example below, I’ve created a custom canvas of 12×12”. At 300 DPI that gives me 37 layers to work with (left). If I drop the DPI to 72, then the layer limit goes up to 128 (right).
What is the maximum amount of layers in procreate?
On iPads with 1GB RAM (iPad 3 through iPad Air 1), you can have up to 28 layers. The iPad Air 2 provides 60 layers, and on iPad Pro you can have 91 layers on a Retina canvas. This is particularly evident when using the maximum canvas sizes on iPad Air 2 and iPad Pro.
How many layers can I use in procreate?
You can add layers till 999 unless it runs out of memory resouces. Perhaps Procreate allocates 1 whole layer worth of memory for each layer, whether the content is empty or not.
How do I add more layers in procreate?
By default, in a New Document, you’ll see two layers: Layer 1 and Background Color. Note that your selected layer is highlighted in blue. We can create a New Layer by tapping the Plus Sign in our Layers Menu.
Why is procreate only letting me have 8 layers?
Why Procreate limits the number of maximum layers
Procreate limits the number of layers based on a few criteria: The amount of RAM in your particular iPad. The size of your canvas, and DPI (Dots Per Inch).
Which iPad is best for procreate?
12.9-inch iPad Pro (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th* generations) 11-inch iPad Pro (1st, 2nd, and 3rd* generations) 10.5-inch iPad Pro.
How much RAM is needed for procreate?
We always recommend iPad Pro, because of the higher RAM, and Apple Pencil. Exactly which storage size depends on you, but we’d generally say a 64GB as a minimum, and more if you intend to store a lot on the device.
How many layers does procreate iPad Air 4 have?
Both iPad Air 4 and iPad Pro 2018 has 4GB of RAM but in Procreate, you can’t get to create as many layers on the iPad Air 4.
|Model||RAM||No of layers|
|iPad Air 4 (2020)||4GB||19 (57 after update)|
|iPad mini 5 (2019)||3GB||19|
|iPad Pro 2018||4GB||57|
|iPad Pro 2020||6GB||57 (73 after update)|
Can I change dpi in procreate?
Hi Nesshead – currently the size and DPI of the canvas cannot be edited after creation. However, you can create a custom canvas at exactly the size and DPI you require. Update: This is possible in Procreate as of version 4.2. … The more you have pixels the bigger the canvas is.
Is procreate free?
Procreate, on the other hand, has no free version or free trial. You need to purchase the app first before you can use it.
What is the largest canvas size in procreate?
The largest canvas size in Procreate 3 on iPad Pro is 8192 x 8192 pixels, or up to 16384 x 4096 pixels. You can create any custom canvas size up to those maximum bounds – the limit on canvas size is the canvas area.
How do I merge layers in procreate without losing effects?
If you want to merge all visible layers (+background) in Procreate, the easiest solution is copying the canvas to clipboard and pasteing it into a new layer. You could also add a new layer below others and make it the same colour as your background.
How do you move layers in procreate pocket?
Open the Layers menu…. tap and hold on the layer you want to move until it lifts up…now move the layer in the layer list and drop it in the new location.