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Drawing Daily Monsters: Finding Inspiration in a Drop of Ink

Stefan G. Bucher, Designer, Illustrator, Writer

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8 Videos (47m)
    • Introduction

    • Project: Draw a Daily Monster

    • Gathering Materials

    • Creating Ink Blots

    • Sketching Monsters

    • Finalizing Monsters

    • Advice: Eyes and Emotion

    • Final Thoughts

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About This Class

Explore how designer Stefan G. Bucher brings whimsy, play, and excitement into every project he touches. In this 45-minute class, you’ll learn his step-by-step process for transforming spontaneous ink blots into fantastical, charming creatures—the process behind Daily and the book it inspired, 100 Days of Monstersas well as a range of insider insights on creativity, design confidence, and the power of stories. This class is perfect for designers, illustrators, and everyone who loves to doodle. No prior knowledge or experience required! By the end, you’ll have everything you need to dream, create, and share your own special little monster.

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Keep your ass in your seat!! It's now a motto. Dude! People can learn something about daily communication from you, let alone a fun style of illustration. When I get burnout, I'm cuing up that outro. Fucking brilliant.
I like the passion of Stefan with his monsters. It inspired me to drawn my own.
Lina Morales

Newbie in the art world (:

Love this guy. Very creative and a good teacher.
Nissa Kendall

Executive assistant at LBJ Family Wealth Advisors





Stefan G. Bucher

Designer, Illustrator, Writer

Stefan G. Bucher is the author of the new book LetterHeads: An Eccentric Alphabet. He is a designer, illustrator, and writer. In his words: "I specialize in complicating things, and then constructing a clear and beautiful structure for those complications. Because it's fun!"

Stefan studied at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and he's the author of the books 100 Days of Monsters, All Access, The Graphic Eye, You Deserve A Medal, and most recently 344 Questions -- Th...

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