Drawing Daily Monsters: Finding Inspiration in a Drop of Ink

Stefan G. Bucher, Designer, Illustrator, Writer

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9 Videos (48m)
    • Introduction

      2:36
    • Project: Draw a Daily Monster

      0:56
    • Gathering Materials

      6:38
    • Creating Ink Blots

      8:42
    • Sketching Monsters

      8:29
    • Finalizing Monsters

      8:27
    • Advice: Eyes and Emotion

      7:14
    • Final Thoughts

      4:04
    • More Creative Classes on Skillshare

      0:33
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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 Monster.com 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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This is a wonderful class. This method of monster making can definitely help jump-start your creative process. However, just a note to the teacher, please put down your paper! So many times throughout the videos you were talking and drawing on your paper while holding a corner. It is extremely distracting, furstrating, and makes it difficult to see what you are doing.
Great class. Easy to follow along and work, and great tips.
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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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