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Editorial Illustration: Draw Idioms the "Designy" Way

Mikey Burton, Designy Illustrator

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11 Videos (43m)
    • Introduction

      1:31
    • Your Project

      2:05
    • What is Editorial Illustration?

      5:40
    • Tools and Materials

      2:25
    • Inspiration

      1:24
    • Picking Your Idiom

      3:22
    • Sketching

      6:10
    • Refining

      2:55
    • Illustrating

      6:25
    • Texturing

      9:58
    • Final Thoughts

      0:56

About This Class

Get out your pens and paper! Join acclaimed "designy" illustrator Mikey Burton for a 45-minute funfest on bringing an editorial illustration to life. Bite-sized lessons show each step of his sketching, illustrating, and texturing process — and then challenge you to illustrate a fun idiom of your own.

Throughout the class, Mikey illustrates an idiom, shares how he got started in editorial illustration, and talks through work for clients as diverse as Converse, ESPN, TIME magazine, and the New York Times. Plus, each lesson is brimming with insights on creative confidence and the value of creating work you love.

The class is perfect for illustrators, designers, and everyone who loves that perfect interplay of pictures and words. All you need is pen, paper, and brain. Let's go!

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Great advices!
Well done! This class does an excellent job of integrating the importance of brainstorming, sketching, drawing, and making good use of both Illustrator and Photoshop!
Awesome class! Please keep making more :)

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