Food Illustration: Combine lettering and illustration with your favorite sweet recipe

Julia Bausenhardt, Illustrator & Designer

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12 Videos (1h 41m)
    • Introduction

      1:59
    • Tools you need

      6:01
    • Exploring ideas & drawing thumbnails

      17:59
    • Drawing your food icons

      16:20
    • Creating your lettering

      13:14
    • Creating different textures

      6:56
    • Digitizing your work

      3:27
    • Creating the layout

      7:09
    • Adding Color

      16:32
    • Adding texture

      6:37
    • Uploading to TDAC

      3:11
    • Final thoughts

      1:05

About This Class

Learn how illustrator Julia Bausenhardt creates a fresh and inviting food illustration with analogue and digital techniques. In this class, you’re going to learn her step by step process for a food illustration with hand-lettering elements, using your favorite sweet recipe.
You’re going to draw the ingredients for your recipe, choose one or several fitting lettering styles for your recipe title and text, and learn how to arrange everything into a coherent layout. After adding color and texture in Photoshop, you will have a finished illustration to share on They Draw And Cook, a website that celebrates illustrated recipes from all over the world.
By the end, you’ll have learned more about creating layouts, choosing lettering, and turning your drawings into a delicious digital illustration.

You’ll need basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop. This class is great for illustrators, designers and creative folks who want to explore food illustration.

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Julia Bausenhardt

Illustrator & Designer


Hello, I'm Julia.

I’m a professionally trained illustrator based in Germany. My illustrations have appeared in magazines, books, on book covers, greeting cards, and more. In 2017 my book Fresh and Fabulous Vegetarian was published, an illustrated recipe book full of beautifully illustrated vegetarian recipes.

I love getting inspiration from fresh food, faraway places, and nature. I enjoy the attention to detail in botanical reference books and the color...

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