Gradient Illustration: Create an Appealing Graphics from Scratch

Catherine Sergeeva, Graphic Designer

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8 Lessons (20m)
    • 1. Intro

    • 2. Working with Colors

    • 3. Project

    • 4. Linear Gradient

    • 5. Gradient Mesh

    • 6. Gradient Mesh on a Complex Shape

    • 7. Wrapping Up

    • 8. Save&Conclusion


About This Class

Complex gradients are in trend now in graphic design. Probably, because It’s a simple and rather fast way to create a bold visual statement.

If you want to know how to create such kind of images, want to improve your skills in working with colors and gradients, or are an absolute beginner, this class is definitely for you.


Here are some things that we will talk about:

  • Basics of color theory, some tips to choose better palettes for gradients;
  • Sources of inspiration and online tools to work with colors;
  • Gradient tools of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator;
  • How to save your work for web properly.


The class covers everything you need to know to create your own gradient illustration. And you can complete it in any version of Photoshop and Illustrator.

After this class you will feel yourself more confident with colors and will be able to create an easy illustration just in a few minutes!

If you are not a premium member you still can enroll the class! First 25 students can do it absolutely FREE with this link. Use it and have fun with colors!