Hand Illustrations: Create An Indie Inspired Calendar

Christi Spencer

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8 Videos (26m)
    • Welcome

    • Materials: Pens

    • Materials: Paper

    • Gather Inspiration

    • On The Computer

    • Illustrator

    • Illustration

    • Conclusion


About This Class

We will creating a hand-illustrated callendar . In this class you will learn how to illustrate your own creations as well as ways to get insprition and gather the materials you will use. This should be a fun class where you can express yourself in a unique way.


Pencils: I use a HB2 and just pretty mechanical pencils nothing special

Pens: my all time favorite is a TUL fine tip pen ( you can find these at officemax/depot) 

micron: 01,05 nibs are the ones I use the most

stredtler: 0.5 used for tiny details

calligraphy pens with different nibs and Sailor black ink

I use a kneeded eraser and a white one called a MOO 

Paper: french paper I order and use a 100 pound weight 

cardstock , moleskin jounals , flecked papers ( Use anything you think you like )

The calendar file is attached below for your use.  

3 of 6 students recommendSee All

Lots of things covered that other instructors for drawing/ moodboarding/ illustration have taken for granted that people would know. (such as how to drag a picture from a web search into Illustrator) Liked the casual style - well done!