Monoline Illustration

Jon Brommet, Graphic Designer

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14 Videos (1h 7m)
    • Introduction

    • Why I Love Monoline!

    • Class Project

    • Finding Reference Imagery

    • Finding Inspiration

    • Drawings Tips - Breaking Your Subject Into Shapes

    • Sketching a Cat

    • Sketching a Monster

    • Sketching a Skull

    • Vectorizing a Cat - Part 1

    • Vectorizing a Cat - Part 2

    • Vectorizing a Monster - Time-Lapse

    • Vectorizing a Skull - Time-Lapse

    • Wrap-Up


About This Class

Monoline Illustration is a great technique for creating really modern, minimalistic illustrations that can be used for a wide variety of applications. Because of their vector nature, they can easily be used for logos, branding, editorial, web, icons, and just about any purpose you might have for an illustration. In this class I will be showing you my process from references images, to finding inspiration, sketching, and finally, vectorizing the art in Adobe Illustrator. This class is aimed for Intermediate users of Adobe Illustrator, but even beginners may be able to follow along as I do not use many tools in the software. However, there is a lot to learn in the idea and sketch phase as well!I hope you will check out the class and let me know what you think! Make sure to go to my profile and follow me at to see more.

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Very well made.Simple,practical and really fast.
Wonderful class!
Great class and cool teacher, enjoyed watching his process :D
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Jon Brommet

Graphic Designer

Oh boy, these things are always awkward. Should I talk about myself in the third person like an accomplished wordsmith who compliments my every trait? Or should I just keep it real? Do people still say keep it real? Oh uh, I think I already fucked this thing all up. Great, now I even swore. Good thing no one reads these things. Wait, what?

I think you already know this by now, but I am a Graphic Designer and Illustrator. I graduated from a 3-year design college with honours in 2008. So I've been a full time designer since then. See what I did there? I didn't say I've been designing for 'X' amount of years, that way I never have to update this thing. Genius! 

I've been working full time since the day I graduated in a print, design, and sign shop in beautiful Bracebridge, Ontario. It's tagline is "In the Heart of Muskoka". Muskoka was actually rated the number 1 place in the world for a summer vacation by National Geographic. Or something like that. No one said I'd need to fact check in my own bio!

I actually live in Barrie which is about an hour North of Toronto. Bracebridge is about an hour North of Barrie. What is this, a geography lesson? Moving on...

The beauty of being the only designer in a small print shop is it doesn't satisfy my need for creativity. That may sound like a negative, but it forces me to go home with a hunger to create. For this reason I freelance, illustrate, and teach on the side! So you could say I'm fairly busy. At least when I'm not napping. I should probably delete that last sentence. But I've got to wrap this thing up and get back to the grind. So there's no time to delete!

So that's basically that. If you want to get a-hold of me I'm on basically every social media thingamajig @JonBrommet. You can also check out my website at the link below.

Congrats if you made it to the end of this train wreck! Also, see a doctor. You probably have one of those obsessive compulsive disorders where you need to finish things. Like reading a terrible bio.

Seriously though, check out my classes. You'll love them like your mother. Also, I promise not to try and be funny, I just keep it real! Seriously though, do people still say that?

- Jon Brommet