Posters with LeDoux: Draw a 3-Color Poster for Your Favorite Band | Jesse LeDoux | Skillshare

Posters with LeDoux: Draw a 3-Color Poster for Your Favorite Band

Jesse LeDoux, Illustrator, Artist, Designer

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11 Videos (55m)
    • Introduction

      1:51
    • Project Overview

      0:53
    • Tools and Materials

      5:28
    • Choosing a Band

      1:51
    • Finding Your Style

      3:05
    • Sketching

      6:56
    • Inking

      3:18
    • Digitizing

      6:45
    • Coloring

      11:55
    • Creating Separations for Screenprinting

      11:20
    • Conclusion

      1:12

About This Class

Love music and art? Join artist Jesse LeDoux — former Art Director of Sub Pop Records — as he draws a poster for one of his favorite musicians, Sun Ra. This 55-minute class is a feast for both eyes and ears: you'll explore Jesse's Grammy-nominated style, get to know his favorite tools and materials, and watch him sketch and ink in real time. Plus, Jesse offers a detailed walk-through of preparing your work for screenprinting and a list of favorite printers across the U.S.

You should take this class if you're interested in ink, making the most of limited color palettes, screen printing, and having fun. Designers, artists, and illustrators of all skill levels welcome. By the end, share your own 3-color poster with the class for feedback, inspiration, and encouragement from fellow illustrators!

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Jesse LeDoux

Illustrator, Artist, Designer

Born in Portland, Oregon, Jesse LeDoux worked for many years as an art director for Seattle-based Sub Pop Records where he created iconic album and poster artwork for such artists as the Shins ('Best album packaging' Grammy nominee for Chutes Too Narrow), Iron and Wine and Death Cab for Cutie before leaving in 2004 to focus on his client-based and personal work at LeDouxville.

Parallel to working on commercial illustration and collaborative projects for such clients as Starbucks, Nike,...

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