Turn your Sketches into Festive Greeting Cards, in Illustrator

Daniela ⚘ Usurelu, Self-taught graphic & pattern designer

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13 Videos (57m)
    • Preview

      0:43
    • Introduction

      1:25
    • Class Project + Scanning Artwork

      3:07
    • Using Illustrator to Digitize Sketches

      2:33
    • Image Trace in Illustrator

      4:53
    • Building Shapes

      2:38
    • Illustrator Card Template without Bleed

      7:40
    • Card Assembly - no Bleed

      4:25
    • Illustrator Card Template with Bleed

      10:40
    • Card Assembly - with Bleed

      4:20
    • Using Mockups

      5:44
    • Selling Cards as Instant Downloads on Etsy

      8:34
    • Thank You

      0:15

About This Class

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Turn your Sketches into Festive Greeting Cards, in Illustrator

This class answers technical questions to designing a greeting card (from sketching, scanning and digitizing artwork to building shapes in Illustrator and creating card templates). Whether you want to impress friends and family with professional looking cards this holiday season or you want to start selling instant download cards on Etsy, this class is for you! I hope you will join me and learn how to "Turn your Sketches into Festive Greeting Cards"!

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very good example how to use adobe illustrator, examples of websites to use and advise on how to's.
Creative Hog

Where creativity flows

Another awesome class. Got me started with creating my own greeting cards. Though the class was done in Illustrator, I could easily translate the instructions into Affinity Designer. So anybody with Affinity Designer background should also join this course.
Jay Mayu

Illustrator & Software Developer

I loved this class! I'd been wanting to learn how to make card templates and Daniela's class was perfect. I'm still learning AI and it helped with that, too.
Lisa Geerman

Digital Designer

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Daniela ⚘ Usurelu

Self-taught graphic & pattern designer

April 2018:

1. NEW CLASS: I am happy to announce that I have published a new short class! Have a look at "Pattern Toolbox: Create a Half-Drop Pattern" to see my tips and tricks on creating an effective half-drop pattern, in Illustrator!
2. CONTEST ALERT: congratulations are in order for Maria D. who posted a project in the class "Design Intricate Flowers from Simple Illustrator Shapes" and won 3 months of Skillshare Premium Membership. Keep tuned: new classes are in the...

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