Draw Your Bike! Getting Started with Vector Illustration Premium class

Jon Brommet, Graphic Designer

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5 Videos (1h 3m)
    • Intro

    • Drawing - Part 1

    • Drawing - Part 2

    • Drawing - Part 3

    • Outro


About This Class

Illustration in Adobe Illustrator is a breeze. But knowing when to use the pen tool, and when to use some common shapes can effect your speed, technique, and quality. In this class I show you my process from start to finish for drawing a bike!

Although this class will be fairly basic, I showed a couple more complicated techniques, like creating a chain using a custom made brush. Or creating a sprocket with a couple quick steps.

This class is great for those who have a small amount to intermediate amount of experience. But all skill levels might find it interesting and fun!

Don't have a bike? That's okay, draw your car, skateboard, shoes, or whatever gets you around!

23 of 23 students recommendSee All

Great class! I learned lots of new shortcuts and tricks that I didn't know before. Thank you!
It's always great to watch how people work. Everyone works in a different way and you always learn something that can improve your own way of working.
Claudia Cerantola

Illustrator and Surface pattern designer





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