Learn to Draw Digitally: Create Cute Drawings Using Basic Shapes Premium class

Shelley Seguinot, Graphic Designer, owner of I'm Inkpressed

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16 Videos (1h 45m)
    • Introduction and Class Outline

      1:46
    • Moodboard

      4:01
    • Facial Expressions

      1:28
    • Color

      2:19
    • Creating your final moodboard

      1:38
    • Artboard and Tools

      5:01
    • Basic Shapes

      12:15
    • Color Palette

      6:15
    • Head

      8:52
    • Body

      17:42
    • Design Elements

      7:01
    • Patterns

      7:45
    • Text

      12:14
    • Finishing Touches

      7:44
    • Printing

      7:08
    • Closing

      1:53

About This Class

 A beginner's guide to drawing in Adobe illustrator. You will learn how to create cute drawings using only basic shapes. No art experience needed! We will go over some of the basic tools in Adobe Illustrator to get you started. By the end of this course, you wil be able to create a whimsical drawing worthy of wall art, greeting cards, or apparel. We will explore some of Adobe Ilustrator's tools to get you started. Then, in a step by step process we will create a piece of wall art featuring a character and other design elements just like the one here:

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OVERVIEW :

Inspiration -

- Create a moodboard

The Basics - Illustrator 101

- Set up your artboard

- Explain the different tools in Illustrator

Basic Shapes -

- learn to draw basic shapes

- learn to to transform shapes to create secondary shapes

Project: Design a Personalized Inspiration art print - Build a Character

- we will learn how to build your character step by step

Color

- find color inspiration and import into illustrator

- create a unique color palette

Patterns

-learn how to create a basic pattern

- apply your pattern and scale

Text

-learn about different types of fonts and how to place text in your artwork

-shaping and sizing text

Background Design

- learn to apply a background to your art

Bring your art to life - applying your art to different products

-learn about print on demand sites

-print at home or at a print shop

Closing

- class project requirements

188 of 190 students recommendSee All

This course is exactly what I was looking for! Thank you!:)
Very simple and easy to understand! Basic shapes can take you a long way :)
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Shelley Seguinot

Graphic Designer, owner of I'm Inkpressed

I am a graphic designer, momma of 3 and owner of I'm Inkpressed. I have been doodling since I could remember and work with various mediums. I love crafts, color and alll things cute! my passion is character drawing and surface pattern design.