Volga Ilyina

Graphic Designer

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Create Your Own Laser Cut Invitation

Class Description:

Hi Everyone!

In this class I would like to share with you my knowledge of creating Carved Invitations.

I could insure you that this is easy, don't worry if you have never done it. The tools I use are really simple and easy to learn. Indeed, I will guide you through the process step by step. 

In class we will talk about the general concept of your invitation and how it affects the shape, main colors, lettering. I will tell you about the parts invitation may consists of, will give you some useful tips about how to find the best colors, how to pick up materials and other.

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I believe, this is really exciting and interesting process and as a reward in the end of the class you will have Your Own Designed Invitation.

This is great, isn’t it?

I look forward to the beginning!

Project Description:

During the class we will be creating a Carved Invitation.
First of all, you will have to find an occasion (Your sister`s wedding, Brother`s Birthday Party, Grandmother's Jubilee, etc.).

Next, you will create your mood board and will do some sketches.

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Mood board should consist of some basic colors, photos, ornaments and other materials, which present the main idea of the event. Here you have to show your creativity: find interesting examples for invitation, choose beautiful fonts, search for color schemes and other. I think that this is the most enjoyable and creative part of the job.

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Next, we will embody your idea into the reality. It means digitizing yours sketches and preparing files for print. I use Adobe Illustrator for this purpose. Also you can use CorelDraw or other apps for vector graphic. Don`t worry if you have never worked with programs like these. I will show you some basic tools that you may need for drawing. It's easy!

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So, as a final step you will need to upload the photo or the digital version of your invitation.

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P.S.Those three students who will enroll my class, will publish project in instagram with hashtag #skillshare_volgailyina and got the most LIKES will receive ready invitation card from Minsk.You will just need to write down your address. See you!

My Class Outline:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/112ccCJC55MIUbB_tQtlLZvEB-CtZgtANOk4-SoOXPWg/edit

Trailer for My Class:

https://youtu.be/U_dRI7VaZKI

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