Skillshare online classes

I'm very excited to share with you my Skillshare online classes on Inks and Commercial illustration.

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The Art of Monotype: Create your First Unique Artwork in Minutes

In this class, I'll show you how to create your first unique Monotype — a hybrid of drawing and printmaking with endless possibilities. We'll create 6 different artworks starting with the easiest method and continue with the more controlled classic approach.

By the end of this 70-minute class, you’ll learn the Monotype technique and will be able to create your own unique artwork.

No previous experience needed! Both advanced and beginner creative can find valuable insights in this class. You don't need to have special drawing skills or a print press.

GIVEAWAY! Post your monotype in the Project Gallery before 25th of October for a chance to win a limited edition notebook by Taschen featuring Genesis project.

Lessons include:

  • Materials
  • Inspiration
  • Traditional Technique
  • Modern technique
  • Experimentation

William Morris Style: three ways of Creating a Botanical Pattern in Photoshop and by hand

In this class I'll show you how to create a beautiful William Morris inspired pattern in three different techniques. We’ll begin with a simple repeat pattern using Offset filter in Photoshop and continue with more intuitive seamless pattern. In the third part I’ll show you how to create 100% analog motif just with a Xerox and your imagination:)

By the end of this 100-minute class you’ll learn some important principles of pattern design and will be able to incorporate it in your own work. Both advanced and beginner creatives can find valuable insights in this class.

Lessons include:

  • Inspiration advice
  • Digital inking and colouring
  • Pattern design tips
  • Repeat pattern
  • Seamless pattern
  • 100% Hand-drawn analog pattern
 

INKS: Five Effects to Add a Dramatic Impact to Your Illustration

 

Ever wondered how just a simple brush stroke can catch the viewer's attention and cause a huge emotional reaction?

In this class I’ll show you my 5 favorite inking tips and tricks which can add a dramatic effect to your illustration, design or any artwork. Many of them I use in my works.

By the end of this class you will know how easily and quickly with some inks strokes you can lead the viewer's eye and bring any image to live.

Beauty is all around us, and and I'm very excited to show interpretation of it in this particular way!

Commercial illustration: Creating a City Postcard with Gouache and Photoshop

 

In this class I'll take you through my step-by-step process to create a commercial illustration for a Berlin postcard.

We’ll combine two worlds of physical and digital to create a soulful authentic product, like using traditional gouache paint to add an artistic feel to our work. The technique combines hand-drawn textures with Photoshop resulting in a wonderful print-ready postcard that can be used as merchandise or as a gift.

By the end of this class you’ll learn some important principles of commercial illustration and incorporate them in your own work. Both advanced and beginner creatives can benefit from this class!