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I offer online courses within surface pattern design and graphic design on the online learning plattform Skillshare.

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COURSES

 

Illustrate & animate a Christmas snow globe | with Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop

In this class you'll learn how to create a fun and simple Christmas snow globe animation. We will use Adobe Illustrator to illustrate and Adobe Photoshop to animate. I will share my tips on how to make an animation without the need to redraw every frame and will teach you a few easy to follow steps which will take you from no globe to snow globe, in no time. 

This is a class for both professional illustrators who wants to learn how to quick and easy turn drawings into animations as well as for hobbyists who want to create a fun digital Christmas greeting to send to friends and family.

By the end of this class you will be able to create your own snow globe animation which basically means that you can make simple animations from all kinds of drawings.


 
 

Pattern design: From sketch to repeat pattern | Using Adobe Draw & Adobe Illustrator

A comprehensive guide on how to make a repeat pattern using Adobe Draw and Adobe Illustrator. I will show you my workflow and the techniques that I use and have developed. You will learn all of the basics including inspiration and ideas, sketching techniques, how to use Adobe Draw to vectorise your sketch and finally how to make the repeat in Adobe Illustrator. 

  • Inspiration & ideas

  • Sketching

  • Draw on the iPad in Adobe Draw

  • Make the repeat in Illustrator

  • Recolor your pattern

  • Finalize the file

  • Let the pattern develop as you create

Showcase your artwork - Make your own mockups | In Adobe Photoshop

Mockups are a great tool to showcase your artwork. In this class you will learn how to create professional looking reusable mockups, using free stock photos in Adobe Photoshop. I will teach you different techniques to make your mockups look as realistic as possible, so that you in the end of the class will be able to make your own high quality mockups. 

  • What is a mockup & why use it?

  • Where & how to find photos to use

  • How to prepare your artwork

  • Different techniques for mockups including: simple placement, perspective & texture, change the color of an object, edit the photo & match the colors, artwork with dark background

  • Tips about ready-made mockups